Category Archives: Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month: Melanie Tornberg

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Local artist Melanie Tornberg will display her work at the Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, throughout the month of July.  Melanie is the Western Maine Art Group’s artist of the month.  A Maine native, Tornberg is an active member of the Western Maine Art Group and is currently serving as president.  Tornberg’s education […]

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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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Artist of the Month: Beverly Lynds Laverdiere

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The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine continues its summer season with a First Friday Reception August 1, from  5-7 PM.  The gallery will be exhibiting the work of fine artists and artisans living and working in Western Maine.On display will be works by Beverly Lynds Laverdiere, the Western Maine Art Group’s Artist […]

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Artist of the Month – Irina Kahn

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June’s Artist of the Month is Irina Kahn.  Originally from North Carolina, Irina Kahn moved to Norway five years ago to enjoy the coast and the beautiful landscapes of Maine. After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania 1973, she worked and traveled as a banker in Alaska, Pennsylvania, Oregon and […]

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Artist of the Month

Cynthia R. Burmeister

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December News

Artist of the Month: Julieanne Reed

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April Artist of the Month – Don Best

The Western Maine Art Group “Artist of the Month” for April, 2013 is Don Best of Norway! Don lives with his family on Crockett Ridge Road in Norway and enjoys working on wood sculptures, using basswood grown in Maine or even wood from recycled materials. Don went to the Maine College of Art in Portland, […]

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Artist of the Month – Kathryn Kennedy

The Western Maine Art Group is pleased to announce our first “Artist of the Month” feature to Kathryn Kennedy, of Thompson Lake in Otisfield. Kathryn and her family have been enjoying Thompson Lake since 1965 and she and her husband retired there in 2008 from New Jersey. Kathryn enjoys working with oils, watercolors and some acrylics with […]

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