“All This,” collages and constructions by Karen MacDonald, Perimeter Gallery of Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Nov. 30 (closed Nov. 1-7).

“Autumn Colors” group show, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays (to 8 p.m. First Fridays), First Light Gallery, High Street at Main. FMI: 338-3626. Through early November.

Belfast Poetry Festival collaboration show, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through Oct. 31.

“Coastal Curves: 2010,” black and white photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Through early November.

Collaboration of painter Robert Shetterly, sculptor Beth Henderson and artist Mihku Paul for Belfast Poetry Festival, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St.

Conceptual fiber work by guest artist Gabriela D’Italia plus gallery artists’ work, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Oct. 24.

“Faces of Literacy: Voices of Courage,” Literacy Volunteers of Maine’s traveling photography and text exhibition, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays; and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, Route 3. FMI: 338-8000. Through Dec. 17.

“From the Farm,” oils by Elsie Gawler, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through Oct. 31.

“Ghosts,” small wall assemblages by Norman Tinker, 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 Oct. 30.

“Harvest — Dance,” paintings by Susan Tobey White, plus work by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays by appointment, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990.

New work by Eric Leppanen, Amore Restaurant, 95 Searsport Ave./Route 1, Belfast. FMI: 338-5939. Through Nov. 30.

New works by gallery artists plus woodcuts by Gordon Bok, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

“Tongues on Fire: 3 Artists, 3 Poets,” Belfast Poetry Festival show, in Clifford Gallery; work from Washington’s Downtown Gallery in Corridor Gallery; and “Jason Slaughter: Recent Paintings” in Fall-Out Shelter Gallery (through Oct. 31), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222.

Work by dozens of 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.


“ArtinMe.,” state-wide art exhibition juried by Philip Isaacson and by Dennis Gleason, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, 1 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. Through Nov. 16.

Paintings by Jacobus Bass in Visitor Center, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barter Island Road. FMI: 633-4333. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Oct. 22; through Nov. 14.


“Be Yourself,” curated group show of work in various media, The Rig, 56A Elm St./Route 1. Through end of November.

“Madre Project” artistic collaboration by children in Guatemala and Maine, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Oct. 30.

“Maine Cottage and Architecture” featuring Janis Sanders, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing (also day entrance through Maine Gathering, 8 Bay View St.). FMI: 470-7027.

“Origins,” collages by Joan Proudman, Zoot Coffee, 31 Main St./Route 1. Through Oct. 31.

Small paintings by Lauralee Clayton, Camden Bagel Café, 26 Mechanic St. in the Highland Mill Mall. Through Oct. 31.


Art at the Grill: “Painting Coastal Maine,” work by Caren-Marie Michel and Kathleen Daughan, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through Nov. 1.

Frank Federico — work in pastel, watercolor and oil, The Bakery, 85 Parking Lot Lane. FMI: 563-2867. Through Jan. 31.

“Images of the Pemaquid Watershed” by Jean Kigel, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, Pemaquid Watershed Association office above Salt Bay Café, 15 Courtyard St. FMI: 563-2196. Through Oct. 29. Partial benefit for PWA.

Work by sculptor/painter Kathleen Mack, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, River Arts Gallery II, Route 1 at Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1508. Through Nov. 30.


“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); “Emily Schiffer — Cheyenne River” in Craig Gallery (through Dec. 31); “Louise Nevelson” (through Dec. 31) in James Gallery (Morehouse Wing) 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. FMI: 596-6457.

“BIG,” Lively Ladies and Shevis group show, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 594-5250 or 236-2402 (day). Through mid-November.

Drawings by Ian Pyper, British outsider artist, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Rougette Gallery, 340 Main St. (upstairs). FMI: 596-7979. Extended through Oct. 29.

Featured artists’ work in Front Room plus work by 15 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and by chance/appointment, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784.

“The Figure Show” group exhibition, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays or by appointment, Jean B. Chalmers Gallery at Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. Through Oct. 30. FMI:

“Jane & John,” new work by Jane Ryan and John LeBlanc, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Through Oct. 24.

“Monhegan Perspectives III” group show, 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 Jan. 23.

Paintings by ChenSun Campbell and work in various media by Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.

“Rhapsody in Hue” group show, “Equilibrium” by Jon Kolkin and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Carver Hill Gallery 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745.

Small works on paper and cloth by Lois Anne, Gallery Café of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. Through mid-November.


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

Cat portraits by Lincolnville artist Lauralee Clayton, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Camden-Rockport Animal Rescue League shelter, 146 Camden St./Route 1.

“Furniture Masters of New Hampshire,” 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 Nov. 24.

“Going Forward, Looking Back: Practicing Historic Photographic Processes in the 21st Century,” 2 to 5 p.m. weekdays, Maine Media Gallery, first floor of the Shepherd Building, 18 Central St. FMI: 236-8581. Through Nov. 19. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22.

“Photographing Maine: Ten Years Later, 2000–2009,”, 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. Suggested donation $5. Through Dec. 5.

Photography by Maleah Chadwick, Country Inn, Route 1. Through Nov. 30.


Scenic and nature photography by Shelagh Delphyne, Searsmont Town Library, Searsmont Community Center, intersection of routes 131 and 173. FMI: 342-5549. Through Nov. 30.


“Inside the Box — the Art of Anne-Emmanuelle Marpeau” (Jeremiah Merithew House), marine paintings 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. Also “Finer Things” invitational craft show and sale in admissions center, 40 E. Main St. (free). Through Oct. 24.


“Contemporary Realism: The Work Of Philip Michelson” (through Oct. 29) and “KARSH,” 15 photographs by Yousuf Karsh (extended through Oct. 23), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; Sundays by chance or appointment, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St. FMI:


“Arts for Hunger,” annual show/sale of art and crafts, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Through Oct. 31.


Digital photography by Ardy Greatorex, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-4484. Through Oct. 31.

“Light on Water,” new paintings by Lavendier Myers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Oct. 30.


Wall hangings, quilts and garments by the Washington Handcrafters, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Oct. 31.


“Faces of Maine” group show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. (old academy building). FMI: 882-7511. Through Oct. 30. The Business of Art talk by CPA Bob Langworthy: 11 a.m. Oct. 22; $10, free MAG members. Behind the Frame demo by gallery manager Michele Roberge: 11 a.m. Oct. 27; $10, preregister.

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