Art and Commentary from the Maine Woods



Two Canoes   oil on panel 12” by 12”


Summer 2016

Table of Contents


New Feature:  My Most Recent Painting


A Virtual Exhibit of Allagash River and Saint John River Paintings

The catalog of my North Maine Woods exhibit at the West Paris (Maine) Library

Beginning October 23, 2014


A Gallery of Northern Maine Landscapes

Michael Everett’s Paintings of the Woods


Other Places, Other Paintings




Essays -The Canoe Trip

Our favorite Maine canoe tripping river:  The Upper Saint John

Cold Bad, Warm Good: The Campfire Reconsidered

Learning to live with blackflies:  Ending the cycle of violence.

Books about Maine canoeing, more or less.


Old Favorites -- Three Scenes from a Maine Canoe Trip

Jumping Off and Setting Down

Waking Up First

Bourbon and Branch


Public Policy and the Maine Woods

Managed Wilderness – Baxter Park and Friends

The California Road – The Forest as a Human Landscape



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My paintings are on sale here:

Main Street Gallery

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