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

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A Postcard Home

handmade by Margaret Rizzio

Magalloway

painting by Jessica Ives Fall fishing at its finest. +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine and jessicaleeives.com. Save thirty percent on a 4×4 inch oil on panel painting by making your purchase within the first week of its posting. Instead of $300 pay just $207, a number which just happens to be the […]

The Maine Coast Craft School

photo by Jonathan Ives The Maine Coast Craft School Philosophy: A useful, every-day item, such as a spoon, bowl or chair, made by the hands of the person using it or by someone they love, will bring enduring joy and meaning to ordinary tasks. Handmade objects, even very simple ones, are ambassadors of inspiration, artistic expression […]

Tuesday 207: Clarity

painting by Jessica Ives After Jordan Pond in Acadia, Pleasant Pond in Caratunk has the highest underwater visibility of any lake in Maine. Swimming in waters with 40 feet of clarity was our reward after a three hour pond-pilgrimage from Mid-coast Maine. +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine and jessicaleeives.com. Save thirty percent on a 4×4 inch […]

Tuesday 207: South Facing

painting by Jessica Ives There are twelve miles of hiking trails on Monhegan. All summer long visitors try to see as much of the island as possible by traversing it at an often furious pace. A few weeks ago Jonathan and I tried to circumnavigate the island and still make it back to the ferry on time. While walking back […]

A Postcard Home

handmade by Margaret Rizzio

Tuesday 207: Shadow Of The Bridge

painting by Jessica Ives The Palermo Fish Hatchery sits along the banks of the Sheepscott River.  Inside its buildings, small brown and brook trout are raised to be released in various lakes and rivers around Maine in the spring and fall when water temperatures are still cool. The fish raised here will never have a chance […]

A Postcard Home

handmade by Margaret Rizzio  

Maine Farmland Trust