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Tuesday, October 13, 2015
“Low Tide,” oil on linen by George Van Hook
“Low Tide,” oil on linen by George Van Hook
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 3:50 PM
Camden Falls Gallery, on the Public Landing in Camden, is featuring the work of landscape and figure painters Stan Moeller and George Van Hook, who have both recently joined the gallery. Moeller, who lives in York, first enjoyed a career as a singer-songwriter before devoting himself full-time to painting.
  • Show of Abstracts by Mac Economy to Open with Reception October 9 at River Arts
    River Arts, 241 Route 1 in Damariscotta, will hold an opening for a solo show by Mac Economy in its West Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 9.  
  • University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s H. Alan and Sally Fernald Art Gallery will open the exhibit “Drawn,” with works by 16 Maine artists, with a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 16.  
  • Artists of All Ages Invited to “Farmyard Art Day” in Belfast on October 10
    Farmyard Art Day, complete with live animals and agricultural equipment to draw, paint or sculpt, will take place in the front yard at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street in Belfast, on Saturday, October 10, from noon to 3 p.m. Artists of all ages are invited to take part, and there will be a real Rooster Drawing — “draw a rooster, win a rooster!”  
  • Work by David Hastings at Tenants  Harbor Library, Reception October 15
    Jackson Memorial Library in Tenants Harbor will be displaying work by David C. Hastings from October 7 through December 5, with an artst’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 15; light refreshments will be served. Hastings had a career as a New York photographer, producing advertising photography for Fortune 500 companies. After retiring, he developed an interest in digital photography and manipulating images on the computer. 
  • Artists in all regions of Maine are invited to submit works for Art in ME, Boothbay Region Art Foundation (BRAF)’s juried fine-art exhibit, to be on display October 17 to November 9.  
  • Plein Air Painters of  Maine will hold an all-day outdoor painting event on Friday, October 9, at Quarry Hill in Waldoboro (rain date October 16). All artists are welcome, including beginners. There is no fee and artists can come and leave as they like. 
  • Show of Local Artists’ Work at Stockton Springs Library
    Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) is showing work by seven local artists — Sarah Faragher, Asha Fenn, Judy Ham, William Landmesser, Betty Schopmeyer, Jo Swift and Scott Moore. Sales of art will benefit the artists and the library. 
  • Reception October 10 to Open Show of Asian-Inspired Work by Jean Kigel
    Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main Street in Waldoboro, will open “Black and White and a Bit of Color,” a show of new work by Jean Kigel, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 10.  
  • Show Inspired by Sheepscot Watershed Opens October 9 at River Arts in Damariscotta
    River Arts in Damariscotta and Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association (SVCA) will hold an opening for the Sheepscot Watershed Juried Art Show from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 9, at River Arts, 241 Route 1 in Damariscotta. 
  • Talk on Influence of Bear Island on R. Buckminster Fuller
    Sean Patrick O’Brien will give a presentation on Penobscot Bay’s Bear Island and how the coastal Maine island landscape helped shape the ideas and designs of futurist R. Buckminster Fuller at Merryspring Nature Center in Camden on Tuesday, October 13, at noon. 
  • Sculpture & More at Sanctuary Gallery in Rockland
    Marnie Sinclair’s bronze sculptures, oil paintings, shaped paper, wire sculptures (one of which is shown here), and mixed-media pieces will be on display at Sanctuary Gallery at Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock Street, beginning with a reception on Sunday, October 11, from 
    11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  
  • Freddy Lafage Show Opens  October 15 at Perimeter  Gallery
    Perimeter Gallery in Belfast will open “Murmur,” a show of new paintings by Belfast artist and gallery cofounder Freddy Lafage, on Thursday, October 15, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. 
  • Haynes Galleries in Thomaston  to Remain Open Through  December
    Haynes Galleries, 91 Main Street in Thomaston, will remain open into the fall for the first time, with fall hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday to Saturday through December.  
  • Sandra Mason Dickson will teach a four-week drawing class for adults and mature teens starting at 3 p.m. on Monday, October 19, at Thomaston Academy, Route 1 in Thomaston. Early sign-up is recommended as class size will be limited. For more information, call 372-6687 or email 
  • Plein Air Painters of Maine will hold an all-day outdoor painting event on Friday, October 9, at scenic Quarry Hill in Waldoboro (rain date October 16). . . . 
