Spring Open House & Reception at Hole in the Wall Studioworks

Dear CAFAM members, On Saturday, June 1, 2013, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Hole in the Wall Studioworks will host a Spring Open House & Reception for Jennifer DeCristoforo’s new book, “Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts” A beautifully illustrated book by Jennifer, with templates and instruction for making traditional Chinese crafts. Jennifer will be signing booksContinue reading “Spring Open House & Reception at Hole in the Wall Studioworks”

Sargent Exhibition Opening

Dear CAFAM members, This is a reminder that tomorrow, Wednesday, the Sargent exhibition of photographs “China: Exploring the Interior, 1903-04” will formally open. It will be held in the Great Reading Room, on the seventh floor of the Glickman Library on USM’s Portland campus. At 5:30 pm, the exhibit will formally open with a receptionContinue reading “Sargent Exhibition Opening”

3 CAFAM events upcoming

Dear CAFAM members, Three exciting CAFAM events are coming up: Wednesday, May 29, Sunday, June 9, and Sunday, June 23. FIRST: Next Wednesday, May 29, the exhibition of photographs “China: Exploring the Interior, 1903-04” will formally open.  It’s in the Great Reading Room of the Glickman Library on USM’s Portland campus.  These photographs of northContinue reading “3 CAFAM events upcoming”

Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy Show

Dear CAFAM members and friends, There is a show of Chinese brush painting and calligraphy currently at Yardprom Coffee, 722 Congress (Westend). The artist is Mei Yang Selvage, who comes to the Portland area from Sichuan via Montana. She writes: “The title of this show – “Way Seeker” – reflects my intention of using artContinue reading “Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy Show”

Volunteers for photographic exhibit

Dear CAFAM members, I’m following up about volunteers to help hang the “China: Exploring the Interior” photographic exhibit at USM. We found a time that works for a couple people: Thursday, May 23 at around 4:00 pm. But we definitely could use one or two more volunteers. If this interests you and you can fitContinue reading “Volunteers for photographic exhibit”

Gallery Show at the Salt Institute

Dear CAFAM members, The upcoming gallery show of students’ work at the Salt Institute, will include work by Liz Mak. She will be presenting a photo essay and multimedia piece on the Cough family. Liz writes, “My personal project involves the Cough family — I first learned about Barbara’s great grandfather, who was the firstContinue reading “Gallery Show at the Salt Institute”

Correction to Sargent photograph exhibit notice

Dear CAFAM members, Regarding the installation of the Sargent photograph exhibit, our notice did not include the full email address (our message program is tricky that way). If you’d like to volunteer to help hand the pictures on either May 20 or May 21, contact me at dietrich@maine.rr.com. If what you’re seeing here is stillContinue reading “Correction to Sargent photograph exhibit notice”

Gallery Show at the Salt Institute

Dear CAFAM members, The upcoming gallery show of students’ work at the Salt Institute, will include work by Liz Mak. She will be presenting a photo essay and multimedia piece on the Cough family. Liz writes, “My personal project involves the Cough family — I first learned about Barbara’s great grandfather, who was the firstContinue reading “Gallery Show at the Salt Institute”

CAFAM seeks helpers to install exhibit

Dear CAFAM members, We are in need of some volunteer help (about 3 hours in late afternoon on Monday May 20 or Tuesday May 21) depending on who’s available. This summer USM will be hosting an exhibition of photographs of north China and the Yangzi River taken in 1903-4 by R. Harvey Sargent, a memberContinue reading “CAFAM seeks helpers to install exhibit”

Joey Han wins Google contest – needs your vote

Dear CAFAM members, Some of you will remember Joey Han who gave Chinese yoyo demonstrations at New Year Celebrations in 2010 and 2011. He’s the son of Cindy Han, former board member and future email co-editor. This is Joey two years ago. He has won the “Doodle4Google” contest for the entire state of Maine! TakeContinue reading “Joey Han wins Google contest – needs your vote”