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

Tag: creativity

And The Fog Rolled In

photographs, painting, and text by Ingrid Ellison Personally, I love the fog, it takes me back to my very early childhood, having spent many a day stuck on a boat with my family  waiting for the fog to lift. While we sat on our mooring, my brother and I would pretend to be puppies on […]

Maine Kaleidoscopes

photographs by Jim Dugan Rockland photographer Jim Dugan creates a wide variety of pictures but the most surprising is a series of digital kaleidoscopes that he’s been making, all with Maine themes. He says: “Yes, I know this is a bit of a gimmick. So sue me. There are plenty of gimmicks in photography these […]


painting and text by Ingrid Ellison this: used to be this: I like it so much better now, I can sleep at night ;) Editor’s note: Ingrid and I will both be showing our paintings tonight at a pop-up art show at Hearstudios in Camden. For more information click on over to

Little Yellow & Green Salad

photographs and text by Megan Bedford Sometimes I wait too long to make my lunch, and I turn into an evil Jekyll of myself, tearing through kitchen cabinets, greedily slicing off hunks of cheese, and messily assembling weird meals in a kind of delusional haste. Yesterday I had one such hunger squall, but managed to […]

Maine Fiddlehead Frenzy

text by Megan Bedford photographs by Justin Gove I must have been about 16 when it occurred to my father that the proliferate Maine dandelion could be combated by your average household Hoover. In other words, my dad vacuumed our lawn. I can admit (now) that I am a bit jealous I didn’t come up […]

Maine Sprout

paintings and sketches by Colin Page – wait, no – looks like someone’s taking over for her dad We really enjoy sharing Colin Page’s work here on The Maine. We especially enjoy the new collaborative territory he’s exploring with his daughter, Audrey. Stay tuned for more from this budding young artist. In the meantime, enjoy […]

On Sunday Mornings…

photographs and text by Ingrid Ellison …I like to keep a date with myself in my studio. From 10-12 on my local public radio station there is a program called “In Tune by Ten”. It is an eclectic mix of acoustic, folk, indie sounds perfect for a Sunday. The playlist almost always seems to match my […]

At Last

hooked rug by Ingrid Ellison 22″ x 28″ never again question why a hand hooked rug is so expensive

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