Maine Artists Collective Demonstrations

Posted Dec. 04, 2012, at 12:35 p.m.

Saturday, December 8 to Friday, December 21, 2012; 10:32 a.m. to 9:32 p.m.

Location: Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland, Maine

Contact: David Marshall; 207-409 6617


Maine Artists Collective Demonstrations Planned for Holidays

The month of December will be busy for many members of the Maine Artists Collective (MAC) as three more demonstration events have been added to the calendar. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St. in Portland, is offering “Arts and Crafts Activities in the Heart of Portland” on Saturday, Dec 8th from 10:00 until 6:00 pm. On the Downtown District’s Merry Madness night for shoppers, Dec 13th, Tatia Dichiara and Frank Gruber will offer “Charcoal Demonstrations” at 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm and 8:30pm. Dichiara and Gruber will also offer “Acrylic Painting Demonstrations”, Sunday, Dec 16th at 1:00 and 3:00 pm.

The final event of the holiday season is the Winter Solstice Open Studio, Friday December 21 from 4pm to 8pm featuring resident artisan & jewelry designer Kim Wilder, working on her original Gemstone and Freshwater Pearl necklaces, bracelets, & earrings set in Sterling Silver. Other talented members of MAC including David Marshall, Tatia DiChiara, Frank Gruber, and Anthony Marino, will be working in a variety of media from oil to watercolor. The Open Studio is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the Gallery at 207-409-6617.

Member artists include Anastasia Weigle, Angel Cray, Ann Tracy, Anthony Marino, Carol Santora, Chris Reed, Cindy Bernard, David Marshall, Diana Ellis, Eileen Frost, Frank Gruber, Geta Ramani, Jack Sullivan, Jan Snyder, Jane Ellis, Jeannette Ross, Jenelle Demers, Joanne Fitzpatrick, Jos Ruks, Kathleen Daughan, Ken Kohl, Kim Wilder, Kyler Henningsen, Kifah Abdulla, Kim Wilder, Liz Bieber, Michael Morvke, Nancy Sarnacki, Penny Altman, Reggie Osborn, Robin Farrin, Roibeard Harmony Ohairt, Roy Meredith, Ryan Hawkins, Sarah Haywood, Stephen Beckett, Steve Roberts, Tatia Dichiara, Whitley Newman & Yelena Fiske.

The mission of the Maine Artist Collective is to connect the public with Maine artists and support development by providing exhibition and studio space, education, and professional workshops.

Contact: David Marshall @ 207-409-6617 or

Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101