Porch Gallery is Open!

My Monhegan porch gallery is now open for the summer!

Visiting hours are Tuesdays, 3-5 from now until Columbus Day (or by appointment).

Second house, off the second path off Horn Hill Road.


Here are some papercuttings and stencil art I made of Prince over the last few years. I’ve been a lifelong fan and wrote about it for The Sound newspaper, and you can read it here.

Ocean House Postcard front

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater‘s book “Every Day Birds” is out now. I illustrated the book with my papercuttings.

I’m doing a few events to celebrate the book’s release. The first two are:

Friday, March 11Jabberwocky Bookshop, Newburyport, MA, 6pm. I will talk about my papercutting influences, show my technique, answer questions, and sign books. Fun fact: I once worked at this bookstore!

Saturday, March 12Ocean House Gallery, Cape Elizabeth, ME, 1-3pm. Ocean House will be showing the original artwork from “Every Day Birds” from March 12 to April 9. On March 12, we will have an opening reception, and I will be on hand to sign books as well.

Every Day Birds“is available through independent bookstores nationwide, as well as Amazon.

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Monhegan… The Muse in Waterville, ME


Monhegan… the Muse: Selected Works from the Lupine Gallery collection

I have four pieces in this remarkable group show, featuring some of my all-time favorite artists. Additionally, my band Tiger Saw will be performing at the opening reception.

Monhegan has inspired generations of artists like the Wyeths, Rockwell Kent, Lynne Drexler, Edward Hopper, George Bellows, and many more. Its illuminating light and beautiful landscape with a working waterfront inspire endless opportunities for artists to paint or create.

CSA is honored to host this exhibition featuring selected works from the Lupine Gallery from Monhegan Island, Maine.

Artists displaying during this exhibition are: Sylvia Alberts, Carol Aronson-Shore, Kevin Beers, Alice Boynton, Frank Bruckmann, Ralph Bush, Kate Cheney Chappell, Rick Daskam, Lynne Drexler, Ralf Feyl, Sears Gallagher, Susan Gilbert, Alison Hill, Emil Holzhauer, Jessica Lee Ives, Elena Jahn, David Kasman, Bruce Kornbluth, Frances Kornbluth, Glen Krause, Nicholas Luisi, William Manning, William McCartin, Kate McGloughlin, Leo Meissner, Dylan Metrano, Stan Moeller, Zero Mostel, Paul Niemiec, Daphne Pulsifer, Carol Raybin, Elmer Rising, Arline Simon, Mike Stiler, Don Stone, Caleb Stone, and Michael E. Vermette.

Come enjoy this rare opportunity when Monhegan comes to the mainland at Common Street Arts.

Reception,Thursday, January 28, 5-7pm, featuring Tiger Saw performing songs from their new CD: Horn Hill, recorded on Monhegan Island. (listen below)


FREE and open to the public

The Exhibition runs through February 27, 2016
Gallery is open Wednesday-Friday 12pm-5pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm or by appointment

For more information: info@commonstreetarts.org
207-872-ARTS or 207-400-1124

Craft Fix, November 29


I’ll have some original artwork, calendars, and cards at Craft Fix in Kittery, ME on November 29th. This is the only craft fair I’m doing this year, so come on down and say hi!


“Chickadee wears a wee black cap.
Jay is loud and bold.
Nuthatch perches upside-down.
Finch is clothed in gold.”

Young readers are fascinated with birds in their world. Every Day Birds helps children identify and learn about common birds. After reading Every Day Birds, families can look out their windows with curiosity–recognizing birds and nests and celebrating the beauty of these creatures!

Every Day Birds focuses on twenty North American birds, with a poem and descriptions written by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater and beautiful paper-cuttings by first-time picture book illustrator Dylan Metrano. Interesting facts about each bird are featured in the back of the book.

This book comes out February 23, 2016! It’s available for pre-order at Amazon.

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