Fine Print: Text-Inspired Art Exhibit

Fine Print: Text-Inspired Art Exhibit

On view: Sept.9 – Oct. 22, 2016
Opening reception: Friday, Sept. 9, 5-8

In Fine Print, Maine artists responded to a call for art showing how their work is inspired by or integrates typography, script or text. (Submission for this show has closed.) 61 works by 44 artists were selected out of a total of 131 works submitted by 50 artists. Fine Print celebrates the range of ways in which artists are incorporating text into their art; from abstract methods to more traditional techniques. The public is invited to attend the opening reception and meet the artists on Friday, September 9 from 5-8pm. The exhibition is on view September 9 – October 22, 2016. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

Participating Artists listed alphabetically by town as follows:

Appleton: Abbie Read
Biddeford: H. Prestage
Bridgton: Kimberly Crichton
Brunswick: Burke Long, Judith Long
Cape Elizabeth: Robin McCarthy
Cumberland: C. E. Morse
Damariscotta: Debra L. Arter
Farmingdale: Tim Finefrock, Barbara Loken, Johanna Moore
Gardiner: Justin Boisvert, Matt Demers, Nizzy Hype, Allison McKeen, Cleopatra Poland
Hallowell: Karen Jordan Allen, Nancy Bixler, Nancy McGinnis, Sally Wagley
Lincolnville: Petrea Noyes
Manchester: Bruce Armstrong
Orono: Teddi-Jann Covell
Portland: Judith Allen, Mark Barnette, Crystal Cawley, M. P. Landis, Jess Lauren, Karen Merritt, Ann Tracy
Richmond: Ruthanne Harrison
South China: Cash For Your Warhol
South Gardiner: Nancy Keenan Barron
South Portland: Trenton Johnson, Jeff Woodbury
Stockton Springs: Karen MacDonald
Thomaston: Cynthia Motian McGuirl
Topsham: Tom Gilbert
Vassalboro: Brooke Vertin
Waterville: Lisa F. Wheeler
West Rockport: Barbra Whitten
Wilton: Rebecca Spilecki
Winthrop: Don Kerr
York: Nancy R. Davison

IMPORTANT DATES:
Friday, September 2, 12-6pm: 1st date to deliver artwork at the Harlow Gallery
Saturday, September 3, 12-6pm: 2nd date to deliver work to the Harlow Gallery
Friday, September 9, 5-8pm: opening reception (potluck! please bring a dish or beverage to share)
September 9 – October 22, 2016: “Fine Print” on view Wed & Sat noon – 6pm and Thu & Fri noon – 8pm
Sunday, October 23, 12-4pm: first date to pick up work at end of exhibition
Monday, October 24, 2-6pm: second date to pick up work at end of exhibition

Fine Print has been made possible by our sponsors:
Minuteman Signs, Levey, Wagley & Putman, PA, Mike Seitzinger & Maria Cusick and Duncklee & Nott

Minuteman Signs

The 2016 exhibition season at the Harlow Gallery has been made possible by its season sponsors: Capitol Dental Care, Camden National Bank, the City of Hallowell, Kennebec Savings Bank, Rosemary Presnar, Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe, Summit Natural Gas, and by grant funding from Quimby Family Foundation.

A sample of the works featured in the exhibition are displayed below.

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