Call for Artwork: Reflections on Water

  • August 17, 2020

Call for Art: Reflections on Water.

Upcoming virtual online show through Maine Farmland Trust Gallery. With evocative multi-media, this exhibit explores the relationships that exist between humans, the earth, and this precious resource, and considers current issues regarding water as an essential component of agriculture and our ecosystem.

Potential ideas for topics: water in farming and agriculture, such as irrigation, livestock drinking, condensation/dew/rain on plants and crops; current issues/solutions of run-off and water control in ecology/farming; water wheels; interpretations of the deep connection of water to life.

Show timeline: Deadline extended!

Sunday August 30, 2020: deadline to submit up to 5 images for consideration. In jpg format, labeled with "Artist_title_medium_dimensions_price.jpg". Send attached images, or any questions or concerns, to gallery coordinator Karen Giles: 

  • Monday Sep 7 Artists notified 
  • Tuesday, October 13 Show opens
  • Friday, October 23rd: Virtual Artist Talks online 
  • Friday January 8th, 20201 Show closes

 Our gallery celebrates agricutlure though art, capturing the vibrancy of Maine's farms and farmers, their intitmate relationship to the earth, the crops they grow and animals they tend. Founded in 2008, the MFT Gallery is a "gallery with a mission." It has attracted artist from all over Maine and beyond, artists who share a love for our rural heritage and are committed to the earth's well-being. We hope that through this gallery, more people will come to understand the promise of farming, and as a result, lend fervent support to our efforts to secure Maine's agricutlural future. 

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Karen Giles

97 Main Street
Belfast  ME  04915