BELFAST, Maine — For 15 years, Belfast’s Arts in the Park committee has selected an Artist of the Year whose work appears on the current year Arts in the Park poster and other publicity material. That artist also is honored with the Artist of the Year pennant on her or his tent, and with special mention the Arts in the Park website. For 2011, the artist of the year is Lori Davis of Ellsworth, a professional photographer specializing in nature, wildlife and landscape photography.

For information about the 2011 Arts in the Park, July 9-10, visit