Midcoast art shows

Current & Coming

By Dagney C. Ernest | Jan 17, 2013
“Infinite Love,” a show of new paintings by Freedom’s Katenia Keller, runs through April 13 at Healthy Living Health Care, 19 Northbrook Drive, Suite 2, in Falmouth. The public is invited to an opening reception Friday, Jan. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m.

BELFAST

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.

“CSA: Community Supporting Arts,” traveling show from Harlow Gallery, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through Feb. 27.

"Fresh from the Farm," acrylic paintings by Elsie Gawler, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through Jan. 31.

"Greetings from Vacationland: The Postcard View," Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through Jan. 31.

New work in varied media by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St., Belfast. FMI: 338-1553.

“Pythias Sacred Geometry Tarot” paintings by Katenia Keller, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; or by appointment, Square the Circle Gallery at the Masonic Temple, 137 High St. (second floor). FMI: 382-6040.

“Sedna’s Gaze,” oil paintings on aluminum by Lisa Lebofsky and new sculpture from the collection of Judith Varney Burch, Northern Lights Gallery, 33 Main St. FMI: 338-3088.

"Small Works" group show, 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 Jan. 20. Opening with 6 to 8 p.m. reception Jan. 24: “Tinker: Pieces from the Yard,” large-scale abstract sculpture fabricated from scrap metal by local artist Norman Tinker.

“Small Works 2012,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448.

CAMDEN

Archival photographs, objects and maps from the collection of the Walsh History Center and Camden-Rockport Historical Society, Camden Public Library. Through Jan. 31.

ROCKLAND

Annual “Nine By Nine” show by the Lively Ladies, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St.

“Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” Crosman Gallery (through Sept. 22); “Andrew Wyeth: Pencil Drawings and Watercolor Sketches” in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through spring); "Louise Nevelson" in Morehouse Wing (ongoing); "Maine in America: Selections from the Permanent Collection" in Rothschild and Nevelson/Berliawsky galleries (ongoing); and "Recent Acquisitions" in Craig Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, 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. FMI: 596-6457.

“Heritage,” work by local artists E. Kendra Denny and Petrea Noyes, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through March 15.

Nancy Benner: Bird Series, mixed media avian portraits, In Good Company, Main Street.

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.

Watercolors by Anne McMath, Kathy Lane, Diana Maddocks and Jane Barrie, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Winding Way Watercolors, 39 Union St. FMI: 593-7955.

ROCKPORT

Photography by Peter Ralston plus limited edition Wyeth prints, Ralston Gallery, 23 Main St. FMI: 230-7225. Also Ralston photo display at Rockport Harbormaster’s Office 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (236-0676).

SEARSPORT

“Keeping Warm,” quilts and historic winter clothing, fiber art tools and crafts, toys, sports equipment and photos, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, Route 1. FMI: 548-2529 or 548-0334. Through Feb. 27. Also open Feb. 21-22. Quilt Show and Tell presented/hosted by Maine State Quilt Study Group 2 p.m. Jan. 19.

THOMASTON

Abstract paintings by Larry Kinney, Thomaston Cafe, 154 Main St./Route 1. Through March 3.

Photography by Neil M. Shively, downstairs at Thomaston Public Library, 60 Main St./Route 1.

UNION

Knox County historic photographs from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection of Penobscot Marine Museum, Vose Library, 392 Common Road. Touring show on view through April 30.

WALDOBORO

“Picture This,” history of children’s book illustration drawn from collection of Frank Wallace, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. Through Jan. 31. FMI: 832-4487.

WASHINGTON

Henry C. Toll paintings of Native American dances, ceremonies and traditions, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through March 6.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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