Lyn Weisman Mayewski lives in Brooklin, Maine with her husband, Paul, their two Golden Retrievers and cat. Finn and Kenzie help Lyn search for sea glass and china shards on beaches; and Boots, the kitty, provides entertainment in her studio.
Paul Andrew Mayewski is the Director of the Climate Change Institute of the University of Maine. He has spent his career studying climate change through ice coring and continues this important work in such remote areas as Antarctica, Greenland, the Himalayas, and the Andes.
Lyn spent many years working in Public Relations and unabashedly promotes Paul’s books on this site (see link): Journey Into Climate (2011) and The Ice Chronicles(2002).
Lyn Weisman Mayewski studied silverwork at the Evanston Art Center in Illinois, at the Manchester, NH Institute for Arts & Sciences with EH Nutt, and at various workshops throughout New England, including Haystack. Her silverwork incorporates a number of techniques, including reticulation, fusing, keumboo, forging, casting, precious metal clay, enameling, and fabricating. She enjoys creating both jewelry and utilitarian items.
Lyn studied watercolors through classes and workshops with artists such as Mel Stabin, Tony Couch, Byron Carr, J. Chikalla, and Peter Spataro. Her exploration in mediums has led her into combinations of gouache and prismacolor (colored pencil), silverpoint, pastels, acrylics, and oils.
Lyn has been a State-Juried Member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen for her silverwork and a Juried Member of the New Hampshire Art Association for her watercolors.
From 1999-2000, she acted as a Juror for the Exeter League of NH Craftsmen. She was the 1996-99 President of the Durham Art Association (NH), a member of the Seacoast Artist Association (NH), and a member of the Metalheads Society. She served on the Visual Arts Committee of the Castine Arts Association (ME) for fourteen years, is a member of the Visual Artists of Maine, and a member of the Maine Crafts Association where she has also served on the Board and as a Juror. Lyn pursues other artistic efforts, including hand felting (kitty, Boots, likes to help with this).