The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Month: July, 2015

Expanding Focus

words and vessels by Simon van der Ven Illuminated Lotus Form, porcelain, 5.75”h x 6”w I’ve been sticking pretty close to home, concentrating my energy, allowing myself to wander in the studio. Things are opening up. My friend, Garrett, once told me, “The only real power we have is where we place our focus.” I’m looking more carefully […]

The Famous Bet Of Bet’s Fish Fry

video by Peter Southwick Bet Finocchiaro has sold fried fish (no lobster rolls!!) in Boothbay for more than twenty years.


painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Beacon, 12″ x 12″ acrylic on wood panel  Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough. Multitasking: mobility for me, snuggles for them.  

The Coming Storm

photographs by Brian Willson

The Great Schooner Race 2015

Rockland Photographer Jim Dugan hitched a ride on the schooner Mary Day for the Great Schooner Race on July 3.

Arts & Recreation

exhibition featuring two of our contributors, Jessica Ives and Margaret Rizzio Arts & Recreation: Jessica Ives, Margaret Rizzio, and Grant Haynes Pemaquid, ME—An exhibition of new art work by Jessica Ives, Margaret Rizzio, and Grant Haynes will be on display for a two-week exhibit at The Good Supply in Pemaquid. The public is invited to join […]

Tuesday 207: Suspended & Illuminated

painting by Jessica Ives Beauty take us beyond the visible to the height of consciousness, past the ordinary to the mystical, away from the expedient to the endlessly true. Joan Chittister +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine  and Save thirty percent on any 4×4 inch oil on panel painting by making your purchase within the first week of its […]

In The Wild

photograph by Trelawney O’Brien Greens Island, Maine

Maine Farmland Trust