The 7th annual Yarmouth Art Festival will be held Oct. 21-24, 2015, at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church at 396 Gilman Road in Yarmouth. The show is open to artists from throughout Maine, and this year's selections are from areas of the state as diverse as Indian Island, Lyman, Rangeley, and many points in between.
A record number of 382 pieces were entered for jurying this year. Jurors this year are artist Suzanne Harden; Anne Haas, Bowdoin College art librarian; and Peg Golden, owner of Greenhut Galleries in Portland.
An online show catalog displays all the pieces in the 2015 show, along with information about each artist. View the catalog at https://www.flickr.com/photos/yarmouthartfestival/collections/7215765684...
The show will be open Wednesday, Oct. 21, through Friday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. An artists’ reception, including music and refreshments, will be held Thursday Oct. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Admission will be free for both the festival and the reception, with donations accepted.
For more information about the requirements for submission, see the Rules page: http://2014.yarmouthartfestival.com/?q=rules
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The 2014 show featured exhibiting 162 pieces, selected by a panel of jurors from among nearly 350 pieces submitted. A total of 33 pieces were sold, for total sales of $12,535. The 2014 jurors were artist Suzanne Harden; Anne Haas, Bowdoin College art librarian; and Elizabeth Moss, owner of Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth.
The event, created in 2009 as a new venue for Maine artists, features painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. Entry fees and sale commissions support St. Bart's programs.
Artists whose work was selected for the 2015 show are:
Mary Anne Cary
Michelle Hero Clarke
Alice W. Ingraham
Anita F. Poulin
Michael E. Vermette
St. Bart's is only a mile from downtown Yarmouth, on the road to Cousins Island. Click on the map below for directions: