The Current — lobsters

Hooked by Faith Webster

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For those who know me, speechless would not come to mind, however today I am just that. Faith Webster, of Cape Neddick, sent me an image of the finished hooked rug "Spring Lobster" she has been working on all Winter, and it's stunning, just stunning.  Faith contacted me last Summer about creating a large format version and I couldn't resit, "A hooked lobster?", sure I said without hesitation. A couple months passed when a small packaged arrived with a hooked version of "Long Island Blue Sea Glass" as a gift, I was amazed, impressed, in awe and thought how amazing the Spring version will be. Faith's father was...

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Lights, Camera, Action! WMTW visits LIAA Studios!

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A couple of weeks before Christmas Steve Minich contacted me about doing a story for WMTW-TV Channel 8 here in Maine. Without hesitation I confirmed and after a couple delays we were able to connect and film. I was extremely nervous yet surprisingly calm. My studio was decorated with all my favorite Maine Made items in hopes they would grab a little free air time as well, my process was layed out and my work everywhere.  My wife even had our friend watch our very vocal Pomeraninan/Papillon Teddy so he didn't steal my thunder. As I watched Steve and his cameraman Tim...

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Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund’s Holiday Collection

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I'm very excited to announce I was selected to participate in this year’s Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund’s Holiday Collection! “Lobster Christmas Tree”, a 'Lobstering Is An Art' staple around Christmas, and “Zakim Flakes”, snowflake designs inspired by the Zakim Bridge, are now available via their website and very soon at many fine retailers including The Paper Store, Stop&Shop and more! One hundred percent of the proceeds of your purchase benefits Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and The Jimmy Fund! Please visit their website at for ordering, corporate ordering, imprinting, retail information and more!     

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The Maine Lobster Festival

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For five days, in the bustling town of Rockland, your senses will dance with everything lobster. Steaming rolls, buttery dinners, clawed outfits, unique art, a parade, trap races, sea goddess coronations, music, road and diaper races, it doesn't get much more Maine than this.I'm very excited to be invited to participate in the annual tradition dedicated to our state's most famous species. The art and craft tent is where you'll find myself and some of the finest Maine artists and craftspeople you'll ever meet, their work is the only thing more exceptional than themselves and the range is not to be missed,...

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Clam Festival on Deck

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I'm very much looking forward to returning to this summer's premiere Maine event, The Yarmouth Clam Festival! I'll be in a new location this year, Booth 19, very close to were I was for previous Clams.  I'll be bringing along New Lobsters, New 2015 Calendar, More Cards, Pint Glasses and a limited number of colorful Skull Tee's. Check out their website for more information. Hope to see you there!

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