Founder Marion Larrabee Volk

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

April 2017 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

December 2016 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

February 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. Congratulations to Greta Bank on her recent Joan Mitchell Foundation grant and recognition. Greta was awarded … Continue reading February 2016 Alumni News

February 2015 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: 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