John Eide created the photography program at Maine College of Art where he taught from 1970-2008.
Eide's work has been exhibited throughout the United States and is in the collections of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Portland Museum of Art, Library of Congress, as well
as a number of private collections.
As an accomplished sailor, Eide started sailing E Scows at age 15 on the lakes in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he grew up. He currently sails his Concordia Yawl, Golondrina, a 40 foot classic wooden boat, out of Portland, Maine. He has made two trips to the Caribbean in her and has competed in wooden and classic boat races from Brooklin, Maine to Antigua, in the Caribbean.