LA Arts hosts 2016 Craft Apprentice Program Exhibition + Reception on Oct 6, 4-7pm


Masters + Apprentices: Work from Maine’s Craft Apprentice Program

will be on view at LA Arts, 221 Lisbon St. in Lewiston, ME
October 6 – November 7, 2016.

Opening Reception Thursday October 6, 4-7pm

free + open to the public

The exhibition highlights work from the Craft Apprentice Program (CAP), a seven-month statewide mentoring program founded in 2016 for contemporary craft practitioners.

Exhibiting Artists

Anne Emlein (master) + Rose Allard
Doug Wilson (master) + James Crawford
Linda Perrin (master) + Jacquelyn Jensen

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September Art Walk updates

Looking for info on October 6’s Thursday Art Crawl? Click here for the full rundown.


Local artist Alexandra Hood works on an acrylic painting as part of a live art demo at Auburn’s Festival Plaza during Art Walk Lewiston Auburn.

Local artists and the public alike are in for a cider-sweet finish to Art Walk LA’s regular Friday events this September 30. The event will feature dozens of new and returning local artists’ work, lively music and other entertainment, and plenty of opportunities to connect with friends. Make it to both sides of the Androscoggin for the complete experience.

Don’t fret: September 30’s event isn’t the end of the season. A special 2016 bonus Thursday Art Crawl on Thursday, October 6 will follow. The Art Crawl will coincide with the Maine International Conference on the Arts taking place in Lewiston Auburn and include the Maine Craft Association’s 2016 Craft Apprenticeship Program gallery showing from 4:00-7:00 at LA Arts and a special art walk through Lewiston from 7:00-8:00. Be on the lookout for more information coming soon. Continue reading “September Art Walk updates”

Interactive installation art will kick off September 30’s Art Walk LA

Begin this last Friday Art Walk LA at 4:00 PM with Maine installation artist Amy Stacey Curtis’s MEMORY at the Bates Mill Complex (35 Canal Street; enter Atrium doors under clock tower and take elevator to 4th floor; please don’t park in Bates lot). It takes 45-60 minutes to become part of her nine large-scale interactive works before she closes her doors for the day at 5:00 PM.

Then, head to the rest of Art Walk LA from 5:00-8:00 PM throughout Lewiston and Auburn’s downtowns.  Continue reading “Interactive installation art will kick off September 30’s Art Walk LA”

August Art Walk updates

Whether you’re looking for quality local art and art demos, fun live entertainment, or a great night out with friends, Art Walk LA has you covered this Friday, August 26. Dozens of artists and a batch of new activities highlight this month’s event. Rent a bike from Rainbow Bicycle so you can easily enjoy exhibits and events on both sides of the river!

Watercolor painter Kenneth Harvey demonstrates his craft with a live plein air demo on Auburn’s Main Street at the July 29 Art Walk Lewiston Auburn.

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