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|1458||Maggie Smith, Martha Stewart, and Lucien Smith|
Maggie Smith, Martha Stewart, and Lucien Smith filming with Martha Stewart Television at Beech Hill Farm.
Steve Katona (faculty member from 1972-1993 and college president from 1993-2006).
|1684||Bar Island Swim|
COA students, faculty, and staff grouped on the college pier before jumping into the water for the annual Bar Island Swim.
|2097||The Grierson Exhibit|
The Grierson Exhibit: Celebrating the work and vision of Ruth G. and Stanley O. Grierson Running through the summer at the George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History at College of the Atlantic. Opening Reception Sunday, June 28, 2009 from 5:30 - 7 P.M. Front: "Snowy Owl," 2009 by Sarah Drummond '05
|2098||Selections from the Collection of Clare and Allan Stone|
Monday, July 20--Friday, August 14, 2009 Opening reception Monday, July 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A brief glimpse into a world of art without bounds: an aesthetic free-for-all where an African fetish figure sits beside an art deco polar bear and a folk art eyeglass sign hangs over both. It's the art of a passionate collector, and it's all part of the mix.
|2099||Food for Thought, Time for Action|
Curated by Maine Farmland Trust On view through October 23, 2009 Opening reception October 2, 4-6 p.m. In collaboration with Maine Farmland Trust, COA is pleased to present this exhibit highlighting agriculture and food systems in Maine and beyond. Participating artists: Laurie Lofman Bellmore, Bridget Besaw, Judy Caden, Susan Camp, Avy Claire, Kenny Cole, Jared Cowan, Roger Doiron, Kathleen Florance, Kate & Ben Gatski, Sheep Jones, Richard Keen, Holly Meade, Elizabeth Otstrander, Kathleen Perelka, Robert Shetterly, Jessica Stammen, and others... [show more]
|2100||Reflections of Maine|
Reflections of Maine Eleanor K. Levin Watercolors September 2 -- October 7, 2000 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 7, 2000 4-6:30 pm Front: "Yellow Sky," watercolor, 1998, 12 ½" x 19"
|2101||Travels: Near & Far|
Travels: Near & Far Photographs by Noreen Hogan November 27 - January 8, 2001 Closing Reception: January 8, 5-7 p.m. Front: Ranchero, 1999, b&w photograph
|2102||Folk Art and Fine Crafts: Gifted Eyes, Gifted Hands|
Folk Art and Fine Crafts: Gifted Eyes, Gifted Hands From the collections of Ashley Bryan, Mr. and Mrs. Melville Hodder, Lee Judd and Eleanor and Sam Rosenfeld. June 13 - July 6, 2002 Opening reception: Sunday, June 16, 2002, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Front: Unknown artist, wooden steamship weathervane, from the collection of Lee Judd
|2103||Beatrix Jones Farrand: The Reef Point Legacy|
American landscape architect Beatrix Farrand's family home, Reef Point, is the subject of this exhibit, curated especially for the Blum Gallery by Farrand expert, Eleanor McPeck. The exhibit includes rare unpublished drawings, photographs, specimens and memorabilia of the Reef Point Garden project. Also included are archival and contemporary photographs of her carriage path designs of Acadia National Park and other public and private gardens on MDI. July 11 - August 10, 2002 Opening reception: Sunday, July 14, 2002 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Front: Lynch Gate, Seal Harbor, sketch and watercolor by Beatrix Farrand, circa 1914-1950; courtesy of Environmental Design Archives; University of California, Berkeley. [show more]
|2104||Ducktrap: A River of Vision|
Ducktrap: A River of Vision August 15 - September 14, 2002 The small, beautiful Ducktrap River is the only river in Maine where Atlantic Salmon spawn exclusively in autumn. In the 75 large-format platinum prints shown in this exhibit, photographer Dennis Schultz documents the river's aspects and moods throughout the seasons. Slide show and talk in the Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, Sunday, August, 18, 6:00-6:30 p.m., followed by an opening reception, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in both the Museum of Natural History and the Ethel H. Blum Gallery Front: The Ducktrap River, platinum print, Dennis Schultz. [show more]
|2105||Garden into Art: Beatrix Farrand and Mildred Bliss at Dumbarton Oaks|
Garden into Art: Beatrix Farrand and Mildred Bliss at Dumbarton Oaks The cultivated gardens of Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. were developed between 1920 and 1965 by Mildred Bliss and are considered among the most spectacular gardens in America. Bliss worked with several designers, the most significant of whom was the eminent landscape designer Beatrix Farrand. The exhibition reflects the rich design history of the gardens, containing archival photographs and drawings and contemporary photographs by Ping Amrarand. Guest curator is Susan Tamulevich. June 10 - July 5, 2003 Opening reception on Sunday, June 15, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Front: Topographical View of Dumbarton Oaks, 1993, painting by Ernest Clegg [show more]
