Category: FEATURE ARTISTS

Yelena Fiske

As a child Yelena received classic art training in Soviet Russia.  She has since moved to Maine and has decided to get back to her roots and continue her art education at The University of Southern Maine. Yelena is an accomplished painter and printmaker. She is well versed in encaustic and mixing mediums. Her figurative… Read more »

Larissa Davis

Within Larissa Davis’ art statement she writes, ​”I am Larissa Davis. Artist. I intend and desire to be a clear channel for the unique creativity that seeks expression through me. Creativity is my way of tuning in to the source of which we are all individual expressions. It is energy work. It is healing. It… Read more »

Molly Anathan

Featured Artist March/April  2020 Launching us into spring this year is the print work of local artist Molly Anathan. Molly is currently a resident artist at Running with Scissors in Downtown Portland.  “I view most of my abstract work as the result of individual conversations between myself and the piece that I am creating. I rarely plan ahead and start with simple child-like mark making. The work develops organically and almost spiritually as I respond to what I see and feel in th […]

Pilar Nadal

Featured Artist January-February 2020 ​Pilar Nadal is a printmaker, educator and fake radio co-host in Portland, Maine.  In her individual and collaborative work, she utilizes printmaking and public engagement practices, creating playful and interactive prints and installations that explore communication technologies and the spaces that relationships inhabit. Nadal is the owner and director of Pickwick Independent Press and teaches at The Maine College of Art and Souther […]

Becky Chase

November / December Feature Artist  Becky Chase is a Maine- based painter and illustrator. She is largely self-taught, creating works exploring an interplay of fun color, defined shape, and repetitive line. In 2015, Becky also published the popular adult coloring book Downeast Daydream. email: chase.rebecca@gmail.cominstagram: beckonthecheek Customers and staff have noticed how these line paintings she has loaned us change through out the day. As the sun rises and set […]