Starflower Farm and Studios

A Mid-Coastal Maine Arts Focused Retreat Center

Offering housing and personal studio space for individuals, families and self forming groups. 150 acres of fields and woods trails, a spring fed pond, large well equipped studios, and nearby ocean. Pause on this page to view our automatic slideshow below.

"This week has been a mind altering experience... the peacefulness of the atmosphere juxtaposed with the intense and focused art activity and production. I am grateful."
- Krista, potter

"I thank the universe for arranging for our paths to cross. I have learned from you and this land that silence and pleasure move things forward."
- Kathy, art teacher/ artist

"This was really, REALLY fun for me and my dad."
- Lonny, 10 year old

"I find I am more open after my time at Starflower and I am now able to go to a calm creative place and work from there."
- Dorie, Business manager/ artist

"My time on this land and in these studios has changed my life. It was exactly what I needed."
- Judy, painter

"Walking the trails, sitting beneath the pines; quiet, peace, inner listening and the Muse stirs...."
- Carlee, potter

"The setting is exquisite. The instruction was terrific and having three firings was pure joy and a strong learning."
- Patricia, potter and business manager

"Surrounded by nature, a dark unobstructed night sky, a waiting studio, guidance when needed; all the essentials for creative work are here. I feel I have come home to my work, my world and myself."
- Mary, therapist and painter

"The fields, the light, the quiet, the stream -- for all of it -- I am so grateful!"
- Elizabeth, writer

"The land here is so nurturing! I have reconnected with the artist inside - something I so needed to do. What a wonderful reminder to make creative process a ritual in everyday life."
- Judith, artist and therapist

"The power of this land is strong. It gently urges me beyond the world's monkey mind and my own personal clutter. I am rediscovering my creative roots."
- Rick, filmmaker

"The time here has been invaluable. The peace, the blessings and the teachings inherent in this place will feed my being for years I'm sure, and I will return. It is truly place of earth based pleasure and nourishment."
- Margaretha, new media artist

"I am grateful for the skills I learned - especially how to become centered and balanced. I've learned how to stay true to myself and my work shows it."
- Megan, college student

"I am thrilled with the work I have done here and am eager to return to my studio and see just where this all will lead me"
- Elaine, painter/gallery owner

"The week has been outstanding - the instruction, the natural surroundings, the food, the company, the sense of time passing at just the right speed."
- Kelly, clay artist/ teacher

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