(Belfast, ME) This year, the annual small works show at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery features many new artists from all over the state. The resulting exhibit is a cheerful collection of landscapes, figurative work, and more abstracted imagery related to Maine’s rural culture; from Kathleen Perelka’s vibrant pastel landscapes, to Kathryn Shagas’ dynamic horse drawings; from Terry Hire’s elegant close-up plant photography to Axel Stohlberg’s simple and bold found-object sculptures.
Viewers can expect to see (new) work by:
Katherine Churchill, Julie Crane, Julie Cyr, Lisa Dellwo, Maureen Egan, Lindsay Hancock, Terry Hire,Elizabeth Hope, Sheep Jones, Margaret LaFarge, James Macdonald, Leslie Moore, Petrea Noyes, DiTa Ondek, Elizabeth Ostrander, Daniel Paulding, Kathy Perelka, Robin Rier, Charlotte Sawtelle, Kathryn Shagas, Meg Shields, Erin Smith, Axel Stohlberg, Mary Louise Town Jaqua, Jude Valentine and others.
The show is on display from November 20 through January 4, 2016. The public is invited to attend the Holiday Art Walk and Gallery Reception on Friday, December 4 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.
Maine Farmland Trust Gallery & Maine Farmland Trust
Maine Farmland Trust Gallery (MFT Gallery), located at 97 Main Street in Belfast, is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. In addition, the Gallery will be open on December 4th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm for the Friday Art Walk. More information can be found at www.mainefarmlandtrustgallery.org.
Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) is a statewide, member-powered nonprofit working to protect farmland, support farmers, and advance farming. Maine Farmland Trust created its gallery to celebrate art in agriculture, and to inspire and inform the public about farming in Maine. For more information on the Trust, please visitwww.mainefarmlandtrust.org.