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IN SEARCH OF

Call For Artists and Yarn + Fiber Donations

12th Annual Arts at the School house and Yarn Sale
1426 State Route 32 Round Pond ME 04564
Saturday, July 15th Art Fair & Yarn Sale 10am-3pm,
Sunday July 16th 10am- 12pm Yarn Sale only

Round Pond Schoolhouse Association is hosting their 12th Annual Arts at the School house art fair and yarn sale and are looking for local artists and crafters as well as yarn and fiber donations. The fair is open to artists of all mediums that live and practice their work on the Pemaquid Peninsula including Damariscotta, Newcastle, and Waldoboro. The application fee is $40 with all proceeds going toward supporting the school house’s efforts to obtain a new weather vane. There are no commissions on sales. Deadline to apply is June 1. If you have yarn or fabric to donate for the event please contact Carol at (215)593 7971 for drop off times and locations.

In addition to 20+ vendors there will also be raffles supporting the RPSA with chances to win prizes from lots of local businesses. RPSA is a 501c3 (nonprofit) organization whose purpose is to restore and maintain the1885 Washington School in Round Pond.

www.roundpondschoolhouse.org

Contact:
Liz Martone
529-0032
roundpondschoolhouse@gmail.com
Round Pond,ME

4/7/2023

IN SEARCH OF

Pro Panels

In search of art display Pro Panels.

Contact:
Stuart Loten
LotenArtLighting@Gmail.Com
Belfast Area

1/23/2023

FOR RENT

Artist Studios/ Creative Workspace

Hay Runner; a real estate, design, and construction company out of Portland, is repurposing the property into studios, workshops, and a mix of other uses. Our vision is to have this building full of creatives, and we have just one studio left! Here are the details:

2nd floor Studio
–High ceilings, wood floors, and large easterly-facing windows
–Approximately 600 Sqft
–Approximately $1,100 per month (utilities included)

Well suited for a single occupant or small group. Partitioning the space is also an option.

Other prospective tenants include a ceramics studio, plant design business, wood and metal fabricators, and personal artist studios.

The building is a former school situated on approximately 6 acres with plenty of space for parking, outdoor storage, events, and any number of other activities.

Contact:
Michael Martone
michael.martone@hayrunner.com
201-341-4030
Lyman, ME

12/21/2022

FOR SALE

Acrylic Displays

Eight acrylic tabletop displays, new in box. Selling for $10 each or two for $15. They have a white display that mounts on the top, but some of white display pieces have some branding printed on one side, which I sanded off and then used the clean side for our use.

Contact:
Peter Herrick
climbupit@gmail.com
South Portland, ME

12/8/2022

IN SEARCH OF

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Seconds & Supplies: Ellsworth Edition!

CALL FOR ARTISTS (ELLSWORTH + MID COAST):

Shop Maine Craft is seeking a few more vendors for our fan favorite event, the Seconds + Supplies Sale: Ellsworth Edition!
This is an outdoor flea market style event, with great deals on studio tools, equipment, show and retail displays, & seconds (craft items not quite right for full retail price) directly from Maine craft artists.

Examples of what you might sell at the sale:
-Materials (yarn, clay, wood, stones, beads, paper)
-General supplies (buckets, old tools, tarps, rulers)
-Specialty equipment (kiln, loom, drills, torch)
-Displays (booth, tents, weights, lights, shelves)
-Miscellaneous items (books, studio furniture)
-Discontinued or older products
-Imperfect products or “Seconds”

Where: Artsworth, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605
When: June 17, 2023  |  9am – 3pm
Cost (10 x 10 booth space): $90

This event is FREE + OPEN to the public

Contact:
Lizz Brown
Programs Manager, Shop Maine Craft
lizz@shopmainecraft.com

6/1/2023

IN SEARCH OF

Call for Applications- EMERGE Artist in Residency program at RWS

The Running With Scissors Art Studios’ ACCESS Fund is an umbrella of merit and need-based scholarship opportunities designed to support local artists in different stages of their creative careers.

