Midcoast art shows

Current & Coming

By Dagney C. Ernest | Jun 14, 2018
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ offers objects from the estate of an eclectic and prolific Brunswick collector, online only. “The Curious Collector” lots may be perused at thomastonauction.com or via links at liveauctioneers.com or invaluable.com. The live auction will begin 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20. Pictured is an oil by a 19th-century Maine naïve artist.

BELFAST

African art, crafts and clothing, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.

Belfast Art Market: juried market of artists and artisans, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, front lawn of Waterfall Arts, 256 Main St. Rain or shine (some booths move inside in inclement weather); concurrent with Belfast Farmers’ Market.

Contemporary art by 15 artists in a variety of media, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Local Color Gallery, 135 High St. FMI: 218-1249.

“Family,” mixed media exhibit by Alice Hobbs Parsons, ground-floor Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through June 30.

Grand re-opening show: work by 61 Maine artisans, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Harbor Artisans, 69 Main St. Through Dec. 29. FMI: 338-2088.

“Halcyon,” themed group show, The Belfast Framer & Betts Gallery, 96 Main St. Through June 30. FMI: 338-6465.

Oil paintings by Joanne Parent plus work in varied media by Neal Parent, Nicole Peak, Marvin Jacobs and Dan Bennett, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

“Summer Stable Show,” work by gallery artists; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through Aug. 31. Open during Fourth Friday Art Walks. Artist talks 5 p.m., art walk reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 27.

“sun comes up,” framed drawings and installation of large-scale paper forms by Andrea Sulzer, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-0555. Through Aug. 12.

“Tidal Zone,” themed group show in Clifford and Corridor galleries, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; during events; by appointment, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through July 20. Talk by University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences professor Bob Steneck: 7 p.m. June 14.

CAMDEN

“Classic Cars in Camden,” photographs by Jim Hughes, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Main Street and Atlantic Avenue. Through June 30.

“Homecoming,” season-opening show of work by mixed media artist Ann Trainor Domingue and other house artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing. FMI: 470-7027. Through June 26.

FREEDOM

Exhibition of work by member artists, Freedom Makers Studio, 25 Main St., in the village. FMI: freedommakersstudio@gmail.com.

LINCOLNVILLE

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.

ROCKLAND

Art and graphic design by Orlando Johnson and more, Black Hole Gallery, 403 Main St. Also open during First Friday Art Walks.

“Art at Bartlett Woods ‘18,” work by Pam Cabañas, Alison Hill, Björn Runquist, Anne Cronin and Deborah Winship, Bartlett Woods Retirement Community, 20 Bartlett Drive (off Talbot Avenue). Open business hours through June.

Bernard Langlais: early abstracts and still lifes, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (closed holidays), Garage Gallery at Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. Presented by Georges River Land Trust; call 594-5166. Through June.

Birchbark paintings by Sharon Boody Dean, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays, Sanctuary Gallery (upper level) of Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St. Call 594-8656 to verify hours.

“Black Mountain Women,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, 464 Main St. (second floor). FMI: 332-4014. Through July 29.

“Garden of Earthly Delights” group show; plus silent auction of pet portraits from the Arts in Action afterschool program, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, corner of Main Street and Park Drive (entrance). FMI: 596-0800. Through June.

“Hole History: Origins of the American-Style Donut” art catalog release show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and by appointment, gallery at Steel House South, 639 Main St. FMI: gallery@rocklandsteelhouse.com. Through June 16.

“Homecoming,” work by Charles Wilder Oakes; and 3D works with found objects and repurposed furniture by Bonnie Farmer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; and 7 to 10 p.m. second Wednesdays, Bonnie Farmer Assemblage Art & Gallery, 166 South Main St. Through June 30.

“Jocelyn Lee: The Appearance of Things” (opens June 16); “Tom Burckhardt: Studio Flood” (through through Oct. 9); and Jonathan Borofsky’s “Digital Man” steel sculpture in courtyard (other show being installed), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St. Admission $8; $6 older than 65/students with ID; free younger than 18, members; free for all during First Friday Art Walks (through November). FMI: 701-5005. ArtLab Open Studio free with admission; free monthly facilitated ArtLab 2 to 4 p.m. first Saturdays.

“N.C. Wyeth: Poems of American Patriotism” opens June 16 in the Wyeth Center; “Maine: The Farnsworth Collection” (through March 14) in Morehouse Wing and Nevelson galleries; Ai Weiwei’s “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold” (through Dec. 30) in Rothschild Gallery; “Andrew Wyeth: Temperas and Studies from the Wyeth Collection” in Hadlock Gallery (through Oct. 21); “Andrew Wyeth in Rockland” (through Feb. 17) in Wyeth Study Center; “On a Mountain in Maine” in Library Gallery (through Oct. 7) and “Stories of the Land and Its People” (through Sept. 9) in the 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. FMI: 596-6457. 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. N.C. Wyeth lecture by Chief Curator Michael Komanecky: 2 p.m. June 20 in auditorium.

