"25 years of working and living in Cushing,” featuring work by David Vickery, is the next Arts in the Barn exhibition at the Cushing Historical Society's barn, 17 Hathorn Point Road. The show will open with a 5 to 8 p.m. reception Friday, July 8, and continue Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 5 p.m.

Vickery is a contemporary realist painter who has been working out of his Cushing studio since 1991 and is celebrating his 25 years of living and working there with this exhibit. He finds inspiration for most of his paintings close to home, in the Midcoast and on Monhegan Island where he was a recipient of the Carina house artist residency in 1993.

Vickery’s work has been featured in publications such as Gettysburg Review, Maine Home+Design and the 2016 issue of Island Journal. His work also is represented locally by Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland and Courthouse Gallery in Ellsworth.

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