We have a report for our 2018 season available to view here as a downloadable pdf.
At the October, 2018 Alliance of Artist Communities Emerging Program Institute (for new residency programs and folks considering starting programs), Hewnoaks director Nat May and colleague Linda Earle discussed considering equity in the artist selection process.
On Indigenous People’s Day, we’d like to acknowledge the history of the land of Hewnoaks. The app “Native Land” (and corresponding website native-land.ca) shows what indigenous territories and languages might have and still do exist around North America. Here’s a partial history of the Fryeburg area
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.
Thank you, Tony Grant and the Sustainable Arts Foundation! We are going to be able to offer stipends to artists who will require childcare support back at home during their stay at Hewnoaks.