Evangelists of the Obvious

Evangelists of the Obvious June 4 – July 16 Engine’s gallery at 163 Main Street Opening Reception: Saturday June 4, 4:00-6:30PM Evangelists of the Obvious features three artists whose work aims to elevate objects and ideas that have been drained of all emotion and lost their profundity through over-use and collective

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RUMPUS 2022

All ages. All skill levels. All are welcome! RUMPUS, meaning a noisy disturbance, commotion, hubbub, uproar, or fracas, is Engine’s annual non-juried event, back for its 8th year after a two year hiatus. Featuring 150 artworks by artists of all ages, all skill levels. All are welcome! Newly formed Hydra

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Climate [In] Action

Climate [In] Action January 20 – March 8 2022 Opening and Interactive Workshop: Saturday February 19, 3-5PM* Extended through March 8! Jill Pelto is an artist and scientist whose work focuses on communicating human-environment connections. By incorporating scientific research and data into watercolor paintings, she weaves visual narratives that reveal

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bobby T farrell

GALLERY 2 EXHIBITION Bobby T Farrell: Solo exhibition December 3 – January 14 Opening Reception: Friday December 3, 5:00-9:00PM Engine is thrilled to open a second gallery space, Gallery 2, on the second floor of our current facility at 163 Main Street. This intimate space on our second floor invites

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In the Dirt

In the Dirt December 3 2021 – January 14 2022 a duet Engine Main Gallery, 163 Main Street Opening Reception December 3, 5:00 – 9:00PM In the Dirt is an exploration of the human desire to preserve. At the start of a summer-long trip out West, Maine based artists Danny Gugger

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A view of a gallery installation

Engine Studios Group Show

Engine Studios Group Show June 18 – July 31, 2021 163 Main Street, Biddeford, ME Join us for an exhibition of current work by artists and makers that work out of Engines 18 affordable workspaces at 163 Main Street. Thanks to support from the Onion Foundation, this exhibition is mounted

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GESTALT

GESTALT September 7 – October 21 Engine Gallery, 163 Main Street Opening Reception: September ArtWalk, Friday 9/17 5:30-7:30PM Join us for the Opening Reception for GESTALT, a film photography exhibition, during September’s ArtWalk, Friday September 17th from 5:30-7:30PM. Free and open to the public. Special performance by: Arcuates (unplugged) from

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Plant one on me!

This Thursday, August 5th from 2-5pm Subcircle artists in residence, Jean Brennan and Rachel Zollinger, will host an open house at Engine to mark the opening of their Plant One On Me exhibition. The artists invite you to come by, see your zine on display, and chat with them about the project as

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Looking out, looking in: an introspective

The Alice Gauvin Gallery is pleased to present its first exhibition, “Looking out, looking in: an introspective” in collaboration with Engine. This pop-up exhibition, held in Engine’s first floor galleries, will feature recent work by eleven artists. It showcases a range of media, including painting, drawings, collage and sculpture, created

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Witness: Works by Stephen Burt

Engine’s first full virtual exhibition of 2021 features work by artist Stephen Burt. The exhibition will run through May 15 online only. Stephen Burt (American, b. 1962) is a painter and printmaker living and working in Portland, Maine. Born in Deland, Florida in 1962, Stephen Burt has traveled extensively and

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