Artwork by Lori Joy Smith

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Artisans on Main Montague
Artisan co-op gallery: painting, art prints, photography, art cards, sewing, quilts, cushions, pottery, jewellery, soap, hooked and braided rugs, weaving, knitting, Celtic knotting, jams, jellies, fused glass, soapstone carving, children’s books. Montague, 902-361-3081

Confederation Centre Art Gallery
Predicaments: Brian Burke, a Retrospective; Carl Beam: Image Transfers to December 29; Lisa Theriault: Off-Season to January 6; Look slowly and all that moves, a photo-based exhibition by Tyler Los-Jones; Split Images: Truth and Fiction to January 12. Charlottetown, 902-628-6142

Cornwall Library Art Gallery
The autumn group show, Dreams and/or Nightmares, will be on display to November 29. Opening is December 3 at 7 pm for the opening celebration of the annual Youth Art Show. Contact the library for details on how to participate. Contact the Library for info on displaying in the gallery. Cornwall, 902-629-8415

Details Fine Art Gallery
Works by Jean Claude Roy from his recent exhibition. The Gallery represents a long list of PEI, Maritime, Canadian and international artists. Daily 10 am to 6 pm. Charlottetown, 902-892-2233

Ellen’s Creek Gallery
Tis The Season opens November 3 at 2 pm with refreshments served, and runs to December 31. Works by Kend Spearing, Damien Worth, Emily Howard, Louis Mould, Margaret Muzika, Marianne Janowicz, Ray Doiron, Henry Dunsmore, Debra Wellner, Henry Purdy C.M., RCA, Sylvia Ridgway, Maurice Bernard, Pam Ling, Marie McMahon-Young, P. John Burden, David Garcia Jimenez, Jim Steadman, Julia Purcell, Betty Jenkins, Linda Shaw Packard, and Gloria Woolridge. Charlottetown, 902-368-3494

Eptek Art & Culture Centre
Kensington Artist Co-op’s exhibition, Island Scenes is on display to November 22 with paintings highlighting PEI’s natural landscape in a range of mediums: oil, acrylic, watercolour, and chalk pafstel. Work from the PEI Wood Turners Guild will be on display next, with opening December 1 at 2 pm. Explore a myriad of things that can be made on a woodturning lathe. Admission to the opening event is free and refreshments will be served. All are welcome. On-site gift shop carries Island art and craft, and books on local themes. Visit the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside. Summerside, 902-888-8373

Gallery @ The Guild
this town is small and The Guild present Reclamations, artwork by Lenny Gallant, Renee Laprise, and Jane Whitten. The artists explore what it means to reclaim materials, ideas, and heritage into objects and images that speak to personal and global concerns. Their Artist Talk & Exhibit walkthrough is November 7 at 6 pm. Tread Lightly—Carina Phillips & Niki Heddle is on view November 13–January 6. This joint exhibition by Carina Phillips and Niki Heddle intends to bring awareness to respectful interactions with the environment. Charlottetown, 902-620-3333

MacNaught History Centre
Sixty Days of Fame art series returns for its eleventh year featuring the work of a community artist for a two month span. Starting off the new season is the exhibit Spaciousness, featuring the work of artist Lucie Bellemare. Genealogy services available. Summerside, 902-432-1332

PEI Crafts Council Gallery
Gallery of the PEI Crafts Council. Juried work by Island artists and artisans is on view and for sale. Charlottetown, 902-892-5152

the small town Market Gallery
Happy Place by Lori Joy Smith is on view to December 7. Children’s book author and illustrator Lori Joy Smith plays with the concept of a happy place exploring the idea of having an emotionally safe place to retreat, creating a joyful space for the viewer to experience. Charlottetown Farmers’ Market.

this town is small at Receiver
be[longing] – Monica Lacey is on view to November 15. These paintings uses collage, watercolour, ink, and encaustic to explore issues and sentiments around longing and belonging: to a family, to a relationship, to a group, to a landscape, to the world we live in. Christine Gray & Jessica Sheppard show now works November 18–December 27. Jessica Sheppard’s current oil paintings explore the relationship between the Maritime countryside and the space through landscape. Christine Gray’s Sunseries is a collection of work that explores the color and beauty in all phases of the sun. Charlottetown, 902-367-3436

Showcase Gift Shop
The Showcase Gift Shop at the Confederation Centre of the Arts presents Side by Each 3, an exhibition and sale of work by Betty Jenkins, Mary Ploughman Jones, Margaret Muzika, Linda Shaw Packard and Mary Roscoe Murphy Robertson, November 14–16. The former partners of Howes Hall Gallery from 2008-2013, are back together to display their creative works, including watercolours, acrylics, mixed media and primitive hooked mats. Cards and matted works will also be available. “I am delighted to have this group of women come together again to present their talents in a mini-exhibition in the lobby of the Centre,” says Showcase manager Sandra Jeffrey. Drop by and enjoy their creative work. The artists will be present and refreshments will be available. Charlottetown.