MIdcoast art shows

Current & Coming

By Dagney C. Ernest | Jun 15, 2017
Zachary Lipman, who grew up on Slab City Road in Lincolnville, has written and illustrated three children’s books. His artwork, and one of the books, may be perused through June 30 in the lobby of Rockland’s branch of Camden National Bank, at the downtown corner of Main and Park streets. Pictured is “Crab Rescue.”

BELFAST

African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.

“The Art of Climate Science,” photography and artwork illustrating research activities of students, faculty and staff of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. FMI: 338-8049. Opens with 4:30 to 7 p.m. reception June 16; through Sept. 29.

“Belfast during World War I,” artwork by Percy Sanborn and Hartwell Woodcock, exhibits depicting Belfast’s maritime and industrial heritage, the 1864 “Belfast Civil War Soldiers Quilt” and more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Belfast Museum, 10 Market St. FMI: 338-9229. Through Labor Day; then Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 7.

“Faces and Flowers,” fabric collage portraits and fiber flower sculptures by Jude Spack, ground-floor Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through June 30. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10.

“Go High,” season-opening small group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays; and by appointment, Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. (also Beaver Street entrance). FMI: 338-6465. Through June 24.

“Inside View,” themed small group show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (to 8 p.m. during art walks), Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through June 23.

Paintings by Susan Tobey White, Vinolio, 74 Main St. Art opening and wine tasting: 4 to 6 p.m. June 15.

Rustic twig mirrors and home accessories by Paul Jurutka, The Bagel Café, 159 High St. Through June 30.

“SEESAW: Works by Anna Hepler and Karen Gelardi” in Clifford Gallery; and work from new Seesaw ‘zine in the Corridors Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through July 21. Related ASSEMBLY! Workshop: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22. “No One Home” interactive performance by Ali Asgar 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 16; print residency work-beside 2 to 5 p.m. June 20 and 21; artist talk 5 p.m. June 22.

“SEESAW,” second show of work by Maine artists Anna Hepler and Karen Gelardi, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Aug. 6. FMI: 338-0555.

CAMDEN

“Havana Street Children,” photography by Patrisha McLean, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Main Street and Atlantic Avenue. Through June 30. Artist slide talk: 7 pm. June 15.

One-day open studio at Tillman Crane Photography Gallery, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 17, 22 Pearl St. FMI: 230-0199. Exhibition, demos, discounts on prints and books.

HOPE

“Angela and Her 36 Cats,” a children’s book project by Dan Kirchoff, Hope Town Library, 443 Camden Road/Route 105. Through June 30.

LINCOLNVILLE

Photography of the United States, Russia, New Zealand, Thailand, Hong Kong and Ireland by the Rev. Susan Stonestreet, Lincolnville Community Building, 18 Searsmont Road/Route 173, Lincolnville Center. Opens with reception following 4 p.m. concert at adjacent United Christian Church June 18; through June 25. Photos available for donation to the church.

Work in various media by Maine artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily or by appointment, Lincolnville Fine Art Gallery, 2522 Atlantic Highway/Route 1 at Lincolnville Beach. FMI: 789-5000.

MONHEGAN

“Stan Moeller: from Montmartre to Monhegan,” Lupine Gallery’s annual summer exhibit at the Island Inn, adjacent to the wharf. FMI: 594-8131. Through Oct. 8; artist’s reception 2 to 4 p.m. June 28.

NORTH HAVEN

“Island Showcase,” second annual celebration of island creativity, Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through June 17.

ROCKLAND

“Collin Burns: Maine Homage,” nine recent works in response to Midcoast Maine, Black Hole, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 403 Main St. Opens with 5:30 to 8 p.m. reception June 16; continues through July 31.

Conservation art by painter Karen Talbot; and photographers Kirk M. Rogers and Ret Talbot, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, art gallery of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St. FMI: 594-0600, ext. 5. Open during First Friday art walks.

“Conversations On A Process, Continued,” intimate landscape paintings and collages by Erika Manning, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St. Through Labor Day.

Deborah Beckwith Winship retrospective; and work by The Lively Ladies, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (closed holidays), Garage Gallery at Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. Through July 31.