The EMERGE Artist in Residency program is the ACCESS Fund’s first level of scholarship. RWS will host one to two artists per session, or up to four artists per year, working in print or clay. The application deadline for the 2023-24 residence cycle is April 30, 2023. Acceptances will be announced in early June 2023.

EMERGE Scholarship Program Details: To elevate and support new and emerging artists who are in the emerging phase of their creative careers with an art degree or commensurate experience in either printmaking or clay by providing access to the RWS studios as well as the respective department’s tools, equipment, and community. By our definition emerging artists have not had a solo show or exhibition at an established gallery, museum or otherwise, and demonstrates dedication to their craft.


The program offers two sessions each year
:
– Session 1 starts September 1, 2023 and concludes January 31, 2024.
– Session 2 starts March 1, 2024 and concludes July 31, 2024.

EMERGE APPLICATION FORM

Contact:
Kate Anker
207-376-5536
Kate@Rwsartstudios.Com
Portland, ME

3/16/2023

FOR SALE

Large Quantity of Shrink wrap & Hot Melt Cutting Machine

Large quantity of shrinkwrap & hot melt cutting machine, included:

  • 1 very large roll of shrink wrap, 21.5 inches tall (folded in half). 45 total inches wide —  approx 12 inch diameter roll
  • 1 medium roll of shrink wrap — approx. 24.5 inches wide –approx 6 inch diameter roll
  • KW triO shrink wrap hot melt cutter — cuts and seals shrink wrap — (cut wrap to the size you want then shrink to tightly fit object by using hair dryer or iron)
Used once or twice then decided not to offer large matted designs unframed

The asking price is $75.00.





Contact:
Chong & Judi Lim
judichong@gmail.com
Scarborough, ME

2/6/2023

Available for

e-commerce + web design

Offering e-commerce web design and development services for established makers looking to scale their e-commerce business without technological overwhelm. Shopify and WordPress. Now also available for 1 day intensives that can help get your website updates done fast and without frustrations.

Contact:
Anca Gooje
hello@ancagooje.com
Scarborough, ME
207-200-0755

11/19/21

IN SEARCH OF

Abstracta Display Cases for Jewelry

I’m looking for used Abstracta display cases similar to the image shown. I don’t need glass, but will take it if you have it.


Contact:
Maureen Farr
farr.maureen@gmail.com
207-460-2329
Deer Isle, ME

3/13/2023

FOR SALE

48” 12H AVL Rug Loom

48” 12H AVL Rug Loom. Very good for weaving anything from heavy rugs to lightweight fabrics. Air powered. More info and photos here- https://jnbjones.wixsite.com/website. Asking price is 13,000.00


Contact:
Janice Jones
jnbjones@gmail.com
Bradford, ME

2/27/2023

FOR SALE

LED Booth Lights

Three LED clip-on booth lights, white, with 12V transformers and a 6-outlet power strip.  Lights are 4″ wide with 18″ long arms. $130.

Contact:
Chris Becksvoort
49woodtech @gmail.com
207-926-4608

10/5/22

FOR SALE

Complete Silversmithing Workshop

For sale: an entire silversmithing studio. Machines and tools are in very good condition with owner’s manuals.

Soldering Station Tools: $350 includes the following

  • Rotating Annealing Pan 12” diameter with pumice, Tripod with Mesh Screen, three Clamps and Tweezers.
  • Clamp holder, Three Magnesia Soldering Blocks, Metal Bench Blocks 4x6x1 and 3x3x1
  • Acetylene Tank 40 Cubic Ft. with Gauge, Hose and Nozzle, plus three additional Smith brand Nozzles
  • 2 Anvils, Two Bench Clamps, Soldering Pics, Copper Tongs and Reverse Grip Tweezers

