Current & Coming
Abbie Read: collage and mixed media construction, Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library, 2916 Sennebec Road (across from town office). FMI: 785-5656. Through July 31.
African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. art walk nights), Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.
"David McLaughlin: the Art of Salvage" in Clifford Gallery; wheat paste art installation by street artist Pigeon in stairwell; and BCOPE photographs ("100 Hammers," Photo Justice Series), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through Aug. 24.
“En Maine Air,” new paintings by Dianne Horton, Beyond the Sea Gallery-Café, 74 Main St. FMI: 338-2100. Opens with 5:30 to 8 p.m. pink champagne reception July 13; through July 20.
"Library" installation by Abbie Read, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays (to 8 p.m. art walk nights); Mondays by chance, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through July 29.
“Listening to the Land,” watercolors, pastels and oil paintings by the Maine Master Joseph A. Fiore (1925 to 2008, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and evenings during art walks, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Opens with 5:30 to 8 p.m. reception July 13.
Local artists Ben Hall and Karen Meisenheimer show work during Friday night art walks, Office Co-op, 17 Main St. FMI: 322-8691 or 323-8448.
New Works by Karola Bryant, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through July 31.
Paintings by Keith Schneider and Jude Nickerson plus fine art, folk art, sculptures, studio pottery, designer architectural jewelry and found objects, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays (2 to 8 p.m. Friday art walks); Sundays by chance or appointment, Raven's Nest Gallery, 65 Main St. Opens with 5:30 to 8 p.m. reception July 13.
“Mountain Star Mind Testament,” new work by Albuquerque artist Peter Voshefski, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Perimeter Gallery at Chase's Daily, 96 Main St. Through July 29.
New paintings by Susan Tobey White, Sheep Jones and Julie Cyr plus gallery in varied media, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (to 8 p.m. Fridays) and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990.
New work in varied media by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays (Fridays to 8 p.m.), Parent Gallery, 92 Main St., Belfast. FMI: 338-1553.
Peg Worth: new work in pastel, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6465. Through July 28.
"Photos of Tanzania," color and black-and-white photography by Charles R. Hamm, plus art objects and artifacts, Fernald Gallery of University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. Through Aug. 24.
“Pop Objects, starring Dick, Condi & Friends,” July 13 through 22, Marc Leavitt Art Studio, 153 High St. Opening reception: 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 13.
"Portals," new photographs by Charles Laurier Dufour, Wednesdays through Mondays (t 8 p.m. Fridays), Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Opens with 5:30 to 8 p.m. reception July 13; through Aug. 9.
"Art by Alphabet: The Sch… Schow" featuring Judith Schuppien , John Schmidtberger and Nadine Schoepfle, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing. Through July 18.
Black-and-white limited-edition giclée prints by photographer Alison Langley at Nautical Images Gallery, 8 Public Landing.
“The Force,” oil and watercolor floral portraits by Amy Lowry, Ten High Street, 10 High St./Route 1. FMI: (617) 429-0008. Through July 29.
"Narrative," children's book illustrations and more, plus gallery artists' work, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Old Salts Gallery in the Dyer Building, corner of Mechanic and Washington streets. FMI: 706-4037. Through July 28.
Open studio/gallery, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14 and 15, Tillman Crane Photography Studio, 22 Pearl St. FMI: 230-0199. Also Aug. 4-5 and Sept. 1-2.
Arts in the Barn: "Wood & Canvas," the art of Bob Matus and Nancy Barron, Cushing Historical Society's Barn on Hathorn Point Road. FMI: 354-7259. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 13; continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14 and 15.
The Olson House, historic site owned and operated by Farnsworth Art Museum, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Hathorne Point Road. Cost: $10/$17 with Farnsworth admission. Through Oct. 7. Tours on the hour; last begins 4 p.m.
Recent paintings by Chris Polson (last three years), 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays or by appointment (763-4271), Twin Brooks Stretchers, 59 Calderwood Lane/Route 173, just outside Lincolnville Center. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 14; through Sept. 14.
