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On the first Friday evening of every month, the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues open up their doors for Portland’s thriving First Friday Art Walk.

Upcoming First Friday Art Walk

Friday, September 6, 2019

Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
443 Congress Street
Captivating Fearless Vibration: through color and texture. Group artist exhibition. Featuring artist: Charles Thompson En Plein Air Painting Sept.6th - Jan. 3rd 2020 443 Congress Street Gallery Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce Charles paints on location in the woods. His seductive colors and textures celebrate the raw and subliminal he discovers in ordinary places. He transforms and translates those sensual and spiritual qualities of light, atmosphere, and nature.
Artist(s):
Charles Thompson
Medium:
En Plein Air Painting
SPACE
538 Congress Street
Carry Me features paintings by Howard Fonda with baskets from Wabanaki artists Gabriel Frey, Jeremy Frey, Suzanne Greenlaw, Jennifer Neptune, Sarah Sockbeson, and Fred Tomah. The pairing revels in formal connections between works and complicates traditional definitions of fine art and craft.
Artist(s):
Howard Fonda
Medium:
paint, textile
SPACE
538 Congress Street
This site-responsive wall drawing unfolds throughout Mark Licari’s two-week residency at SPACE. Inspired by the sonic waves that shift in and out SPACE, Licari will produce a mural that interweaves the natural world and the human world in a way that exposes absurdities and weaknesses.
Artist(s):
Mark Licari
Medium:
paint
PelotonLabs
Artists’s Reception from 5pm - 8pm at Peloton Labs, 795 Congress St., Portland, ME. Molly Anathan explores a multitude of media, including laser-transfers, found objects, colored pencils, and acrylic paint. Her work is a two-dimensional exploration - a visual conversation - through the “questions and answers” of mark-making; resulting in pieces that are fresh, exciting, and expertly executed. Anathan is a resident artist at Running with Scissors in Portland, Maine.
Artist(s):
Molly Anathan
Medium:

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