WATERVILLE — The 26th annual Maine Open Juried Art Show, set for March 20 through April 22 at the Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm St., is accepting registrations. The show is co-presented by Waterville Area Art Society, Waterville Main Street and Waterville Public Library.

Registration cost $30 before Feb. 26, or $50 after Feb. 26. Information and registration forms are available online at http://watervillemainstreet.org or by calling 680-2055.

Hours will be 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

This event is sponsored in part by Colby College Museum of Art, FrameMakers and Maine State Credit Union.


• Waterville native Bruce Hutchison received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design in 1980. After graduation, he returned to Maine and settled in the Portland area where he has been a freelance illustrator for 35 years. Some of his clients include AT&T, Busch Gardens, Doubleday, GQ, L.L. Bean, National Geographic, NBC, Timex, Williams Sonoma, and Wired.

• Andrew Gelfand is the Anne Lunder Leland Curatorial Fellow at the Colby Museum of Art, where he co-curated the exhibit Robert Adams: Turning Back, on view through June 5. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College in the History of Art and Architecture and has previously worked at the Harvard Art Museums and the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco; and

• Kimberly Bentley is an artist who works with ceramic, metal, fabric, found objects and beeswax. She teaches drawing as an Adjunct Professor of Art at York County Community College. She has also been working for museums as an arts educator since 2011, including Colby College. She received her MFA in 2005 from Vermont College of Fine Art. She shows her work at the Stable Gallery in Damariscotta, and has several community sculptures throughout Maine, including Waterville.

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