The history of farming in Maine is rich, bountiful, creative, and diverse, as is the…
Thérèse L. Provenzano will be one of the August artist-in-residence at Maine Farmland Trust’s new Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm. Her piece Buckwheat No. 8 Cutouts has been selected for the prestigious Art of Giving Gala and she selected Maine Farmland Trust to benefit from the sale of her artwork.
From her artist profile:
“Down East Magazine: Why did you choose Maine Farmland Trust to benefit from the sale of your work?
Provenzano: The reason is twofold. It is about supporting the farmer and the artist. The preservation of farmland is critical to secure farming in Maine. Maine Farmland Trust is a member-powered nonprofit organization that protects and preserves Maine farmland, supports farmers, and advances the future of farming. I wanted to become involved in some small or big way in making a connection between art and agriculture.”
Read the full article on the Down East Magazine website.