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Confederation Centre Art Gallery

Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, Pauses to September 30; Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, A project by Kent Monkman to September 15; On view are: Missing PEI; Motion, a visual anthology of work by 11 Quebec artists, organized and circulated by Galerie de I’UQAM and curated by La Fabrique d’exposition, and a collection of Montreal curators (Julie Belisle, Louise Dery and Audrey Genois); Luminous curated by Kevin Rice; Eric Edson’s Other Stories curated by Pan Wendt, organized by the Confederation Centre Gallery and Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University. Daily 9 am–5 pm; to 8 pm on Thursdays in August. Confederation Centre, 145 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-628-6142

Cornwall Library Art Gallery

Carolyn Hessinger’s watercolour exhibit, Alliterative Art: Flowers, Farms and Other Favorite Subjects in the Key of “F” runs to September 14. Contact the Library for info on displaying in the gallery. Tuesday 1–8:30 pm, Wednesday 1–5:30 pm, 6:00–8:30 pm, Thursday–Saturday 9:30 am–12:30 pm, 1–5:30 pm. FB Cornwall Public Library, PEI. Cornwall Town Hall, off TCH, Cornwall. 902-629-8415

Details Past & Present

A Visit to Newfoundland, paintings by Richard Vickerson and Arlene Rice runs to August 16. Gallery features PEI artists and Maritime, national and international artists. Soapstone Carvings, Arte Vargas Glass, Holly Yashi Jewelry. Designer jewelry, art, glass, pottery. Daily 10 am to 6 pm. 166 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-892-2233

The Dunes Studio Gallery

Work by PEI and Maritime artists; fine Canadian craft from over 50 artisans—fine woodworking, gold and silver jewelry, textiles, stained and blown glass, candles, baskets, preserves, soaps, books, etc. Visit Peter Jansons and Joel Mills in the pottery studio to see works in progress and demo. Daily 9–6 pm. 3622 Brackley Point Rd, Rte 15, Brackley Beach. 902-672-2586

Ellen’s Creek Gallery

Gallery features many well-known Island artists. Monday–Friday 9–5, Saturday 9–4, year round. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 525 North River Rd, Charlottetown. 902-368-3494

Eptek Art & Culture Centre

Behind the Panels: Selected Works by Various Island Comic Book Creators” is on display to October 5. PEI has a strong presence in the comic book arts world, with a surprising number of Islanders creating in this medium and working in this field. Featured artists are Jeff Alward, Jess Anne, Sandy Carruthers, Brenda Hickey, Tyler Landry, Troy Little, Ramón Sierra, and Jenni Zelin. There is also a section including artwork by some of PEI’s rising talents. Don’t miss the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside. An on-site gift shop carries only Island art and craft, and books on local themes. August hours are Monday–Saturday 9 am–to 5 pm, Sunday 12–5 pm. FB EptekCentre; 130 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside. 902-888-8373

Gallery @ The Guild

Here.Now., a group exhibit is on view to September 3 featuring Donnalee Downe, Kelly Caseley, Lenny Gallant, Alexander Reuss, A Powerful Machine, Carina Phillips, and Millefiore Clarkes. Tuesday–Saturday, 12–5 pm. Queen & Richmond, Charlottetown. 902-620-3333

Galerie La Palette

Traditional and contemporary paintings, prints, photography and sculptures from local artists. Open to September 2 daily 11 am–4:30 pm. En vedette, des peintures traditionnelles et contemporaines, des reproductions, des photographies et des sculptures d’artistes locaux. Ouvert 1er juillet–2 sept. In the yellow building/dans le bâtiment jaune, Village musical acadien. 1745, Rte 124, Abram-Village, Î.-P.-É. 902-854-3300

Holman’s Ice Cream Parlour

Enjoy homemade ice cream and visit the gallery. View work by new and seasoned artists. To show art email Eddy, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Open 12–9 pm. 286 Fitzroy St, Summerside. 902-436 8144

The Kensington Art Gallery

Find local artwork displayed in a historic freight shed, often with an artist at work on site. Co-op artists are: Debbie Bryanton, Gloria Birch, June Ellis, Sheila Forsyth, Sandy Gallant, Lise Genova, Juanita Glenn, Alice Guergis, Helene Larouche, Shirley MacLeod, Cheryl Maclin, Flora Martin, Karin Melser, Joan Savage, Alison Storey and Donna Sutton. Contact Debbie Bryanton, 902-432-0335, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Donna Sutton 902-886-2395, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to rent space or show art. Daily 10 am–4 pm to September. 27 Broadway St. North, Kensington. 902-886-3482

PEI Crafts Council Gallery

Gallery of the PEI Crafts Council. Juried work by Island artists, artisans. 98 Water St, Charlottetown. 902-892-5152

Sealand Studio

Contemporary art, fine art, photography, porcelain, hand painted silk scarves, jewellery, pillows, items from artisans from PEI, Cuba, China and France. 150 Kent St, Charlottetown. 902-388-8192

Studio Gallery

In the Gallery are etchings by Doreen Foster, gicleés by Henry Dunsmore and fine art reproductions of original work by Karen Gallant, P. John Burden, Sylvia Ridgway and Maurice Bernard. Also in the gallery are hand-crafted notecards and pottery. 4 Howard St, Victoria. 902-658-2733

by Allison Storeythe small town Market Gallery

Alison Storey presents an exhibition of printmaking entitled Press On, August 18–October 13. Alison cuts her own wood and lino blocks and prints them using a hand held, home made palm press. She sees the medium as an ideal means to convey her inner feelings and emotions and to make new discoveries through experimentation. Charlottetown Farmers’ Market, 100 Belvedere Ave, Charlottetown. 

this town is small at Receiver

Receiver Coffee Co and this town is small present new work from Island artists. A solo exhibit by Carina Phillips entitled Gather, Bundle, Wip! is on display and runs to September 5. This series is about the accumulation of materials. Dogwood branches,dyed bamboo skewers and dried poppy stalks have all been manipulated by hand to create geometric designs. The juxtaposition of muted tones and organic forms found in nature drivethis new work. 128 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-367-3436 

this town is small at Upstreet

this town is small presents an artist in residence program at Upstreet Craft Brewing with Rora Blue as featured artist to August 26. 41 Allen St, Charlottetown, 902-894-0543 

Watermark Theatre Gallery

Photography by the late Lionel Stevensen on view through the summer season. North Rustico. 902-963-3963 

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