“The Aged and Unknown,” works by R. Keith Rendall, plus gallery partners, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; Mondays by chance, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Aug. 31.

Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday through Sept. 2, downtown Belfast. Includes live performances on the streets. FMI:

“Depth of Field,” new oil paintings by Adele Drake, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and during art walks, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575.

“Drawings and Re-Collections” by Emily Brown in Clifford Gallery; and mostly new work by the LINC and Waterville Social Club in Corridor Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and by appointment, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through Sept. 23.

“Dreams and Dreamers,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays (plus 5:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays); 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; variable Sundays and Mondays, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448.

“The Field of Mfkzt,” work by artist team Clarity, Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through Aug. 31.

Guest artist Jeanne Dawson plus work by Susan Tobey White, Sheep Jones and Julie Cyr, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St.

“In the Wind and Sun,” new paintings by Ian Bruce, Beyond the Sea Gallery-Café, 74 Main St. Through Sept. 6.

“Italia, Bella,” paintings and drawings by Lesia Sochor, weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Betts Gallery in The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6465. Through Aug. 27.

Kaleidoscope series by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street.

New and winter collages, assemblages and paintings by Daniel Anselmi, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays through Sundays or by appointment, second-floor studio at 75 Main St. FMI: 338-9197. Through Aug. 27.

New work in a variety of media by gallery artists, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

“Painting Maine by the Roadside,” work by Dianne Horton and Sandy Dolan, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through Aug. 31.

“Please, Be Seated!” 2011 Eco-Motion street sculptures, installed throughout the city walkways and in three downtown parks. Auction in early September; visit

“Recycling Abstract,” recent paintings by Eric Leppanen, Amore Restaurant and Lounge, 95 Searsport Ave./Route 1. FMI: 691-6769. Through Aug. 31.

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.


“Carol Jessen: Out and About”; and “William Irvine, Jeff Barrett and David Witbeck: Put a Smile on your Face!”, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Gleason Fine Art, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6849. Through Sept. 6.

“Jazz,” paintings by John Vander, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6252. Through Aug. 31.


New work by the Pemaquid Group of Artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Pemaquid Art Gallery at Pemaquid Lighthouse Park, Bristol Road. FMI: 677-2752. Through Oct. 10.

Variety of fine art media by 29 artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Saltwater Artists Gallery, Route 130 across from the Bradley Inn, Pemaquid Point. FMI: 677-2490. Through Oct. 2.


“Growth Rings,” paintings by T. Allen Lawson; and “Menageries,” paintings by E.B. Watts, Ten High Street, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, 10 High St./Route 1. FMI: 236-2770. Through Sept. 10.

“Summertime Blues” featured group show plus work by emerging and established Maine and New England artists, open daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing; also accessible through Maine Gathering, Bay View Street. FMI: 470-7027.


Arts in the Barn: six-person Berg Family show of arts and crafts, Cushing Historical Society barn, 17 Hathorne Point Road. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 19; continues 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 20 and 21.


“Companion Pieces” for Salt Bay Chamberfest 2011, new works of art by George Mason, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (to 7:15 p.m. concert nights), Darrows Barn of Round Top Farm, Business Route 1. Through Aug. 27.

“Maine to France” group show, Damariscotta River Grill, 155 Main St. FMI: 563-7568. Through Sept. 19.

“Mentors” invitational show plus work by Joseph A. Fiore and admirers, The Firehouse Center for the Falcon Foundation, 5 Bristol Road/Route 130 at Main Street, Damariscotta. Through Oct. 8.

Works in various media by Franciska Needham plus gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Franciska Needham Gallery, 32 Water St. FMI: 563-1227. Through Sept. 30.


Featured artist Carolyn Brown: nature and gardening paintings, Hope General Store, 449 Camden Road/Route 105. Through Aug. 31.


“Convergence,” paintings, monoprints and drawings by Lindsey Brown, plus work by Anne Brown, Yvette Bouchard and Eric Michelsen, Oyster House Studio & Frame Shop, 77 Main St./Business Route 1. Through Sept. 17. Creative Celebration concert: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 26.


“Carol Sebold: A Life Retrospective,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; or by appointment, Saturday Cove Gallery, Route 1. FMI: 338-3654. Through Aug. 30.


“Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World and the Olson House” (through Oct. 30) in the Wyeth Center; “Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places” (through Oct. 9) in Morehouse Wing; “Four in Maine: Drawings” (through Sept. 11) in Crosman Gallery; “Jason Larkin — Past Perfect,” Arnold Newman Prize winner exhibition, in Craig Gallery (through Nov. 27); “Andrew Wyeth: Watercolors and Temperas” in Hadlock Gallery; and “Alex Katz: Early Work” in the Library Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (to 8 p.m. Wednesdays), Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $12, $17 with Olson House; $10/$15 senior citizens or students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and all Rockland residents; free for all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October. Olson House in Cushing: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, tours on the hour. Museum Store open daily. FMI: 596-6457.

“Archetype V (will to meaning),” group show with varied media, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and by appointment, Jean Chalmers Art Gallery, second floor of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. FMI: Opens with 3 to 6 p.m. reception Aug. 20; through noon Sept. 3.

Bee drawings by Ian Pyper (through Oct. 14); and watercolors by South Korean artist Seungeun Suh (through Aug. 26), noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Rougette Gallery, 340 Main St./second floor. FMI: 596-7979.

“Fire, Ash, Salt and Smoke,” work in glass and ceramics, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167.

Four in the Foyer plus work by 15 other members, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. First Fridays); and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. Through Aug. 31.

Four solo shows: Janice Kasper, Barbara Sullivan, Frederick Kellogg and Carol Sloane, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through Sept. 17.

“High Summer,” group show by the Lively Ladies, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St.

“Landscape: Visions of Color,” new acrylics by Irma Cerese, 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 Sept. 25.

“Leo Krikorian, Selections: Black Mountain College, San Francisco, Paris,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by chance/appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 21 Winter St. FMI: 888-777-1077. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 20; through Sept. 25.

“Lyrical Landscapes and DreamScapes,” work by Laurie Goddard and Jon Kolkin, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745.

“Mat Thorne: Mortals,” archetype portraits from popular cinema, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St. FMI: 594-2020. Through Aug. 31.

New paintings by Phoebe Bly, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. FMI: 596-0800. Through Aug. 27.

New sculptures by Cabot Lyford, George Westbrook and Jenilyn Johnson; new paintings by Sally Ladd Cole, William Crosby and Willa Vennema; and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and Sundays by chance or appointment, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St.

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

“Right Here: New Maine Island Paintings” by Alexandra Tyng and new work by Stephen Hodecker; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. and Mondays by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 357 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Through Aug. 28.

“Rock, Paper, Scanner,” beach images by photographer Josie Iselin, 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 Fine Arts, 386 Main St. Through Aug. 18. Also new paintings by Sally Loughridge in the store through Aug. 31.

Rockland Art Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, Mildred Merrill Park, South Main Street/Route 73, overlooking the harbor. Weekly through Sept. 15.

“Summer on the Midcoast,” work by Anne McMath, Kathy Lane and Diane Maddocks, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Winding Way Watercolors, 6 North Main St. FMI: 542-5540. Through Aug. 20.


Art in the Park, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, park adjacent to Fresh Off The Farm, Route 1. Times vary with vendors, who also vary. FMI: 236-3260.

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.

“Maine Sunsets,” mixed media collages by Linda Franklin, Country Inn, Route 1. Through Aug. 31.

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

“New Work,” recent photographs by Peter Ralston; and editioned Wyeth prints, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays or by appointment, Ralston Gallery, 25 Main St. in the village. FMI: 230-7225. Through Aug. 26.

“Scott Davis: Paintings,” noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Wallwork, 67 Pascal Ave. Through Oct. 1.

“Un/natural Splendor,” paintings and monotypes by Inka Essenhigh and sculpture by Richard Van Buren; “Burn Drawings and Recent Paintings” by Reese Inman; “Stopgap and Steadfast,” installation and recent drawings and sculpture by Ethan Hayes-Chute; and “Banded Artifacts/Banded Men,” photographs, sculpture, paintings and drawings by Paul Oberst, 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. Cost: $5; free members. FMI: Through Sept. 25.

