Nylen Gallery at Picture This will present "Recent Works by Helen Cantrell," paintings by artist Helen Cantrell from Saturday to Sept. 24 at the gallery, 606 Post Road East, Westport.

An artist's reception will take place at the gallery on Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Originally from Chicago, Cantrell has lived on the East Coast for the last 40 years, and now lives Old Lyme.

She has studied art at the Chicago Art Institute, Washington University in St. Louis, the Art Student's League and has a degree in studio arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

This will be Cantrell's fourth show at the Nylen Gallery.

Many oil paintings by Cantrell, a member of the Silvermine Guild, portray the suburbs, highways and coastline of southern Connecticut.

Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Wendy Nylen at 203-227-6861.