Two Birds and Snake, monoprint by Rich Entel
Two Birds and Snake, monoprint by Rich Entel

New Era Gallery’s late summer show will open on Saturday, August 6, with an artist’s talk at 4:30pm and reception from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.  The gallery on Main Street in Vinalhaven will feature the work of photographer Joel Greenberg, painters Charles Miller and Herb Parsons, and sculptor and printmaker Kitty Wales.  Rich Entel’s  “Cardboard Menagerie” will be featured in the Windy Way Barn.

Greenberg’s color and black & white photos take inspiration from distant views across water and from microcosmic textures in the natural world. Charles Miller and Herb Parsons both work in oils; Miller’s richly textured abstracts and Parson’s finely tuned representational landscapes respond in different ways to the qualities of weather and light in the islands. Kitty Wales recent work in clay, prints, and drawings focuses on camels and their fabled role in her ongoing work about migration.

The Windy Way Barn will be filled with the cubist inspired animals of Rich Entel’s “Cardboard Menagerie.” The exhibit was first seen in Portland at the Jewish Cultural Center, and has since travelled to museums in Florida and New Hampshire. This installation will be the first to include Entel’s prints as well as the sculpture. As a part of the exhibition, cellist Eugene Friesen will perform original music inspired by the animals on August 11. Please contact the gallery for details regarding the performance.

Late Summer 2016 will run through August 31.  Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday 11:00am – 2:00pm. For further information call 207-863-9351, or visit

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