Courthouse Gallery presents John Heliker solo exhibition

“The Boat Ride” by John Heliker

“The Boat Ride” by John Heliker

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased to present “John Heliker: Paintings from the Cranberry Island Years,” the first solo exhibition of Heliker’s work since his death in 2000. There will be an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday July 30. A catalog with an essay by art historian and critic Martica Sawin will be available. In addition, The Foundation has created the Heliker Sketchbook Project, which is making donations of the artist’s drawings to academic and educational institutions in Maine and across the United States. Some of Heliker’s sketchbooks will be on display. The exhibition runs through September 17. Courthouse Gallery is located at 6 Court Street in Ellsworth. For more information visit courthousegallery.com or call (207) 667-6611.