New Era Gallery in Vinalhaven will open our midsummer show “Island Flora and Fauna” on Saturday, July 18. The show’s theme honors the richness and diversity evident in the natural world at the peak of summer. The show will feature knotted netting wall pieces by Stephanie Crossman, ceramic crows by Janet Gohres, painted fish by Jackson Gregory, and botanical drawings and paintings by Curly Lieber. A multi-media installation on the subject of bats by Alison Hildreth and infrared landscape photographs by Ron Rosenstock complete the line-up in the Windy Way Barn.
A panel discussion with the artists will be held in the Windy Way Barn at 4:30 p.m, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m.
The exhibition will run through Wednesday, August 5. Summer gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. For more information call 863-9351 or visit neweragallery.com.