Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main St., invites the public to the culmination of its community fundraising project “Connie Hayes | Face Time”: a 3 to 5 p.m. reception Saturday, March 2, at the downtown gallery.

Since January, Rockland artist Connie Hayes has been creating 100 portraits of community members as a performative drawing project. Each “Face Time” drawing is available for $100, with all proceeds going to organizations chosen by the subjects. Additional donations will be accepted during the reception. To see the portraits, visit

Organizations associated with this project include Aasen Productions, AIO Food Pantry, CHIP, CMCA ArtLab, Coastal Christian School Gym Fund, Coastal Mountains Land Trust, Farnsworth Arts in Education, Friends of Maine State Museum, Friends of the Strand Theatre, Georges River Land Trust, Good Shepherd Food Bank, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Herring Gut Learning Center, Hospitality House, Hurricane Island Foundation, Knox Clinic, Knox County Homeless Coalition, Lifeflight of Maine, Maher Ashram, Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence, Maine Coastal Children's Museum, Maine College of Art, Maine Family Planning, Make A Wish Maine, MDA of Maine, Meals on Wheels, Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition, Midcoast Music Academy, Monhegan Artists Residency, New Hope for Women, New Ventures Maine, No More Deaths, One Community Many Voices, One Less Worry, OUT Maine, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Penobscot Language School, Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County, Ragged Mountain Ski Club Scholarship Fund, Rockland Community Sailing, Rockland District Nursing, Rockland Historical Society, Rockland Public Library, Sail, Power & Steam Museum, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Station Maine, Sussman House, Sweet Tree Arts, TB Alliance, The Landing Place, Trees in Rockland, Trekkers and WRFR-LP FM.

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