About Maine Media Gallery
Maine Media Gallery showcases photographic and multi-media work of students, alumni, and faculty, as well as innovative media artists pertinent to our community. The gallery offers an outstanding collection of donated faculty work for sale, with proceeds benefiting Maine Media’s scholarship fund. Additionally, the Maine Media Gallery houses Tim Whelan’s bookstore, a nationally recognized bookstore for its impressive collection of fine art photography books. 

Maine Media Gallery is located at 18 Central Street, Rockport, ME 04856 

Gallery Hours

Monday-Friday: 10am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-5pm
Saturday: 10-3pm
Monday and Tuesday evenings: before and after Master Lecture Series in Rockport Opera House

 
Also by appointment.
(Please contact gallery@mainemedia.edu to schedule an appointment.)
 
 

If you are traveling from a distance, please check our website or facebook page to confirm open hours. 


 

CURRENT EXHIBITION
 

Arthur Meyerson
 
JOURNEYS
June 28- July 30, 2016

 Reception with Arthur Meyerson: Wednesday, July 20th, 5-6:30 pm

©Arthur Meyerson

About the Exhibition 

Journeys, a retrospective exhibition of photographs by Arthur Meyerson from the last 40 years, takes viewers from Texas to Japan to Paris as Meyerson compassionately observes and records the diverse cultures, landscapes, and people of our world. Whether it is a red car in Havana, a Masai Elder in Tanzania, or a taxidermy shop in Texas, Meyerson’s attention to light and color reveal a deep sensitivity in capturing the daily moments of our lives, which present as both ordinary and extraordinary when recorded through his careful and discerning lens. 

About the Artist

Arthur Meyerson, an award winning photographer and highly sought after workshop instructor, has traveled around the world creating advertising, corporate, editorial, and fine-art photographs of the highest caliber. Arthur is a three-time winner of Adweek's "Southwest Photographer of the Year" award. He is on Communication World's list of top 10 corporate photographers and was named as one of the 30 best advertising photographers by American Photo.Additionally, he has won gold medals from the New York Art Directors Club and the prestigious Stephen Kelly Award for his work on the Nike advertising campaign. From his home state of Texas he was honored by the Houston Advertising Federation as the inaugural recipient of the Only In Houston award for individuals “whose creativity and passion for his art have brought recognition to the city of Houston”, as well as the Art Directors Club of Houston, the Dallas Society of Visual Communications

Arthur’s dedication to his personal work has resulted in an impressive body of fine art photographs, many of which were published in 2012 in his highly acclaimed book, The Color of Light. His photographs are in the collections of several major institutions and have been exhibited internationally.  His work has also been profiled in numerous publications including Communication Arts, Rangefinder, Camera Arts, Graphis, Digital Photo Pro, Zoom (France), Portfolio, Idea (Japan), Novum (Germany), Photo World (China), and Fotodigital (Portugal).

His teaching credentials consist of engagements throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is a member of the Advisory Council for the Santa Fe Center for Photography as well as serving on the Board of Advisors for the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and the Houston Center for Photography. Arthur has taught for several years at Maine Media and will join us again this summer from July 17-July 23. 

 

 

UPCOMING EXHIBITION
 

CUBAN FOOTSTEPS

In the footsteps of Walker Evans... 

August 2 - September 3, 2016

©Mark Klett

A group of photographers travel to Cuba just weeks before the historic U.S.-Cuba reconciliation in 2014. Retracing the footsteps of legendary photographer Walker Evans, they reinterpret and reinvent his iconic 1930s images at a new historical tipping point. This colorful project brings together unique visions of Cuba’s complex and transforming cultural landscape.

feauturing photographs by: Sam Abell, Fred Blum, Kip Brundage, Reid Callanan, Matt Cronin, Jorge Gavilondo, Rob Gensler, Greg Gorman, Cig Harvey, Alain Jaramillo, David Julian, Skip Klein, Mark Klett, Liudmila & Nelson, Jose Marti, Abelardo Morell, Keron Psillas, Kevin Sweeney, and Kari Wehrs 

 

 

CALL FOR ART

 

Maine Media Gallery had such a great experience putting together our 2015 Young Artist Showcase. We love the talent and energy that these photographers bring to the the Maine Media Gallery, and after such a successful exhibition last Fall, we are pleased to host a second annual Young Artist Showcase. The exhibition will feature selected work by students (ages 14-18) who have participated in the Young Artist Program at Maine Media Workshops + College.  The program offers students the opportunity to delve into photography through an intensive, creative experience, learning from world-renowned photographers and developing their own artistic voices.

