Published October 16. 2012 4:00AM
A four-day art event, The Maine Attraction, opens at Essex Art Association, 10 North Main St., Essex, on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibit features works in oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, gouache and pen and ink by Jan Blencowe of Clinton, Joan Cole of Deep River, Claudia Post of Chester and photographer Lou Zucchi of Berlin. The group of artists spent a week on the Schoodic Peninsula, part of Acadia National Park in Maine this summer, painting en plein air.
Show hours are Friday, Oct. 19, from noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For info, visit www.themaineattractionexhibit.blogspot.com or call (860) 669-3582 or (860) 510-2056.