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

Category: Scott Kelley Studio

Andrew, Jamie, & Me

by Scott Kelley When I was 13, I saw the Two Worlds of Andrew Wyeth exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. I saw it a lot, in fact, since my father had recently started working in the city, and the Met was the one place I could be left alone with […]

Flamingos

photos and text by Scott Kelley We went to Miami back in December, just before Christmas… it helped get through the dark days. Interestingly, when it’s 80 degrees at 9:00 pm, you don’t bother to notice that it’s also the shortest day of the year. Another curious fact: Brazilian reggae is basically unavoidable in South […]

Great Blue Herons

art by Scott Kelley Scott Kelley – Studio view, Great Blue Heron (West), 2016. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 78 x 55 inches. Courtesy Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland. Scott Kelley – Studio view, Great Blue Heron (East), 2016. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 78 x 55 inches. Courtesy Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland.

The North Atlantic

painting by Scott Kelley The North Atlantic, a new painting – in six parts, each 10 x 14 inches – will be shown at Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland, opening May 1st. It is based upon a group of small books I found in the special collections branch of the Providence Public Library, which has […]

Gluskap, Mategwes, & The Sacred White Moose Of The Mi’Kmaq

from the studio of Scott Kelley The Sacred White Moose of the Mi’Kmaq, 2014. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 40” x 30”. Gluskap and the Deer, 2014. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 18” x 24”. Mategwes – The Rabbit Magician, 2014. Watercolor, gouache and ink on paper, 18” x 16”.

Why Are These People Not Smiling?

event with Scott Kelley at the Portland Museum of Art “Why are these people not smiling?” and other questions about art will try to be answered as I lead a tour of the Portland Museum of Art on Friday, July 11th, beginning at 5:00 PM. The tour is part of their Artist Intervention Series, and will […]

Chief Benjamin Pictou, Mi’Kmaq

from the studio of Scott Kelley Wabanaki – Chief Benjamin Pictou, Mi’Kmaq, 2013. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 48” x 34”

Emily, Peaks Island, Maine, 20013

painting by Scott Kelley Emily, Peaks Island, Maine, 2013. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 30” x 22”

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