“Through and Beyond,” a mixed media on canvas by Justine Lasdin-Springer.

The Maine Art Gallery’s fourth show of the season, “Surroundings,” came to a close on Aug. 13. Artists Liz Hoag, Justine Lasdin-Springer, Lin Lisberger and Paige Taylor, were asked to present paintings and sculpture that illustrate the ways in which they view their surroundings. Their works range from photographic representations to abstract interpretations of everyday scenes in the world around us.

The gallery thanks season sponsors the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Les Fossel Restoration and Sherri Dunbar of Tim Dunham Realty for their support, as well as Cromwell Coastal Properties for sponsoring classes.

The gallery opens its fifth show of the season,” Collective Imagination,” with a reception beginning at 4 p.m. Aug. 20.

The Maine Art Gallery is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement and preservation of painting, sculpture and graphic arts through exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, and educational programs for children and adults. The gallery is located at 15 Warren St., Wiscasset. Visit www.maineartgallerywiscasset.org for details.

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