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Molly Steinmetz, Facebook and Instagram friend portrait artist, on her show

A Very Large Collection of Very Small Portraits, a gallery show by Molly Steinmetz, opens at Pinecone + Chickadee tonight (it’s First Friday!) and will hang there throughout the month. Steinmetz, a Portland-based illustrator, drew portraits of over 300 of her Facebook and Instagram friends. The endeavor began as an extension of the #100daysproject (Steinmetz calling […]

Ultimate 2014 Maine Holiday Gift Guide: Over 150 Maine Gifts

BEHOLD! The 2014 Maine gift guide! Here is a list of holiday gifts made by folks from Maine and/or have some sort of connection to the state. Be careful, as this guide is so hot it will likely melt your face right off of that pretty head of yours. Holiday gift season doesn’t have to […]

Illustrator + Animator Dan Edwards talks tiki, monsters, and Jay and Silent Bob

Dan Edwards is an artist and illustrator based in Bridgton, Maine. I talked with him about Tiki-a-Day, his year-long illustration project where he is—well—illustrating a new tiki drawing every day. The exercise is serving as a lead-up to Edwards’ followup to Mr. McFrawley’s Traveling Show, a children’s book he published a few years back. Dan […]

“Lovecraft: A Darker Key” opens tonight at Sanctuary Tattoo [A discussion with Michelle Souliere]

Tonight is First Friday Art Walk and at Sanctuary Tattoo will present Lovecraft: A Darker Key. It is a group show curated by Carrie Vinette, Michelle Souliere, and Brandon Kawashima, and it features the collective efforts of twelve artists (Eric Anderson, Tom Brown, Clayton Cameron, Ryan Fleming, Brandon Kawashima, Max Leon, Marco, Christian Matzke, Eric […]

Portland Weekend Goings-On, November 2nd – 4th

                    Out of everything that is happening this weekend, these are the events I think you should go out of your way to get to. Get out of the house and/or apartment and/or office and do some of them. First Friday Art Walk takes place tonight, […]