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- Page 34 THE QUODDY TIDES 27 July, 2018 THE NEW BOOK Down East: An Illustrated History of Maritime Maine by Lincoln Paine and published by Tilbury House Publishers and Maine Maritime Museum con- tains 40 images from the collections of the Tides Institute & Museum of Art of the eastern coast of Maine, including the image used on the cover of the book, shown here. This image is a watercolor of sailing schooners in the Passamaquoddy Bay area by artist Dougal Anderson that dates to about 1900. This is the first time that this area has been so well represented through illustrations in a wider survey book on this kind. Science centre showing student artworks by Quinn Sluzenski For the second year running, the Hunts- man Marine Science Centre in St. An- drews is hosting selections from the Bow Seat Student Art Exhibit. Bow Seat is an American ocean advocacy nonprofit that hosts an annual student contest that ac- cepts submissions from all over the world. Students submit art pieces ranging from paintings and sculptures to film and poet- ry. The 2018 theme was "Our Oceans in a Changing Climate." The Huntsman Marine Science Centre learned about this competition in 2017 and worked to display select visual art pieces in their own space. Bow Seat hosts pieces in many exhibits in other parts of the world, but the Huntsman is the first Cana- dian site to host an exhibit. Originally, the exhibit was only sup- posed to be for the 2017 summer, but it was popular and beloved enough that the Huntsman instead requested to keep it year round. In the spring of 2018, they worked with Bow Seat to choose new pieces, with a preference for plastic-cen- tered art to align with the center's current focus on eradicating ocean debris. The 2018 exhibit was unveiled on June 8, World Oceans Day. The exhibit will be on view until the Fundy Discovery Aquar- ium closes for the season on October 14. Cynthia Callaghan, the manager of the aquarium, expresses hope that they will continue their partnership with Bow Seat for many years. Sunbury Shores to hold fine arts auction Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre in Saint Andrews has announced the 50 chosen artists for its annual fine arts auc- tion, Making Waves 2018: Art on the Is- land, to be held at the freshly renovated barn on historic Ministers Island on Wednesday, August 29, from 6:30 to 9:30 P-m. This curated auction features 90 excep- tional works by 50 contemporary New Brunswick, Canadian and international artists. Food will be available from The Chef's Table, as well as beer, wine and live music with the Kalaya String Quartet. There will also be a community raffle with prizes. The 50 artists selected for the auction are: Alanna Baird, Alisa Arsenault, Amna Khurshid, Amy Ash, Anna Syperek, Anne Hill, Cathy Ross, Chantal Khoury, Chris- tine Lavoie, Clare Bridge, Cliff Turner, Colin Hugh Smith, Dan Xu, David LaFlamme, Dawn Steeves, Elizabeth Vanderleelie, Elzbieta Krawecka, Emilie Grace Lavoie, Francine Martin, Gudi Pach, Halley Guzik, Helga Lobb, Jack Bishop, Janice Wright Cheney, Jared Pe- ters, Jennifer Irving, Joe Pach, John Bar- ry, Jorgen Klausen, Juliette Scheffers, Laura Lamey, Lisa Lebofsky, Lynn Wig- ginton, Maja Padrov, Maria Benton, M.J. Edwards, Mathieu Ll ger, Norman Fan- joy, Patrick Sullivan, Ralph Simpson, Raymonde Fortin, Steve Jones, Susan Zeitlin, Suzanne Hill, Tara Audibert, Ted Michener, Thaddeus Holownia, Theresa MacKnight, Travis Melanson and W'ill Rafuse. To learn more or to buy tickets, visit . Wo and Person Sh, TIMA plans pair of Ju The Tides Institute & Museum of Art (TIMA) will be hosting two concurrent opening receptions in Eastport on Friday, July 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. An exhibition of recent acquisitions will be presented at TI- MA's main building at 43 Water Street, and a large-scale weaving installation, "she's ever present," by Sarah Hewitt will be opening at the North Church at 82 High Street. The installation "she' s ever present" by Sarah Hewitt features a life-size human- Mid-season to be marked at gallery Delicious food and a wide range of new artworks will set the stage for the Eastport Gallery's storied mid-season reception. Set for Saturday, July 28, from 5 to 7 p.m it's sure to follow tradition and be a crowd pleaser. Gallery Vice President Peesh McClanahan says, "The mid-sea- son reception is always a blast. Our mem- bers are in full swing, and the gallery gets a fresh flush of works for everyone to see. Doesn't hurt that our members are amaz- ing cooks." Everyone is welcome. The gallery is located at 109 Water Street and is open Monday through Satur- day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Gallery set to host uare Foot Show The Grand Manan Art Gallery is pleased