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The Maine Arts Commission is proud to present an exhibition of work on loan from Spindleworks and SpinOff Studio. The work, created by Maine artists, will be on display throughout the summer.

Spindleworks, established in 1978, is a nonprofit art center for adults with disabilities and a program of Independence Association of Brunswick, whose mission is to help children and adults with disabilities achieve full and inclusive lives in their chosen community. Spindleworks is the creative home for over 40 artists who work in a variety of mediums, including painting and drawing, ceramics and sculpture, weaving and other textile arts. In addition, some artists write poetry and stories, and express themselves through performance. Their work has been exhibited widely, and they are well known and respected members of Maine’s artistic community. SpinOff Studio, located in Gardiner is a new branch of the program. Established in 2011, SpinOff is home to fifteen artists who have become part of the art scene in the Kennebec Valley Region.

Artists attending each program receive supplies, studio space, and guidance as needed. Their work is exhibited in the Whatnot Gallery and Store at Spindleworks and SpinOff, as well as in shows both locally and nationally. The artists receive 75 percent of the sale price of their work, with 25 percent returning to the program to purchase supplies.

The Spindleworks gallery and store are open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The artists are on site Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and Friday until 1:00 p.m. They enjoy visitors and love to give tours and talk about their work. For more information, please visit: www.spindleworks.org. SpinOff Studio is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and artists are on site 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. For more information, please visit: www.spinoffstudio.org.

A Celebration of Macy's

Kevin Babine
Spindleworks

Apples

Nancy Bassett
Spindleworks

Mesoamerica

Nancy Bassett
Spindleworks

portrait

Diane Black
Spindleworks

Livingroom

Diane Black
Spindleworks

Staircase

Justin Boisvert
SpinOff Studio

Snake Lady

Kendra Borque
SpinOff Studio

Kitties

Margaret Bowie
Spindleworks

Tree

Caroline Boylston
Spindleworks

Flowers

Caroline Boylston
Spindleworks

trees

Caroline Boylston
Spindleworks

Circles

Caroline Boylston
Spindleworks

Zoomorphism

Ryan Briley
SpinOff Studios

Spring Flowers

Susanna Bryant
SpinOff Studio

Donkey

Melissa Capuano
Spindleworks

Rainbow Flower

Kim Christinsen
SpinOff Studio

Self Portrait

Amanda Chubbuck
SpinOff Studio

Me!

James Davis
SpinOff Studio

Motorcycle

James Davis
SpinOff Studio

Yellow Bird

Sheri Davis
SpinOff Studio

Superheroes

Sam Eberhart
Spindleworks

Batman

Sam Eberhart
Spindleworks

untitled

Donald Freeman
Spindleworks

Human

Mitch Pfeifle
Spindleworks

abstract

Danielle Philippon
Spindleworks

Self Portrait

Abigail Ranger
SpinOff Studio

Colors

Terri Snape
Spindleworks

Animals

Terri Snape
Spindleworks

purple animals

Carol Travis
Spindleworks

Mother, Father, Carol

Carol Travis
Spindleworks
 

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