About the Artist
Barbara DeVito Bourgoine is a retired literacy teacher who lives in Readfield, Maine. She and her husband, as well as two daughters and their husbands, enjoy camping, skiing, paddling, and hiking in Baxter State Park and other natural places.
Jemelie Deering Bessette lives in Readfield with her best friend and husband Paul. She has two marvelous sons and daughters-in-law and two fantastic granddaughters. She is a retired state lab microbiologist and enjoys painting, gardening, traveling, exercising, and of course, getting together with family and friends!