The Coast Walk Project


Jennifer Steen Booher lives and works in Bar Harbor, Maine




1997        MLA, Landscape Architecture and Certificate in Historic Preservation, University of Virginia,

   Charlottesville, VA

1989        BA, Art History and Asian Studies, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY


2013 & 14    Coursework in photography at Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, ME

1989             Coursework in sculpture and metals, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



2017                   Kindling Fund Grant, Portland, ME   The Kindling Fund is administered by SPACE Gallery as part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts’ Regional Regranting Program

2015-2016        Artist-in-Residence, Acadia National Park, ME



2016      Designing Acadia: Creating Maine’s National Park Experience, Maine Historical Society, Portland, ME

2016       Art Meets Science Exhibition: “A Fresh Field of Life: Artists, Naturalists and the Vision for Acadia”, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME (opens June 20)

2015       Archipelago, Kingspoke, Portland, ME

2015       Maine Beaches Conference, Portland, ME

2015        Island Photographers, Northeast Harbor Library, ME

                 MDI Open, Shaw Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

2014        Vanderbilt Carriage House Designer Showhouse, Bar Harbor, ME (sponsored by Maine Home + Design)

                 MDI Open. Shaw Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

2013        Art Meets Science, MDI Biological Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

2012        MDI Open. Shaw Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME



2015         Selections from the Beachcombing series, Art Waves, Bar Harbor, ME

2013         Jesup Library, Bar Harbor, ME

2013         Buy Some Damn Art, (online exhibition)

2012         No.27 Gallery, Rochester, NH

2011          The Insatiably Curious Beachcomber, Coffee by Design, Portland, ME

2011          Reel Pizza, Bar Harbor, ME

2011          Jesup Library, Bar Harbor, ME



Island Artisans, Northeast Harbor, ME

Archipelago, Rockland, ME

Eye Buy Art (

Lisa Hall Jewelry, Northeast Harbor, ME

The Sail Locker, Belfast, ME



Maine Historical Society, Portland, ME

Royal Carribean (on board Quantum of the Seas), Miami, FL (20 photographs)

21 Broad Street Hotel, Nantucket, MA (36 photographs)

Nautica, New York, NY (16 photographs)

Works held in private collections in Australia, Canada, Europe, Israel, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States.


PUBLICATIONS (non-still-life photographs)

Yankee Magazine, September/October 2016

Smithsonian magazine, July/August 2014

Outside magazine, November 2014

Daily Mail (UK) online, November 28, 2013

Spider magazine, May/June 2012



 Alamy (licensing)

Bar Harbor Historical Society, Bar Harbor, ME

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

Frenchman Bay Partners, Bar Harbor, ME

Island Institute, Rockland, ME

Mount Desert Island Historical Society, Mount Desert, ME

Schoodic Institute Art/Science Steering Committee, Winter Harbor, Maine



In an alternate timeline, I am a licensed landscape architect working with LARK Studio of Bar Harbor.

I also own and manage a vacation rental apartment in Bar Harbor.