This Sunday, Sept. 30, The Martha’s Vineyard Art Association and the Old Sculpin Gallery are holding an opening reception for the exhibit Artist Reflection: Scenes along the Shore with paintings by Meg Mercier. The show runs from Sept. 29 until Oct. 8 along with a continuation of Fish Stories the 2012 Fishing Derby Show.

Sunday’s reception is from 5 to 7 p.m.

Meg Mercier studied in the tradition of the Boston School of Painters for over 10 years. She is a member of the Copley Society of Artists, the oldest art association in America, where she was recognized eith the Excellence in Painting award.

Ms. Mercier spent most of the summer concentrating on painting along the waterfront just outside the studio. She rents the tower at The Old Sculpin, the old boatbuilding shop turned gallery, that was once owned by Manuel Swartz. While working, she became fascinated by the local boats including the catboat Edwina B.

The Old Sculpin Gallery is located on Dock street in Edgartown by the Chappy ferry. For more information, call 508-627-4881 or visit