The Center for Maine Contemporary Art has been supporting, exhibiting, and sustaining arts and artists with ties to Maine since its founding in 1952, when it was a cooperative known as Maine Coast Artists. Traditionally an exhibiting organization, it holds no permanent collection.
Relocated to downtown Rockland, into a new glass-enclosed space with a corrugated metal exterior, that takes advantage of Maine’s legendary light. The Center for Maine Contemporary Art showcases the work of contemporary painters, sculptors, and photographers working in Maine.
Photography and poetry explore visible and invisible boundaries of race, gender, class, ethnicity, and ability
100+ shoe portraits of both world renowned and obscure artists
Paintings created from observation, sketches, and things imagined
Life-size, walk-in installation in cardboard and black paint of a flooded artist's studio
Short videos suggest alternate lives for 2 Museums
Sculptures created exclusively from forged and welded nails
Large-scale photographs explore how we are enmeshed in an embodied and ephemeral world