Art at Work
121 High Street
South Portland, ME 04106
Director Marty Pottenger
Two original performances by police officers and African-born high school students to end youth attacks on police and city workers after the killing of a Sudanese man in an armed confrontation with police officers.
Prints by Katarina Weslien abstract the tar lines made by Portland city workers
Public Services employees from a variety of divisions participated in block printing workshops under the guidance of local printmaker Daniel Minter.
Each month city workers from all departments had a 2 hour writing workshop. After each meeting they were leaving with new thoughts, insights and appreciations.
Immigration & Refugee Services staff created four multi-layered prints that focused on their individual heritages
Portland police said yes to creating a police calendar by partnering with local poets & photographers to help raise money for Rob Johnsey's family, an officer who died from a gunshot wound.