News

January 18–March 4, 2017

Solo Exhibition: Drawing with Seaweed, PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Avenue, Portland, Maine. TEL: 207.317.6127

Preview work at “phopagallery.com”.

Gallery Hours: Wed to Sat, 12 to 5pm; Opening Reception: Thu, January 19 from 5 to 7 pm; Gallery Talk: Sat, February 4 at 3 pm.

This solo exhibition will consist of 20 works on paper made with collages of seaweed specimens, textiles, photographs, and drawings. In addition the exhibition will include cyanotypes of seaweed, photogravures, digital photographs, and sculptures.

Collecting Seaweed in Scarboro: Algae specimens on arches hot press, unique collage, 14 ½" x 11".

March/April 2016

Rising Cairn commissioned and installed outdoors at a private collection in Pacific Heights, San Francisco, California

  • Rising Cairn. Edition 6/10. Welded, galvanized steel and 4,000 pounds of river rocks, 58" x 54" x 40".

Winter 2015

Feature Article in Maine Boats, Harbors and Homes by Carl Little

View article PDF: “Art Flotilla: Celeste Roberge’s Seaweed Boats Float the Imagination”.

September 2015

Walking Cairn commissioned and installed at a private collection of large outdoor sculpture in Upperville, Virginia

  • Walking Cairn. Edition 3/10. Welded, galvanized steel and 4,000 pounds of river rocks. Height: 105".

April 2015

Granite Sofa on loan to Martha Stewart’s Skylands in Maine

http://www.themarthablog.com/2015/04/a-granite-sofa-at-skylands.html

Fall 2014

Lecture: Analogous Thinking in Art & Science

Hosted by Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park at the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus.

Summer 2014

Contemporary Sculpture & Architectural Projects

The Fields at OMI, Ghent, New York.

Small Sculptures and Architectural Models. Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, Maine.

March—April 2014

Solo Exhibition: Ocean Floors

“Ocean Floors” at Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida.

View brochure PDF: Ocean Floors.

January 2014

Cyanotype Project

In collaboration with the Undergraduate Research Initiative, University of South Florida-St.Pete and Bleu Acier, Tampa, Florida.

View brochure PDF: Cyanotype.

Fall 2013

Arts/Industry Residency in the Iron Foundry

Sponsored by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Spring/Summer 2013

Maine Women Art Pioneers III

University of New England Art Gallery, Portland, Maine.

View catalogue PDF: Maine Women Art Pioneers III.

Spring 2013

Lecture: Collaboration with Nature, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

July 2011

Feature article in Maine Home + Design Magazine

A sculptor at Large. Working with the “STUFF OF THE EARTH,” This artist-teacher creates objects that amaze and provoke.

http://www.mainehomedesign.com/profiles/1562-celeste-roberge.html.

July 2010

Piles. AD Projects, Chelsea, New York, New York

  • Egyptian Stack: Collage, photos, and mica on rag paper. 15" x 11"; Mme Recamier: Transfer and monoprint. 30" x 11" on Rives BFK; Sleep: Transfer and monoprint, 30" x 11" on Rives BFK.

May—July 2010

Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine

  • Chair for Mining Copper (Cu 63.54); Chair for Mining Iron (Fe 55.847); Chair for Mining Chromium (Cr 51.996). Each H 42" x W 17 ½" x D 21 ½"; Waterjet-cut copper plate, stainless steel plate, laser-cut carbon steel plate, welded and fabricated.

April—June 2010

Mill-ennial, Saco Museum, Saco and North Dam Mill, Biddeford, Maine

  • Installed 3 floor sculptures in the North Dam Mill.
  • Ocean Floors 1: 64 photos of water and seaweed; Ocean Floors 2: 36 cast iron pans gilded gold and copper; What I Saw on the Glacier: 4 digital prints, 250 items of cut and cast glass, 12" x 144" x 72".