Illustration is an art form with an ancestral home in Maine. We have a rich legacy of attracting notable illustrators to our state such as Robert McCloskey, Dahlov Ipcar, Ashley Bryan, Barbara Cooney, Winslow Homer, Rockwell Kent, and Francis Hamabe. In fact, one could make the case that we are currently living in a Golden…

Community Draw featuring Martina Bizier Seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this costumed figure drawing program, organized by Ticonic Gallery + Studio. This month’s program features old Hollywood glam with model Martina Bizier. Martina is a radiology student at KVCC and a server at Front & Main. Community Draw offers a unique…

Join us in celebration of our Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibition on March 3 from 4 – 6pm. This year marks our 9th annual YAM exhibition and we’re thrilled to be able to expand this program by partnering with Colby’s Greene Block + Studios. Student work will be displayed at both Ticonic Gallery + Greene Block…

Serena Sanborn, a Maine master naturalist, will discuss her greatest love – the frog! She’ll share about the amazing phenomenon of Amphibian Big Night in vernal pools around Maine, while Desi DuBois will guide the watercolor creation depicting a frog in its colorful habitat. All supplies included. Please bring your lunch, as we will take…

In this fun, relaxed class students will explore the basics of wheel throwing. Instructor Yvonne Brown will demonstrate each step from centering clay to finishing techniques, and students will have time to try it themselves! Note: Students will only be exploring the process and materials. No pieces from this session will be kept or fired.…

Delve into the fascinating world of bear hibernation! Serena Sanborn, a Maine Master Naturalist, will share interesting facts about bears and their habits while Desi DuBois will guide the watercolor creation. The final work will depict a bear in its colorful habitat. All supplies included. Please bring your lunch, as there will be a half…

In this fun, relaxed class we will cover basic glazing and surface techniques on ceramics. Each student will select two glaze-ready pieces from and assortment of cups, bowls, mugs, and vases. Instructor Yvonne Brown will demonstrate a few methods of glazing that provide delightful results! Limit 10 students. $45 Note: Works will be kiln fired…

In this workshop we’ll explore gelatin printing, a low-tech, non-toxic, experimental hand printing process. Artists of all ages will work small and fast to create a collection of colorful monoprints, layering color and pattern. Come with a sense of adventure and see what unfolds! All materials will be provided. Limit 10 students. $35 To register…

Create a self-portrait that combines art and words to show your unique identity, inspired by the artist Robert Shetterly’s Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait project! In this free drop-in program, create a self-portrait with art materials provided, and then write a short narrative about an event, person, or belief that helped you become who…

Ticonic Gallery is delighted to partner with Greene Block + Studios (located at 18 Main Street) to celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM) with a spectacular, multi-site exhibition of artwork by local students in grades K-12. Featuring works in a variety of media, including painting, digital art, pottery, photography, and more. YAM is an opportunity for…