“4 Photographers/4 Styles,” work by Nick Gervin, Jon Kolkin, Jim Nickelson and Liv Kristin Robinson, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St.

Layered paper collages by Abbie Read and wood-fired pottery by Jody Johnstone plus fine craft in varied media by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; Sundays by appointment, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167.

“Marguerite Zorach — An Art-Filled Life” Morehouse wing’s Micah, Sam and Tim galleries (June 17 through Jan. 7); “Andrew Wyeth at 100”: Maine Drawings” in Hadlock Gallery (through Dec. 31); “Andrew Wyeth at 100: Dr. Syn” in the Wyeth Study Center Gallery (through Sept. 9); “Maine Watercolors, 1938-2008” (through Dec. 31) and “The Olson House: Photographers’ Muse” (through Sept. 29) in Wyeth Center; “Celebrating Maine” in Rothschild Gallery and “American Treasures from the Farnsworth” in James Gallery (through Oct. 29); “Andrew Wyeth at 100: “Women” as subjects in Rothschild Gallery, as artists in Library Gallery (through Jan. 21); “Other Voices” in Nevelson/Berliawsky Gallery; and “Stories of the Land and Its People” (through Sept. 10) in Crosman Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $15; $13 senior citizens; $10 students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and Rockland residents; free to all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October and 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays July through September. Also tours 11 a.m., 12 and 1 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays at the Farnsworth Homestead on Elm Street (limited to six); and tours on the hour noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays at the Olson House in Cushing. FMI: 596-6457. Zorach gallery tours: 1:30 p.m. June 21, July 5, Aug. 16 and Sept. 27.

Mixed media collages by Belly Button Designs’ Robin Yale Brawn, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Café Gallery of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op, 750 Main St., Rockland. FMI: 594-8822. Through June 30; reception 5 to 6 p.m. June 23.

Paintings by Amy Peters Wood and oil painter Andrea Peters; and work and craft is varied media, 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 gallery and Island Institute store, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701.

“Paperwork,” work by Maine artists Anne Ayvaliotis, Barbara Brady, Kris Johnson, Frances Kidder, Diane Langley and Carol Sloane, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; by chance or appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 464 Main St. (second floor). FMI: 332-4014. Through June 25.

Photography by siblings Andrew and Neil Reichline; and Rhonda Reichline Dubin, The Fischer Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. FMI: 542-6791.

Recent watercolors by Lydia Kaeyer, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; and 8:30 a.m. to noon Fridays, Sanctuary Gallery (upper level) of Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St. Through mid-July.

Solo shows by Sarah McRae Morton and Alexandra Tyng; and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays or by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main St. FMI: 596-0084.

“Sam Cady | Parts of the Whole” (through June 18); “Jenny Brillhart + Sara Stilles | Temporality” (through Aug. 13); “William Wegman: Reel to Real” (through Oct. 22); and Jonathan Borofsky’s “Digital Man” steel sculpture in courtyard, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St. Admission $6; $5 in group (20-plus); free younger than 12, members and for all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October. FMI: 701-5005. ArtLab Open Studio free with admission; free monthly facilitated ArtLab 2 to 4 p.m. first Saturdays. Public reception celebrating summer exhibitions: 5 to 8 p.m. June 24.

Stained glass and wood sculpture, furniture and miniatures by Geoffrey Vollers; and paintings by Marti Reed, Geoffrey Vollers Studio, 112 South Main St./Route 73. Open by chance or appointment; call 691-4025.

“Sumer Is Icumen In,” work by Rachel Burgess and Lisa Mossel Vietze, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, corner of Main Street and Park Drive. FMI: 596-0800. Through July 1.

“Water & Stone: Schoodic & Mount Desert Island,” new paintings by Sarah Faragher, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 409 Main St. FMI: 239-1223. Through June 25.

“Watersheds,” platinum palladium prints by Koichiro Kurita; Sea Glass photography series by Jeanne Goodman; and five-person group show by local artists, noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. Through July 8.