  • George Wesley Bellows, 1882-1925
    George Wesley Bellows’ “Return of the Useless” is the final painting in what has come to be described as the artist’s War Series of 1918, a group of drawings, prints and, finally, painted reprisels of these works on paper.  
  • PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Avenue in Portland, is calling for submissions for its first juried show for emerging photographers. 
  • Photo Show by Teenage Students at Maine Media Gallery
    Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central Street in Rockport, is  displaying “Young Artist Showcase,” a juried show of photographs by students age 14 to 18, through October 31, with a gallery reception to be held on Friday, October 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show is part of the Maine Photo Project, a statewide collaboration.  
  • Artist Talk on “Thread Painting” at Coastal Quilters Meeting on October 10 —
    Art quilter Kathy Daniels of Rockport will give a talk, free and open to the public, about freestyle machine embroidery at a meeting of Coastal Quilters on Saturday, October 10, at 10 a.m. at the Camden Lions Club, on Lions Lane.  
  • Annual Union Art League Show  to Open with Reception on  October 9
    Union Art League will hold its fourth annual Art Show on Columbus Day weekend at Brooder House, at the junction of Route 17 and Route 131 in Union, with a reception on Friday, October 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and local wine and craft beer tastings.  
  • “Alchemilla, Eucalyptus & Fern” by Merike van Zanten, eco print on cotton
    Landing Gallery, 409 Main Street in Rockland, will open  “Reflections,” a show of new work by Dorothy Simpson Krause and Merike van Zanten, on Friday, October 2. The artists will give a gallery talk at 4:30 p.m., followed by an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m.  
  • Drawings by Ieva Tatarsky  at Gibbs Library
    Gibbs Library in Washington is showing drawings by Ieva Tatarsky of Washington. Her work, in which she uses color and metallic inks, will be on exhibt at the library until Wednesday, November 4. 
  • “Beauty of Simplicty” Opens at CRAFT Gallery on October 2
    CRAFT Gallery in Rockland will open “The Beauty of Simplicity,” a show featuring a new collection of one-off pottery by Hanako Nakazato, on Friday, October 2. The show will continue until November 1. Nakazato, who lives in Union, produces smooth, functional forms that reflect the cultural heritage of her hometown, Karatsu, Japan.  
  • First Friday Reception to Open Show by Elizabeth  Fox at Dowling Walsh
    Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main Street in Rockland, will be showing the paintings of Elizabeth Fox for its only show in October, opening with a reception on Friday, October 2, from 5 to 8 p.m.  
  • The Miles Memorial Hospital League Art Committee is calling for area artists to exhibit for the 2016 season in the Hall Gallery at Miles Hospital in Damariscotta.  
  • Show of Paintings by Sandra Mason Dickson Held Over at Highlands Coffee House
    A show of oil paintings by Sandra Mason Dickson at The Highlands Coffee House in Thomaston has been extended through the end of October.  
  • Workshop with Kris Sader at  Waterfall Arts
    Kris Sader will lead a workshop in photopolymer printing on Wednesday through Friday, October 14 to 16, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening, at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street in Belfast.  
  • art current: Barbara Beebe and Cynthia Hyde at Jonathan Frost Gallery
    To mount two-person shows successfully requires careful consideration of the effect grouping divergent work may have on each body of work. . . . 
  • Life-Size Driftwood Sculpture at Stable Gallery in Damariscotta —
    The Stable Gallery, 26 Water Street in Damariscotta, shows work by a wide range of artists. Shown here is “Navi,” a currently featured life-­size sculpture of a deer and her fawn made from driftwood by Arielle Cousens and Benjamin Stoodley of Augusta. 
  • “Contemporary Wood Design” at Messler Gallery
    “Contemporary Wood Design,” a national exhibition showcasing work by a new generation of furniture makers, will open at the Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route 90 and Mill Street in Rockport, on Friday, September 25, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., free and open to the public. The exhibition runs through January 6, 2016. 
  • Art Opening and Wine Tasting  at Belfast Co-op
    On Friday, September 25, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Belfast Co-op Café, the Co-op is hosting a free wine tasting of seasonal wines and the opening for an exhibit of local artist Hope Hoffman’s farming-, nature- and fiddling-themed fabric and food-related artwork. 
  • First Friday Reception at Caldbeck to Open Shows by Dorenfeld, Florance
    Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm Street in Rockland, will open exhibits of woven tapestries by Morris David Dorenfeld and recent works in mixed media on paper by Kathleen Florance with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 2. 
