Gleason Fine Art in Portland invites the public to an opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, for “Tom Curry: New Work.” Curry will be available to meet the public and sign copies of his new book “Island: Paintings by Tom Curry,” published by Down East Books. The show runs through March 30. “For those of us who have lived a long time in the Maine landscape, it is as if Tom Curry were rendering the ache of the familiar and beloved” – Susan Hand Shetterly, Down East Magazine. Tom Curry, an artist and teacher currently living in Brooklin, Maine, has been painting the Maine coast for over 20 years in pastel and oil. Gleason Fine Art, Portland, is located at 540 Congress Street, For more information, call 207-699-5599 or visit gleasonfineart.com. Gleason Fine Art also has gallery showrooms at 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor, 207-633-6849.