Work by Lori Davis, Teddi-Jann Covell, Keith Plummer and Judith Herman in front room; and 15 more member artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St.

Works on paper, sculpture and assemblage by Mark Kelly, Abbie Read, Peter Davis and Annie Bailey, noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, NoRo Gallery, corner of Brewster and Cedar streets (entrance, parking on Cedar). Through August.

ROCKPORT

Indigenous birds watercolors by Carol Dana, labeled with their Penobscot names, displayed along the 1.4-mile walking trail of the Erickson Fields Preserve, 124 West St./Route 90. Through June 30.

“A Keen Eye and Soft Focus - Pictorialism Revisited,” work of Francis Orville Libby (1883-1961) and contemporary Maine-based photographers, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. Through June 24.

“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” traveling historical photography exhibit from Penobscot Marine Museum, hallway beside the café at Pen Bay Medical Center, Route 1, Glen Cove.

“New Work by Faculty,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, intersection of Mill Street and Route 90. FMI: 594-5955. Through Sept. 13.

“You CAN Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too: Paintings by Beverly Shipko,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Michael Good Gallery, 325 Commercial St./Route 1. Through Aug. 1. Grand re-opening reception: noon to 5 p.m. July 8. Artist’s talk: 10 a.m. July 9.

ST. GEORGE

"14 Miles to the Horizon," showcase of fine art, antiques and collectibles, in main gallery; preview of upcoming Manuel Rincon retrospective in new wing; and metal works in the sculpture garden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by appointment, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception June 16; through Aug. 6 (“14 Miles”).

“A Mindful Nature,” work by Gwen Sylvester, Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main St./Route 131, Tenants Harbor. Through July 3.

Paintings by Carol Wiley; work by 12 artist-members; and paintings by the late Robert Hamilton, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, 5 Cold Storage Road (end of Route 131) in the red barn, across from general store. June 21 through July 10; opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. June 23.

SEARSPORT

“Gone Fishing!” season of exhibits including “The Net Result: Our Evolving Fisheries” and much more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main St./Route 1. Multi-building downtown campus; admissions at Main Street Gallery and Visitors Center, 2 Church St. Cost: $15; $12 older than 64/students older than 17 (with student ID); $10 age 7-15; free younger than 8, members and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-0334 or 548-2529. Through Oct. 15.

THOMASTON

Art Wall Artist: Anna B. McCoy, Pope Memorial Humane Society the shelter, 25 Buttermilk Lane. Through June 30.

Grand Re-opening Reception, with free admission and refreshments, for newly-created Thomaston Room; new interactive War Room; this season’s “Women in the Military” exhibition; new Knox Collections Room; and more, 5 to 7 p.m. June 15, at Knox Museum’s Montpelier, the big white house at the Route 131 turn to St. George. FMI: 354-8062. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays; last tour departs half hour before closing. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens, AAA members; $4 age 5-13, free younger; free for those with military ID; $8 groups of 10 or more (call 354-0885 to arrange).

VINALHAVEN

“Spring !,” winter-created works by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St.

WALDOBORO

Artist of the Month: Tania Amazeen-Jones, pen and ink, graphite, pastels and paintings, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-4484. Through July.

Mixed media paintings by Stephen Jane, Medomak Arts, in the village at 13 Friendship St./Route 220. Open by appointment and during events. FMI: 832-4774. Through June 30.

“Parts & Colors,” paintings and sculptures by Jim Root and Philippe Guillerm, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; weekends by appointment, Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main St. FMI: 701-9085. Through July 7.

Season-opening show: photography by Lindsay Pinchbeck and mosaics by Argy Nestor; and work by Petrea Noyes, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220.

WASHINGTON

Historical lithographs from Lennie Weiner’s collection of 18th- and 19th-century lithographs depicting events of the Revolutionary and Civil wars, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through July 3.

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Dagney has been providing Courier coverage of the local arts scene since 1985 and has helmed the multi-paper A&E section since it debuted in 2003. She has been a local performing artist, community and professional, for more than 30 years and spent a decade writing, producing and announcing on-air for several Midcoast radio stations. When not in the NewsNest, Dagney likes to be in motion.

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