  • Reception at Art Space During Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk
    Art Space Gallery, 342 Main Street in Rockland, will hold an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. for the First Friday Art Walk on October 2, with work by three of its member artists — Barbara Dulac, Ann Rhinehardt, and Barbara Fischer Eldred — featured in its entry room; refreshments will be available.  
  • Chris Merrill Paints New Public Art Murals at Lermond Cove
    Chris Merrill, who started painting when his wife gave him watercolors for his 30th birthday, has spent the better part of weeknights and weekends for the past several decades painting landscapes and portraits while working at the Rockland wastewater treatment plant by day. 
  • Reception October 2 to Open Two Photo Shows on Maine Hunger Relief
    Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main Street in Belfast, will host an opening for two new photo exhibits, both documenting hunger relief efforts in Maine, on Friday, October 2, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.  
  • Boothbay Region Art Foundation (BRAF) is seeking submissions for the sixth Annual ARTinME Exhibit, to open with a gala reception and presentation of awards (5 to 7 p.m.) on Saturday, October 17, at the BRAF gallery, One Townsend Avenue in Boothbay Harbor. 
  • “Botany of Sacrifice” and Printmakers Show  at Waterfall Arts
    “The Botany of Sacrifice,” an interactive gallery installation by Susan Smith, will open at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street in Belfast, with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 25, free and open to the public.  
  • Reception During Friday Art Walk to Open Acrylic Show at  High Street Gallery
    High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High Street in Belfast, will hold an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 25, for a show of works by Susan Tobey White’s acrylic painting students — Terrie Perrine, Judy Graebert, Suzanne Roberts, Barbara Chase and Barb Bausch. 
  • Drawing, Illustration & Architectural Work in “Art of the Line” at  Betts Gallery
    Betts Gallery, 96 Main Street in Belfast, will host an opening reception for Art of the Line, an exhibition of drawing, illustration and architectural works by four local artists, on Friday, September 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. 
  • The Paintings of Anna B. McCoy
    Time-worn and well-used (mostly) objects — and people — populate the paintings of Anna B. McCoy. 
  • New Exhibitions Opening at Farnsworth
    Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland will open two new exhibitions this fall. “Worth a Thousand Words: Prints from the Farnsworth Collection” opens Saturday, September 12, and will be on view in the museum’s downstairs Craig Gallery through May 1, 2016.  
  • Biddeford-based artist collective AUTUS, meaning “growth” in Latin, is calling for work to be juried into the group’s first curated exhibition, “The PINE TREE STATEment” to be exhibited December 4, 2015, through January 16, 2016, at Engine, an arts organization at 128 Main Street in downtown Biddeford.  
  • Opening September 18 of Final Show of  Season at Stable Gallery
    The Stable Gallery in Damariscotta will celebrate its 10th year with “Art Harvest 10,” a show featuring nine artists in different mediums, opening on Friday, September 18, with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. 
  • Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main Street in Waldoboro, will hold an opening reception for its last show of the season, an exhibition of works on paper and mixed media by Pascale Queval, on Saturday, September 12, from 5 to 7 p.m.  
  • New Work by Suzanna Frosch at  Win Wilder Hall
    Win Wilder Hall, 328 Main Street in Rockland, will present new work by Suzanna Frosch, who lives in Palisades, New York, and summers in Cushing. There will be an opening reception during Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk on September 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show will run through October 31.  
  • Photographs by Kosti Ruohomaa at  Maine State Museum
    The exhibition “The Passionate Photographer: Kosti Ruohomaa’s Maine in Magazine Photojournalism” opened in July at the Maine State Museum in Augusta and will remain on view through next July. 
  • Paintings by John Wood at Coastal  Maine Islands Gallery
    An exhibition of watercolor and oil paintings by John Wood, of Rockland, is on view at the Coastal Maine Islands Art Gallery and Visitors Center, 9 Water Street in Rockland, through October.  
  • Three Shows to Open with Reception at  Gleason on August 7
    Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor will host a reception for three new shows, “Henry Isaacs: Working Color,” “Carole Hanson: Stone and Sea” and “Abbey Ryan: New Still Lifes,” on Friday, August 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.  
  • First Friday Reception to Open Solo Show by Irma Cerese  at Landing Gallery
    Landing Gallery, 409 Main Street in Rockland, will open a solo exhibit of new work by Irma Cerese with an artist’s reception on Friday, August 7, from 5 to 8 p.m.  
