FARMINGTON – Heirlooms of Tomorrow will have Johnna G. Haskell as Artist of the Month for January. An open house will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. Haskell will be available to discuss her technique. Refreshments will be served.

Haskell has a PhD in curriculum studies/science education from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. She completed her MSEd in educational leadership from the University of Southern Maine.

Haskell attained a BS degree in animal science at the University of New Hampshire while minoring in studio art and outdoor education. After 18 years as an educator in secondary science, administration and university teaching, she has settled into the the Western Maine woods.

She is a published author of several journal articles, co-edited a book, “Unfolding Bodymind: Exploring Possibility Through Education,” and has started the journey to publishing pictures.

Haskell is a native of Maine, growing up on a 300-acre farm in Rome. She has explored the outdoors via canoe, kayak, skis, rock and ice climbing and backpacking. As a young child, she enjoyed viewing her grandparents’ slides of wildlife.

Haskell resides in Carrabassett Valley, where she sees the animals through her own camera lens. She spends most of her time in the Maine woods, on lakes and streams looking for wildlife.

She will display a variety of photos of Maine wildlife, plants and scenic vistas.

Heirlooms of Tomorrow is located at 710 Wilton Road.

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