“Creatures and Critters III: Equine and Avian Art,” featuring work buy several local artists, will open Saturday, June 1, at the Richard Boyd Art Gallery, at the corner of Island Avenue and Epps Street. There will be an opening reception from noon to 2 p.m.

The multi-media exhibit features a broad range of equine and avian art including sculptures, avian portraits, works depicting birds in flight, horse and rider, hunt scenes and carousel horses. The show includes work by Petrea Noyes of Lincolnville, Pam Cabanas of Friendship and Gwen Sylvester of Rockland, as well as art by Kenneth Burns, Kimberleigh Martul-March, Katrina Majkut, Thomas Dowling, William Steele, Rick Boyd and Claudia Whitman.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Creatures and Critters III” will run through June 30. For more information, visit richardboydartgallery.com.

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