Category Archives: Jane Morrison Collection

Muscongus Pond: A Potters’s Place

Potter Connie Romero at work. She talks about relationship between her work and her cabin on the pond. Closeups of potters wheel, hands, pots being created. Fall at pond. Romero rolls pots in pine needles and pebbles.

White Heron, The

Sarah Orne Jewett’s story of Sylvy, a solitary girl caught between the admiration she feels for a young hunter and her love of nature. She is unable to help the hunter kill the white heron.

In the Spirit of Haystack

‘A film by Jane Morrison.’ Made with funds from the Maine State Commission on the Arts during the filmmakers artist in residency at WCBB 1979 (per credits). Portrait of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine. Voice overs including Fran Merritt, founding director. Opens with a man making a clay mask on his own

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Henry Strater: American Artist

Rocks Nudes and Flowers: A Portrait of Henry Strater, American Artist (1896- ). ‘A portrait of life and works of prolific realist painter who has found in Maine the subjects he likes best,’ (Maine State Library description.) Father was a Louisville manufacturer of tobacco. 1931 Strater had his first one-man show in New York, sold

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