Barbara Ernst Prey will give an artist talk and walk through her exhibit “Soliloquy: Meditations on the Environment” Sunday, Aug. 1 at 2:30 p.m. at Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street/Route 131.

The gallery talk will benefit Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands. For more information and to reserve a space, call the gallery at 372-8087. “Soliloquy” runs through Aug. 15, and the public is invited to a reception Friday, July 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to