Colby College and William B. Miller
"This list of artists active in Maine in the twentieth century is the first publication of the Archives of Maine Art. It includes amateurs who have exhibited, professionals who have visited the state for longer or shorter periods as well as permanent residents. This list is the result of many exchanges of letters with organizations and with individuals. Thanks are herewith extended to all who have supplied information. In addition newspaper articles and exhibition catalogues have been consulted as they have been available. Although this list includes 1,000 names there ... Read More
Colby College Sesquicentennial Project: Art in Maine; or, Colony, Province and State - the Role of Maine in American Art
A statement of purpose.
The State of Maine offers the locale for a penetrating study of the visual arts as they relate to a people and a geographical setting. This study can reach fruition in three distinct but related ways: as an exhibition of the works of art themselves; in the establishment of a permanent repository for photographs, factual data and source material; and as a book combining good reproductions and an authoritative text. Each of these will be discussed separately later in this report.
As a region, Maine is ... Read More