Category Archives: Farmland

Celebration

Tonight I’ll be celebrating the running/drawing project with an exhibition, Boundaries, at Aucocisco Galleries in Portland, Maine. The show consists of nine of the finished 22″ x 30″ drawings. The project isn’t finished, in fact it’s just begun, yet this feels like an important … Continue reading

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Keeping the Sun on My Right

I left the Maine International Conference on the Arts inspired and ready for the next stop on my road trip: Grand Manan Island, where I had promised to close up the family cottage for the winter. I took the airline … Continue reading

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Circuitous Trails

Last week, I spent 3 days at the Maine International Conference on the Arts, which took place on the U. Maine, Orono campus. There were a number of excellent workshops and performances and, since the campus includes a forest filled … Continue reading

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Freedom within Structure

It’s harvest time! After a summer of running farms, blogging, and drawing, the first body of work has been installed at the Maine Farmland Trust Gallery in Belfast, Maine. A year ago, when I was first invited to participate in the exhibit, … Continue reading

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Bound to the Bee

I’ve grown accustomed to a moment of awkward silence each time I call a new farmer about my project. I imagine him/her weighing the options: hightail it off the phone or take a few minutes to listen to the artist … Continue reading

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Bright Lights

The night before my journey to Johnny’s Selected Seeds, in Albion, Maine, I printed maps and read up on the history of the business.  Though I’ve been a fan of their seeds for years, I didn’t know much about the … Continue reading

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Land Art

I’ve been thinking a lot bout Land Art during my farm running project–about pieces like Richard Long’s A Line Made by Walking, in which marks were made not with charcoal or pencil but with feet in the grass. During my Broadturn Farm … Continue reading

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