CAMDEN — Two dream-like exhibitions are open at Page Gallery now through July 10. “Nightfall” is a new series of paintings from David Graeme Baker about transitional space. Baker’s realist paintings have a new illusory quality, where expertly painted figures become a part of the landscape, with color and paint handling creating auras and collapsing space. “Reverie” is a group show, including artists Siri Beckman, J.T. Gibson, Sal Taylor Kydd, Christopher Mir, Colin Page, Michael Stasiuk and Claire Seidl. From surreal dreamscape to playful reimagining, this art tells layered stories, flitting between reality and fantasy.

Highlights include whimsical sculptures by Michael Stasiuk, an animator of objects who has turned forgotten items into fantastical figures; black and white photographs by Claire Seidl, whose long exposures capture elongated moments, traces of time, and abstracted memories; and Christopher Mir’s painted dreamscapes on the backdrop of his hometown Camden Hills.

Gallery owner Colin Page said, “Page Gallery strives to show all kinds of art, and this exhibit in particular feels like an exploration of a theme in all different mediums from all different perspectives. To see the work together is to walk through a series of dream worlds.”

Page Gallery is located at 23 Bay View St. and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Appointments are available outside gallery hours. For more information, call 207-230-8048 or email

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