Shown: “Island Cottage,” oil by Neal Hughes.
Shown: “Island Cottage,” oil by Neal Hughes.
The “Late Summer Exhibition” at Sylvan Gallery in Wiscasset is continually evolving as new works arrive daily, painted by the gallery’s roster of contemporary artists. September will mark the gallery’s 18th year, and to celebrate, the gallery will host a reception on Thursday, August 30, the evening of the Wiscasset Art Walk, and another on Thursday, September 27, both from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition continues through September 30. New arrivals include 11 paintings by Neal Hughes, whose awards include an Award of Excellence at the International Marine Art Exhibition at the Gallery at Mystic Seaport. He was the grand prize winner of the Utrecht 60th Anniversary Art Competition, winning the top prize out of more than 12,000 entries.