Christine J. Higgins
2001, Lesley College, Cambridge, MA., M.Ed. in Integrated Arts
1967-1971, Marietta College, Marietta, OH., B.A. in Art
I have studied papermaking with the following internationally recognized artists: Marilyn Sward, founder: Chicago Center for Bookmaking and Papermaking; Karen Stahlecker, Artist; Lynn Sures, Professor, Corcoran School of Art; Sue Gosin, founder - Dieu Donne; Mina Takahashi, Editor: Hand Papermaking; Paul Wong, Dieu Donne artist; Eileen Foti, Master Printmaker, Rutgers, Univ.
Current – Member of Circling the Square Press, Gardiner, Me.
November, 2019 - Participant, Belfast Poetry Festival, Belfast, Me.
Fall, 2016 - “Open Door”, Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Me.
2015 - Photo Emulsion Workshop, Zea Mays Printmaking Studios, Ma.
Summer 2011 - Viscosity printmaking, Joyce Zavorskas, Cape Cod, Ma.
Summer 2010 - Participant in P.B.I (Paper/Book Intensive) at U. of Me., Machias.
2017 - “Talea I”, Dragon Echo Gallery, Orono, Me.
2009 - “From the Studio”, Cerulean Gallery, Hallowell, Me.
2009 - “Nature Abstracted, Works in Mixed Media”, Stadler Gallery, Kingfield, Me.
2008 - “Recent Work”, Cerulean Gallery, Hallowell, Me.
2021 – “Fiber Expressions”, Local 188, Portland, Maine
2021- “Marks and Tracks”, Invitational, L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, Me.
2019 - Paint/Paper, two-person exhibit, The Gallery, Readfield, Me.
2019 - Group Exhibition, Green Lion Gallery, Bath, Me.
2018- 2019 - “Loomis –Genesis”, Invitational, Estonia, Helsinki, Finland.
2018 - “Fiber”, Juried exhibition, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Me.
2018 - “Reverence to the Thread”, Invitational, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery, Portland, Me.
2018 - Printmaking Invitational, Greenhut Galleries, Portland, Me.
2016 - “A Sense of Place”: Danforth Gallery, U. of ME. at Augusta; Emery Community Arts Center, U. of Me. at, Farmington; Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Me.; Sotheby’s, Damariscotta, Me.; Viles Arboretum, Augusta, Me. International print exchange with Quito , Ecuador Estamperia Press, exhibited throughout Maine and in Quito, Ecuador
2015 - “Transcendence”, U. of Me. at Farmington, Emery Art Center, juried exhibition
2014 - Common Street Arts, Handmade paper pieces, Waterville, Me.
2014 - “Earth-Art-Maine”, Paper Circle Gallery, Nelsonville, OH.
2013 - “Mini Prints”, Circling the Square Fine Art Press, Gardiner, Me.
2013 - “Something Small Under the Blankets” Circling the Square, Gardiner. Me.
2013 - Invitational, “Glacier”, L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, Me.
2012 - “Pressing On 11”, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, MECA, Portland, Me. Curator, Bruce Brown
2012 - “Pressing On, “The Landing Gallery, Rockland, Me. Curator, Bruce Brown
2012 - “CSA - Community Supporting Agriculture/Community Supporting Arts” Exhibits: Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Waterville, Sheepscot, Belfast, Brunswick, Me.
2012 - Printmaking Collaboration, Circling the Square, Gardiner, ME.
2011 - Juried Exhibition, Marietta College, Marietta, OH.
2011 - Juried Exhibition, MGNE Regional Show, “Art of the Unique Print”, Paul Mellon Arts Center, Choate School, CN.
2011 - Juried Exhibition, “Abstract”, River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, Me.
2011 - Juried Exhibition, MGNE, Zullo Gallery, Medford, Ma.
2010 - “One of a Kind” group printmaking exhibit, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Me.
2010 - 20th Annual Open Juried Art Show, Waterville, Me.
2010 - “Bones”, Invitational, L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, Me.
2009 - “Animal Homes”, Invitational, L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, Me.
2007 - “Wood One”, Invitational, U. of ME. At Farmington, Me.
2007 - “12th Annual Juried Art Exhibit”, KVAA, Hallowell, Me.
2005 - “Pulp Fiction”, Papermaking, Paper Circle Gallery, Nelsonville, OH.
2021- Featured artist, UMVA Maine Arts Journal, summer edition
2016, 2018, 2020 - ARRT, Banners painted collectively with Artist Rapid Response Team
2017 - “Leaves Surface Like Skin” cover image for poetry book by Dr. Michelle Menting
2016 - “A Sense of Place”, Exhibition catalogue, International Print Exchange
2014 - “Transcendence” images from juried exhibition at U. of ME., Farmington.
2012 - CSA - “Community Supporting Arts, Local Food, Local Art”, Harlow Gallery
2012 - Stone Voices, summer cover image and featured artist
2010 - CBAA, College Book Arts Association, “My Experience at P.B.I.”