The Cushing Historical Society’s Arts in the Barn series Continue in August with the work of Midcoast native Mac Economy. The public is invited to a 6 to 8 p.m. reception Friday, Aug. 2 at the Society’s barn at 17 Hathorn Point Road. The show will continue Saturday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 4, from noon to 4 p.m.

Economy is a professional musician and guitar instructor who operates the K2 Music musical instrument store in Camden. He began painting abstract art as a new creative outlet only five years ago and has gotten much local attention. Economy’s art focuses on deep texture with strong color contrasts, using acrylics and mixed media.

Hathorn Point Road is located off Pleasant Point Road. For more information, call 354-6939.

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