UPCOMING ARTWALK

NEXT EVENT: SEPTEMBER 17, 5:30-7:30PM

Thanks to Wizardly Media for the coverage of 2021’s ArtWalk events!

DAY: The Third Friday of the month! Or, Fird Friday, if you must have alliteration.

TIME 5:30PM-7:30PM:* Plenty of time to hit the restaurants and bars after art walking with plenty of time to get in dinner. Many downtown restaurants are open with outdoor seating and takeout options. There is a list of food and beverage locations marked on the ArtWalk Google Map. For August, ArtWalk will extend from 5-8PM.

FOOD & BEVERAGE: We have a limited listing of the vibrant food and beverage spots in Downtown Biddeford on our ArtWalk Map. Heart of Biddeford’s places directory is the perfect place to find a bite to eat or a drink before or after ArtWalk festivities.

2021 DATES: June 18, July 16, August 20* (Fringe Fest!), September 17.

COVID-19: We are asking all ArtWalk participants to adhere to participating venue protocols when visiting. Some venues require masks when indoors no matter your vaccination status.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS & VENUES

COLLECTIVE MOTION ARTS: WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK Performances in Shevenell Park

COMMON ROOTS STUDIO @ WASHINGTON STREET: INSTAGRAM Artist collective featuring work by local artist as well as handmade goods.

ARTISTS ALONG WASHINGTON STREET:
Kaleigh Brann Studio – Photographs, books, stickers
Deerborn Art
Alex Groblewski – Functional handmade pottery
The Melting Point Studio | Kerin OKeefe – Ice dyed, 100% thrifted clothing, linens, etc.
Elizabeth Felt – Painting, drawing, mixed media
Christopher Gauthier – Photographs
Michael Sciaba – Handthrown pottery
Kirste Simmons – Fluid Art Abstract Originals
Paige Speight Art – Paintings
March Emil Steiger – Prints, apparel, other odds and ends
Kyle Binette – Acrylic paintings on canvas

NIBBLESFORD @ 5 WASHINGTON: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | WEBSITE Check out Biddeford’s new cheese shop next door to Engine and across from Common Roots. We are excited they will be hosting an artist for their first ArtWalk!

ENGINE @ 163 MAIN STREET: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | WEBSITE Please join us for the opening of GESTALT: A Film Photography Exhibition with a special performance by: Arcuates (unplugged) from 5:30-6:30. And our friends over at Banded Brewing were kind enough to donate some of their delicious craft beer!!! You won’t want to miss this event.

PUBLIC ART: Public art continues to grow in Biddeford with new works to come this summer spearheaded by Engine. Learn more about the work you’ll find listed on our ArtWalk Map at Pizza by Alex, Lorne Wine, The Marble Block, New Mornings Natural Food Store, Elements Books Coffee Beer and more.

BIKE PART ART @ SHEVENELL PARK: WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK “Hands on” inter-generational art making and bike part art.

CONNOLLY WOODCRAFT @ SHEVENELL PARK: INSTAGRAM | ETSY Woodworker and craftsperson making thing in the great state of Maine.

CLIMATE EMERGENCY @ SHEVENELL PARK

BIDDEFORD MILLS MUSEUM @ 2 MAIN STREET: FACEBOOK | WEBSITE David Bishop has been a photographer for 50 plus years and has been involved with the Biddeford Mills Museum for the past 8 years. A small presentation of his mill photos will be displayed at the museum for the ArtWalk. Here is a link to David Bishop’s website.

BANDED BREWING @ 32 MAIN ST., BLDG. 13-W: INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | WEBSITE

HILLS & TRAILS @ 140 MAIN STREET: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | WEBSITE will be hosting local artist Christina Pakus Art who has a studio in the mill district in Biddeford.

FLOURISH-ARTS AS SACRED HEALING @ 140 MAIN STREET: FACEBOOK John Bryson , Reiki Master, Reflexologist, Actor, Producer, Director, Singer and events manager at Flourish has now added Painting to his long list of accomplishments. His recent acrylic paintings explore the various forms of which energy manifests with linear brushstrokes full of movement and vibrant color.

SUGER @ 17 ALFRED STREET & SUGER BOLE @ 5 WASHINGTON STREET #3: WEB ANGELROX, SUGER | FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM: @angelrox.purejoy @suger.maine @sugerbole @roxisuger sustainable plant based convertible fashion designs and versatile accessories.

GYPSY SOIL BOUTIQUE @ 20 ALFRED STREET: INSTAGRAM | WEBSITE Curated plant and lifestyle boutique.

GLOSS HAIR PARLOR @ 148 MAIN STREET: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM Showing work by artist Robin Towle.

WOOVEN @ 160 MAIN STREET: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM Shibori textile display.

FDG LAW @ 215 MAIN STREET: WEBSITE Showing work by photographer Mimi Bean.


For more information on the Biddeford ArtWalk, contact coordinator ENGINE at either director@feedtheengine.org or 207-494-7125.