CRAFT Gallery opens “Birds, Bugs and Butterflies”

“Insect Lab” by Mike Libby

CRAFT Gallery in Rockland opens “Birds, Bugs and Butterflies”on First Friday, July 5. Five Maine artists, Kathleen Florance, Mike Libby, Peggy Johnson, Susan Atwater and James Pyne are showing in their chosen medium and are inspired by their love for this subject. Inspired by science fiction and science fact, Portland sculptor Mike Libby (Insect Lab Studios) combines preserved insect parts with antique watch parts and components of vintage sewing machines and typewriters to create a variety of members of the insect world. The show runs through Aug. 10, for more information visit