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Spring 2019 update: Teaching & Open Studio

Abbie Read, Maine Artist (Book Covers)

Hi everyone! I am writing to let you know that I will be teaching a few workshops this spring, in April, May and June. You can find details on the […]

BDN ARTICLE: Appleton artist’s ‘Library’ reaches international audience

BDN Article on Abbie Read

The Bangor Daily News just published a story on my “Library” which was hanged at the official residence of U.S. Ambassador Dana Smith in Doha, Qatar. Artist Abbie Read of […]

Where You Can See My Work This Year


I am very pleased to be part of a number of solo and group shows this year. Here is my current exhibition schedule for 2015: “Epilogues” Sculptural works, with Jessica […]

Abbie Read’s “Library” to be Installed in Qatar


Abbie Read’s “Library” to be Installed in Qatar Appleton artist Abbie Read has been invited to participate in an exhibition featuring Maine artists to be installed in the U.S. ambassador’s […]

So excited: One of the 28 artists chosen for the Portland Museum of Art Biennal!

2013-Biennal Portland Museum of Art

Very exciting news –  my work will be included in this year’s Portland Museum of Art Biennial! I was contacted in early March with the news and have in the […]

“Pollination: Evolving Miracles” Exhibition at Atrium Art Gallery Features Abbie Read

The Atrium Art Gallery at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn campus is presenting the exhibition “Pollination: Evolving Miracles,” now through June 7. Paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, poetry, and video by 29 artists […]

Maine Art Scene Magazine selects Abbie Read as one of 5 featured artists for 2013!

Maine Art Scene Selects Abbie Reads

I am thrilled to announce that Maine Art Scene Magazine (view magazine) selected artists for its fourth annual online artist exhibit and I’m one of the 5 featured! 84 artists […]