Midcoast art shows

Current & Coming

By Dagney C. Ernest | Feb 21, 2013

BELFAST

African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 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.

New work in varied media by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturday; and by chance/appointment, 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.

“Tinker: Pieces from the Yard,” large-scale abstract sculpture fabricated from scrap metal by local artist Norman Tinker, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through March 10.

Worker Art Show, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through Feb. 28.

CAMDEN

“Stream of Thought,” paintings by Stefan Pastuhov, Picker Room of Camden Public Library. Through Feb. 28.

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 March 3); “Small Treasures” in Library Gallery; and "Recent Acquisitions" in Craig Gallery (through March 10), 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.

“Visions of People, Paper and Pulp,” Trekkers Photo Treks 2012 student exhibition, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. FMI: 596-0800. Through Feb. 28.

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

“Designing Benches: Farnsworth Competition Finalists,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route 90 at Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through April 17.

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).

“The Recycled Menagerie,” creatures created by the late Joel Glassman of mostly discarded and recycled materials, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Feb. 23, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. ArtLab open 2 to 4 p.m. Free/donations.

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. daily through Feb. 24, Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, Route 1. FMI: 548-2529 or 548-0334. Easy Log Cabin Block Workshop with Faith Garrold: 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 23; call 548-2529.

THOMASTON

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

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.

UNITY

“Walking the Turtle’s Back,” oil paintings by Eric Darling, Leonard R. Craig Gallery in the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 948-9239. Through March 1. Closing reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28. Open during events or by appointment.

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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