Nylen Galley at Picture This is hosting an exhibit, "The Exuberant, Playful Worlds of Joy van Hemert and Frank Iovino," through Aug. 11 at the gallery, 606 Post Road East.

An opening reception will be held 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 22 with jazz pianist Craig Calistro performing.

Paintings on display by van Hemert include five still lifes of imaginary flowers.

Born in Michigan, van Hemert founded the Lion's Bay Sketch Club as well as the Fairfield County Working Artists Group and lives in Trumbull.

Iovino's works are in ink and colors. The resident of Bridgeport's Black Rock section earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Johnson State College in Vermont and also studied Art at Housatonic Community College.

The gallery's hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 203-227-6861 for information.