“We are the Camera” featuring iPhone images by Dan Burkholder, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays plus 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, Maine Media Gallery on first floor of the Shepherd Building, 18 Central St. in the village. FMI: 236-8581. Through Aug. 25.


“Barbara Ernst Prey: Open Spaces — Meditations on the Environment,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street/Route 131, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-8087. Extended through Aug. 31.

“4 Seasons on Monhegan Island,” watercolors and oils by Susan Gilbert, Ocean House Gallery at Ocean House Hotel, overlooking the harbor, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-6691. Through Aug. 24.

“Latitude and Longitude” group show and “Charles S. DuBack: NOW & Then,” 10 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996. Through Aug. 21/Oct. 10.

“Serenity,” acrylics by Jan Lipson plus gallery artists’ work, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, across from the Port Clyde General Store in the barn at Seaside Inn. Through Aug. 22.


“The Art of the Boat” juried show; “75 for 75” multi-site exhibition of art and artifacts; “Working the Bay” and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main Street/Route 1 and Church Street. Cost: $8; $3 age 7-15; free younger, members and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-2529. Through Oct. 23.


“EXHIBITION 2011, A Gathering of Marine Masters,” 12th annual juried exhibition, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Art of the Sea, Route 73 at the Keag (reversing falls). FMI: 594-9396. Opens with 5:30 p.m. artists reception Aug. 18; through Labor Day.

Summer Exhibition of new prints and original egg tempera and watercolor paintings by Gary Akers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, the Green Schoolhouse two miles down the St. George peninsula on Route 131. FMI: 859-250-0278. Through Aug. 27.


“Burt Silverman: Painter of People & Places”; and “Timeless Places,” landscapes by contemporary American realist Peter Poskas (through Aug. 31), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and by appointment, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-0605. Silverman show opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 19; through Sept. 8.

Colonial antiques, furnishings and fine China-trade porcelain in replica of Federal-era mansion, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays plus holiday weekend Sundays and Mondays (except Labor Day), Montpelier The General Henry Knox Mansion, Route 131 at Route 1. Cost: $7; $6 senior citizens; $4 children, free younger than 5; family discounts available. FMI: 354-8062. Through Oct. 10.

Photography by Neil Shively (through Sept. 5) and Chamber Theatre of Maine memorabilia display on main floor (through Sept. 1), Thomaston Public Library, 60 Main St./Route 1.

“Pieces of Color,” recent work by sculptor Geoffrey Vollers; plus paintings by Marti Reed, Personal Book Shop & Gallery, 78 Main St./Route 1.

Recent oil paintings by Muriel DiGirolamo, Thomaston Café, 154 Main St./Route 1.


Collage and mixed media works of Michael and Nancy Buckley, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Through Aug. 31. Gallery open during performances and by appointment; call 568-3147.


“Carving a Place in the Fox Islands,” Japanese-style wood carvings and painted details by J. Murray Howe II, plus Civil War tintype portraits and a variety of other exhibits, noon to 5 p.m. daily, Vinalhaven Historical Society, 41 High St. Through Sept. 17.

“Late Summer 2011” group show plus installations in Windy Way Barn, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. FMI: 863-9351. Through Aug. 31.


Contemporary fine art and comic strip original art in art gallery plus two floors of antique toys and memorabilia, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays, Fawcett’s Maine Antique Toy & Art Museum, Route 1. Cost: $5, free for art gallery, antique shop and those who cannot walk to second floor. FMI: 832-7398 before 8 p.m. Through Columbus Day.

Oils and watercolors by Artist of the Month Brooke Pacy, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. Through Aug. 31.

“Real Art,” group show juried by Ken Greenleaf, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 832-5109. Through Aug. 20.


Open studio of outdoor sculptural work by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through October, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, 131 Camden Road/Route 90 (look for painted pickup). FMI: 273-3948.


“Reflections,” work by Joan Freiman and Barbara Vanderbilt, plus bicentennial tiles in the Paula Green Gallery, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, Downtown Gallery, 2 Old Union Road/Route 220, in the village. Through Sept. 5.


“The Scent of Flowers: ‘Still life’ or still in the garden,” juried show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. FMI: 882-7511. Through Sept. 18.

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