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Blue Hill Public Library Annual Art Show Fundraiser

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Will Barnet, Untitled, 1954-59

BLUE HILL, Maine — “Home and Away,” an art show to benefit the Blue Hill Public Library opening reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Library. The show will be open for viewing Monday through Saturday in Aug. during Library hours and features the work of exceptional Maine artists. These works provide fresh looks at artists whose regional style expands into foreign territory. The Blue Hill Library is funded as an independent non-profit organization. It relies heavily on the generosity of donors and income from fundraisers to meet its annual operating budget.  For more information or a full list of artists, call 374-5515 or visit www.bhpl.net.

Artists such as James Fitzgerald, William Thon, Marsden Hartley, Lois Dodd, Robert Hamilton, Clark FitzGerald, Bill Irvine, Margaret Straus, Jennifer Whiting, George Lloyd, Cynthia Stroud, Rosie Moore, Jeanne Messex, Ragna Bruno, Jody Blagden, Anina Porter Fuller, Pamela Elias, Marcia Stremlau, Ed Thorpe and Richard Wands have all brought their Maine game to away fields with distinctive results. Others appreciated for their continued exploration on home turf are: Chris Baker, Mary Barnes, Will Barnet, Mark Bell, Louise Bourne, Sarah Farragher, Eliza Guinness, Diana Godfrey, Frank Hamabe, Judith Leighton, Diane Lyon, William Mayher, Holly Meade, Larry Moffet, Annie Poole, Rebekah Raye, Carla Rosenzweig, Rebecca Poole, and Neil Welliver.

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