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Doug Bruns

Photographer, occasional journalist, traveler, dog-walker, writer, dish-washer, father, friend, husband, wanna be Mainer (but will always be from "away"), hell-bent on stoking the fires of curiosity till the last breath. Check out more of his work at

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In Focus with Doug Bruns
Posted: April 22, 2014

I have my own trouble with calling what I do ‘art’: Vane, graffiti writer

“Let the Pieces Ride” ~ Vane, Graffiti Writer from Doug Bruns on Vimeo.

“I like to be called a graffiti writer because I have my own trouble with calling what I do ‘art’…because the term art itself is so loosely defined nowadays, I can can rigidly describe what I do as my expression.” Meet local graffiti writer, known as Vane, as he discusses his craft and the tradition of graffiti.

in focus presents a series of “micro-documentaries” exploring Maine life and personalities by photographer Doug Bruns. Exercising his unbridled curiosity for all things Maine, Doug shares his Maine experiences in these short (less than 3 minutes) audio-visual stories. View them all

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