Each year, the Maine in America award is presented by the Farnsworth to honor an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to Maine’s role in American art.

Past Winners:

2023: The Alex Katz Foundation


Artist Ashley Bryan smiles brightly as he looks towards the viewer wearing a black, green, orange, and yellow top and with one of his floral paintings behind him.

2022: Ashley Bryan


The Farnsworth is celebrating 13 Women of Vision in 2021

2021: The Women of Vision


2019: The artists of Slab City Rendezvous


Architect Toshiko Mori receiving the 2018 Maine in America award from Farnsworth Director Christopher J. Brownawell

2018: Toshiko Mori


2017: Betsy Wyeth


2016: Joyce Tenneson


2015: Lois Dodd


2014: The Shakers of Sabbathday Lake


2013: Matthew Simmons


2012: Dahlov Ipcar


2011: Paul Caponigro


2010: Alex Katz


2009: Robert Indiana


2008: Will Barnet


2007: Andrew Wyeth


2006: John Wilmerding