September 11, 2021

Hauling granite

It was quite a sight watching the Maine Stone Workers Guild bringing loads of granite in to Stevens Commons today! The symposium opens tomorrow at 10am […]
September 11, 2021

Granite Cookout

Many thanks to Vaughan Woods & Historic Homestead for treating our Hallowell Granite Symposium artists and volunteers to a cookout last night – good food and […]
September 10, 2021

Sneak Peek: Samuel Finkelstein

Sam Finkelstein’s loose framework for their stoneworking practice is focused around a three-digit form, resembling fingers or toes: “I tend to create abstract biomorphic forms with […]
September 7, 2021

Fun for all ages!

The Maine Stone Workers Guild’s hands-on soft stone carving station in the Welcome Tent was a hit with all ages! 
September 7, 2021

Interview with Dan Ucci

Dan already has a clear picture in his mind of the work he plans to create at the Symposium. “I’ve picked out some old curbing stone […]
September 5, 2021

Interview with Mark Herrington

“I have no idea what I’m going to create for my part in the Symposium,” Mark declares with a smile. He says he’s given up trying […]
September 4, 2021

Interview with Jon Doody

From a hefty block of granite roughly 12 feet long and two feet wide, Jon plans to create a pair of clock hands, pointing skyward. He […]
September 3, 2021

Interview with ANDREAS Von HUENE

Andreas says he’s mulling over several possibilities that have come to mind. The first one that he describes pays tribute to Hallowell’s lofty granite heritage– in […]
September 2, 2021

Interview with Isabel Kelley

Isabel’s voice bubbles with excitement at the prospect of the long-awaited, long-anticipated Symposium finally becoming a reality.  Unlike solo studio surroundings, it’s a different energy, she […]