BelfastArts Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 4, downtown art venues and on the streets.

“Camu-Lot: Curved Light,” collaborative art by Clarity, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through July 30.

“The Color of Summer: 3 Visions” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; Sundays by chance or appointment, High Street Studio and Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990. Through July 31.

ECo-Motion interactive sculptures, downtown sidewalks and corners.

“An Emic Review,” oil paintings by Eric Darling, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. Through Aug. 1.

“Gearheads,” interactive and moveable work, in Clifford Gallery; “Empty Walls and Windows,” work for purchase organized by Abbie Shahn, in Corridor Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. “Gearheads” opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 9; through Sept. 17.

“Guardians” group show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (5 to 8 p.m. on Friday Art Walk nights), Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through July 13.

New works by gallery artists plus woodcuts by Gordon Bok, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 9.

Pastels and paintings by Carolyn Caldwell, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Betts Gallery in The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6465. Through July 31. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. July 9.

Pottery by guest artist George Pearlman plus gallery artists’ work, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Aug. 1.

“Rhythms, Patterns and Cycles,” work by featured artist Kay Sullivan plus gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays and Mondays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays (Fridays to 8 p.m.), First Light Gallery, High Street at Main. FMI: 338-3626. Through July 31.

“Sticks and Stones,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Through July 14.

“13 Stories: A Family Album,” prints by Joan Proudman, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through July 31.

“Wall Drawing” (in progress), oil paintings and large-scale drawings by Gideon Bok, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Gallery, 96 Main St. Through July 11. Closing party: 6 to 8 p.m. July 8.

Watercolors by Linda Jewell, 5 to 7 p.m. July 9, Out of the Woods, 48 Main St. FMI: 338-2692.

Work by 24-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.


“Kevin Beers: Summer and Winter on Monhegan Island” and “Anne-Emmanuelle Marpeau: The Seaman’s Secret,” Gleason Fine Arts, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6849. Through Aug. 3.

Sculpture exhibit by Carole Hanson, Squidge Liljeblad Davis and Lise Becu (July 10 through Oct. 11); and “Robert McCloskey: From the Drawing Board to the Page,” works on loan from the May Massee Collection at Emporia State University in Kansas (through July 17, Visitor Center), Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barter Island Road. FMI: 633-4333. Sculptors talks all day plus reception 5 to 7 p.m. July 10.


Work by 27 Maine artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Pemaquid Art Gallery, Lighthouse Park. FMI: 677-2752. Through Oct. 11.


“A Celebration Of Independence,” group show of gallery, returning and new artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or later) daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing (also entrance through Maine Gathering, 8 Bay View St.). FMI: 470-7027. Through July 31.

“Iconic Maine,” works by Carol Rowan, 10 High Street, Route 1. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 9; through Aug. 7.


Arts in the Barn: garden sculpture by Jay Sawyer, Cushing Historical Society barn on Hathorne Point Road. FMI: 273-2314 or -3948. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. July 9; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 10 and 11.


Art at the Grill: “Painting Maine” group show, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through Aug. 8.

“Distinctive Views,” photographs from land and air by Lawreston Crute, Schooner Landing Restaurant & Marina, Main Street/Business Route 1 (on the waterfront). Through Columbus Day.

Lecture by David Driskell, leading authority on African American art, 3 p.m. July 11, River Arts in the historic Coffin House, 170 Main St. Cost: $10. FMI: 563-1507. Followed by wine and cheese reception.

“Local Color 2010,” group show by students of Katharina Keoughan, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 9; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 10; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 11 through 13, Round Top Farmhouse, Business Route 1. Reception: 4:30 p.m. July 9.


Arts at the Old Town House, Jefferson Historical Society’s annual event featuring talented artists, authors and fine craftsmen plus seafood luncheon, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 10, Old Jefferson Town House, 7 Gardiner Road/Route 126, near the intersection of Bunker Hill Road/Route 213. Benefits continued restoration of Old Town House and related projects.


“Marked by the Seasons,” photography by Claire Donnelly, Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through July 15.

“Poses,” watercolor/collages by Jon Tanner, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, North Haven Gallery, Main Street. Through July 10.


“Alex Katz: New Work” (through Jan. 2) in Morehouse Wing; “Four in Maine: Site Specific” in- and outside (through Dec. 31); “Rug Hooking in Maine and Beyond” in Crosman Gallery (through Dec. 31); “Andrew Wyeth Summer Exhibition” in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through Oct. 31); “Arnold Newman” photography in Craig Gallery (through Dec. 31); “Louise Nevelson” (through Dec. 31) in James Gallery (Morehouse Wing); “Homer to Hopper: American Watercolors from the Farnsworth” (through Sept. 12) in Library Gallery; and “N.C. Wyeth: Poems of American Patriotism” (through Sept. 26) and “The Wyeths’ Wyeths” (through Dec. 31) in the Wyeth Center (Union Street), 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; free to all 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and first Fridays through Oct. 1. FMI: 596-6457. Free Wyeth Day Lecture on Andrew Wyeth and “The Big Parade”: 6 p.m. July 12 at Strand Theatre, 345 Main St.

Artist reception for Francis Grant, 3 to 4 p.m. July 11, Bootstraps Gallery/Sail, Power & Steam Museum, Sharp’s Point South, 75 Mechanic St. FMI: 542-0255.

“A Bird’s Eye View: Journeying through 21st Century Climate Change,” multimedia collaboration of students from Matinicus Island School, Julia’s Gallery for Young Artists and Unity College, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Julia’s Gallery for Young Artists at the Farnsworth Art Museum, corner of Elm and Union streets. FMI: 596-6457, ext. 146. Through Aug. 29.