  • People’s Choice Votes Invited at Juried Art Show at Belfast  Library
    A juried art show sponsored by Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County (HVOWC) is on display in the Barbara Kramer Gallery at Belfast Free Library, and the public is invited to vote for their favorite work. The artist with the most votes will receive a special People’s Choice award, to be presented along with other awards at a reception at the library on Saturday, August 15, at 6:30 p.m 
  • Workshops in Hand-Coloring Black & White Photographs at Penobscot Marine Museum
    Penobscot Marine Museum, as part of its summer-long "Painting with Light" exhibition on photography, will host workshops on traditional methods of hand-coloring photographs, led by Belfast photographer Liv Kristin Robinson. "Hand-Painting Black & White Photographs" will be offered twice, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, and again on Wednesday, August 12. 
  • Philippe Guillerm Gallery Showing "Partaforms" by Kim Jespersen
    On Saturday, July 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. there will be an opening reception for an exhibit of Kim Jespersen's "Partaforms" at the Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main Street in Waldoboro. 
  • "Tell me... What's a 'real Mainer'?"
    "Just because the cat had kittens in the oven, don't make 'em biscuits," goes an old Maine saying. In other words, just because you were born here, doesn't mean you're "one of us." But a local artist, who goes by the name "Pigeon," says he wants to help change that attitude with a collection of eight depictions of his friends and acquaintances living in Maine. 
  • Runquist's Homage to the Wave Opens 
July 3 at Landing Gallery
    Landing Gallery, 409 Main Street in Rockland, will hold a reception for Björn Runquist at the opening of a show of his plein-air seascapes on Friday, July 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. 
  • Show by Frances Kidder Opens July 2 at Yvette Torres Fine Art
    Yvette Torres Fine Art, in its new location at 464 Main Street in Rockland, will be showing "Edges: New Paintings by Frances Kidder" from July 2 to August 2, with an artist's reception on Friday, July 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 332-4014 or visit 
  • Show of Pieces from Private Maine Collections Opens Saturday at the Farnsworth
    "Maine Collects," an exhibition of works from some of the most important private collections in Maine, will open to the public at Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland on Saturday, June 27, and will continue through March 6, 2016. 
  • Monhegan Portrayed by Leo Brooks and Michael Torlen at Jonathan Frost
    Jonathan Frost Gallery, at the corner of Main Street and Park Drive in Rockland, will open the show "Leo Brooks and Michael Torlen: From the Ocean's Edge" with a reception on Friday, June 5, from 5 to 8 p.m.; Steve Lindsay will play jazz piano. 
  • Talk by Artist Who Depicts Endangered 
Maine Species
    Rebecca Goodale will present an illustrated talk on her series of artist's books depicting Maine's threatened and endangered plants and animals, on Tuesday, June 9, at 7 p.m. at River Arts Gallery, 241 Route 1 in Damariscotta. This will be the third talk in Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association (SVCA)'s Art and Nature speaker series, free and open to the public. 
  • Works by Richard Iammarino at Two Galleries in Rockland
    Beginning Friday, June 5, and continuing through June 26, Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main Street in Rockland, will show a new series of paintings, including the untitled one shown here, by Richard Iammarino. Iammarino's new work features designs and patterns influenced by his journeys to remote corners of the world. At the same time, just up the street and continuing through August 1, Win Wilder Hall will show precursor aspects of Iammarino's career in drawings and paintings. 
  • Pemaquid Gallery to Open June 7
    The Pemaquid Group of Artists has elected two new artist members - Dianne Dolan from Round Pond and Liliana Thelander from Bristol - for the upcoming season. Guest artists for the season are Mark Chesebro of New Harbor, Bernice Rosenthal of Damariscotta, and Marnie Sinclair of Damariscotta. An opening reception is scheduled for Sunday, June 7, and the gallery will officially open for the season June 8. Exhibits will present a variety of works including sculpture, ceramics, reliefs, and paintings in oils, pastels, watercolors, acrylics and gouache. This year the 27-member group will hold a raffle of two donated works. 
  • Show by Cuban Artist to Open at Carver Hill on June 5
    Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main Street in Rockland, will open the show "Mis Suenos, Mis Amores, Mis Paises" (My Dreams, My Loves, My Countries) by Augusto Bordelois on Friday, June 5, with an artist's recepton from 5 to 8 p.m. The gallery will host an artist's talk by Bordelois from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 6. 
  • Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), based in Portland, invites writers, photographers and artists to "Voices on the Wind," a creative retreat to be held on Block Island, Rhode Island, from Sunday to Friday, October 4 to 9. 