New show featuring work by Lori Davis, Roger Barry, Jean Byrd and Hannah Nelsbach; plus 13 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 405 Main St. FMI: artspacemaine.com.

“Nature as Muse," Maine art in varied media with special emphasis in fine craft, CRAFT Gallery, brick courtyard at 12 Elm St. Through June.

Nature-inspired work by Lynn Travis, Gwen Sylvester and Sherrie York, 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. Through July. Watercolor basics for nature art workshop with Gwen Sylvester ($10 donation): 2 p.m. June 14.

Photography by siblings Andrew and Neil Reichline; and Rhonda Reichline Dubin, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment, The Fischer Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. FMI: 542-6791.

Resident Artist Show: Melissa Kelly, The Art Loft, 385 Main St., Suite 9 (in lobby of Thorndike Building). FMI: 200-7915. Through June 30.

Season opening shows: “Jeff Epstein: Wires, Pole, Tire Tracks and Weather”; Frederick Kellogg: Works in Oil and Watercolor”; and Anne Kamilla Alexander: Seed” plus gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through July 7.

Solo shows: painters Greta Van Campen and John Koenig; and Mi'kmaq basket maker Richard Silliboy, 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 June 30.

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.

“Tree and Cloud,” new paintings by Sarah Faragher; and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 409 Main St. FMI: 239-1223. Through July 1.

“Turning Towards the Sun,” group show of paintings, papercut pieces, glass mosaics, glass bowls and dishware, cyanotype collage, wood folk carvings and more, 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. Through July 27.

“Women of Black Mountain College,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, 464 Main St. (second floor). FMI: 332-4014.

Work by gallery artists including John Bisbee and Kate Breakey, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Open late for First Friday Art Walks.

Work in varied media, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 1 to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Gallery 440, 440 Main St. FMI: 670-8499.

ROCKPORT

Jewelry, pottery, wood, handbags, baskets, sculpture, accessories, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Michael Good Gallery, 325 Commercial St./Route 1. FMI: 236-9623.

“New Work by Faculty,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 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. June 15 through Sept. 12.

Work of Katie Wilson, Kathryn Oliver and Ralph Hassenpflug, Beech Hill Gallery, 364 Commercial St./Route 1. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception June 15.

ST. GEORGE

“Inspirations-4 Paint Maine,” 60-plus plein air paintings by Kathryn Baribeau, Edward Buonvecchio, Fran Scannell and Suzanne deLesseps, Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main St./Route 131, Tenants Harbor. Through June 30.

“Maine Scapes – Land, Sea, and Sky,” oil and pastel paintings by Sally Loughridge, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, 5 Cold Storage Road, Port Clyde. June 20 through July 9. Artist’s reception: 5 to 7 p.m. June 22.

"Thanks for the Memories" memorial show in new wing; and "Anything Goes" evolving group show of art and more, 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.

SEARSMONT

Photography by Michele Benoit, Searsmont Town Library, 47 Main St./Route 131. For hours, call 342-5549. Through June 26.

SEARSPORT

“Kosti Comes Home,” “Sailing Small: Small Boats, Big Ideas” 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 8-15; free younger than 8, members and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-0334 or 548-2529. Through Oct. 21.

THOMASTON

“BOOM! Artillery in the American Revolution” Society of the Cincinnati exhibition; Knox Collections Room, Thomaston Room and 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, 30 High St. at the Route 131 turn to St. George. FMI: 354-8062. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens, AAA members.

Photography by Rich Reynolds, Thyme to Talk, 167 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 975-2446. Through June.

VINALHAVEN

“Spring!,” winter-created works by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. Through June 20.

WALDOBORO

“Art is Fun," works by Philippe Guillerm, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main St. in the village.

Doug Frati: paintings and carvings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St., Waldoboro. Call 832-7897. Through June 30.

Local artworks and artifacts, noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Waldoborough Historical Society Museum, 1164 Main St./Route 220. Opens with 50th Anniversary Celebration June 17; through Labor Day. Open to 6 p.m. during ArtWalk Waldoboro.

Seafaring scenes and more by Wolfgang Busse, Polly McGrory and guest artists, noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, McGrory & Wolf Gallery, 9 Friendship Road/Route 220. FMI: 790-1427.

WASHINGTON

“Lighten Up!” nine-person group show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, Corner Gallery, Mason’s Corner Building in the village. Through July 1.

Three-person spring show: paintings by Sherry Dec, Marianne Swittlinger and Pat Ryan, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. Through July 10.

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