Holders of the Artwork of Joseph A. Fiore

The Falcon Foundation is a non-profit charitable foundation. The Foundation holds the artwork of Joseph A. Fiore (1925 – 2008) and is committed to presenting his extraordinary artwork to the public, and further, assisting bringing that work to the public through exhibitions at the Firehouse Center, public and private cultural institutions and collections.

The Firehouse Center for the Falcon Foundation is dedicated to the mentorship, encouragement and support of Maine’s community of artists, and to the education and cultural nourishment of its public through
exhibitions, cultural events and programs. Joseph A. Fiore was a humble, quiet, thoughtful, confident painter and amateur musician. His personal integrity and artistic dedication to his studio work during his lifetime, earned the respect of his peers, students, collectors and friends. The Firehouse Center for the Falcon Foundation acknowledges and celebrates Joseph Fiore's extraordinary lifetime artistic achievements by dedicating it's exhibitions and programs to his legacy in the years to come.

Robert B. Gregory, Esq., Trustee
David Dewey, Curator

The Firehouse

The Firehouse Center building, is the old “Massasoit” fire station which was originally commissioned as the first Damariscotta Fire Station in 1872. It features twin towers, the Bell Tower with a William Blake cast bell (1890), and the old hose drying tower, all renovated in the fall of 2009 and winter of
2010 for the purpose of creating a unique "center of town" cultural setting, that each Summer-Fall season, will feature the artistic accomplishments of painter Joseph Fiore (1925-2008) and also host exhibitions that support and encourage artists in the State of Maine.