"An Island of Light," paintings by Paul Niemiec, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, Island Inn. FMI: 594-8131. Through Oct. 7. Lupine Gallery show; inn is adjacent to ferry landing.
“Out of the Wood,” new painted wood reliefs by Eric Hopkins and photographs by Elisa Wike Hurley, North Haven Gallery, Main Street. FMI: 594-1996. Opens with 3 to 6:30 p.m. reception July ; through July 21. Hopkins and Carl Little book presentation and signing 5 p.m. July 19 at Waterman’s Community Center.
"Alchemy and the Trees of Life,” gold leaf photographs by Joyce Tenneson; and "Abandon, Absorption and Abstraction," paintings by Connie Hayes plus gallery artists, 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; by appointment on Sunday and Monday, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Through July 29.
"Anything Goes," work by the Lively Ladies, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 18; through late autumn.
"Beyond Rugs: the Handwoven Rug as Art" plus fine artisan works by Maine craft artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, CRAFT gallery, Courtyard at 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167. Through July 29.
"Close Encounters," work by Phil Schirmer and Mary Lennox, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. Through Aug. 1. FMI: 596-0800.
"Defining & Essential Lines," work by seven Maine artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Through July 29.
"Edges," paintings by David Sears, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through Aug. 24. Also "Of Solar Flares and Northern Lights," watercolors and Asian brush painting by Jean Kigel, in the store (through July 31).
"Elusive Reality,” the art of Anne Ayvaliotis, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 21 Winter St. FMI: 332-4014 or (888) 777-1077. Through July 29.
Featured member artists in the front room plus work by 15 others, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. First Fridays) and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. Through July 31.
"Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson’s North Haven" in Morehouse Wing (through Aug. 21); "Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan" in Wyeth Center, corner of Grace and Union streets (through Dec. 30); "The Homestead Project — a Residence Reimagined," an exhibition of architectural designs of principals of 10 architectural firms, in Crosman Gallery (through Sept. 23); "Andrew Wyeth: Summers in Port Clyde – Watercolors from the 1930s and early 1940s" in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through Nov. 4); "Louise Nevelson" in Morehouse Wing (ongoing); "Maine in America: Selections from the Permanent Collection" in Rothschild and Nevelson/Berliawsky galleries (ongoing); and "Alex Katz" in Craig Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (to 8 p.m. Wednesdays), Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $12; $10 senior citizens or students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and all Rockland residents/free for all 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays plus First Fridays through October. FMI: 596-6457.
"Middle Site," street-level solo exhibition by Megan Hinton, plus gallery artists, open daily, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745.
Natural world theme show of work in various media by Diane Green Hebert, Shelley Johnson and Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.
Paintings by Bob Besaw, Café Miranda, 15 Oak St. Through the summer.
Sculptures in bronze, stone and water, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700.
"Stories of the Land and Its People," collaboration between the Farnsworth Art Museum and public schools in Appleton, Hope, Lincolnville and Islesboro, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Julia’s Gallery for Young Artists, corner of Elm and Grace streets. Through Aug. 12.
Three solo shows: Stew Henderson, John D. Woolsey and Lois Dodd, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays 1 to 4 p.m., Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through July 14. Work by Dennis Pinette, Jeff Epstein and K. Min opens with 6-8 p.m. reception July 18.
"A Veiled Reality," work by Clarity (Robert and Su.Sane Hake), noon to 5 p.m. Fridays (call 596-7979 for other hours), Rougette Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. Through July 27.
“Visions of Solace,” acrylic paintings by Maureen Egan, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Good Tern Coop and Café, 750 Main St. FMI: 594-8822. Through Aug. 9.
Art in the Park: rotating roster of artists and artisans Saturdays and Sundays in small park adjacent to Fresh Off the Farm, Route 1.
