MAKE THE BRUTAL TENDER with June Artist Charles Yesenczki

“…I hope that my work can show that there’s nothing wrong with feeling a little uncomfortable sometimes and things don’t have to fit perfectly together or do what you expect them to do.”



Melt and freeze, the mud and thaw. The swing—warm wind to snow. This playlist taps the uncertain and let’s the sap run cold, clear, and sweet.

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CSArt Maine is the state’s first community art share program dedicated to supporting and connecting local Maine artists. An art subscription service, we bring locally produced work right to your door.

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Angela Ferrari

Angela Ferrari was born in Farmington Maine. She graduated with a BA in Studio Art at the University of Maine. She continues her painting & illustration work from her home studio in Portland Maine. She shows her work exclusively at Hot Suppa and participates monthly in Portland’s First Friday Art Walk.

While continuing to create acrylic paintings, Ferrari has also begun to write and illustrate original Children’s Stories. “The Little Red Bird” written by Gary Edwards was her first published illustrated work. In 2012, she was accepted into the Assets for Artists Program. By providing financial/ business training & working capital, the program allowed Ferrari to build her illustration business. She is currently submitting to publishers & is a member of The Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.

Angela Ferrari

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