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Friday, August 26, 2016
“Reset,” 2015, oil on wood panel by Don Voisine
“Reset,” 2015, oil on wood panel by Don Voisine
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:30 PM
The late summer exhibitions at Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA), 21 Winter Street in Rockland, feature works by Lauren Henkin and Don Voisine. Both artists will be present for a reception on Friday, September 2, from 5 to 8 p.m.
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  • David Estey Retrospective Opens September 3 in Boothbay Harbor
    “David Estey — A 65-Year Retro- spective” opens on Tuesday, August 30, at Studio 53 in Boothbay Harbor, 53 Townsend Avenue. The show runs through October 9. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, September 3, from 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Siri Beckman and Nan Mulford in Joint Show at Granite Gallery
    Siri Beckman and Nan Mulford will present work in a joint exhibit, August 25 through 31, at Granite Gallery, Main Street, Tenants Harbor. A public opening reception will be held on Friday, August 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. Steve Lindsay will play jazz piano at the reception.
  • “From the Depths,” a group show of abstract paintings by Katherine Aimone, Steven Aimone, Krisanne Baker and Ingrid Ellison, will open at 25 Oak Street, a new gallery in Rockland owned by Jason Philbrook, during the First Friday Art Walk on September 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. The show explores the theme of water as well as the inner journey of abstract painters.
  • Artist’s Talk with John Winship August 27 at Carver Hill
    Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main Street in Rockland, will host an artist’s talk with John Winship discussing the work in his current solo show at the gallery on Saturday, August 27, at 10 a.m.
  • “Under the Influence of Creativity” at Mars Hall, Reception August 26 —
    Mars Hall Gallery wraps up its 2016 summer season with “Under the Influence of Creativity,” a group show featuring ink drawings done with a hypodermic needle by Leo Brooks, collage and acrylic paintings by Roger Kirby, mixed-media mermaids painted on the Pont des Arts in Paris by Maurice Michel Lode, diptychs and triptychs by Mimo Gordon Riley, and abstracts by the late Carl Sublett, William Thon and Ron Weaver.
  • LumenARRT!, the video crew of The Artists’ Rapid Response Team (ARRT!), has teamed up with The Immigrant Resource Center, Transformit, and several immigrant groups to create a large-scale video projection in Monument Square in Portland.
  • Work by Vinalhaven Artist at Jackson Memorial Library
    Jackson Memorial Library in Tenants Harbor will feature the works of Vinalhaven/Portland artist Pamela Grumbach from August 18 through September 16. The public is invited to a reception for the artist from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 1.
  • “On Location: The Art of Pamela Fenwick” Opens August 28
    On Sunday, August 28, an exhibit of artwork by plein air painter Pamela Fenwick, shown here, will open at the Sanctuary Gallery in the Rockland Congregational Church on Limerock Street. A reception will be held from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., offering an opportunity to meet the artist and view her Maine-inspired watercolors. The exhibit will run until September 22. Fenwick lives in New Jersey but spends several months in Owls Head each year.
  • Art Exhibit, Multi-Media Show Opens September 2 at Belfast Library
    Artists Diane Green-Hebert and Victoria Pittman and poet Carolyn Locke invite the public to the Belfast Free Library on Friday, September 2, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for a reception for their September Kramer Gallery exhibit and a multimedia show on which the three have collaborated for the past year.
  • Perimeter Gallery in Belfast is showing “Emissary,” an exhibition of new work by Ben La Rocco, from September 1 through October 23. A reception and artist talk will take place on Saturday, September 24, at 6 p.m.
  • Next Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk on August 26
    Art Walk will take place in the downtown this Friday, August 26, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Featured will be street character artist Scot Cannon and the musical group The Goods.
  • Painting Returns from Hong Kong to Join Show  at Barbara Prey Projects
    Barbara Ernst Prey’s original watercolor “Parade Route,” shown here, returned last week from the U.S. Embassy Residence in Hong Kong and can be seen in Prey’s current exhibit, “In Search for America,” at Barbara Prey Projects in Port Clyde through September 5.
  • Wiscasset Art Walk Aug. 25 to Include Dancers & Special Guest Brad Terry
    A Wiscasset Art Walk featuring jazz clarinetist Brad Terry at Wiscasset Bay Gallery, an exhibit by two local artists at Midcoast Conservancy, and performers from the Boston-based Luminarium Dance Company . . .
  • Photo Calendar Contest Winners
    Fourteen color photographs have been chosen from over 150 entries as the winners of First National Bank’s ninth annual Customer Photo Calendar Contest.
  • Open Studio Day at Joseph A. Fiore Art Center in Jefferson
    The Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm in Jefferson invites families to its second Open Studio Day, on Sunday, August 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The 130-acre farm is on Damariscotta Lake, at 152 Punk Point Road, off Route 213
  • Kathleen Horst  Watercolors on Display at Miles Memorial  Hospital
    “Painting Damariscotta and the Midcoast,” an exhibit of watercolors by Kathleen Horst, is on display in the Hall Gallery at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta through September 9; all works in the show are for sale, 
  • Gary Akers Exhibits in Damariscotta and Warren
    Watercolor, drybrush and egg tempera artist Gary Akers has two upcoming exhibits of a selected collection of his giclée and limited-edition prints — at Newcastle Realty, 87 Main Street, Damariscotta; and at the St. George River Café, 310 Main Street in Warren.
  • Arter Artwork at The First
    A collection of prints, paintings and collages by Debra Arter is on display in the lobby of The First National Bank, at 223 Main Street in Damariscotta, through the end of August; 20 percent of the sale price of any of the works will be donated to the Ecumenical Food Pantry. Arter, a printmaker for over 30 years, teaches printmaking in Damariscotta and painting at various adult education centers.
  • ArtWalk in the Twin Villages August 19
    The next Damariscotta-Newcastle Twin Villages ArtWalk will take place on Friday, August 19, with galleries, studios, craft stores, restaurants and other venues open from 4 to 7 p.m. In addition to a variety of art, some venues will also offer music, light snacks and/or drinks.