Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen


About this painting: A year ago this week I went outdoor rock climbing for the first time. I was hooked – or rather, harnessed – after a challenging morning session at Otter Cliffs in Acadia. It was best not to think too much as I was being lowered over the edge for the first time. As I experienced then, and as I have continued to experience in both life and climbing, thoughts get in the way of breath, attention, action, and trust.


Every Tuesday The Maine will post a new painting by Jessica Stammen. These small works, all 4 x 4 inches on cradled birchwood panels, will be concurrently listed for auction on dailypaintworks.com, a fantastic platform designed by artists, for artists. View the auction for this painting here or simply click on the image.

Tuesday 207 paintings are exclusive to The Maine. They depict the land, the light and the people that make this state a state of wonder. Visit the growing gallery of Tuesday 207 paintings here.

Jessica is the editor of The Maine and writes occasionally as The Outsider.