In its first exhibit of the year, Art of the Sea features featuring nine new works from Jeffrey Sabol, its best-selling artist. His works of the coast of Maine in fog and reflections are in collections worldwide. A preview of the entire exhibit is posted in the Special Events section of artofthesea.com.

The contemporary marine gallery offers an enormous collection of nautical art from local, state, national and international artists in all media at Art of the Sea’s 4,500-square- foot gallery at the reversing falls. A proper sampling of gallery artists’ work is available in the entrance gallery. Also on display at all times are many half hulls and full rigged ship models, from primitive decorative pieces to museum quality cased models, as well as display tables.

Everyone is invited to stop in Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and other times by appointment. Art of the Sea is housed in the 19th-century former post office waterfront building, Route 73 at the ‘keag. There is always a place to park. For more information, call gallery director Joan Woodhull at 594-9396 or the manager at 594-2944.

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