PLAY: Art inspired by Children’s Art

“Pink Ginger Was So Happy to Get the Good News”, charcoal, pastel, chalk on archival paper, by Lori Shafer

On view: March 7-24, 2018 | Reception: Friday, March 9, 5-7pm

The Harlow Gallery presents PLAY, a juried art exhibition featuring 44 works by 56 artists on view March 7-24, 2018 in the upstairs gallery at the new location, 100 Water Street in Hallowell. PLAY is an exhibition of artwork inspired by children’s art or childhood and will coincide with Young at Art, Harlow Gallery’s annual K-8 student art exhibition, which will be on view in the downstairs gallery March 7-24, 2018.

The public is invited to attend and meet the artists at an opening reception on Friday, March 9, 5-7pm. Exhibitions are always free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 12-6pm. Please note that the reception for Young at Art will be held separately on Saturday, March 10, 11am-3:30pm.

Participating artists are listed alphabetically by town as follows:

Auburn: Dennis Grafflin
Augusta: Marie Palluotto
Belfast: Bridget Matros
East Winthrop: Kerry Wilkins
Farmingdale: Tim Finefrock, Scott King, Barbara Loken
Freeport: Meghan Nathanson
Gardiner: Allison McKeen, Joselyn Walsh
Garland: Jeanne Finley
Hallowell: Becky Havens, Rachel Fullmer, Laura Endres
Hampden: Obrianna Cornelius
Jackson: Caitlyn Mello
Kents Hill: Babs Wheelden
Lincolnville: Petrea Noyes
Manchester: Bruce Armstrong, Martha LaMarche, Gary Levine
Northport: Sally Stanton
Oakland: Abbott Meader
Portland: Teresa Lagrange
Richmond: K. Scott Davis, Lloyd Ferriss, Jane Frost
Rockland: Alanna Hernandez, Lori Shafer
Rockport: Holly Smith
South Portland: Mili St. John
South Thomaston: Sue Reehm
Tenants Harbor: Otty Merrill
Walpole: Sarah Wilde
West Gardiner: Steve Guzelis
West Rockport: Barbra Whitten
Westbrook: Lisa Maria Martin
Whitefield: Genevieve Keller
Winterport: Robyn Vine
Winthrop: Penny Markley
Winthrop: Don Kerr

The Harlow Gallery is supported by Camden National Bank, the City of Hallowell, Kennebec Savings Bank, The Liberal Cup and The Maine House, the Roxanne Quimby Foundation and by our members.

Season Sponsors for 2018 are Book Orchard Press, Capitol Dental Care, Chris Walters Productions, Doug & Melinda Jennings, Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Law, Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe, Slates Restaurant and Target Electric Corporation.

Programming is funded in part by a Partnership Grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Art.

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