“Who Do You Love?” Gallery Talk with CMCA Biennial Artists Sunday, November 20, 4pm

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Rockland, Maine, November 11, 2016 – The Center for Maine Contemporary Art is again offering its popular lecture series, “Who Do You Love?,” in conjunction with this year’s Biennial Exhibition.

The first edition of the series will take place on Sunday, November 20, at 4 pm, and feature four Biennial artists: Phoebe Adams (Phippsburg, ME), Lynn Duryea (Deer Isle, ME and South Portland, ME), Kayla Mohammadi (Walpole, ME and Boston, MA), and Kate Russo (Portland, ME and London, England).

Following the format of the series, in which artists share the artistic loves of their lives, each artist will present slides of three works of art by other artists that they love, sharing why these works are important to them, and how they have inspired their own work. A question and answer period will follow the presentations.

The next edition in the “Who Do You Love?” series will take place at 4 pm on Sunday, January 22, featuring four additional Biennial artists. The “Who Do You Love?” lecture series is free with admission.

For more information about the talks, visit cmcanow.org. The 2016 CMCA Biennial will be on view through February 5, 2017.

Support for the CMCA 2016 Biennial is provided by Allen Insurance and Financial and CHUBB. Their generous gift made it possible to waive entry fees for the 780 artists who submitted work for this year’s CMCA Biennial. CMCA is located at 21 Winter Street, Rockland, Maine.

CMCA is a contemporary arts institution presenting year-round exhibitions as well as dynamic educational programs and special events for all ages. Hours: November through May – Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday, 1 pm to 5 pm,. Closed Federal Holidays. Admission $6; Children under 12 free; Members free. For more information, call 207.701.5005 or visit cmcanow.org.


Image information:
Phoebe Adams, Spring Weather, 2016, watercolor and gouache on paper
Lynn Duryea, Insert #2, 2014, terracotta and staples
Kayla Mohammadi, Sunrise III, 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas
Kate Russo, Paintings by Men, 2015, oil on panel