Pictured above is a detail from C.T. Rasmuss's painting from Creative Portland's exhibtion 2020 Vision: Past, Present, and Future
Buying local art is one of the best ways to support Portland's vibrant and diverse artist community. To make it a bit easier to do so during the pandemic, we've curated a list of some local shops where you can buy local art. The list is in alphabetical order.
Diane Dahkle's "Innocence and Experience" Acrylic on Canvas, 33" x 44" | $3,000
Creative Portland's exhibit features the work of twelve Maine artists who responded to the theme by sharing a personal interpretation of a moment in Maine's history.
Raj Saha's "Treehouse", marker on board, 24" x 30" | $1570
Creative Portland's Fall 2019 Exhibition is still on display at 84 Free Street due to the pandemic. Schedule an appointment to view the fine art for sale by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Online exhibition coming soon!
Unfortunately, the Society for East End Arts' annual Art on the Hill Event is not taking place in person. Instead they've curated a wonderful local artist directory for your shopping pleasure.
Scroll through the directory of Black Owned Business in Maine by region, category or by map. Shop away for the holidays! Winter 2020 Apparel is now live on BOM's website including the black beanie pictured left!
This year’s annual Holiday Sale will continue online! Featuring hundreds of handmade items by MECA students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends of the college, this always popular annual sale will continue to bring the Portland community and beyond together.
December 6 - December 13
Laundry day is a community art auction, exhibition and fundraiser for New System Laundry's 2021 season. You can view the art in person Friday 12/11 through Sunday 12/13. You can preview the artwork for on instagram. Pictured is “Six Feet Under” by Douglas Breault with a starting bid of $120.00.
An exciting online Art Auction with AMAZING deals by brilliant local artists! Bid on artwork from 40+ local and national artists to support SPEEDWELL and the arts community. Creative Portland is a proud fiscal sponsor. Holiday Gift Givers: don’t miss this opportunity! Treat yourself!
Photo of Elise Ansel by Winky Lewis.