The Maine
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Tag: studio

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.

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 […]

Another Day In June

paintings and text by Ingrid Ellison stranded in the studio chasing an idea that has been percolating for months beginning with one novel: We the Drowned and ending with another: Moby Dick in between there were a lot of experiments false starts and drawings of waves and nets and shipwrecks of night skies and cast lines of […]

A Postcard Home

designed and sent by Margaret Rizzio

Winter Whites In Progress

paintings and text by Ingrid Ellison Snow is falling.  House is quiet. Outdoors it is silent.  I have been in the studio this week using lots of white (house paint, spray paint, oil) covering up older paintings, trying to uncover something new. wip / 24×24″ wip / about 48×48″

“I paint to support my cello habit.”

photographs and text by John Ames Linden Frederick is a very successful artist whose painting sell for 50 to 70 thousand dollars in New York City and Los Angeles among other places. What makes this man even more unusual is that he LOVES to build cellos. Here is a link to some photos of a […]

A Postcard Home

mail art designed and sent by Margaret Rizzio painting by Jessica Ives Editor’s note:

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