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Upcoming Events

  • Sat
    19
    Jan
    2019
    10am-12:30pm25 Pine Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605

     

    Maine Crafts Association and Artsworth Studios presents
    Speed Designing w/ Jolene McGowan

    Saturday, January 19, 2019
    10am – 12:30pm

    Artsworth
    25 Pine Street
    Ellsworth, Maine

    MCA Member: $100 per student – Lunch Provided
    Non-MCA Member: $115 per student – Lunch Provided

    Register:
    https://mainecrafts.org/speed-designing-with-jolene-mcgowan/

    Instructor Bio
    Before starting her own communications business, Jolene worked as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Jill McGowan, Inc., where she helped the company expand its reach from 4 boutiques in New England to 200 specialty stores throughout the United States. During Jolene’s tenure with the company, Jill McGowan was a guest designer on Martha Stewart TV and appeared in local and national media. Jolene led the effort to increase online sales by championing the launch of the company’s first website and subsequently directing a successful social media retail marketing campaign. In 2010, Jill McGowan, Inc. opened their flagship store in Freeport, Maine.

    Workshop Type
    Professional Development – All levels welcome.

    Description
    Workshop participants will leave the 2 hour workshop with their own Mailchimp account and a completed promotional flier designed and created in Adobe Spark featuring their work or business. All of this will be accomplished in one workshop setting the participant up for future promotions.

    What to bring
    Laptop

    Register:
    https://mainecrafts.org/speed-designing-with-jolene-mcgowan/

     

     

  • Thu
    15
    Aug
    2019
    Sat
    17
    Aug
    2019
    Thursday 2-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m-5 p.m.Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Road, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662

     

    Please Join us August 15-17th at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor, Maine

    1 Kimball Road, Northeast Harbor, Maine

    Thursday, August 15, 2–7 P.M.

    Friday, August 16, 10–5 P.M.

    Saturday, August 17, 10–5 P.M.

    Please join us for this wonderful summer event! We are excited to help organize the thirteenth annual Northeast Harbor Neighborhood House Invitational Arts and Crafts Show.

    The curators, Jodie Aragona and Linda Perrin, select a house full of distinguished artisans in a variety of mediums to participate in this "not to be missed" cultural event on Mount Desert Island, Maine. In the beauty of the historic Neighborhood House, an elegant atmosphere is created where one can find artisan made housewares, wearable art, sculpture or gifts for friends back home.

    This show has a relaxed and elegant atmosphere, with no admission charge for the public. We kick off the annual gathering with a Thursday evening wine and cheese opening. 

  • Sat
    05
    Oct
    2019
    Sun
    06
    Oct
    2019
    10:00AM-4:00PM25 Pine Street, Ellsworth, Maine

     

    Saturday October 5, Sunday October 6
    10:00am-4:00pm

    Artsworth is celebrating a weekend of creative activity hosted by the Heart of Ellsworth and Maine Craft Weekend. Maine Crafts Association artists will gather at the warehouse to demonstrate and show their work. 

    Ken and Linda Perrin delight in creating a hub of fine arts activities while they demonstrate their glassblowing craft to the public. The Atlantic Art Glass team demonstrate traditional glassblowing  all day as they make glass pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colors! The studio of Atlantic Art Glass will be turned into a "glass pumpkin patch" as the molten glass is pulled from the furnace, blown and hand formed on the end of a blowpipe. The glass pumpkin patch charms visitors of all ages.

    Emi Ito, Weaver from Bath, Maine:  will bring her unique Saori loom to the Atlantic Art Glass warehouse in Ellsworth. Her lively masterful wearable woven art is a celebration of creativity. This weekend festivitiy is a rare opportunity to see Ito doing demonstrations of various fun weaving techniques. Wrapping up in one of Emi's pieces makes the cool weather a treat! Her scarves and shawls will be available for sale.

    Kristi Frank, an intuitive abstract artist, using the highest environmental standards, creates jewelry with distinctive silhouettes. She owns Salt Grass Jewelry in South Portland, ME and will be coming up to Ellsworth to join the festivities. She will be doing metalsmithing demonstrations. She will also have work available for sale at special Maine Craft Weekend prices!

    Kreg McCune, from Mt. Desert Island is a potter, he will be offering pottery wheel demonstrations for the public on Saturday. Kreg will provide opportunities for visitors to experience and create on the potter’s wheel and learn more about the process of creating fine ceramics from start to finish. Kreg McCune Pottery will have work available for purchase and over the course of the weekend will be creating a set of hand thrown mugs for Fogtown Brewery! (Saturday only.)

    Huggybear from Mount Desert Island will bring his trusty torch to the festivities, and do glass lamp working demonstrations. 

  • Sat
    21
    Dec
    2019
    10:00AM-6:00PM25 Pine Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605

    10am-6pm: 10th Annual FireGathering  

    Glass blowing and Artisan Demonstrations and a Holiday Marketplace 

    For the 10th consecutive year, we open our doors and welcome you to an event full of fiery energy and creativity. FireGathering 2019 isa day to celebrate the winter solstice like an artist!!  at 25 Pine St., Ellsworth, ME we will be doing what we love in the studio - blowing glass and having fun connecting with you. Let's take the time to tell each other stories of our busy summers, our winter plans and who that special someone is in our lives at the moment! At the warehouse we host a marketplace featuring work by local artisans and it is a great opportunity to get last minute Holiday gifts for loved ones or for yourself! 

    At this annual event we share our love of  the fire arts with you as we do demonstrations of glassblowing, blacksmithing, pottery and torch-working. This open studio event is our way of saying "hey neighbor, come gather around our hearth!  Let's enjoy community and creativity together as we beat back the cold and dark of approaching winter." Come warm yourself by our fires and welcome the winter with us.

    Then at sunset head downstairs for local brews and live music at Fogtown Brewing.

    if you would like to show your work at the marketplace please email me at artsworthstudios@gmail.com or fill out this online form.

    Questions? Call 207-664-0222