• We are living art created to help others to hang on, stand up, forbear, continue. <br> <p align="right">— Maya Angelou</p>
  • Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. <br> <p align="right">—Thomas Merton</p>
  • I dream of painting, then I paint my dream. <br>
<p align="right">—Van Gogh</p>
  • The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. <br> <p align="right">—Picasso</p>


mopip8208_294xx233Hello and Welcome

I hope you enjoy this site, which showcases some of my paintings and writings. Sharing my experiences and observations is an extension of the process of creating. May you be intrigued and supported by my work. I am grateful for your interest.

Browsing My Site

To browse art, click or tap Artwork on the top of this page, and select from the show titles in the drop-down menu. Each title represents a themed body of work, with the most recent at the top.

The Shop tab displays all of the images, offering prints and other items for easy purchase.

Prints are high-quality giclées, available matted and framed or unframed in a protective sleeve.


bearmedicine293x233Current Exhibition

My work is at The Center for Health and Healing in Rockland, Maine through March of 2015. There are 20 paintings and framed prints on two floors of a lovely Victorian, located on 17 Masonic St., near the courthouse. The building is open most weekdays from 9-5.

My next show is May 2015 in Camden, Maine, at the Camden Public Library’s Picker Room. Please join me for the opening reception on Saturday, May 2nd at 4 pm.


From Maureen

As Above, So Below

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This essay is one of 26 essays and paintings that chronicle my experience with breast cancer in 2012. The collection, entitled  The Light From Here: A Breast Cancer Story in Images and Words,... READ MORE

100 Miles Before Breakfast

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I have my mother to thank for the highlight of my childhood — a five-week, cross-country camping trip our family took in the summer of 1969, the year I turned 8. After seeing... READ MORE