The Monhegan Island Art Colony: 1858-2003

by Edward L. Deci



About the author:

Edward L. Deci was guest curator for the exhibition Monhegan Island: A 150-Year Tradition (1858-2003), which was held June 5 through August 10, 2003 at Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College. He is professor of psychology at the University of Rochester and was one of the exhibition's lenders. Dr. Deci became voluntary director of the Monhegan Museum in 1983 and is currently president of the Monhegan Historical and Cultural Museum Association. He has written about Monhegan art in various books and catalogs.


Resource Library editor's note:

The above essay was reprinted, without illustrations, in Resource Library on September 2, 2005 with the permission of the author and Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College. If you have questions or comments regarding the essay, please contact the Emerson Gallery directly through either this phone number or web address:

Resource Library wishes to extend appreciation to Mr. David Nathans, Acting Director, Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College for help in contacting Dr. Deci.


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