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Dahlov Ipcar: Portrait of an Animated Artist

Carl Little
Wednesday, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Carl Little, author of The Art of Dahlov Ipcar, will present a Zoom slide talk on this multifaceted artist’s life and creative pursuits, with a special focus on her children’s books. From her solo show at the Museum of Modern Art at age 21 to her coveted paintings and award-winning books, Ipcar (1917-2017) was a Maine and American cultural treasure.

Carl Little is the author of more than 30 art books, including The Watercolors of John Singer Sargent and Edward Hopper’s New England. His book Eric Hopkins: Above and Beyond won the first John Cole Prize from the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance in 2012. He edited his brother David Little’s Art of Katahdin and co-authored with him Art of Acadia and Paintings of Portland.

Little writes for Art New EnglandWorking Waterfront, Hyperallergic, Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors and Ornament. He has helped produce several Maine Masters films, including the award-winning Imber’s Left Hand. He lectures widely, with talks presented at the Farnsworth Art Museum, Wadsworth Atheneum, and the Northeast Harbor Library.

In 2000 Little received the Acadia Arts Achievement Award for contributions to the arts on Mount Desert Island. In 2008, the Maine Crafts Association awarded him its first individual award for contributions to the field of craft in Maine.