Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Ongoing art exhibits

A Summer Art Show of recent work done through the Studio Art Program at Opportunity Enterprises, Inc., will be on display through Sept. 9 at the Paris Public Library, Market Square, South Paris. OEI serves adults with disabilities and their families, with offices in Bridgton, South Paris and Auburn. FMI: 803-8130.

The work of Boston-based mixed media sculptor Mireille Clapp is on display until the end of the summer at The Old White Church, located adjacent to the Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills.

Michael Everett of the Western Maine Art Group will be displaying his landscape painting of the Saint John and Allagash region from now until Aug. 15 at the Maine State Building on Route 26 in Poland. The building is open Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. to noon.

Saturday, August 1

The public is invited to the opening reception of the “Summer Show,” a three-artist exhibit of work by Wendy Newcomb, Neil Wyrick, and Darlene Furbush Ouellett, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hole In The Wall Studioworks on Route 302 in Raymond. Each oil painter has their own unique style and each will offer a different subject for this show, which continues through Sept. 14. FMI: 655-4952.

It’s the annual Plein Air Painting event amidst the gorgeous views outside the Harvest Gold Gallery on Route 5 in Center Lovell. Painters will gather beginning at 9 a.m., and the public is invited. FMI: 925-6502.

Friday, August 7 

A First Friday Reception will be held at Main Street Gallery (a cooperative of western Maine artists), from 5 to 7 p.m. The gallery is located at 426 Main Street, Norway. Contact person: Linda Isham,

A Wine & Cheese Reception will be held at Gallery 302, Main Street, Bridgton, around the works of Guest Artist Blue Butterfield, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Frost Farm Gallery will hold a First Friday reception for artist Sandra Pealer from 5 to 8 p.m. at their gallery at 272 Pike’s Hill Road, Norway. The show, titled “Within and Without: Patterns of Light and Shadow,” demonstrates Pealer’s delight with the medium of watercolor, what she calls a “dance between fluidity and exactness.” Mike Maurice will provide live improv keyboard music, and there’ll be refreshments. FMI: 743-8041.