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Tuesday Talks

Join us for one of our 2024 Tuesday Talks, conversations with fascinating artists, curators and others who provide further insight into our exhibitions, the historical Ogunquit art communities, and more. Talks will be held in person, from 5-7pm, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday Talks are free with admission, and always free for members. Click here to join as a member.


Details of speakers coming soon!

May 14 – Emilie Stark-Menneg, Sascha Braunig, and James Parker Foley.

A panel on the figure in Contemporary Maine Painting with Emilie Stark-Menneg, Sascha Braunig, and James Parker Foley moderated by Devon Zimmerman, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Emilie Stark-Menneg is a Maine-based artist. She received her MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Art and Design in 2019 and her BFA in combined media from Cornell University in 2007. Her show, “Thread of Her Scent” is currently on view at the Farnsworth Museum of Art through September 22nd 2024. Her recent show, “Supernatural,” at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art was a multi-media installation, which included works from their collection. Her work belongs in the collections of the Farnsworth Museum of Art and the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

James Parker Foley (b. 1993, he/him) earned his BA in Environmental Humanities at Sterling College in Vermont in 2015 and his MFA at Maine College of Art in 2020. James has exhibited at Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, New System Exhibitions, Katzman Contemporary Projects, Northern Daughters, and Spring/Break Art Fair, among others, and is currently represented by Sarah Bouchard Gallery in Woolwich, Maine. He has completed residencies on Monhegan Island (2021) at Jx Farms (2022) and Monson Arts (2023). He is based in Portland, Maine.
Sascha Braunig (b. Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada, 1983) lives and works in Portland, Maine. She holds a BFA from The Cooper Union and an MFA in painting from Yale University. Braunig was in residence at the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program in 2016 – 2017, at Macdowell in 2023 and 2013, and was the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation award in 2016. In 2023, the second catalogue of her work was published jointly by Oakville Galleries and Triangle Books on the occasion of the exhibition Lay Figure.

June 11 – Tessa Greene O’Brien, Kate Bickmore and Leon Benn.

A panel on the nature in Contemporary Maine Painting with Tessa Greene O’Brien Kate Bickmore, and Leon Benn, moderated by Devon Zimmerman, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.

 

July 9 – Anthony Cudahy.

Anthony Cudahy in conversation with Devon Zimmerman, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art in conjunction with the exhibition Anthony Cudahy: Spinneret.

 

August 13 – Scott Bane.

Author and historian Scott Bane on the work and lives of Russell Cheney and F.O. Matthiessen in conjunction with the exhibition Domestic Modernism.

 

September 10 – Devon Zimmerman.

Devon Zimmerman, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art on Lee Krasner: Geometries of Expression

 

October 8 – Sarah Humphreville.

Sarah Humphreville, Lunder Curator of American Art at the Colby College Museum of Art on women and abstraction at mid-century in the United States.


Enjoy our past Tuesday Talks, featuring discussions with artists and scholars about art, Ogunquit, and more, on our YouTube channel.

 

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