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Art Treasures of the Norway Historical Society Exhibit

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The Norway Historical Society and the Western Maine Art Group begin a month-long  exhibit of Art Treasures of the Norway Historical Society with a reception on June 5 from 5 to 7 at the Matolcsy Center, 480 Main Street, Norway.    Norway has produced many notable artists, including some skilled and renowned professionals, including Vivian Akers, […]

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MSAD17 Art Show

Western Maine Art Group began its May exhibit of Oxford Hills student artwork with a reception on May 6 at the Matolcsy Center in Norway.  Many of the MSAD17 art teachers attended.  Three hundred people turned out to view more than one-hundred paintings, sculptures, and photographs submitted by Oxford Hills students. Music was provided by […]

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NAF Fine Art Auction & Reception

The Norway Arts Festival will host a reception and fine art auction at the Matolcsy Center, 480 Main Street, at 1:00 on April 26 as the kick-off event of this year’s Festival.  Works from the Western Maine Art Group’s collection and works by current members will be auctioned by Jody McMorrow, an auctioneer with thirty […]

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Artist of the Month: Sandra Bell

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The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine begins its spring season with a First Friday Reception April 3, from 5-7 PM. The gallery will be exhibiting the work of fine artists and artisans living and working in Western Maine. Featured at the gallery in April are the paintings of Western Maine Art Group’s Artist […]

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Artist of the Month: Michael Everett

The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine continues its winter season with a First Friday Reception March 6, from  5-7 PM.  The gallery will be exhibiting the work of fine artists and artisans living and working in Western Maine. Featured at the gallery in March are the paintings of Western Maine Art Group’s […]

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Artist of the Month: Francoise Lagoutte Fetchko

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The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine continues its winter season with a First Friday Reception, February 6, from 5-7 PM. The works of Francoise Lagoutte Fetchko, the gallery’s Artist of the Month, will be featured. Francoise paints landscapes, seascapes, and still lifes in oils. She writes, “Each day I look forward to […]

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Western Art Group Represented at Atrium Gallery Exhibit

Artworks from nine members of the Western Maine Art Group have been selected for the 2015 exhibition in the Open Juried Biennial Exhibition at the Atrium Art Gallery of the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College. Works by Pam Berry, Liz Evans, Michael Everett, Ron Hamilton, Suzanne Hardy, Beverly Laverdiere, Pam Morra, Gail Rein and […]

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Western Maine Art Group Annual Meeting

The Western Maine Art Group’s annual meeting will be held at the Harper Center of Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway at 11:00 on Saturday, January 10. The meeting will begin with a demonstration of watercolor materials and techniques by Joe McCarthy of Winsor and Newton, followed by a brief business meeting. The Western Maine Art […]

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Artist of the Month: Reinaldo Cortez

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Someone said that if a photo were scratched, beneath it would be a painting, but Mr. Cortez is not advocating scratching his photographs, only to stop by and view them.  Rei is a graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art.  He freelanced for Baltimore Magazine, managed its photography department, and eventually moved to Maine where […]

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First Friday Reception

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The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine continues its fall season with a First Friday Reception December 5, from 5-7 PM. Through December the Main Street Gallery features a selection of paintings of 10 by 10 inches or less, all for $100 or less, suitable for holiday gifts. The gallery exhibits the work […]

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