Midcoast art shows

Current & Coming

By Dagney C. Ernest | Jul 13, 2017
The Cushing Arts In The Barn season opens with a 5 to 7 p.m. reception Friday, July 14 at 17 Hathorne Point Road. Paintings by Lisa Mele will be on view through the weekend, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16.

BELFAST

Abbie Read’s “Library” installation, ground-floor Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through Aug. 30. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Artist talk: 6:30 p.m. July 19.

African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.

“The Art of Climate Science,” photography and artwork illustrating research activities of students, faculty and staff of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. FMI: 338-8049. Through Sept. 29. Also “Celebrating Sprouts,” framed children’s art from the Broadreach Pre-K and Sprouts nature-based education programs, through July 21.

“Belfast during World War I,” artwork by Percy Sanborn and Hartwell Woodcock, exhibits depicting Belfast’s maritime and industrial heritage, the 1864 “Belfast Civil War Soldiers Quilt” and more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Belfast Museum, 10 Market St. FMI: 338-9229. Through Labor Day; then Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 7.

“Land and Sea,” 2017 summer stable show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (to 8 p.m. during art walks), Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through Sept. 15. Four-artist talk 5 p.m. July 28, followed by Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk reception to 8 p.m.

New oil paintings by Jerri Finch, also prints, posters and cards; and sculpture by Jay Hoagland, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, to 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 8 p.m. fourth Fridays through August, The Finch Gallery, 16 Main St. (behind iconic Consumers Fuel Company building). FMI: 338-1060.

Paintings and tarot decks by Katenia Keller and silk-screened clothing and home textiles by Krista Odom, noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Alpha Libra Studio & Showroom, 137 High St. (second floor of former Masonic Temple). Through August.

Paintings by Joanne Parent, black and white photography by Neal Parent; and work is varied media by Nicole Peak, Dan Bennett and Marvin Jacobs, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. Main St. FMI: 338-1553. Sixteenth anniversary celebration (including 16 percent off all Parent works): 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 28.

Paintings by Susan Tobey White, Vinolio, 74 Main St.

“Paper, Ink, Press,” work by 11 Midcoast printmakers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays; and by appointment, Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. (also Beaver Street entrance). FMI: 338-6465. Through July 29.

“SEESAW: Works by Anna Hepler and Karen Gelardi” in Clifford Gallery; and work from new Seesaw ‘zine in the Corridors Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through July 21. Related ASSEMBLY! Workshop: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22.

“SEESAW,” second show of work by Maine artists Anna Hepler and Karen Gelardi, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Aug. 6. FMI: 338-0555.

CAMDEN

Summer Arts & Books Fair, juried show of fine arts and crafts plus used and antiquarian books, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16, Camden Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue and Camden Public Library grounds.

Quilts by Carrie Hedstrom, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Main Street and Atlantic Avenue. Through July 31.

CUSHING

Arts in the Barn: paintings by Lisa Mele, in the Cushing Historical Society’s barn at 17 Hathorne Point Road. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 14; continues 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15 and 16.

LIBERTY

Open Studio, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15 and 16, Prescott Hill Pottery, 261 Prescott Hill Road. FMI: 589-3399. Functional stoneware and porcelain by Betsy Levine, from recent wood firing.

LINCOLNVILLE

New paintings by Chris Polson, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays or by appointment, Twin Brooks Stretchers, 59 Calderwood Lane. Through Sept. 8.

Work in various media by Maine artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily or by appointment, Lincolnville Fine Art Gallery, 2522 Atlantic Highway/Route 1 at Lincolnville Beach. FMI: 789-5000.

MONHEGAN

“Reckoning with Nature: Andrew Winter at Monhegan Island,” open daily, Monhegan Museum of Art & History, located in the historic Monhegan Island Light Station, 1 Lighthouse Hill. Also works by James Fitzgerald in the Rockwell Kent/James Fitzgerald Historic Artists’ Home and Studio, Tuesdays and Saturdays and by appointment. FMI: 596-7003. Through Sept. 30.

“Stan Moeller: from Montmartre to Monhegan,” Lupine Gallery’s annual summer exhibit at the Island Inn, adjacent to the wharf. FMI: 594-8131. Through Oct. 8.

ROCKLAND

“Argentum,” 14 silverpoint drawings by Richard Iammarino, Steel House South, 639 Main St. Through July. Workshop 1 to 4 p.m. July 22 ($25). FMI: gallery@rocklandsteelhouse.com.

“Collin Burns: Maine Homage” and “Tom Jessen: If/Then,” Black Hole, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 403 Main St. FMI: 808-2141. Through July 31.

Conservation art by painter Karen Talbot; and photographers Kirk M. Rogers and Ret Talbot, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, art gallery of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St. FMI: 594-0600, ext. 5. Open during First Friday art walks.

“Conversations On A Process, Continued,” intimate landscape paintings and collages by Erika Manning, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St. Through Labor Day.

