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S P E C I A L

A D V E R T I S I N G

S E C T I O N

MIDCOAST MAINE

FOCUS ON MIDCOAST MAINE

A Maine Windjammer sits docked amid sailboats in Camden, ME. Courtesy of the Maine Office of Tourism.

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aine has long been known as “Vacationland”—and for good reason—but things have changed. The vacationers’ Maine was singularly seen as a place of outdoor experiences while the art

world saw it as a secluded sanctuary for artists. Maine was the very image of Monhegan: breathtaking, rugged and removed. Artists went to Maine to get away from the galleries, the curators, the critics and the crowds. They

Part B&B, Part Art Gallery ~Arrive Magazine

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went for its beauty, but they also went there to work. And then they stayed. And when artists dig in to a place, they change it. Paris became erudite. Soho got

Prisoner of Zenda, 40" × 40" × 2", pigmented inkjet on canvas

Petrea Noyes

Digital mixed-media abstracts

petreanoyes.com • petienoyes@aol.com 78 Beach Road • Lincolnville, ME 04849

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