Ken who works professionally as a cartographer has recently begun exploring the creative potential of maps. He sent this image, his third venture into artistic surveying. He writes, "I painted this map on a table for use in a new burrito restaurant that is opening down the street from me. The owner solicited the help of local artists to paint their tables and I centered the map on Gardiner, ME, where we are located. I've added a couple of places and things that interest me about this area, as well as a few private jokes (such as Mexico, ME). Its about 2' x 2' and I used acrylic paint, a medium that I've never used before."
2011-01-17 : Gardiner, Maine, United States : Ken Gross