My Maine Stories

Everyone has a story... What's yours?

Creativity Stories

Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor

making light
by David Johansen

My relationship with Maine and how and why I make neon lights here.

Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork

Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.

Ramen Making
by Ayumi Horie

Ramen Making is about family, cooking, pottery, and what it means to make a life through one's hands

My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes

21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

My Africa Book and living in Portland
by Titi de Baccarat

My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future

One View
by Karen Jelenfy

My life as an artist in Maine.