Deborah Beckwith Winship retrospective; and work by The Lively Ladies, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (closed holidays), Garage Gallery at Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. Through July 31.

"Etudes au Naturel," photography by David Aimone and Florin Ion Firimita, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 25 Oak Gallery, 25 Oak St. Through July 23.

"Faces of the Nashville Movement," paintings by Jonathan Frost, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, corner of Main Street and Park Drive. FMI: 596-0800. Through July 29.

Featured artist Lincoln Perry, nationally known muralist; new work by Dan Daly; and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; chance or appointment Sundays, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Through July.

“John Walker: From Seal Point” (through Oct. 29); “Jenny Brillhart + Sara Stilles | Temporality” (through Aug. 13); “William Wegman: Reel to Real” (through Oct. 22); and Jonathan Borofsky’s “Digital Man” steel sculpture in courtyard, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St. Admission $6; $5 in group (20-plus); free younger than 12, members and for all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October. FMI: 701-5005. ArtLab Open Studio free with admission; free monthly facilitated ArtLab 2 to 4 p.m. first Saturdays. Open Late: 21-and-older Cafe Miranda cash bar soiree 4:30 to 6 p.m. Fridays through August (except Aug. 18) in the courtyard. Gallery tours 11 a.m. weekdays; Yoga Flow 5:30 p.m. Thursdays (courtyard or in galleries, donation) through August. Tuesday Talk with John Walker and Christopher Crosman: 5:30 p.m. July 18.

“Kinetic Origins, Zola Marcus,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays; by chance or appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 464 Main St. (second floor). FMI: 332-4014.

“Le Pont Neuf,” drawings, oil paintings, grisaille studies and palette knife paintings by Angela Anderson, The Art Loft, 385 Main St. (Suite 9 in lobby level of Thorndike building). FMI: 200-7915. Through Aug. 27.

“Marguerite Zorach — An Art-Filled Life” Morehouse wing’s Micah, Sam and Tim galleries (through Jan. 7); “Andrew Wyeth at 100”: Maine Drawings” in Hadlock Gallery (through Dec. 31); “Andrew Wyeth at 100: Dr. Syn” in the Wyeth Study Center Gallery (through Sept. 9); “Maine Watercolors, 1938-2008” (through Dec. 31) and “The Olson House: Photographers’ Muse” (through Oct. 29) in Wyeth Center; “Celebrating Maine” in Rothschild Gallery and “American Treasures from the Farnsworth” in James Gallery (through Oct. 29); “Andrew Wyeth at 100: “Women” as subjects in Rothschild Gallery, as artists in Library Gallery (through Jan. 21); “Other Voices” in Nevelson/Berliawsky Gallery; and “Stories of the Land and Its People” (through Sept. 10) in Crosman Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $15; $13 senior citizens; $10 students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and Rockland residents; free to all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October and 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through September. Also tours 11 a.m., 12 and 1 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays at the Farnsworth Homestead on Elm Street (limited to six); and tours on the hour noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays at the Olson House in Cushing. FMI: 596-6457. Zorach gallery tours: 1:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and Sept. 27. David Rockwell, nephew of Andrew Wyeth, at Olson House 4 p.m. Thursdays through August. The Wyeth Experience tours: 9:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Fridays through September; $50/$35 members; limited to 12.

New work by gallery artists including America Martin, Jennifer Knaus and Suzanne Siegel; and small assemblages and jewelry by the late master teacher J. Fred Woell, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745. Through July 31.

Opening exhibit of work by local artists in a variety of media, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily or by appointment, Gallery 440, 440 Main St.

Paintings by Amy Peters Wood and oil painter Andrea Peters; and work and craft is varied media, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago gallery and Island Institute store, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701.

Paintings by James Dodds and Scott Kelley; bird sculptures by Guy Taplin; and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; by appointment Sundays and Mondays, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Through July 29.

“The Pemaquid Light Paintings: Watercolors of an Iconic Maine Landmark 2014 – 2017,” paintings by David Dewey; but work by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. Through Aug. 12

Photography by siblings Andrew and Neil Reichline; and Rhonda Reichline Dubin, The Fischer Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. FMI: 542-6791.

“Points North,” three-person show of work by Roberta Baumann, Bruce Busko and Jill Valliere, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 409 Main St. FMI: 239-1223. Through July 30.

Recent watercolors by Signe Gardner, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Sanctuary Gallery (upper level) of Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St. Through Aug. 9.

Stained glass and wood sculpture, furniture and miniatures by Geoffrey Vollers; and paintings by Marti Reed, Geoffrey Vollers Studio, 112 South Main St./Route 73. Open by chance or appointment; call 691-4025.

“Table Matters” featuring work by Jacques Vesery, Lissa Hunter and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; Sundays by appointment, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167.

Work by Jean Byrd, Nancy Davies Tang, Sandra Leinonen Dunn and Sylvia Isabelle Murdock in front room; and by 15 more member artists, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St.