Soldering Station Bench, Base Cabinet and Range Exhaust Hood $150

  • Bench with Fireproof side walls and center pull-out drawer. Dimensions: 44” W x 25”D x 30”H
  • Additional 25” W top with Base Cabinet 15” W, small drawer and 2 file drawers
  • Nautilus brand Range Hood Model NV-L , Dimensions 30”W x 17.5”D x 6 “H

Power Tools and Machines: $375.00 includes the following

  • Dremel Multi Pro Deluxe Drill Press Stand Model 212 Type II (For use with Dremel Tool Models 275, 285 & 395
  • Dremel Multi Pro Model 275 with Shaft 225, Foot Pedal Model 221 Type 2 Variable Speed Control, Stand and attachments
  • Dremel 400 XPR Flex Shaft 5,000 – 35,000 RPM
  • Dremel XRP Multi-Saw (MS400) *for use with 400 Series XPR plus two packages of assorted blades
  • Handy mini-router attachment for Moto-Tool. Made of steel and tough polymer material.
  • Craftsman Rotary Tool Model 572.610830 Single Speed, 35,000 RPM
  • Skill iXo2 Palm size screwdriver with assorted bits

Assorted Hand Tools: $275 includes the following

  • Dapping Set, 30 pieces in custom wood case 22.75” x 10” x 6”
  • Two corded Etchers with assorted nibs
  • Beadalon Knotter Tool
  • 10 assorted Texturizing Hammers
  • 3 Cutting Saws with assorted blades
  • Oval Ring Sizers
  • Round Ring Sizers
  • Bracelet Sizer and Hammer

Assorted Pliers, Snippers, and Cutters: $3 – $5 each

  • Needle Nose Pliers $4 each
  • Memory Wire Snippers $4 each
  • Crimping tools $4 each
  • Heavy Duty Flat Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutters, $5 each
  • Flush Cutting Tools $5 each

Items Priced Individually:

  • Foredom/Flex Machine with polishing, grinding wheels and attachments, $150.00
  • Arbe Pro Series Polishing Machine with buffing Wheels and Waxes for polishing, $500.00
  • Paragon Kiln with tools, accessories and work gloves $300
  • Grobet Rotary Tumbler and 2 lb. bag of shot, $75.00
  • Rolling Mill with three rollers, $140

Sturdy Cabinets and Workbenches available: reasonable offers considered

  • Bead organizer wall
  • Rolling table with stainless steel top, drawer and two shelves, Dimensions 19.5” D x 27.5” W x 34” H
  • 36” W Base Cabinet with 2 doors
  • 36” W Base Cabinet with top drawer and 2 doors
  • 18” W Base Cabinet with top drawer and 2 file drawers
  • Work Bench with built in power strip and lower shelf, 29” D x 72” W x 37.5”H

Contact:
Mary Gallant
207-400-5896
Mary@helpinghandmoves.com
Standish, ME

8/25/22

 

Frequently asked questions:

Can I place an ad to sell used studio / workshop equipment or craft supplies?
YES!

I’m seeking or hiring for a craft related job. Can I place an ad here?
YES!

Are home + studio rental and sales listings okay?
YES! But, they need to have a link to Maine craft such as: the owner is a MCA member, the property is a studio rental/sale, the property is uniquely suited to artists and in Maine. We don’t want to list general real estate sales and rentals.

I would like to advertise my work and website. Can I place an ad here?
NO, not here, but that can be listed in your member profile OR you might consider our Co-Op Advertising opportunities.

I’m looking to hire someone to create an e-commerce website for my business. Can I place an ad here?
YES!

I offer a professional service that applies to craft artists (web design, bookkeeping, marketing)
YES!

Can I post advertisements for public events?
NO, not here, but you can submit calls for artists/ participants for the event.

Can non-MCA members list ads in Craft Classifieds?
YES! As long as the listing is Maine craft related and fits into the types of listing we are sharing. As with all listings, if we determine it doesn’t fit in we will let you know. & we always welcome new members – please consider joining! Click here for more info.

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