‘Innerscape’ at River Arts

Feb 24, 2014
“True's Pond” by Betsy Birge of Liberty is part of the latest open juried exhibition at River Arts in Damariscotta.

Damariscotta — River Arts, a nonprofit art center on Route 1, invites the public to the opening reception for its new “Innerscape” juried exhibition Friday, Feb. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition features more 90 works by 60 Maine artists, including several from the Midcoast.

“Innerscape” offers a wide variety of work in oil, pastel, encaustic, watercolor, fiber and acrylic, as well as several sculptures. The exhibition will run through March 27. The juror for the exhibition is Michael K. Komanecky, chief curator at Rockland’s Farnsworth Art Museum and a specialist in both American and European art.

Midcoast artists whose work was selected for this show include Roberta Baumann of South Thomaston; Betsy Birge of Liberty; Ian Bruce of Northport; Richard Carafelli of Owls Head; Sandi Cirillo of Searsport; Amy Cornell and Kendra Denny of Camden; Laura Freeman of Rockport; Lois Hill of Washington; Dianne Horton of Swanville; Kris Johnson of Rockland; Paul Karlsson of St. George; Jean Kigel, Judith Mitchell and Brooke Pacy of Waldoboro; Stephanie Lane and Joel White of Union; Petrea Noyes of Lincolnville; Gwen Sylvester of Rockland; Carolyn Whitaker of Thomaston; and Cynthia White of Washington.

River Arts is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and holds approximately 10 open juried shows each year. For information, visit riverartsme.org or call 563-1507.

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

“New Music” by Brooke Pacy of Waldoboro.
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