What ideas do you have for Hewnoaks for 2020?
The 2019 Wild Light Art Exhibition will showcase new and original artwork …
The Chart published this interview: Floating Through Silence and Noise: Anna Hepler & Jon Calame’s “Trespasses”
In June, MIT Climate posted the following interview with Hewnoaks alumnus Shoshannah White, whose Chattermark project was installed around Portland, Maine in 2017.
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
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