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Artists Share Their Work at Schoodic

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Date: September 19, 2006
Contact: Kate Petrie, 207-288-1312

On Saturday, September 23, Acadia National Park Artists-in-Residence on the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus will present demonstrations of their work. Reservations are required for both programs and the cost is $8 for the day. Call Michelle Bierman at 207-288-1326 to make reservations.

From 9:30 a.m. to noon, textile artist Sarah Haskell will share her work including her community art piece, The Button Project, a 9/11 memorial, and lead a workshop in weaving with common materials. Sarah received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1976 and has completed several courses at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine. Sarah has many years experience as an instructor and has had numerous art exhibits.

Between 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., print maker David Sokol and his wife Janet Ballantyne, who specializes in book binding and making paper, will demonstrate their craft and share some of their recent works. David will highlight the print making process from drawing to plate to print. Participants will then have the opportunity to explore their own print making talents as well as making paper. David is active in community arts through the Burlington City Arts in Vermont, where he leads an Art Festival for Children’s print making. He is the co-director of the Vermont Hawaii Artist Exchange.

For more details, contact Kate Petrie.

Did You Know?

A man boards the Island Explorer bus.

Since 1999, propane-powered Island Explorer buses have carried more than two million passengers in Acadia National Park, eliminating more than 685,000 automobile trips and preventing 6,444 tons of greenhouse gases. The fare-free buses are supported by your entrance fees. More...