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.
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.
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.
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