‘Summer Inspirations’ opens in Winslow at The Island Gallery

The Island Gallery presents “Summer Inspirations – New Work from Gallery Artists” as its new exhibition for July.

The show opens on First Friday, July 6 and continues through July 31.

Music for the First Friday Artwalk will be provided by The Tracie Marsh Band, in concert on the plaza from 6 to 8 p.m.

Symbolically, July is the month of change and transformation, inevitably bringing with it a certain whimsy that overtakes creative minds during the warmer months. The gallery artists will show of work inspired by the ease and light of summer, in the genres of paintings and prints, studio furniture and sculpture, and wearable art.

Featured artists are Jan Branham, Sean Carleton, Karen Chaussabel, David, Marceil DeLacy, L. Wendy Dunder, Bill Galvani, Pam Galvani, Sandy Haight, Jeff Harmes, Meg Hartwell, Renee Jameson, Kathryn Lesh, Peter Nawrot, NEO and Begona Rentero.

The exhibition will also introduce jewelry artist Beverly Sokol, who works with simple tools and raw materials such as gold, silver and wood to create unique contemporary jewelry designs.

The Island Gallery is located at 400 Winslow Way East, Suite 120, and is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.theislandgallery.net.