Atlas of a River by Renuka O’Connell Contributed photo

DAMARISCOTTA — River Arts at 36 Elm St. celebrates its artist members with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 10. The public is invited to the opening of the members’ show to enjoy the art, meet the artists, and partake in light refreshments.

Narcissus with Window View and Laundry by Deborah Shappelle Contributed photo

This year, River Arts’ gallery walls are filled with the talent and imagination of a record-breaking 167 artists. Works on display include paintings, sculpture, pastel, ceramics, original print making, wood, glass, fiber, and photography. The salon style exhibition includes styles from abstraction to realism with many stops in between. River Arts holds the Members’ Show to recognize the gallery members for their time, generosity, and sense of community. This show runs through Saturday, Aug. 7.

The solo show in the River Room, Ricardo Yturregui’s abstract work, “Journeys,” continues through July 14. Yturregui, a Belfast artist, is known for his large pieces of contemporary art.

River Arts is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call the gallery at 207-563-6868 or email [email protected].

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