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Artifact and Artifice | Jeffrey Ackerman Spiegel Gallery Hours and Days | Kathy Weinberg Fineberg Community Room 2017 Menorah Invitational Exhibition 3rd Floor Sanctuary Exhibitions: November 9, 2017 - January 7, 2018 First Friday Art Walk: December 1, 2017, 5pm-8pm ARTIFACT AND ARTIFICE | JEFFREY ACKERMAN Jeffrey Ackerman was born in Queens, NY, in 1963. He attended the State University of New York at Albany and Washington University, School of Fine Arts, in St. Louis. Jeffrey lived in New York City from 1984 to 2003, when he moved to Morrill, Maine. Primarily a painter and sculptor, Jeffrey was also trained in furniture making, wood carving, conservation and restoration. His artwork has been exhibited in New York, Germany, Maine, and Provincetown, MA. Jeffrey’s professional experience includes museum period room installations at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the Museum of the City of New York, as well as projects for private residences and collections. From 1995 to 2000 he was director of the Arader Gallery in New York City, specializing in art and antiques from the 16th to the 20th centuries. HOURS AND DAYS | KATHY WEINBERG Kathy Weinberg was born in 1962, in Boston, MA. She received a BFA from Washington University, School of Fine Arts, in St. Louis, MO., then was an assistant printer at Bob Blackburn’s Printmaking Workshop in Manhattan. She lived in New York City from 1984 to 2003, spent summers in Maine through childhood, until she moved to Maine full-time in 2003. Kathy is a painter, sculptor, and printmaker. Her artwork has been exhibited in New York, Germany, Maine, and Provincetown, MA. Her paintings were included in the 2016 CMCA Biennial. Kathy’s profession in antique and architectural restoration includes museum period room installation projects, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Museum of the City of New York, and private residences and collections. Working with antiques gives her artwork a familiarity with a historical visual language that combines with her personal artistic vision. 2017 Menorah Invitational Exhibition Exhibition: November 9, 2017 - January 7, 2018 Opening Reception: November 9, 2017 5pm-7pm First Friday Art Walk: December 1, 2017, 5pm-8pm 3rd Floor Sanctuary Menorahs created by Artists with a Maine Connection Jane Banquer Catherine Bloom Rush Brown Julie Cunningham Randy Fein Laura Fuller Lin Lisberger Elizabeth Louden Jackie Melissa Lisa Pierce Elizabeth Ruskin Grace Sherman Carrie Watman Kathy Weinberg Scot Vonnegut Hand-Painted and Decoupage Tables Andrea Rouda