PR – CMCA to present third in series of “Who Do You Love?” artist talks

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Rockland, ME, February 19, 2021 – The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) will host the third in a series of “Who Do You Love?” artist talks on Sunday, February 28 at 3pm on Zoom and Facebook Live. The popular series, which features CMCA Biennial artists presenting three works of art by other artists that they love and telling why, began with the 2014 CMCA Biennial and is now in its fourth edition.

This year’s Biennial artists presenting on February 28 are Jeffrey Ackerman (Morrill, ME), Fanny Brodar (Kennebunkport, ME), Elyse Noelani Grams (Portland, ME), Meg Hahn (Portland, ME). The “Who Do You Love?” format offers a unique opportunity to learn about each artist’s process, how they take inspiration from the work of other artists, and how deep looking informs their own work. A question and answer period will follow the presentations. The program is free of charge. For additional information and to register, visit cmcanow.org.

This edition of the CMCA Biennial features the work of 34 artists from 17 Maine communities. The selected artists were chosen from a pool of more than 500 individual submissions by jurors Nina Johnson-Milewski, owner, founder, and director of Nina Johnson Gallery, Miami, FL, and Kate McNamara, an independent curator and educator based in Providence, RI. The exhibition will remain on view at CMCA in Rockland through spring 2021, and is sponsored by The Via Agency, Portland. 

ABOUT CMCA

CMCA is a contemporary arts institution presenting year-round exhibitions, engaging events, and educational programs for all ages on site and online.

Location: 21 Winter Street, Rockland, MaineHours: November through April, Wednesday – Saturday, 11am to 5pm; Sunday, noon to 5pm. Closed Federal holidays.

NOTE: CMCA is temporarily closed to the public. 

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Below:
Who Do You Love? presented by CMCA
Jeffrey Ackerman Heliogabalus: The Crowned Anarchist, 2020, Oil on linen
Fanny Brodar, Garden in the Middle of a City, 2020, Acrylic and oil pastel on canvas
Elyse Noelani Grams, 133 lbs, 2019, Earthenware, paint, plexiglass
Meg Hahn, Window Gate 1, 2020, Oil on canvas