WINNING ARTIST & CASTING CALL ANNOUNCED

Winning artist and casting call announced for Biddeford’s 265 Main Street $10K Art Commission Pictured comps, top to bottom, Townes George, Andy Rosen, and Russel Whitten. Artist Jessica Townes George, who works out of a studio in the Riverdam Millyard in Biddeford, is the winner of a privately-funded $10,000 art

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IN NATURE + GRAND OPENING DEC. 16

Grand Opening of Engine’s Exhibition Space with In Nature, featuring the work of Deborah Randall, Andy Rosen, and Stephen Burt BIDDEFORD—Engine, based in Biddeford, Maine, announces a grand opening of its exhibition space at 265 Main Street on Friday, December 16 from 5-8pm, featuring the work of Deboral Randall, Andy

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UNE STUDENT SHOW + CANSTRUCTION

On October 28, Engine opened its doors at 265 Main Street in downtown Biddeford for a one-night only “soft opening” of University of New England student work and a reception/food drive for Canstruction. Despite dust on the floor, no heat, and no handle on the front door, guests found their way

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RENYS DONATES BUILDING TO ENGINE

Local Community Invited to Contribute to the Planning Process BIDDEFORD—The Reny family, which owns and operates the Renys chain of stores across Maine, is preparing to gift its three-story building in Biddeford to the nonprofit arts organization Engine. Located at 129 Main Street in the heart of downtown Biddeford, the

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SHAW’S CORPORATE SPONSORS CANSTRUCTION

Engine is pleased to announce that Shaw’s Corporate has agreed to sponsor Canstruction’s event to be held on October 28. Canstruction is an international charitable sculpture event that raised over 2 million pounds of food in 2010. [READ MORE HERE]. In addition to offering participating teams deep discounts on cans

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$10,000 COMMISSION ANNOUNCED

A $10,000 art commission announced on historic building in Biddeford.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: PROJECT SPACE

What does a downtown community with a bunch of empty storefronts on Main Street do to call attention to these spaces that are highly visible and extremely affordable? Bring in the artists and entrepreneurs!

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PROJECT SPACE: ASHERAH CINNAMON

Project Space features work by Maine Sculptor & MECA alum Asherah Cinnamon, who will be showing a body of her work along Main Street in three vacant storefronts during the June 24 Biddeford ArtWalk.

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CANSTRUCTION COMES TO BIDDEFORD

The Maine chapter of the American Institute of Architects is teaming up with Engine, a community arts organization based in Biddeford, Maine, for CANSTRUCTION, a charitable sculpture event, using cans of food to create amazing sculptures by teams of architects, designers, engineers and students. The sculptures will be built inside

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ARTSPACE PRESENTS ARTIST LIVE/WORK PROJECTS

Artspace presents their artist live/work housing projects around the country. Can this happen here, in the mills?

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