Work by Richard Newman.

The Deer Isle Artists Association, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, opens on May 30 with the show “Simple Pleasures.” 

Appearing in this show are Ben Appleby-McGuire, Christopher Brumfield, Adell Donaghue, Judy Holder, Richard Newman, Rochelle Newman, Tracy van Buskirk and Ruth van Doren. 

In the Art Rack will be work by Ben Appleby-McGuire, Suzanne Bolton, Elizabeth Braunhut, Adell Donaghue and Katama Murray. 

Throughout the year, DIAA artists have been creating works in various mediums to assure that DIAA’s 50th anniversary year will be one to remember.

The show runs from May 30 through June 11, and the public is invited to a reception with the artists from 3 to 5 p.m. June 2.

The next show will be “Hand/Eye,” which runs from June 13 to 25.

The DIAA Gallery is at 15 Main St., Deer Isle Village. Go to, or call 207-348-2330 for additional information.