Collaborative paintings by Clarity (Robert and Su.Sane Hake), noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Rougette Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. FMI: 596-7979. Through July 23.

“Down By the River,” Lively Ladies benefit show for Georges River Land Trust, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 789-5430.

“Elemental & Bronze,” paintings by Mimo Gordon Riley and sculpture by Peter de Camp Haines, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Mulford Collectors Gallery, 313 Main St. FMI: 594-4775. Through July 29.

Featured artists’ work in Front Room plus work by 16 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784. Through July 31.

Grand opening collection of fine contemporary craft, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; and by appointment, CRAFT, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167.

“Inspiring Downeast,” photographs by Michael Kahn, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. Fridays) and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Through Aug. 3.

New oil paintings by Nancy Wissemann-Widrig and Lesia Sochor, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through July 17.

“Old Friends,” new work by Gordon Bok, Imero Gobbato and Thomas O’Donovan, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery Winter Street, 21 Winter St.; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery & The Muir Garden For Contemporary Sculpture, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Through Aug. 4.

Paintings by ChenSun Campbell and work in various media by Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St. Opens with 20th anniversary reception 5 to 7 p.m. July 9.

Paintings by the late Lina Burley, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Yvette Torres Fine Art, second floor at 313 Main St. FMI: 888-777-1077. Through Aug. 1.

“Project Tandem: two photographers, two bicycles, one 11,000 ride to document how Americans feel about the environment,” Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St. FMI: 594-2020. Through July 23.

Seabird art show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Project Puffin Visitor Center, 311 Main St. Through Columbus Day.

“Singing With Truth,” work by Ashley Bryan, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, the Island Institute’s art gallery, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through Sept. 19. Acrylic paintings by Carol Latta featured in shop through July 31.

Solo shows by Scott Kelley and Bo Bartlett, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays and Mondays by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 537 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Through July 31. Bartlett talk: 4 p.m. July 31.


“Amazing Maine” images by Carol Latta, Rockport Corner Shop, Main and Central streets.

“Four Visions in Different Light: Susan Bloom, Jill Enfield, Elizabeth Opalenik and Theresa Airey,” Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. (Shepherd Building) in the village. FMI: 236-8581. Through July 25; reception 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 20.

“New Work by Faculty,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Messler Gallery of Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route 90 at Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through Sept. 10.

Photography by Jan Gilley, Country Inn, Route 1. Through Aug. 31. Reception: 4 to 7 p.m. July 16.

“Rhapsody in Hue” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Carver Hill Gallery, 264 Meadow St., Rockport. FMI: 236-0745. Opens with 4 to 8 p.m. reception July 8 featuring musical performances by Lissa Schneckenburger with Bethany Waickman; and Gintaré Jautakaite. Through Aug. 2. Also art at 338 Main St., Rockland (open daily); call 594-7745.

2010 Biennial Juried Exhibition in Main and Loft galleries; “Verso/Recto,” photographs by Meggan Gould, in Tucker and Brown galleries, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. FMI: 236-2875. Free/donations. Through July 17. Biennial artists talk: 2 p.m. July 11.

Wood carvings, fine art and photography by Robert Jones, noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Renaissance RV Gallery, Route 1 oceanside on Powerhouse Hill, Glen Cove.


“Barbara Ernst Prey: The Print Show,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street/Route 131, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-8087. Through July 18.

“Clark Island Intertidal: Life between the Tides,” new oil paintings by Katharine A. Cartwright, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, barn next to Seaside Inn (across from General Store). Through July 12.

“The Creative Soul” (through July 18) and “Seeds of Possibility” (through July 11) group shows, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996.


“Earning Their Keep: Maine’s Windjammers” featuring photography by Benjamin Mendlowitz (through Aug. 3); “Inside the Box – the Art of Anne-Emmanuelle Marpeau” (through Sept. 10 in Jeremiah Merithew House) and much more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main Street/Route 1 campus. Cost: $8; $3 age 7-15; free younger, museum members, Searsport residents; $5 each groups larger than 10. FMI: 548-2529. Through Oct. 11. Marpeau reception: 6 p.m. July 8.

New oil paintings by Rainy Brooks, Coastal Coffee House, 25 E. Main St./Route 1. Through July 31.


Wine and cheese reception for sea glass artisans and enthusiasts, 4 to 6 p.m. July 10, Hightides and Hayfields, Route 131.


“Four is more,” work by Britta Von Saltza Bruce, Jane Herbert, Louise King and Mary Faith Morison, The Personal Book Shop and Gallery, 144 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-8058. Through July 31.


Fiber art by Deborah Diemer and Julianna Wood, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Through July 31.


Early summer show by Peter Bodnar III, Stephanie Crossman, Ester Garcia Eder and Diana Godfrey, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. FMI: 863-8651. Through July 14.


Artist of the Month: photographer Diane Walsh, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St. Through July 31.

“Catching Up,” recent oils and watercolors by Ian Bruce, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through July 31. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. July 10.

Hand-woven rugs and wall hangings by Sara Hotchkiss, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays or by appointment, Old Point Comfort Gallery & Showroom, 28 Pitcher Road. FMI: 832-8133.


Outdoor sculptural work by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, 131 Camden Road/Route 90 (look for painted pickup). FMI: 273-3948.


“How’s the Water?” three-woman show plus work by the late Paula Brown, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays plus holidays, Downtown Gallery, 2 Old Union Road/Route 220 in the village. FMI: 542-6492. Through Aug. 1.

Recent paintings in various media by Bob Richardson, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. July 8 through Sept. 1. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. July 9.


Members Exhibition, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. (old academy building). FMI: 882-7511. Through July 18. Artist in Residence: Deb Arter July 12.

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