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Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery

Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery

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  • Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery

    Joy of Art 2022

    15 Jan 2022 – 12 Feb 2022

    The annual Joy of Art exhibit, inaugurated in 2008, features two-dimensional and three-dimensional work by current Maine artists, both amateur and professional, aged 16 or older. Awards are made in several categories. Please be sure to visit https://friendstopshamlibrary.org/programs/joy-of-art/ and cast your vote for the People's Choice Award. This signature event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Topsham Public Library and the Library’s Board of Trustees.

  • Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery

    Ethereal Flight

    10 Dec 2021 – 06 Jan 2022

    In my most recent body of work, Ethereal Flight, I examine the ever-changing relationship between myself, my sisters, and my partner’s family as we migrate, converge, and grow. For the past ten years, I’ve been photographing my three younger sisters. In the past three, I’ve begun to include my partner Nam’s two siblings in this collaborative image-making. Together, we negotiate our divergent families, learn to understand them, and see them through each other’s eyes. While there is love and understanding-there is still tension present in these images, between the past, and as we navigate our relationship and reconcile with each other’s differences. Through my photographs, I examine the ways the seven of us fit into our family’s existing cultures and the ones we have created. Through both staged and documentary photographs I begin to tell the story I’ve witnessed over the past few years as well as the history that lies behind it. With strong roots in both Vietnamese and American culture, these images are a collaborative effort on our part to give visibility to the way people and cultures cross, embroidering and enhancing both in the process.

  • Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery

    2021 MSAD75 Student Art Exhibit

    05 Jun 2021 – 02 Jul 2021

    This exhibit features 65 works of art from student artists across our community, kindergarten through twelfth grades, and reflects the hard work of our talented art teachers.

  • Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery

    2021 Joy of the Lens

    03 Apr 2021 – 08 May 2021

    The annual Joy of the Lens exhibit, inaugurated in 2009, features original photographs by current Maine residents, both amateur and professional, aged 16 or older. The three entry categories are: Color, Black & White, and a special “Challenge” posed by the previous year’s winner of the Peoples’ Choice Award. Awards are made in all three categories with an additional Peoples’ Choice Award announced at the close of the exhibit. This signature event is co-sponsored by the Trustees and the Friends of the Topsham Public Library. Please start your visit by viewing the statement on the wall on the right. This includes instructions for placing your People's Choice Award vote. Enjoy!

  • Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery

    Joy of Art 2021

    16 Jan 2021 – 13 Feb 2021

    Now in its 13th year, the annual Joy of Art exhibit, inaugurated in 2008, features two-dimensional and three-dimensional work by current Maine artists, both amateur and professional, aged 16 or older. This signature event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Topsham Public Library and the Library’s Board of Trustees.

    latest works

    • Jon Coffin

      Diamond in the Calm
      36 x 36 inch (h x w)
      oil on canvas
      USD 1500
    • Diana Washburn

      A Stiff Breeze
      18 x 18 inch (h x w)
      pastel
      USD 275
    • Diana Washburn

      Rocky Coast Sunrise
      19 x 16 inch (h x w)
      pastel
      USD 375
    • Linda Wolcott

      Artichoke
      9.5 x 7.5 inch (h x w)
      Graphite
    • Judie Freer

      Sunset at the Edge of the Forest
      10 x 8 inch (h x w)
      soft pastel
      USD 185
    • Judie Freer

      Flowers on the Edge of the Marsh
      8 x 10 inch (h x w)
      soft pastel
      USD 185
    • Cali Montes

      Mi Mundo Entero
      8 x 10 inch (h x w)
      digital art painting
      USD 360
    • Anne Schutz

      Notes of Neon
      11 x 14 inch (h x w)
      Acrylic on canvas
      USD 300
    • Anne Schutz

      Coral Heat
      20 x 16 inch (h x w)
      Acrylic on canvas
      USD 350
    • Douglas Kanes

      Smoke & Flames
      11 x 11 inch (h x w)
      Gourd, acrylic paint, wooden sticks
      USD 500
    • Douglas Kanes

      Flattop Gourd
      10 x 7 inch (h x w)
      gourd, acrylic paint, wooden sticks
      USD 500
    • Rebecca Jauch

      100 Years of Maine Average Temps
      10 x 12 inch (h x w)
      DMC Floss on 14 Count Aida Cloth
    • Jessica Czarnecki

      Away From Here
      5 x 5 inch (h x w)
      Master’s Touch Fine Art Studio acrylic paints
      USD 75
    • Jessica Czarnecki

      A Protected Home
      10 x 10 inch (h x w)
      I tend to utilize my acrylic paints in almost a watercolor style. I also used Posca paint pens for very small details. On canvas.
      USD 250
    • Mya Sol

      Maine Deer
      14.5 x 12.5 inch (h x w)
      cherry woodcut, rice paper
      USD 250
    • Mya Sol

      Maine Cardinal
      15.5 x 12.5 inch (h x w)
      pastel
      USD 250
    • Kevin Mizner

      Abi
      20 x 20 inch (h x w)
      oil on canvas
    • Jon Coffin

      Secret Pond
      12 x 24 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
      USD 650
    • Natasha Kempers-Cullen

      Life
      18 x 18 inch (h x w)
      textile paints and dyes on cotton fabrics, acrylic paints, inks, oil sticks . Brush, stamp, and screen printing, drawing, brush work
      USD 600
    • Natasha Kempers-Cullen

      Gratitude
      16 x 18 inch (h x w)
      textile paints and dyes on cotton fabrics, acrylic paints, inks, oil sticks . Brush, stamp, and screen printing, drawing, brush work
      USD 600