A piece by Lyn Asselta.

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship is proud to present the extraordinary works of internationally recognized pastel artist Lyn Asselta. Having grown up in Maine, and now calling Damariscotta her home, Asselta focuses her current work on the ever-changing and dramatic Maine coastline. Her brilliant pastel paintings  are rich in texture and atmosphere, capturing the fortitude and often quiet strength of the landscape with expertise.

The exhibit runs Sept. 17 to 25, with an opening celebration from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 17 with the artist, as well as live music provided by Jim Loney, Graham Walton and friends.

Asselta is recognized as a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and has distinguished herself internationally, instructing workshops throughout the U.S., Canada and abroad.

Salt Pond Studio is at 522 Cushing Road, Friendship. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Call 207-691-5787 or go to www.saltpondstudio.com for more information.

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