Works in varied media by local artists Cynthia Motian McGuirl, Libby Schrum, Peter Davis and Annie Bailey, noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, NoRo Gallery, corner of Brewster and Cedar streets (entrance, parking on Cedar).

ROCKPORT

“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” traveling historical photography exhibit from Penobscot Marine Museum, hallway beside the café at Pen Bay Medical Center, Route 1, Glen Cove.

Maine-made artwork and craft in pop-up market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Down East Magazine offices, 680 Commercial St./Route 1. Through Aug. 11. Food Truck Fridays July 14, 28; Aug. 11.

“New Work by Faculty,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, intersection of Mill Street and Route 90. FMI: 594-5955. Through Sept. 13.

“Untamed,” photographs by Jaime Johnson, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. Through July 22.

“You CAN Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too: Paintings by Beverly Shipko,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Michael Good Gallery, 325 Commercial St./Route 1. Through Aug. 1.

ST. GEORGE

Art Auction & Raffle, Jackson Memorial Library parking lot, 71 Main St./Route 131, Tenants Harbor. Silent auction runs through 2 p.m. July 15; book fair runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. same day. Part of St. George Days.

“Barbara Ernst Prey: New Oil Paintings and Prints,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Barbara Prey Projects, 855 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-8087. Through July 14; signing of newly released “Gallantly Streaming II” print 6 to 7 p.m. July 14, benefits Child Rights Protection Centre in Northern Thailand. July 15 through Sept. 4: “Inflection Points, 40 Years Painting Maine.”

"14 Miles to the Horizon," showcase of fine art, antiques and collectibles, in main gallery; Manuel Rincon retrospective in new wing; and metal works in the sculpture garden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by appointment, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996. Through Aug. 6.

“Garden Music,” watercolors by Katharine A. Cartwright; work by 12 artist-members; and paintings by the late Robert Hamilton, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, 5 Cold Storage Road (end of Route 131), in the red barn across from general store. Through July 31. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. July 14.

SEARSPORT

“Gone Fishing!” season of exhibits including “The Net Result: Our Evolving Fisheries” and much more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main St./Route 1. Multi-building downtown campus; admissions at Main Street Gallery and Visitors Center, 2 Church St. Cost: $15; $12 older than 64/students older than 17 (with student ID); $10 age 7-15; free younger than 8, members and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-0334 or 548-2529. Through Oct. 15.

SOUTH THOMASTON

“Summertide,” works by fine artists and craftsmen, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Saturdays, The Kelpie Gallery, 81 Elm St./Route 73 in the Weskeag village.

"Wonders Of The Sea," 20 new watercolor and egg tempera paintings by Gary Akers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily July 15 through Sept. 17, the Green Schoolhouse Studio, 414 St. George Road/Route 131. FMI: (859) 250-0278. Opening artist’s reception with refreshments and live music: 5 to 7 p.m. July 15.

THOMASTON

Art Wall Artist: Gil Coyle, Pope Memorial Humane Society the shelter, 25 Buttermilk Lane. Through mid-August.

“Homage to the Art of the Sea,” work by four marine masters; “Harvey Peterson’s Whimsical Folk Art Figures & Maine Monoprints”; and “The Magical & Mystical Paintings of Seth Haverkamp,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Hayne Galleries, 91 Main St./Route 1. FMI: (615) 430-8147. Through Sept. 9.

“Women in the Military” exhibition; new Knox Collections Room, Thomaston Room and interactive War Room; and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Knox Museum’s Montpelier, the big white house at the Route 131 turn to St. George. FMI: 354-8062. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens, AAA members; $4 age 5-13, free younger; free for those with military ID; $8 groups of 10 or more (call 354-0885 to arrange). Last tour departs half hour before closing.

VINALHAVEN

“Island Boats Homes and Harbors” featuring paintings by Esther Garcia Eder and ceramic boats by David Riley Peterson, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. Opens with 4:30 p.m. artists talk and reception July 15; through Aug. 2.

WALDOBORO

“Animals & Humans,” paintings and sculptures by Samuel Morgan and Philippe Guillerm, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; weekends by appointment, Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main St. FMI: 701-9085.

Artist of the Month: Tania Amazeen-Jones, pen and ink, graphite, pastels and paintings, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-4484. Through July.

Local artworks and artifacts, noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Waldoborough Historical Society Museum, 1164 Main St./Route 220. Through August. Open to 4:30 p.m. during ArtWalk Waldoboro.

“Photographs of the Watershed,” images by local photographers and friends of the Medomak Valley Land Trust, Medomak Arts, in the village at 13 Friendship St./Route 220. Open by appointment and during events. FMI: 832-4774. Through early August.

“Rebel Angels,” avian images by Chris Augusta and Pam Cabañas, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. Through Aug. 5.

WASHINGTON

Watercolors by Rachel Feero Oakes, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. Through Sept. 5.

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