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Carl Little

Contributing Editor

Photographer Cig Harvey’s images turn small moments into gasps of wonder.
In his series “Ocean Blues,” artist Michael Torlen reflects on the fate of our water planet.
Michael Vermette has become one of Maine’s foremost plein air painters. His most recent subject was the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.
Pushing the bird’s-eye view tradition to new heights, Yvonne Jacquette paints landscapes based on studies made from elevated outlooks: planes (small and large), helicopters, tall buildings, and the tops of mountains.
This descendent of Charles Dana Gibson pays homage to Maine fishermen in remarkable watercolors
Greta Van Campen and Mary Alice Treworgy practice a modern-day Precisionism in their paintings.
A brilliant realist, the painter seeks out out-of-the-way places that speak to her sense of place.
Painter Colin Page captures light and life in color-filled canvases.
A remarkable exhibition of lithographic landscapes of the Pine Tree State at Bowdoin College provides a panoramic record of Maine’s towns and cities.
David Graeme Baker’s art explores the angst of youth.
A journalist and surfer sets out to build a boat in his backyard.
Painter Sarah Faragher relies on intuition—and the Maine landscape—in creating her canvases.
As Inspector General of Chinese Maritime Customs, the author’s grandfather admired the watercraft of the country he called home.
In the 1950s, a group of big-city artists established a creative enclave in Lincolnville for cohabitation and collaboration.
A self-described “vegetable paparazzi,” Lynn Karlin creates still lifes as well as profile portraits.
Painter Alison Rector is known for interior views—light-filled spaces, both public and private.
Rosemary Levin is a rug hooker and an environmentalist.
Artist Dan Falt is known for his beguiling wooden animal sculptures.
Monhegan has inspired many painters, including James Fitzgerald. This year the island’s art museum turns 50 and a new book celebrates Fitzgerald’s work.
Sculptors Kazumi Hoshino and Jesse Salisbury work from the local to the international—from the coast of Maine to an island in Japan’s inland sea—turning granite into works of art.
The complex relationship between an artist and an ardent admirer: collector Susan Myers and painter Paul Rickert.
Alexandra Tyng finds inspiration for her paintings by looking at the landscape from the air.
A handful of Maine artists have left legacies to promote future artists.
From lively narratives to stylized landscapes, downeast painter Philip Barter is a Maine master.
Water is a vital element for painter Marguerite Robichaux, a seasoned fly fisher who often combines painting and fishing trips, who captures the rivers and lakes of Maine.