POW! Comic Book Inspired Art Show

“New Friends” by Mili St. John 

On view: Sept. 8 – Oct. 21, 2017 |  Opening reception: Friday, Sept. 8, 5-7

Harlow Gallery presents POW!, a comic book themed art exhibition. Artists responded to a call for art showing their original comics as well as artwork inspired by comics. Juried by Harlow staff Deb Fahy and Allison McKeen with Zach of Editor’s Note Comics, POW! features the work of over 34 artists from across Maine and beyond, highlighting the different ways they incorporate comics into their art; from comic-inspired art to more traditional comic book art pages. The public is invited to attend the opening reception and meet the artists on Friday, September 8 from 5-7pm. The exhibition is on view September 8 – October 21, 2017. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

Participating artists listed alphabetically by town:

Auburn: Amanda Kahl
Augusta: Anthony Austin
Bangor: Jodi Renshaw
Bowdoinham: Howard Soloman
Bristol: Ted Closson
Cape Elizabeth: Stivo Zittel
Derry, NH: Matthew Berry
Dresden Mills: Neal J. Clark
East Winthrop: August Rudy
Falmouth: Rick Parker
Fort Hood, TX: Peter Buotte
Gardiner: Allison McKeen, Tyson Pease, Abby York
Hallowell: Becky Havens, Nancy Jacob, Bruce Mayo, Sam Hill Jr.
Jefferson: Suzanna Lasker
Manchester: Bruce Armstrong
Morrill: Kathy Weinberg
Perth, Australia. (Formerly Portland, ME): Sarah Winifred Searle
Poland: Santiago Farias
Portland: Julia Durgee and Mort Todd
Richmond: Becca Case, K. Scott Davis
Rockland: Kitty Winslow
South Gardiner: Laura Barron
South Portland: Mili St. John
Unity: Joshua Roberts
Waterville: Lesley Schuman, Brain Vigue
Weeks Mills: Justin Pierce

POW! has been made possible by our sponsors:
Blue Marble Geographics, Chris Walter Productions, and Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe.

Exhibitions at the Harlow Gallery are underwritten by our Patron of the Arts sponsor Camden National Bank, and by our season sponsors Capitol Dental Care, Chris Walters Productions, Eaton Peabody Attorneys at LawKennebec Savings BankScrummy Afters Candy ShoppeSlates Restaurant and the City of Hallowell.

Exhibitions at the Harlow are always free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Wednesday-Saturday 12-6 pm. The Harlow Gallery, located in downtown historic Hallowell, is a membership based 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to connecting and celebrating art, artists and community in central Maine since 1963.


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