BELFAST— Each year, Waterfall Arts invites Maine artists to submit handmade art and high-quality goods to be part of their juried “Handmade” show. The gallery is transformed into a modern marketplace complete with displays and racks full of everything from accessories to printed goods, clothing to hanging works of art and much, much more. Proceeds from sales at Handmade benefit programs at Waterfall Arts.
“This is our seventh year,” said Meg Fournier, Director of Programming & Outreach. “Year-round we try to make space for artists of all kinds. In curating ‘Handmade,’ we have established artists, but we also have up-and-coming artists. We want to see them have a chance to shine.”
The show officially kicks off December 7 with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. with drinks and appetizers and goes until December 23, but on Thursday night, December 6, there was a private “Sneak Peek” for Waterfall Arts’ members.
“We like to give our members incentives and this is a new event, to give them early access, so they can browse without the crowds,” said Fournier. “Last year we had 350 people at our Opening Reception.”
Each year is different, with new artwork and high-quality handmade goods packing the Clifford Gallery. Check out our gallery so you can virtually shop.
For more information visit: http://waterfallarts.org/handmade/
Kay Stephens can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org