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East Coast Folk Artist Harry Smith

Local Inspiration

Maine artist Harry Smith is a man of many talents. Currently Harry is living and working in an old sea captain's home of the 1860's in Maine with his wife Marsha. Their home provides inspiration to all aspects of his work, due to the rich nature that surrounds him. Harry studied art at the Chicago Academy of Fine Art and Washington University.

On a daily basis you might find Harry sketching various Maine objects, wildlife or food, while also creating original designs in his studio.

Cranberry Jute Stair TreadBlueberry Vine Stair Tread

Many Creative Mediums

Harry is also an accomplished author, illustrator, sculptor, graphic designer and miniaturist. His books celebrate some of Maine's finest qualities and characteristics, and include titles such as ABC's of Maine and Windjammers of the Maine Coast.

In addition, he is featured in "Who's Who in American Art," as well as on Early American Life's list of "America's Top 200 Traditional Craftsman."

Cranberry Jute Chair Pad
Cranberry Jute Braided RugCranberry Jute Braided Basket

New England Braided Trivet Set

The Beauty of Maine

Respect and appreciation for nature, the beauty of Maine and all it has to offer are all elements Harry Smith knows hows to capture in his work.

Maine and New England's infamous symbols are featured in these jute trivets; perfect seasonal, rustic accents for your beach cottage or log cabin. Add a taste of the northeastern United States whether you are from here or simply just love its character.

Blueberry Rug Apple Basket Rug