  • Art Club Opening and Talk on How to Look at Art with Kids
    The young members of the Bridge Afterschool Art Club invite the public to their art opening on Wednesday, May 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street in Belfast. Work created by students who attended "Bridge Jr." sessions, as well as artwork by former club members and work made during art parties, will be on display. Artists will share poems and performance pieces, while art activities will keep little ones busy and allow every visitor to leave his or her mark. 
  • All are welcome when Camden Philosophical Society hosts its next monthly discussion, its third on Art and Philosophy, introduced by Lloyd Gillespie and Chris Augusta, in the Picker Room at Camden Public Library on Tuesday, May 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. 
  • Arts In Rockland (AIR) will launch its 2015 season with an Art Walk on Friday, May 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. Twenty-three AIR member galleries and artists will be taking part. 
  • Annual Maine Pottery Tour
    More than 40 pottery studios across the state will be open for the annual Maine Pottery Tour, on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Speaker Series on Connections Between the Arts and Nature
    Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association (SVCA) will be presenting speakers, workshops and events throughout the year that will focus on connections between the arts and nature. 
  • Now that the Farnsworth Museum has secured the necessary funding to begin major capital improvements to its properties in Cushing and Rockland - including new roofs for the museums's main building and the Morehouse Wing, new boilers for the main museum and Wyeth Center, and a complete conversion from heating oil to liquid propane - work on the projects will require the museum to close to the public from April 13 through May 15. It will reopen to the public and resume regular hours on Saturday, May 16. 
  • Landscapes by William Curtis at Miles Hall Gallery in Damariscotta
    "Impressions," an exhibit of oil landscapes by William Curtis, is on display at Miles Hall Gallery at Miles Memorial Hospital through May 1. Curtis has been painting landscapes of New England for over 40 years, typically working on location. 
  • Midcoast Printmakers invites anyone interested in trying out printing using copper plates to an Etching Workshop with Frances Hodsdon on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon at the Midcoast Printmaking Studio, 648 Main Street in Damariscotta. Hodsdon will introduce the step-by-step process of making multiple prints with a copper plate on which a design has been incised.

    Fee of $40 includes all materials. For details, call Hodsdon at 549-7087. For more information about other classes, visit 
  • Picturing Maine and America
    John Walker (born 1939) is a master colorist - which has as much to do with balance, patterning and separation of colors as with particular hues, saturation or brightness. There is nothing fussy or precious about Walker's color. 
  • Movies About Magee, Lyford Next in Film Series on Area Artists
    Alan Magee and Cabot Lyford are each the subject of a 30-minute film that will be shown at The Highlands Coffee House, 189 Main Street in Thomaston, on Monday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m., free and open to the public. 
  • Public Reception for Artist of the Month at Good Tern February 20
    The public is invited to join photographer and co-op member Katie McCormick at a reception on Friday, February 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op in Rockland, where an exhibit of photographs from her travels around Mumbai and Southern India are on display. 
  • "3 for 1 Studios" to Make Debut in Belfast Farm & Arts Tour October 11-12
    3 for 1 Studios," three artists' workplaces in the Montville/Liberty area - David Jacobson Glass (210 Choate Road, Montville), Prescott Hill Pottery, with Betsy Levine's hand-thrown soda-fired pottery (261 Prescott Hill Road, Liberty), and Loten Art Lighting, with Stuart Loten's handpainted silk lighting (58 New Ireland Road, Montville) 
  • Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) in Rockport will host a Tuesday Talk in the galleries on October 7, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The program will feature a conversation between CMCA Director Suzette McAvoy and Deborah Weisgall, co-juror for the 2014 CMCA Biennial Exhibition, about the jurying process, the works on view in the exhibition and contemporary art in Maine. 
  • Reception for "Outsider" Artist Doug Desjardins at Gold/Smith September 5
    Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial Street in Boothbay Harbor, will feature whimsical paintings by New Hampshire artist Doug Desjardins from September 4 to October 15, with an artist's reception on Friday, September 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. 
  • Reception August 22 for Arts in the Barn Show in Cushing
    Featured at Cushing Historical Society's Arts in the Barn for Friday to Sunday, August 22 to 24, will be Louise and Neville Lewis, with barometers, Carole Leporati, stained glass artist, and Polly McGrory, painter. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, and the exhibit will be open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 11:00 to 1:00. 
