Diana Greenwold was a resident at Hewnoaks in July of 2017 and joined the Board of Directors in August of 2017. She is the Associate Curator of American Art at the Portland Museum of Art, where she recently curated a show called “Model Citizens: Art and Identity in the United States, 1770-1830,” looking at colonial … Continue reading Spotlight: Diana Greenwold
Stephen Arnold Douglas Volk was an American portrait and figure painter, muralist, and educator. He and his wife Marion established Hewnoaks together.
Marion Larrabee Volk (1859–1925) decided to improve upon a generations-old native tradition of making “drawn” rugs, and with the help of her son Wendell and daughter Marion she began Sabatos Handcrafts in 1901. A drawn rug is a type of hooked rather than woven rug. The Volks gathered together residents of Center Lovell, who then … Continue reading Founder Marion Larrabee Volk
Announcing the list of participants for our 2018 juried residency.
Emily Dix Thomas plays with Sammus and Huntress and Holder of Hands at SPACE on May 5. Ellen Tani has started her new job as Assistant Curator at the ICA Boston. Sarah Haskell has work in the Fuller Craft Museum’s Biennial Members Exhibition. Sarah Baldwin: Rapunzel: works in ink and fabric, Opens Friday May 4th | … Continue reading April 2018 Alumni News
John Sundling‘s set design will be featured in the production of “Constellations” at SPACE Gallery next month. Lee Sharkey is traveling to Dublin where she’s a finalist for a poetry award for work she completed at Hewnoaks last summer. (link to Portland Press Herald article here.) Shoshannah White has work generated from her Arctic Residency … Continue reading April 2017 Alumni News
Clint Fulkerson’s new show “Fluid Geometry” opens at the USM AREA Gallery at the Woodbury Campus Center in Portland, Thursday Feb. 2 5-7pm. Get Ready Weekly, an artist led series of events and actions, has involved Hewnoaks alumni Hilary Irons and Marieke Van der Steenhoven. The next event will be led by Jenna Crowder / … Continue reading February 2017 Alumni News
Thursday, Dec. 15 (tonight): Douglas W. Milliken shares his newest collection through a collaborative performance with musician Nat Baldwin. Two of the stories in this collection were written at Hewnoaks. 7:00 PM at SPACE Gallery, Portland. Through January 20: Jonathan Blatchford has work in the new show at Able Baker Contemporary, in Portland. Ongoing: The … Continue reading December 2016 Alumni News
Megan Grumbling‘s first book of poems, Booker’s Point, won the Vassar Miller Prize and will be published in April. She is also the librettist for an opera, Persephone in the Late Anthropocene, that will premiere in May at SPACE Gallery. megangrumbling.com. Congratulations to Greta Bank on her recent Joan Mitchell Foundation grant and recognition. Greta was awarded … Continue reading February 2016 Alumni News
Johanna Moore‘s show, Diary of a River: Solargraphs of the Kennebec River,is on viewat the Glickman Family Library Gallery at the University of Southern Maine through May 29th. Find out details at: http://www.mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org/johanna-moore/ Resident Sarah Baldwin recently debuted at Engine in Biddeford as part of the collective Autus. Their show Primum will be on view … Continue reading February 2015 Alumni News