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Winter Resident – Amy Wilton Closing Show

As some of you may know, Amy Wilton has been a resident artist during the winter months of 2018-2019, using the Art Loft space to great advantage. Last Wednesday evening, March 13th, Amy had her closing show, revealing to the world what has come of intense creativity and thought. We were completely blown away with […]

Introducing Midcoast Art Hive

  The Art Loft is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with Midcoast Art Hive which is part of the International Art Hive Network of community art studios.  Together we will host a free monthly open community studio where anyone is welcome to come and create, individually or in collaboration with others. What is an “Art Hive”? Art […]

Angela Anderson to Show at The Art Loft

We are pleased to announce our gallery opening on July 7th, from 5-8 pm featuring the work of  Angela Anderson entitled ‘Le Pont Neuf, The New Bridge, #9.’ Anglea’s classes at the Art Loft are extremely popular and it’s easy to see why. Her expressionist style is immediately eye catching and draws you right in. […]

Fine Art Summer Workshops in Midcoast Maine

The Art Loft will host several well-known artists to their summer workshops program this year. We are thrilled to welcome Suzanne Siegel from Guilford, Connecticut, Carloyn Garrett Hardy from Williamsburg, Virginia and Art Paine from Bernard, Maine. Suzanne Siegel will be sharing her acrylics and mixed media collage process in a 3-day workshop from July 8-10th. […]

Summer Photography Workshops in Maine at The Art Loft

Photography is one of the most popular pastimes on the planet today. Snapping an engaging scene or a quirky image is a daily occurrence for some and an obsession for others. This hugely popular hobby has grown considerably since the invention of the smartphone, but let’s say you want to bring your photography to the next […]

What Makes the Art Loft Special

There are many different options out there when it comes to taking art classes. They range from very informal community education lessons right up to high-level courses at art schools. It can be overwhelming and intimidating to know where you will best fit in. Many individuals struggle with wondering if they are good enough to […]

Gettin’ Down and Dirty

Art Party’s at the Art Loft have been a welcome respite from the cold, dark, Maine winters.  Each month we offered a free class to the public to encourage creative growth in the community. Last Saturday we introduced sculpture artist Elliot Bryant with a plaster casting class. We encouraged everyone to come in their play […]

Art Social

Art Social – A new type of art class Many of our regular Paint Night attendees requested an additional type of art class with the same social aspect of a Paint Night. As it turns out, paint and wine make for a really enjoyable way to spend an evening and our friends wanted more … […]


by Karen Olson Creative process – with it, we make sense of our life experience, emotions, relationships. It is particularly helpful when traveling abroad. Culturally, after a long stay, we absorb another way of life and make it our own. Amy Parrish, an accomplished artist and photographer, comes to Maine from an 8-month long stay in India. […]

Open Studio

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at watercolor, acrylics, or collage? Are you thinking of taking a class but aren’t sure what you would like to do? We have the perfect thing – Open Studio at the Art Loft! The Art Loft has all kinds of materials for you or your young ones […]