PhoPa Galleries, although relatively new on the scene, is a top destination for works by emerging Maine artists and the collaborative effort of Jon Edwards, Bruce Brown and Maine Media Workshops + College. The gallery is dedicated exclusively to the presentation of photographic and paper-based arts and since opening in 2013 has developed a reputation for showcasing works that are rarely seen anywhere else in Portland. Its collaborative background culminates in an array of exhibitions featuring students, alumni and faculty of Maine Media Workshops + College and invited artists. PhoPa continually presents engaging exhibitions of striking photographs by artists such as John Goodman and Melonie Bennett. Their sometimes wacky exhibition schedule of emerging artists is also effectively punctuated by shows of master artists and printers such as Tim Higbee. PhoPa participates in the Portland First Friday Art Walk and exhibitions are often accompanied by vibrant opening receptions and artist talks.
PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Avenue, Portland, ME, USA, +1 207 517 0200