Annual small works group show, Perimeter Gallery in Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through mid-January.

“Cast and Found: the Art of Wooden Foundry Patterns, circa 1900″ exhibit of industrial design, in Clifford Gallery (through Feb. 26); “Empty Walls and Windows,” work for purchase organized by Abbie Shahn, in Corridor Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. “Cast & Found” proceeds benefit Waterfall Arts and Belfast Maskers.

“Dream Shades — The Raptured Repose,” collaborative work by Clarity (Robert and Su.Sane Hake), Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through Dec. 31.

“Holiday Gala” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 19, Belfast Framer & Gallery, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6465. Through Dec. 31.

Holiday show of small works by Susan Tobey White, Julie Cyr and Sheep Jones plus fine crafts by local artisans, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990. Through Dec. 31.

New work by Keith Maynard, David Johnson, Peg Worth, Ben Hall and Joanne Parent, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St.

“100 for 100,” small original $100 pastels by artist Kathleen Perelka, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Fifty percent of sales benefits Maine Farmland Trust.

“Small Works, Great Gifts” group show, noon to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, First Light Gallery, corner of High and Main streets. FMI: 338-3626.

“Small Works,” Red Wall exhibition retrospective, Galerie Dufour, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Through Dec. 31; call for extended holiday hours.

“30//30//30: thirty works by thirty artists under age thirty,” inaugural juried show, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. FMI: 338-5225.

Watercolor illustrations by Candice Hutchison for Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors column “Awanadjo Almanack” in Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884. Through Dec. 31.

Work by gallery artists, noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Off the Beaten Path gallery, 17 Main St.

Work by 20-plus Maine artists plus Aina Moja Shop of African art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 338-4820.


“Art, Nature & Design,” nature-inspired sculptures by Antje Roitzsch, exhibition gardens of Merryspring Nature Center, Conway Road. FMI: 236-2239. Through the winter.

“Dream Shades — The Raptured Repose,” annual show by Clarity (Robert and Su.Sane Hake), Jean Picker Room, Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Dec. 31.


“Anything Goes” juried group show, River Arts, 170 Main St. FMI: 563-1507. Through Jan. 8.

“Art at the Grill” staff and friends group show, Damariscotta River Grill, Main Street. Through Jan. 11.


Barbara Vanderbilt: award-winning pastel paintings, Lincoln Home, 22 River Road. FMI: 563-3350. Through Feb. 15. Meet the Artist reception: 4-6 p.m. Jan. 6.


“Fashionably Late” juried exhibition, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (closed holidays), Julia’s Gallery, corner of Union and Elm streets. FMI: 596-6457, ext. 146. Through Dec. 31.

“George Miller: Rockland Harbor” benefit photography show, Maine Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive. Through Dec. 31. Twenty percent of proceeds go to museum.

“Heartwork” holiday exhibition, Harbor Square Gallery and rooftop Muir Garden, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Through Jan. 9.

“Ink & Light,” photography and woodcuts from Peaks Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, 386 Main St. Through Jan. 24.

Photography by Antje Roitzsch, Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. Through Dec. 31.

“Nine by Nine,” small-scale recent works by the Lively Ladies, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 789-5430. Through spring.

Oil paintings by Albie Davis, Rock City Books & Coffee, 328 Main St. FMI: 594-4123.

Pastels and sculptural planters by Marjorie Strauss, In Good Company, 415 Main St. Through Dec. 31.

Photographs and hanging sculptures by Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St. Through April.

Recent aquatints by Bill Ronalds, Rock City Coffee Roasters, 254 Main St. FMI: 594-5688.

“Share the Wonder” holiday exhibition in the Wyeth Center (though Jan. 3); “Robert Indiana and the Star of Hope” (through Jan. 10) in Morehouse Wing and Crosman Gallery; “Andrew Wyeth Selections” (through May) in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries; “Achieving American Art: American Art Between the Wars” (through Jan. 24) in Rothschild Gallery; “Elegantly Attired: Victorian Apparel and Accessories in Coastal Maine” in Nevelson-Berliawsky Gallery (through April 25); “Louise Nevelson” (through Jan. 10) in Craig Gallery; and “Alex Katz – Early Paintings” in Library Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $12; $10 senior citizens or students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and all Rockland residents. FMI: 596-6457.

“XX Large,” a.k.a. “Diverse Approaches to Landscape in Sizes Small to XX Large – How Big is Your Living Room?”, group show, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays and by appointment, Jean B. Chalmers Art Gallery and other spaces at Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. FMI: 594-6490. Through Dec. 31.


“Maine Wood 2010” juried biennial, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route et. FMI: 594-5611. Through Feb. 12.


Oil paintings by Elaine Whiting, Thomaston Café, 154 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-8589.


Work by fiber artist Sarah Carpenter, hand quilter Faith Gilbert and painter Lynne Harwood, Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Through Dec. 31.


“Lucille Burgess 1916-2008” art show and sale, The Haven, 49 Main St. Benefits PIE’s Vinalhaven College Scholarship. Through Jan. 3.


Artists of the month: hand-colored black and white photographs by Yvette Bouchard; oil paintings and aerial photographs of Waldoboro by Eric Michelsen, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-4487. Through Dec. 31.

“The Best of Holidays” member artists’ show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St. FMI: 832-5109. Through Jan. 2.

“The Jewelry Wall,” jewelry by Anne Brown and T. Max plus collaborative driftwood mirrors, noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Oyster House Studio and Frame Shop, 25 Friendship St. FMI: 832-4446. Through Dec. 31.


Prints, pots and paintings by Cathy Melio, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. Through Dec. 31.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to