AWESOME HOBBY SHOPPE @ 311 Main: Group show of outsider art.
TRILLIUM @ 238 Main: Artist Nancy Kureth graduated from Michigan State University with a multi disciplinary degree in the arts. Last winter she spent everyday writing & painting. In April, she performed her original play Vignettes and produced over 100 paintings. Over the last 11 years Nancy has curated over 50 art shows in Biddeford. Currently, she is living in Ocean Park, getting inspiration from the sky and sea everyday.
FURMAN GREGORY DEPTULA @ 215 Main Street: Established Maine artist, designer, and photographer with over 30 years of professional experience in the publishing and advertising trade. Personal artwork and photography revolve within the theme of nostalgia, as she enjoys capturing markers of the passage of time; clocks, trees, architecture and life events.
HEART OF BIDDEFORD @ 205 Main Street: Clock Tower Exhibition. Biddeford’s City Hall clock tower and dome, designed by renowned architect John Calvin Stevens in 1895 in the Colonial Revival style, has been a symbol of Biddeford from the day it was built. Its image appears in postcards, countless photos, and in current marketing materials. See a number of images of this icon executed by a number of artists. Curated by HOB volunteer, Catherine Glynn.
CITY THEATER @ 205 Main Street: Wizard of Oz, showing at 7:30pm. The enchanting musical based on the books by L. Frank Baum and the award winning classic film. Music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg: Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. TICKETS
CITY HALL @ Adams Street entrance or via City Theater: Work by Laura Lee Dobson.
FLOURISH @ 140 Main Street: Add your own touch to Flourish’s mural in progress. Paintings, ceramics and driftwood sculpture available for sale by various local artists.
ENGINE @ 128 Main: Biddeford-Montreal, by Laurence Weyand, is a multi-media exhibition featuring miniatures and audio vignettes. The show deals with issues surrounding the loss of jobs for mill workers in the Biddeford area. Growing up splitting her time between Biddeford and Montreal, Weyand attended Concordia University (Montreal), earning a BFA in Animated Film (2009) and in Fibres and Material Practices (2013). She is currently working towards her MFA at Concordia University.
BISCUITS & COMPANY @ 24 Alfred: Artist TBD. Dinner after Dark as well!
NORTH DAM MILL @ 2 MAIN ST:
THE ART CERTIFICATE PROGRAM @ Suite 17-225: Work by TACP artists.
PHOTO ITALIA @ 18-218: Work by photographer Enrico Della Pietra.
PEPPERELL MILL CAMPUS @ 40 MAIN ST:
JUST A MOMENT GALLERY (upstairs next to TULU Salon): Work by photographer Stephen Maka.
DBP GALLERY @ 110 Main St. Suite 1105, Saco: Enjoy paintings from talented local artists Kate Banks, Kevin Kingdon, Heidy Spenard, Rob Marr, Jim Cotsis, Martha O’Brien and Patricia Scammon. Fine art photographs from Iceland by David Bates and sculpture from Andrea Mulcahy.
BAY VIEW COMPANY @ 7 Elm Street: Featuring work by visual artist and art therapist Christy Bergland, as well as Plants & Animals, work by various artists in various media.
STONE SOUP ARTISANS @ 232 Main Street: Stone Soup Artisans is a co-op of artists and crafters. For July, SSA will feature a decoupage demo by Sue Davis.
SACO MUSEUM @ 371 Main Street: FREE ON FRIDAY NIGHTS! Current exhibition: Embellishments in Victorian Fashion. Sumptuous fabrics, vibrant colors and textures, masses of elaborate trims – all are defining elements of fashionable Victorian women’s clothing. Nineteenth-century designers had very definite ideas of what constituted beauty, and these concepts had a widespread impact on art and design. Embellishments in Victorian Fashion focuses on how nineteenth-century aesthetics influenced women’s clothing design and construction and features fifty garments from five institutions in Maine and New Hampshire. Showing through August 27.
EATING, DRINKING AFTER HOURS
SWEETCREAM @ 40 Main Street: Delightful hand-made ice cream to accompany you on your ArtWalk.
DIRIGO BREWING @ 28 Pearl Street: Craft beer and popcorn.
BANDED HORN BREWING COMPANY @ 32 Main Street: Craft beer and corn hole. And a deck to relax on post-ArtWalk.
ROUND TURN DISTILLING @ 32 Main Street: Happy Hour TBA. Enjoy a post-artwalk, locally-distilled gin cocktail and some chill music.
COWBELL BURGER BAR 140 Main Street: Live music at 7:30pm.
ELEMENTS BOOKS COFFEE BEER @ 265 Main Street: Music at 8pm, band TBA.
UP & UP @ 207 Main Street Saco (above Vic & Whit’s)
For more information on the Biddeford+Saco ArtWalk, contact coordinator ENGINE at either firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-370-9130.