Water Marks/Inside July 12 - August 9, 2003 Artists have had a timeless attraction to water's evocative properties. Water's expansiveness and formlessness - its capacity to change, modify, and circulate - have inspired a surprising range of aesthetic responses in different media. Water Marks/Inside features the work of six contemporary artists who investigate and navigate water's prosaic and poetic dimensions, causing us to reconsider our own experiences and associations with this ubiquitous, mysterious constituent of all living matter. Heide Fasnacht - Karen Shaw - Arlene Shechet - Hope Sandrow - Allan Wexler - Frances Whitehead - Patricia Phillips, Curator Sunday, July 27, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Artist's reception and beginning of the week-long LandEscapes Symposium Front: Selat Flores, Indonesia, Panel II, 2001. Color pigment print, each 40" x 64 3/4". One of five panels, from the series Time(space) courtesy of Hope Sandrow and The Nature Conservancy [show more]
|2107||Unmasking Tribal Africa|
Unmasking Tribal Africa June 10 - July 3 Spirit beings and memories of departed ancestors are imbued in ceremonial masks and baskets from the traditional cultures of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Africa, displayed in a special exhibit curated by Dominic Muntanga, COA class of 2004 The Ethel H. Blum Gallery College of the Atlantic
|2108||Philadelphia on the Rocks|
Philadelphia on the Rocks July 7 - August 8, 2004 Philadelphians have long enjoyed the charms of Mount Desert Island. Six contemporary painters: Stanley Bielen, Emily Brown, Tish Ingersoll, Douglas Martenson, David Shevlino, and Scott Wright depict the contrasting scenes of city and country. Image 3: Wing & Sunspot oil on polyflax 62" x 48", 2003 Scott Wright
|2109||Images of Tibet|
Images of Tibet Please join us for an opening reception and gallery talk by photographer Daniel Taylor from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Ethel H. Blum Gallery, Tuesday, October 12, 2004. Following the opening reception, you are invited to hear Daniel Taylor discuss "A Community-based Approach to Act Locally and Think Globally," in the McCormick Lecture Hall at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.
|2110||Edge: Where Land and Water Meet|
An exhibit of Maine and Prince Edward Island artists co-curated by Janelle Delicata and Roy Dyment and sponsored by Union of Maine Visual Artists West Prince Arts Council College of the Atlantic November 1 - 30, 2004 Opening Reception Thursday - November 4, 2004 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
|2111||Form, Light, and Spirit|
Form, Light, and Spirit Recent Paintings of Mount Desert Island by Ernest McMullen On Exhibit From August 11 to September 22, 2005 Catalog essay by art historian John Wilmerding College of the Atlantic art professor Ernest McMullen has been painting year-round on Mount Desert Island for over thirty years. Following in a long tradition of artists painting the region before him, Ernest McMullen magnificently captures the luminous nuances of the natural world of Maine's Mount Desert Island. Front: Somes Landing, 2004, oil on panel, collection of Margot and Boykin Rose [show more]
|2115||Classic Stillness: Recent Paintings and Watercolors|
JoAnne Carpenter Classic Stillness: Recent Paintings and Watercolors Essay by Carl Little
|2116||Wildness within Wildness without: Exploring Maine's Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail|
Wildness within Wildness without Exploring Maine's Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail An exhibition of photography by Bridget Besaw August 5 to September 29, 2007
|2117||Maine Inspiration: Paintings, Prints, & Drawings, 1963-2009|
Robert S. Neuman Maine Inspiration: Paintings, Prints, & Drawings, 1963-2009 August 16-September 25, 2009
|2118||A Rare View: Everyday Life on Mount Desert Island, 1860 - 1940|
A Rare View: Everyday Life on Mount Desert Island, 1860 - 1940 The Raymond Strout Collection Early maps, posters, broadsides, ledgers, letters, wooden signs, handblown glass, bottles, oyster crocks and Soderholtz pots tell a special story of the everyday life of villagers of Mount Desert Island of the nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries. Local historian Raymond Strout, who as a Bar Harbor schoolboy became fascinated with collecting "ordinary" objects from the past, reveals how eloquent simple objects and papers become over time. On exhibit from July 8 - August 6 Opening reception July 10 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. [show more]
|2119||Farm to Art|
Farm to Art December 2, 2004 - January 3, 2005 Opening reception: Wednesday, December 8, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Demonstration by "The Wednesday Spinners" 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Image: Sweater hand spun, dyed and knit by Geri Valentine A winter celebration of fertility and creativity inspired by the farm. Featuring indigo dyed fleece, handspun yarns, sweaters, totemic masks, eggs, handmade paper, fertility goddesses, recycled barnboard and farm equipment in new guises, photography, felted books and baskets Artists Susan Barrett Merrill - Noreen Blaiklock - Jani Estelle - James Fangbone - Joli Greene - Susanne Grosjean - Richard Lee - Susan Lerner - Allison Martin - Dina Petrillo - Geri Valentine - Wally Warren - Melita Westerlund [show more]
|2120||Marcie Jan Bronstein Photography|
Portrait/Self Portrait, Blum Gallery, 2005 Front: "Nyia, Thanksgiving Lunch," copyright Marcie Jan Bronstein, 2003