Amid the sublime beauty of Maine—its primordial forests, remote lakes, rugged mountains, and craggy coastline—blooms a handmade culture fed by heritage, self-sufficiency, and collaboration.
Handcrafted Maine: Art, Life, Harvest & Home features lively profiles of more than twenty artists, artisans, and craftspeople—weavers and potters, a painter, architect, boatbuilder, leatherworker, bakers, lobstermen, and more—at work in the woods, towns, and cities of Maine, celebrating the triumphs and challenges of entrepreneurship and independence.
Including more than 225 inspiring color photographs and intimate narrative portraits, Handcrafted Maine provides a window into the inner lives of creatives and brings to life the powerful environment and spirited character that nurture the unbridled ingenuity and common-sense approach to craft and life found Down East.
About the Authors
Katy Kelleher is a writer and editor based in Portland, Maine. Her writing regularly appears in Maine magazine and Maine Home+Design and she has contributed to Boston Magazine, Eater, and Jezebel.
Greta Rybus is a Portland, Maine-based photojournalist specializing in editorial portraiture, food, travel, and documentary photography. Her goal to spend one month of every year photographing in a new place has brought her to Hawaii, Senegal, Panama, Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, the San Juan Islands, Montana, Seattle, and Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains.