Charlie Hewitt

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Looking deeply into the everyday with aa//ee's Broadsheet

The Dixie cup is the first object investigated in aa//ee's inaugural issue of Broadsheet , a quarterly newsletter exploring the historical narratives behind mundane objects of industrial design.
Targeting ‘To Go’
By ANNIE LARMON  |  January 21, 2011

Growth + maturity

The Phoenix 's first 10 years in Portland roughly bracket the period during which I stopped writing about art.
Portland's art scene has changed quite a lot
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  September 18, 2009

Easy on the eyes

"The Funnies" at Whitney Art Works is a sprawling show of upwards of 150 pieces by 25 artists, all of whom have been brought together by local artist — Jeff Badger.
At Whitney Art Works, "The Funnies" directly engage viewers with 150 pieces by 25 artists.
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  February 25, 2009

Looking backward

Seems like it was a pretty good year.
Portland art: 2007 in review
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  December 19, 2007

Challenging the print

Lewiston-born painter, printer, and real-estate developer Charlie Hewitt left Maine to live in New York for many years.
A conversation with Charlie Hewitt
By IAN PAIGE  |  February 28, 2007

Bread to poetry and back again

“Workers need poetry more than bread,” Simone Weil wrote in her book Gravity and Grace .
Charlie Hewitt brings eternity's light to Whitney Art Works
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  February 28, 2007


Smells like free spirit

Encountering Charlie Hewitt’s work for the first time, at his Farnsworth Museum retrospective, was like meeting someone from the neighborhood where you grow up long after you’ve grown up.
Art and engagement in Autumn 2006
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  September 13, 2006
Armory list photo

Armory arts center

A 25,000-square-foot building sits on just shy of three acres at the foot of the south end of the Casco Bay Bridge. Vacant since 1996, the former South Portland armory remains in limbo. Its owner, the moribund Museum of Glass and Ceramics, declared ban
South Portland's vacant landmark could be reborn as a cultural icon
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 17, 2006