Young Sun Han’s art explores sometimes painful, sometimes revelatory aspects of his family’s narrative and Korean history more generally.
Center for Maine Contemporary Art
Extraordinary Paintings of Ordinary Birds
Ann Craven’s painted birds, set against a soft-focus background, have a kitsch quality, but with a provocative edge.
An Artist’s Maps of Imperialism and Greed
Dan Mills delves into the devastating numbers of threatened populations around the world and then converts them into chaotically beautiful cartographies.
John Bisbee’s Fearless American Steel
Bisbee has never been outspokenly political in his work, but, going by the work in this show, he has decided enough is enough.
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art Presents American Steel, an Exhibition of Work by Sculptor John Bisbee
Bisbee uses poetic language, narrative imagery, and potent emblems to express his concern with our country’s direction.
John Moore’s Fabricated Realities
“In paintings that resonate with post-industrial America, Moore rearranges the world.”
Breaking Down Boundaries Through Poetry and Photography
In their collaborative project, Boundaries, Richard Blanco’s poems run parallel to Jacob Hessler’s photographs, often adding a narrative to the wide-open image.
A Painter’s Theater of Destitution
The fifteen realist paintings in Linden Frederick: Night Stories take us on a tour of small-town Maine.
A Maine Painter’s Private Realm of Becoming
John Walker has led a resurgence of abstract painters who look to nature, emotion, and, especially, place.
Don Voisine’s Universe of Shapes
Don Voisine’s pieces demand attention; you need to study them up close and from a distance to fully appreciate the illusions the artist creates by way of a handful of shapes and a limited but resonant set of colors.
Jon Imber: Tangled Up in Hues
ROCKPORT, Maine — It’s a late, sunny Wednesday afternoon in mid-June at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) and, aside from a docent at the front desk, I have the whole Jon Imber: Force of Nature show to myself.