to invite all art lovers to the open- ing reception of the fifth annual Square Foot Show at the gallery at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 4. This popular show will run until August 16. The show offers a variety of works in different media, all for sale for $200. All works will be exact- ly 12 inches by 12 inches. Viewers are also invited to vote for their favourite three pieces in this show. Cre- ators of the most popular three pieces will be awarded cash prizes. For further information, please visit . UMM art show to highlight works by Pembroke residents Long-time seasonal and sometimes full- time Pembroke residents Barbara and Alan Kirschenstein - better known as Toothpick and Horseradish - are sharing some of their paintings and music at the University of Maine at Machias Art Gal- lery in August and September. An open- ing reception with refreshments will be held Friday, August 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. The pair has performed music, shown paintings, read poetry and promoted Bar- bara's book art displays up and down the east coast and beyond. Their Philadelphia studios have produced works that have been shown at the University of Pennsyl- vania, Abbington Art Center, Oberlin Col- lege, the Philadelphia Library, Limerance Gallery, the Bushnell Gallery and many others. relaxation therapeutic massage injury rehabilitation Art and Megan Lindemanis, LMT iii!iii,iiiiiiiililililill iii:':!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil! downeastmasS i bm 848 US Rte. 1, Pembroke 853-4083 ly 27 art openings oid female form, bold weavings and fe- tishes scattered throughout the project space. The installation works its way throughout the space with bold color, spar- kle and discussion between the works, the space and its past history. Sarah Hewitt is a Maine-based contem- porary artist. Her works are exhibited throughout the country, and she has re- ceived many residencies and awards. By using laborious handcrafts, sacred rituals and synthetic mass produced materials with vivid colors, Hewitt leads viewers adeptly into a conversation about the art and craft, feminism and the fluidity of gender and sexuality. Hewitt will be at the reception and will give brief remarks at 6 p.m. "Recent Acquisitions" at TIMA will in- clude a large print by contemporary artist Jennifer Bartlett, a painting of the Cutler towers by Francis Hamabe, contemporary work by Jim Thornton, as well as objects, sculptures and other recent additions to the museum's permanent collection. Both exhibitions will include art-mak- ing activities for all ages that relate to the exhibitions. Admission is free. For more information about the exhibitions and oth- er programming, visit . Mulholland gallery features 'Tapestry' A mixed media and painting show ti- tled "Tapestry" by Jean Bookman and Ann C. Rosebrooks is being featured at Mul- holland Art Gallery in Lubec from July 25 through Tuesday, August 7. An artist re- ception will be held on Saturday, July 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. "Tapestry" explores the beliefs, the events and the patterns of people's lives. Jean Bookman owns Creative Art Studio on South Lubec Road, where she creates using rug hooking, oil and encaustic paint- ing, found objects and fused glass. Ann Rosebrooks splits her time between Maine and Connecticut and finds inspiration in her travels, the events of her life, music and the beauty of her surroundings. The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call the gallery at 733-2197. 'Something Fishy' exhibit set at gallery The Eastport Breakwater Gallery will present a group show called Something Fishy in Eastport. This show, focusing en- tirely on fish, will begin on Friday, Au- gust 3, with an opening reception to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on the same day. Fish created from pottery, glass, paint- ing, sculpture, folk art and underwater photography will be shown. Artists includ- ed in the show are Blue Moon Clay Carv- ers, Val Feehan, Cynthia Morse, M.M. Morse and Royane Mosley. The gallery is open seven days a week. For more information, contact Michael or Cynthia Morse at 853-4773 or visit . Photographer to be featured at gallery A one-person photography show by Ju- dith Kempe, Two Worlds and Between, will be shown at the Eastport Gallery from Sunday, August 5, through Saturday, Au- gust 18. Kempe divides her time between Pembroke and Colorado. "I've literally been living two lives in two worlds for the past 18 years and have so many photo- graphs of each and what those two worlds mean to me," Kempe says. The show, she explains, "will be a kind of visual reflec- tion of these worlds and these times be- tween." The show may include a short video as well, "just to make things inter- esting," she adds.