Aaron T Stephan


  “650 Ladders - Aaron T Stephan’s Sculpture…” World Art News, June 2022

  Bob Keyes, “No More Concerts, but Rock Row…” Portland Press Herald, Sept 2021

  Paul Koenig “The Portland Artist Creating Dialogue with Everyday Objects” Maine Magazine, Aug 2021

  Natasha Gural “Aaron T Stephan’s Colossal Sculpture and Intricate Cyanotypes…” Forbes, May 2021

  Christian MilNeil “New Green Line Stops…” StreetsBlog Mass, March 2021

  Anna Mazurek, “4 Art Road Trips to Take This Fall” Washington Post, Oct 2020

  Natasha Gural “Live Gallery Experience Resumes…” Forbes, Sept 2020

  Natasha Gural “Beauty in Seclusion” Portland Monthly, June 2020

  Stacey Kors “Art Q&A: Sculptors Aaron Stephan & Lauren Fenster…” Portland Press Herald, May 2020

  Bob Keyes, “Artist Hopes Lighted Sculpture…” Maine Sunday Telegram, June 2019

  “20th Anniversary Retrospective” Locust Projects, Dec 2018

  “Luminous Arbor Lights Up…” Portland Press Herald, November 2018   

  David Harry, “Light the Lamps…” The Forcaster, November 2018   

  Randy Billings, “Portland Artist Ready to Plant…” Portland Press Herald, October 2018   



“Monumental Sculpture Installed…” ArtDaily, Aug 2018

  Rob Caldwell, “Creating Art Out of Ladders” 207 News Center Maine, April 2018   

  Bob Keyes, “Sculptor’s Pieces Says…” Portland Press Herald, March 2018   

  Anne Tschida, “Bricks and Butterflies”, Miami Biscayne Times, Oct 2017

  Claire Barliant, “Public Art Starts the Conversation”, Art New England, Jan 2017

  Featured, “Knowledge”, Capitel Magazine, Jan 2017

  Taryn Plumb, “Inventive and Inspired”, Artscope, Nov 2016

  Rebecca Falzano, Building Stories, Old Port Magazine, Nov 2016  

  “Sculpture Horizon” Portland Magazine, Aug 2016

  Ashley Stilson, “Near or Far: New Salt Lake Art Piece…” Deseret News, Aug 2016

  Bill Nemitz, “Brave Artist Ready for Portland” Maine Sunday Telegram, June 2016

  Bob Keyes, “Me, Mona, and Mao…” Maine Today, November 2015 

  Christopher Papagni, “Dining Art: Inside, Outside, Above, Below…” The Portland Phoenix, October 2015

  Heather Hearst, “Extraordinary of the Ordinary”, Dispatch, Dec 2014

  Jamie Thompson, “Aaron Stephan Laughs with Us”, Artscope, November 2014

  Mariah Bergeron, “Critique the Hand that Feeds You”, The Portland Phoenix, October 2014

  NPR/MPBN, “A Portland Sculpture Talks Art on Sex Lines”, Sept 2014

  Bob Keyes, “Stephan Encourages Visitors to Think Outside…”, Maine Sunday Telegram, Sept 2014

  David Raymond, “Aaron Stephan: Downpour”, Art New England, Sept 2014

  Diane Georgopulos, “At Issue: Reading Rooms”, Architecture Boston, Summer 2014

  Laura Landro, “More Hospitals Buy into the Healing Powers of Public Art”, Wall Street Journal, Aug 2014

  Mariah Berger, “The Existential Artist”, The Portland Phoenix, June 2014

  “50 Mainers Shaping Our State”, Maine Magazine, June 2014

  “Unconventional: Nashville’s Music City Center”, Jan. 2014 

  Cate McQuaid, “Images that echo through time and spaces” Boston Globe, September 2013   

  Cate McQuaid, “Platforms for amusement” Boston Globe, August 2013 

  NYArts Magazine, “Art and Ageism: The Decisive Eye of Fellow Artists”, June 2013

  Daniel Kany, “Follow Stephan’s Maze of Paths”, Maine Sunday Telegram, April 2013

  Britta Konau, “Recalling the Year’s most Notable Shows”, The Portland Phoenix, Dec 2012

