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June 19th, 2015

Solo Show at Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland

On view June 29 - August 1

Opening Reception: Thursday July 2, 5:00 - 7:30 pm

I will be there for the opening reception as well as the following evening for Portland's First Friday on July 3rd. Please come by!

April 28th, 2015

Portland Museum of Art Biennial 2015

PORTLAND PRESS HERALD By Bob Keyes, Staff Writer

"Portland Museum of Art turns to new participants for biennial exhibit

Alison Ferris had two goals when she chose artists for the Portland Museum of Art biennial: She wanted to include artists who had never participated, and she wanted the work to represent a variety of media.

In the end, she chose 32 artists with connections to Maine, of whom only three have shown in the every-other-year survey of contemporary art. And for the first time, the biennial will include Maine Indian basketmakers..."

READ MORE HERE

April 6th, 2015

Georges River Land Trust Artist-In-Residence

"Georges River Artist-in-Residence is Announced for 2015

The Georges River Land Trust and the K2 Family Foundation are pleased to introduce their 2015 Artist-in-Residence, George Mason of Damariscotta Mills. Mason is the third artist-in-residence of this partnership that offers professional visual artists, performing artists, and writers the opportunity to pursue their artistic disciplines while being inspired by the Georges River watershed’s extraordinary landscapes....

...As part of the residency, Mason will showcase his art and interact with the community in the beautiful landscapes of the Georges River watershed during the next year. Among events planned, Mason will create on-site installations in the watershed for each of the four seasons to observe the season’s transformative influence and the artwork’s response to that influence..."

See the full article HERE

March 22nd, 2015

Portland Press Herald on The Kismet Foundation

Bob Keyes with the Portland Press Herald wrote up a delightful article on The Kismet Foundation and my residency there this March. See the full article HERE

George Mason, artist in residence at Kismet Foundation, gives class in encaustic painting to artists. Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer

 Photo: Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer, The Portland Press Herald

 

 

 

March 21st, 2015

NCECA Panel Discussion: Challenging the Cabin Mentality

Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts will host an NCECA panel discussion this Friday.  I will be moderating the dicussion alongside a talented panel group. If you are in Providence for the conference please join in.

Friday morning, March 27, 9:00am -10:30am
Ballrooms B/C

Challenging the Cabin Mentality
By George Mason [m], Sequoia Miller, Jill Oberman, Sean O'Connell

As more "time and space" opportunities become available, it seems important to ask why? Are residencies just lines on a resume or is there something about walking through a new door that is essential to the creative process? Are residencies "livelier experiments" when we are more intentional about their design?

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