“Art to Collect Now,” 35th annual benefit art auction exhibition, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 14; gallery talk by CMCA director Suzette McAvoy 6 p.m. Through July 28; auction & dinner 4:30-9:30 p.m. July 29 at Point Lookout Resort, Northport ($125/tables of eight $1,000; reservations required, call 236-2875).
Cat portraits by Lincolnville artist Lauralee Clayton, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Camden-Rockport Animal Rescue League shelter, 146 Camden St./Route 1.
"De Paris: Poissons, Coquillages et Portraits Nus,” work by Jean Luc Seigneur, Wallwork, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 67 Pascal Ave. FMI: (617) 990-6304. Through Aug. 4. RAYR wine tasting and art reception: 2 to 6 p.m. July 13.
New Work by Faculty," 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route 90 at Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through Sept. 14.
Artists of St. George Open Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 13 through 15, seventh annual self-guided tour with 19 along the St. George peninsula. FMI: 372-8966 or 372-6487. Free tour maps at Personal Bookshop, Thomaston; St. George Pottery (Route 131); Art Space Gallery and PDQ Photo, Rockland; in Tenants Harbor, Cod End, Granite Gardens, Harborside Market and Hedgerow Garden Center; in Port Clyde, Stonefish Antiques and Port Clyde Gallery. Other Midcoast locations include the Samoset Resort. Also Aug. 24-26.
"Barbara Ernst Prey: The Print Show," 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street/Route 131 in the village. Through July 15. FMI: 372-8087.
Mary Lizotte: watercolors plus gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays (to 8 p.m. Fridays), Port Clyde Art Gallery, across from the Port Clyde General Store in the barn at Seaside Inn. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 14.
Pam Cabanas solo show, Ocean House Gallery at Ocean House Hotel, overlooking the harbor, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-6691. July 13 through Aug. 1. Artist reception: 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 20.
"Wax — Paper — Scissors" and "Fowl Play" group shows, 10 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996. Through July 29/Aug. 5.
"A Searsmont Garden" group show, Searsmont Town Library in the Community Center, intersection of routes 131 and 173. FMI: 342-5549. Through Aug. 31.
"Summer Folk: The Tourists of Penobscot Bay," "The Art of the Sea Battle" and collections of historic boats, photography, marine art and artifacts, ship models and 19th century furnishings and architecture, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main Street/Route 1 and Church Street. Cost: $8; $3 age 7-15; free younger, members, active-duty military families and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-2529. Through Oct. 21. Also "Midcoast Maine: Tourism and Summer Folk Then and Now," created by the multimedia class of Searsport District High School with help from PMM, Stephen Phillips Memorial Library, 11 Church St. Free admission.
Paintings by Thomas Crotty, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Frost Gully Gallery, 150 Main St./Route 1. Through July 29.
Paul Caponigro: 20 original silver prints, Thomaston Café, 154 Main St./Route 1.
"The Portrait in American Realism," 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-0605. Through July 27.
"Islands and Flowers," recent acrylics by Gwen Sylvester, Badger Café & Pub, on the Common. Through July 29.
"Midsummer 2012” by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, New Era Gallery, Main Street. FMI: 863-9351. Also Katharine White’s “Painting & Collage” in The Windy Way Barn. Opens with 4 to 7 p.m. reception July 14; through Aug. 1.
Artist of the Month Mary Mabry, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St. Call 832-4487. Through July 31.
Summer group show of work by Maine artists, Hurricane Gallery, 175 Quarry Road, off Depot Street close to Route 1. Open most days; call 832-4062 or 701-7477.
Rustic sculptures by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and Mondays, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, 131 Camden Road/Route 90 (quarter mile from Route 1; look for the patriotic pickup). FMI: 273-3948. Through October.
Linda Gallion: pastels and lithographs, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Sept. 4. Reception 5 to 7 p.m. July 13.
"Selected Sculpture, Old and New” by Phyllis Janto plus gallery work, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays and by appointment, Downtown Gallery, Mason’s Corner Building in the village. FMI: 845-2225. Through July 15.
Courier Publications' A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or email@example.com.