  • Reception at Betts Gallery August 29 for "Duet" with Weinberg & Ackerman
    Duet: Kathy Weinberg and Jeffrey Ackerman - Painting, Sculpture, Photography" will open on Wednesday, August 27, at Betts Gallery in Belfast, and there will be an artists' reception on Friday, August 29, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., during the Final Friday Art Walk. 
  • Reception for "Outside the Box" and "Eleven" at Mars Hall August 22
    Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road in Martinsville, will hold a reception for the opening of two shows, "Outside the Box" and "Eleven," from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 22. 
  • "The Working Waterfront" in Show of Enhanced Monoprints by 
John Wissemann at Gold/Smith Gallery
    Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial Street in Boothbay Harbor, is featuring "The Working Waterfront," a show by Cushing artist John Wissemann, now through October. 
  • Show of Abstracts by Ben Pritchard to Open with Reception at Perimeter Gallery August 28
    Perimeter Gallery, at Chase's Daily, 96 Main in Belfast, will hold an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, for "Cut Off Cuts," a show of new abstract paintings by New York painter Ben Pritchard. 
  • Workshop Gallery Exhibition 
in Spruce Head to Feature 
Henehan, Kelly and Spectre
    The third annual Workshop Gallery Art Exhibition will feature oil paintings by Christine Henehan, weaving by Mary Kelly, and miscellanea by Peter Spectre, on view at the gallery in Spruce Head from Saturday, August 16, to Saturday, August 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The gallery is located at 4 Patten Point Road, on the corner of Village Road, across from the Community Hall. For more information, call 594-2457. 
  • Besaw & Parmley Show in Waldoboro
    The Old Number Nine Gallery on Friendship Street in downtown Waldoboro will present an exhibition of work by two midcoast artists with strong Waldoboro roots, Bob Besaw and Stephen (Randy) Parmley, from August 8 to 25, with an opening reception on Saturday, August 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. 
  • Digital Artwork Demonstration at Saltwater Artists Gallery August 9
    Saltwater Artists Gallery in New Harbor will host David Higgins for free demonstrations and discussion of advanced digital enhancement techniques from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 9. Higgins, a local photographer and teacher, begins with an image made with a digital camera. 
  • Conversations About Progress, Educating Oneself at Waterfall Arts August 8 & 15
    Waterfall Arts will host visits by different traveling artists on Friday, August 8 and 15, during the Belfast Farmers Market, held in Waterfall's back yard from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • Prints, Sculpture by Julie Crane at Wallwork in Rockport
    "Songs of Spies," multi-disciplinary prints and large-scale, mixed-media sculpture by Julie Crane of Thomaston, opens at Wallwork the gallery, 67 Pascal Avenue in Rockport, with a reception - provisioned by Rockport's Maine Street Meats with wines from RAYR - from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 15, and runs through September 8. 
  • "Bay of Bengal to Coast of Maine" at Hurricane Gallery in Waldoboro
    Hurricane Gallery, 175 Quarry Road just off Depot Street in Waldoboro, will open a new exhibition, "From the Bay of Bengal to the Gulf of Maine," with a reception on Saturday, July 26, starting at 5 p.m. 
  • Open House at Cushing Library on July 12 to Celebrate Art of "Blackie" Langlais
    Cushing Public Library will hold an open house with light refreshments from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, in honor of late artist and Cushing resident Bernard "Blackie" Langlais, five of whose artworks are on permanent display at the library, having been donated by Colby College and the Kohler Foundation. 
  • CRAFT Gallery Opens with Summer 
    CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm Street in Rockland, will open its fifth year on Friday, May 23, with "A Deep Blue Amen," a handmade book of poems by Stuart Kestenbaum, with original calligraphy by Jan Owen and handmade paper and letterpress printing by Amande Degener. 
  • A sense of unease in an immaculate world pervades Andrew Wyeth's "Airborne." One of the artist's most compelling late paintings, the airy and expansive image represents a phase in Wyeth's work during which he infused his precisely detailed, slowly crafted temperas with the freedom and energy of watercolor. 
  • Studio Crawl with Farnsworth Collective
    On Saturday, May 24, the Farnsworth Art Museum's Collective will host a studio crawl featuring visits to the studios of artists Meghan Chase, Freddy LaFage, Warren Seelig and Dudley Zopp. It will leave from the Wyeth Center parking lot, on Grace Street between Union and High streets, at 9 a.m., and return by 12:30 p.m.