Artists of the month, from around the state:
“Reading the Ruins: Paintings by Nathan Lewis” will run from Saturday, Sept. 1, to Saturday, Sept. 29 at A-Space Gallery at West Cove Studio, 30 Elm St. in West Haven. (Pictured is “Book Keeper.”) An opening reception will be on Sept. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. The gallery is open Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment. Details: 203-500-0268.
Jo Rembish of Southington presents her acrylic renderings of still life, landscapes and florals in “Artistic Impressions” at The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. in Southington. The show runs from Saturday, Sept. 1, until Sunday, Sept. 30. (This is “Lemons and Zinnias.”) Details: http://www.southingtonartsandcrafts.homestead.com.
Seascape artist Jane M. White of Southington is the artist of the month at The Prospect Public Library, 17 Center St. in Prospect. “Water Water Everywhere” will be up from Saturday, Sept. 1, to Saturday, Sept. 29. Library hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details: 860-621-4424.
The Artist View Gallery and Learning Center at 25 Boston Post Road in Madison presents the New England landscapes and still life paintings of Westbrook artist Beverly Schirmeier for the month of September. The opening day reception is Sunday, Sept. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Madison Art Society artists for the months of September and October are Jill Beecher Matthew of Lyme and Sherry Marlowe of Madison. Their work will be on display at Madison Town Hall, 8 Campus Road.