Artists’ Archives Sale

Through December 24, 2017 | 10am-6pm Daily

The Artists’ Archives Sale runs from November 17 through December 24, 2017 at 100 Water Street in Hallowell, offering a variety of 2-dimensional unframed works in a range of media such as printmaking, photography, drawing, painting, and more. The Artists’ Archives Sale provides artists a chance pass artworks from their archives on to new homes. Buy local this holiday season and give the gift of art.

The Artists’ Archives Sale takes place in the lower gallery at our 100 Water Street location. The Holiday Pottery Shop, a program run by Central Maine Clay Artists, is set up upstairs. The Holiday pottery shop features a beautiful selection of handcrafted goods ranging from textiles to jewelry, from personal care to glass artwork, and of course – pottery.

Elise Rosen Print Collection:
Additionally, The Harlow Gallery has a collection of original signed and numbered prints by the late Elise Rosen available for sale now through December 24th.
Elise Rosen was a printmaker, born in Vienna, Austria 1895 who eventually settled in Maine. Her work is in the collection of the MET and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The collection of original hand-pulled prints recently donated to the gallery are priced at $100 each. The collection is on view the lower level of the Harlow Gallery’s new location at 100 Water Street in Hallowell as part of the Artists’ Archives sale. Proceeds from sales of the Rosen collection will support expanded gallery programming in 2018.

“Elise Rosen, a painter and printmaker, studied at the School of Graphic and Experimental Art in Vienna from 1913-15. She took private lessons from Loos and enrolled in 1916-17 in a private painting school. She worked as a draftperson for an architect and the national railways from 1917-19. She opened her own studio in 1920 in Vienna. In 1921 she exhibited her work at the Vienna Kunstlerhaus and in Paris. In December 1939 she emigrated to the U.S. where she studied printmaking and worked as a designer.” (The Memory Factory: The Forgotten Women Artists of Vienna 1900 by Julie M. Johnson)

Scroll down for a sampling of the prints available. Please feel free to contact the gallery with any questions. 207-622-3813.

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