Artfellows Cooperative Gallery,
est. 1980 - 1997
Collection size: 3.3 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Mission statement; financial records; membership lists; member resumes; minutes of meetings; grant applications; photographs; a t-shirt; videotape and correspondence regarding 1991 mural project; visitor registers (16 v.); scrapbooks (3 v.), printed material; and miscellanous.
Among the members were Lois Anne, Janice Anthony, Biff Atlas, Patricia Bateman, Ellen Berry, Perry Breiger, Greg Brenden, Rudy Burckhardt, Susan Camp, Karen Carlson, Lucy Carver, Lois Dodd, Gretchen Ebbesson, Bonnie Farmer, A.J. Finley, Randy Fein, Maggie Foskett, Jane Gilbert, Nancy Glassman, Cynthia Hyde, Yvonne Jacquette, Janice Kasper, Wendy Kochenthal, Tony Kulik, Janet Lagasse, Frederick Lynch, Abbott Meader, Nell Moore, Marge Norman, Richard Norton, Oliver Nuse, Martha Oakway, Stephen Pace, Abbott Pattison, Dee Peppe, Katherine Porter, Philip Prince, Dennis Pinnette, Meghan Pinnette, Alison Rector, Richard Remsen, Kristin Rice, Wilma Rifkin, Kristin Robinson, Abby Shahn, Sandra Strahan, Marjorie Strause, Dana Strout, Joseph Query, Deborah Vendetti, Cheri Walton and others.
Biographical/Historical Note: Cooperative artists' gallery; Belfast, Me. Est. 1980. Closed 1997. Founded with twenty members, at 16 Main Street, growing to over thirty members and showing many guest artists within a few years.
Donated in 1999 by Artfellows Cooperative Gallery via Janice Kasper, in 2000 by Artfellows Cooperative Gallery via Mr. Dana Strout, former president, and in 2004 by Artfellows Cooperative Gallery via Stew Henderson, founder.