Born in Lebanon, Rabee Kiwan immigrated to the United States in 2002 to complete his medical training and he has lived in Portland since 2009. Rabee has been painting portraits, landscapes, and still lifes since he was a young child when his father gave him a watercolor set. Drawing inspiration from everyday life sustains his…

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Born in Lebanon, Rabee Kiwan immigrated to the United States in 2002 to complete his medical training and he has lived in Portland since 2009. Rabee has been painting portraits, landscapes, and still lifes since he was a young child when his father gave him a watercolor set. Drawing inspiration from everyday life sustains his…

Join Common Street Arts for the opening reception of our new exhibition Prints at the Scale of People from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Composed on a single sheet of paper, or through an additive approach of many small-scale prints joined together, works in the exhibition are as large or larger than the human form and their…

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Join Common Street Arts for the opening reception of our new exhibition Prints at the Scale of People from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Composed on a single sheet of paper, or through an additive approach of many small-scale prints joined together, works in the exhibition are as large or larger than the human form and their…

american babel is a model of our divided country using the plain paper shopping bag as a substitute for the everyday consuming american. each bag, almost identical, is cut with one of two lenses: circles or squares – us versus them. some have views wider than others, still, however, they are tenuously perched together, looking…

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american babel is a model of our divided country using the plain paper shopping bag as a substitute for the everyday consuming american. each bag, almost identical, is cut with one of two lenses: circles or squares – us versus them. some have views wider than others, still, however, they are tenuously perched together, looking…

common street arts is pleased to host side by side: new work by cassie jones + will sears. this exhibition will feature work by two contemporary maine artists–each with a distinct and compelling approach to color and form.  cassie jones’ work explores her interest in the natural world leaving the viewer to ponder the complexities…

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common street arts is pleased to host side by side: new work by cassie jones + will sears. this exhibition will feature work by two contemporary maine artists–each with a distinct and compelling approach to color and form.  cassie jones’ work explores her interest in the natural world leaving the viewer to ponder the complexities…

Join Common Street Arts during the month of January through February 10 for dwell, an interactive exhibition designed to foster community, conversation, and creativity.  During these wintery weeks, visit the gallery to share in 20th and 21st century board games, tea and tarot readings, art making activities, snow sculpting in Castonguay Square, piano playing, and…

Join Common Street Arts during the month of January through February 10 for dwell, an interactive exhibition designed to foster community, conversation, and creativity.  During these wintery weeks, visit the gallery to share in 20th and 21st century board games, tea and tarot readings, art making activities, snow sculpting in Castonguay Square, piano playing, and…

elizabeth louden creates decorative & functional porcelain pottery, handmade in portland, maine. stop by the holiday bazaar December 9th between 11:00am + 3:00pm to meet the artist and shop her fabulous pottery! http://loudenpottery.com/home.html