Original virtual art gallery concept and design by Thierry H. Bonneville.
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(Belfast, ME) March 3, 2012 – Maine Art Scene is pleased to announce the launch of its third annual online artist showcase. 85 artists submitted a combined total of over 400 pieces of art. Founders Brenda and Thierry Bonneville as well as curator Suzette McAvoy and Maine art collector Sam Mitchell selected 74 artists represented by almost 80 works of art. The pieces are featured in brand new and even more realistic virtual exhibit spaces. As with the previous showcases, the selected works will become part of Maine Art Scene's permanent virtual art library.
The 2012 Selected Maine Artists Are:
Angela Anderson • Daniel Anselmi • Sarah Baldwin • Scott Baltz • Wendy Barrett • Christine Beneman • Marcie Jan Bronstein • Robin Brooks • Ragna Bruno • AJ Bueche • Michele Caron • Joseph Corrado • Heidi Daub • kdb-Karen Dominguez • Charles Dufour • Rachael Eastman • Kris Engman • David Estey • Alan Fishman • Gayle Fitzpatrick • Michael Fleming • Mark Ford • Jane Gagne • Beth Anne Gordley • Diane Green-Hebert • Anna Griffin • Philippe Guillerm • Susan Guthrie • Riley Hemmings • Christine Higgins • Terry Hire • Lindsay Hopkins-Weld • Henry Isaacs • Russell Kahn • Judith Krischik • Renee Lammers • Marc Leavitt • Eric Leppanen • Jeff Loxterkamp • John Loxterkamp & Wes Sterr • Michael Maron • Gaylen Morgan • Christopher Morse • Andrea Mulcahy • Jim Nickelson • Jean Noon • Petrea Noyes • Paul Oberst & Patrick McNamara • Judy O'Donnell • Marguerite Ogden • Penny Oliphant • Linda Packard • Arla Patch • George Paton • Kimberly Post Rowe • Rebecca Rivers • Dianna Rust • Meryl Ruth • Lesia Sochor • Holly Smith • Robert Smith • Harvey Spears • David Sturdevant • Ellen Thayer • Lori Tremblay • Anne Walker • Seth Whited • John Wilkinson • Susan Williams • Kitty Winslow • Mary Woodman • Jane Yudelman
"The state of Maine is home to a vast pool of varied and talented artists." said Brenda Bonneville, editor of maineartscene.com. "We were so pleased with the overwhelming response to our call to artists and we are thrilled to launch this year's showcase."
"Working with Suzette (former curator of the Farnsworth Museum and current director of CMCA) and Sam this year was a wondeful privilege" said Thierry Bonneville media director of Maine Art Scene. "With both Suzette's discerning eye and Sam's enthusiasm for Maine art, I think our third annual event might be our best ever."
Maine Art Scene, LLC. (maineartscene.com), is Maine's online arts and culture magazine devoted to promoting Maine artists and arts organizations in new and enterprising ways. In 2012, Maine Art Scene will open a multi-vendor platform to allow Maine artists and private collectors of Maine art to create online stores and sell their work. Arts organizations including galleries, museums, and non-profits will also be able to set up online gifts shops, box offices and donation pages.
Maine Art Scene would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the many wonderful artists who submitted their work for consideration.