  Daniel Kany, “Flirting with a New form of Conceptual Art”, Maine Sunday Telegram, October 2012

  Nicholas Schroeder “Meeting ‘Strangers’…” The Portland Phoenix, May 2012

  Eric Moskowitz, “Contest Aims to Move Cambridge…”, Boston Sunday Globe, Feb. 2012

  Dennis Hoey, “Art Committee Seeks Input”, Portland Press Herald, August 2011


 “Recent Projects”, Public Art Review, Spring 2011

  Daniel Kany, “Pop Art Sensibilities Add Excitement to Show”, Maine Sunday Telegram, March 2011

  Nicholas Schroeder “Two Artist Show at Aucocisco Explores…” The Portland Phoenix, September 2011

  Cate McQuaid, “A Compelling Look…”, Boston Globe, Jan. 2011

  Bob Keyes, “New on the Scene”, Portland Press Herald, Jan. 2011

  Tom Keyser, “Word Play”, Albany Times Union, August 2010

  Jordan Reardon, “Visualizing the ‘Word’”, The Albany Post-Star, August 2010

  Nadine Wasserman, “Picture Books”, Albany Metroland, August 2010

  Edgar Allen Beem, “Art on the Edge”, Down East Magazine, August 2010

  Bob Keyes, “Sculptor Goes Diving..”, Portland Press Herald, March 2010

  Jamie Thompson, “Collective Consciousness” Portland Press Herald, Oct 2009

  Edgar Allen Beem, “Art as Installation and Performance”, Yankee Magazine, Dec 2009

  Daniel Kany, “Sparks, Sputters and Sparkles at MECA”, Maine Sunday Telegram, Oct 2009

  Annie Larmon, “Topographic Musings”, The Portland Phoenix, September 2009

  Ken Greenleaf, “Combining Influences”, The Portland Phoenix, June 2009

  Jessica Bloch, “Crate Expectations”, Bangor Daily News, April 2009

  Tom Bell, “Boom or Bust” Portland Press Herald, November 2008

  Kate Bucklin, “Tall Order”, The Portland Forecaster, June 2008

  Robert L. Pincus, “Aaron T. Stephan Builds A House of Books”, San Diego Union-Tribune, January 2008

  Erin Glass, “The Perilous Adventures of the Book in the Modern Age”, The Streets, January 2008

  Avery Yale Kamila, “Small Makes a Big Impact at Whitney”, The Maine Switch, December 2007

  Chris Thomson, “Fact or Friction”, The Portland Phoenix, September 2007

  Bob Keyes, “Biddeford’s Big Dig” Maine Sunday Telegram, Dec 2006

  Beatrice Marovich, “Monument: A Tribute to Imagination, Adventure”, York Journal Tribune, Nov. 2006

  “Recent Commissions”, Sculpture Magazine, October 2006

  David Becker “History of the Print in Maine” published 2006

  Bob Keyes, “It’s all in there…”, Portland Press Herald, April 2006

  Chris Thomson, “Can you DIG it?”, The Portland Phoenix, November 2005

  Chris Thomson, “Tower of Babble”, The Portland Phoenix, April 2005

  Featured, Ambit, London, England, April 2005

  Bob Keyes, “For the NYC show…”, Portland Press Herald, May 2004

  Kristen Anderson, “New York Curator gives…”, Bangor Daily News, January 2004

  Bob Keyes, “Maine College of Art’s Grad Bag”, Portland Press Herald, November 2003


  Chris Thomson, “Playing with Matches”, The Portland Phoenix, September 2003

  Philip Isaacson, “PMA Biennial…”, Maine Sunday Telegram, May 2003

  Sarah Morneau, “Re-contextualize this”, The Portland Phoenix, March 2003

  Bob Keyes, “Talent Times 2”, Portland Press Herald, February 2003