7th Annual Holiday Extravaganza, 2013

Posted Nov. 14, 2013, at 4:51 p.m.

Friday, November 1 to Tuesday, December 24, 2013; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast, ME

Contact: ; 338-0001


The seventh annual EXTRAVAGANZA at Åarhus Gallery in Belfast kicks off early again this year, and runs from November 1st through December 24th. This jam-packed show features smaller artworks and a wide range of creative craftwork priced with gift giving in mind. Works in a dazzling variety of mediums, from over 70 talented Maine artists from throughout the midcoast and beyond will be exhibited, including: pottery, poetry and painting, collage, etching and photography, woodblock prints, blown glass, fiber arts, turned wood, handmade books, cards, calendars, ornaments, jewelry, music, new Glass Plate images, chocolates and more!

Artists who have shown in the gallery and in the crafts section over the past year will be featured, along with some newcomers and the Åarhus partners. Artists included will be: Michael Alpert, Susan Amons, Suzanne Anderson, Barbara Andrus, Bernice Arthur, Joe Ascrizzi, Dan Beckman, Mark Bell, Bixby & Co., Martha Briana, Marcie Jan Bronstein, Phyllis Buchanan, Linda Buckmaster, Brendan Bullock, Josh Carlson, Kate Chandler, Kenny Cole, Cinder Conk, Susan Cooney, Al Crichton, Maryjean Crowe, Bill Davis, James Deane, Dean’s Sweets, Gabriella D’Italia, Kris Engman, David Estey, Maureen Farr, Jerri Finch, Sallie Findlay, Alan Fishman, Annadeene Fowler, George Fowler, Free Seedlings, Jacob Fricke, Elizabeth Garber, Harold Garde, Carol Gater, Gawler Sisters, J.T. Gibson, Ellen Goldsmith, David Jacobson, Jeffrey Jelenfy, Karen Jelenfy, David Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Jody Johnstone, Judd Jones, Susan Jones, Mia Kanazawa, Mark Kelly, Hannah Kreitzer, A. C. Kulik, Valerie Lawson, Marc Leavitt, Betsy Levine, Joel Lipman, Little Letterpress, Carol Logie, Stuart Loten, Richard Mann, Barbara Maria, Jennifer Marshall, Sandy McGaw, Kate McLeod, Holly Meade, Cathy Melio, Kate Mess, Metaphor Bronze, Leslie Miller, Ed Moffitt, Hanako Nakazato, Nire Art, Novel Jazz, Toki Oshima, Leila Ostby, Alex Portela, Robbi Fritz Portela, Jane Ploughman, Ben Potter, Phil Prince, Joan Proudman, Rebekah Raye, Abbie Read, Wesley Reddick, Willy Reddick, Julie Rose, Rural Electric, Ashleigh Russell, Eleanor Salazar, Erica Schlueter, Betty Schopmeyer, Mike Silverton, Carol Sloane, Karin Spitfire, Toussaint St. Negritude, Tandem Glass, Mary Trotochaud, Nance Trueworthy, Larry Unger, Glen Veevaert, Simon van der Ven, John Vincent, Dayle Tognoni Ward, Patricia Wheeler, Whiffletree, Andy White, J. Fred Woell.

Åarhus Gallery is located at 50 Main Street, Belfast and is open Tuesday through Sunday 11-5:30, Mondays by chance, Friday nights til 7 for the month of December, and will close at 3pm on December 24th. Call 207-338-0001 during business hours for more information or visit for links to the artists and notice of special events.