Entry Fee: none

Who is eligible? Ages 14-18, still in high school and have attended a Young Artist workshop at Maine Media Workshops in 2016 or in the past.

Important dates: 

Submission period:  July 11 to August 8
Submission deadline: Monday, August 8, (by midnight)
Notification of selection: Friday, August 12

Exhibition runs: September 10 - October 29, 2016

If Selected: Upon acceptance, participants will be expected to provide a matted print to be framed by Maine Media Gallery. Further specifics and more detailed instructions on printing will be provided with notification of acceptance into the exhibition.

 

We look forward to seeing your submissions!

 

See here for a downloadable version of full submission instructions. 

 

 

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Get Involved

We are always looking for volunteers to help out in the gallery. Interested? Contact the gallery manager, Rachel McDonald at rmcdonald[@]mainemedia.edu

Volunteering is an excellent way to become involved in our creative community and to see some of Maine’s most wonderful artwork! Maine Media Gallery leans on the help of its volunteers to maintain its open hours, interact with gallery visitors, and assist in the general upkeep of the space. The help of our volunteers is incredibly important to the life of our gallery! If you are interested in volunteering please contact the gallery manager, Rachel McDonald, at rmcdonald[at]mainemedia.edu

Check out our Portland gallery! 

PhoPa Gallery (Pho)tographs + Works on (Pa)per
132 Washington Ave | Portland Maine | 04101

PhoPa Gallery is a collaboration among Maine Media Workshops + College, photographer Jon Edwards, and independent curator Bruce Brown. PhoPa exhibits (Pho)tography and works on (Pa)per, with a special focus on emerging Maine artists rarely seen in Portland. 

The gallery divides its schedule between showcasing works by MMW+C students, alumni, and faculty, and exhibits organized by Bruce Brown and Jon Edwards.

For more information,
please visit our 
website at
www.phopagallery.com

 

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Maine Media Gallery Location:
18 Central Street, Rockport, ME 04856 

Directions

The Maine Media Gallery is located at 18 Central Street, in Rockport, Maine, next to Shepherds Pie.

From the North:
Travelling South on Route One, proceed through Camden, and continue past the Hannaford Plaza. Turn left on Main Street in Rockport, just beyond Maine Sport. Proceed straight on Main Street past the police and fire station on your left to the center of Rockport village. After passing Pascal Avenue with its bridge on the right, follow curve to the left onto Central Street, past Union Hall, on your right (the first red brick building), and continue to the second large brick building on your right. The Maine Media Gallery is the far left entrance on the street level of 18 Central Street, in the Shepherd Building.

From the South:
If you are coming from the South, take Interstate 95 north into Maine. Take the South Portland Exit (I-295) and follow I-295 through Portland. Continue on I-295 to the Brunswick Route 1 Exit (Exit 28). Follow Route One through Brunswick, Bath, Woolwich, Wiscasset, Damariscotta and Waldoboro to Warren - about 45 miles, where you'll find Route 90 at a blinking yellow light. Take a left onto Route 90 and follow it 12 miles to the third set of stop lights. The Market Basket, a green barn, will be on your right. Proceed straight through the lights until you reach a "T" intersection. Turn left and proceed on Pascal Avenue toward Rockport village. After crossing the bridge at the head of the harbor, turn right onto Main Street. Follow curve to the left onto Central Street, past Union Hall, on your right (the first red brick building), and continue to the second large brick building on your right. The Maine Media Gallery is the far left entrance on the street level of 18 Central Street, in the Shepherd Building.

 

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