USM Art Department

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Lincoln Perry discuss his work with students.
Lincoln Perry critiques with art students
Still life of apples - painting class sample
 Apples - by USM painting student Marion Putnam
USM Art student Barbara Mensik's latest accomplishment
USM art student Barbara Mensik's work
USM Art Senior Seminar 2014 painting student Yelena Fiske's work
art student work
USM Art Education student Sarah Walsh 2015' photo work
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USM Art Senior Seminar 2014 student Rachel Fisk's work
art student work
USM Art student Tessa Jeffer's Senior Seminar work -
USM Art student Tessa Jeffer's work

USM ART is a nationally accredited program that prides itself on giving students a rigorous studio experience, historical understanding of the complexity of art practices, and the critical skills needed to become informed visual artists, art educators and art historians.

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USM Student Juried Exhibition
The exhibition, open to all USM students, will be juried by art critic Dan Kany, master printer Lisa Pixley and ceramicist Shawn O'Connor.
USM art student William Freeman
Acclaimed Maine-based artists Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer are working with USM art students to create several large-scale woodblock banners as part of a shared artist residency.
Thirty-two students at Casco Bay High School, working with SidexSide, a Portland educational non-profit, professors from the University of Southern Maine’s (USM) computer science and visual arts departments, and SidexSide’s engineering expert, will create interactive sculptures that respond to cues from the surrounding environment.

Ant Girls

paper ants

USM's Kate Cheney Chappell 83' Book Arts Center Director Rebecca Goodale teams up with three Maine artists for an exhibition called ANTGIRLS - opening April 11th, 2014 at USM's Atrium Gallery on Lewiston Campus. FMI contact Rebecca at 228-8014.

USM art Senior seminar work

usm art student work

Just a sneak preview of  exciting new work being made for the Senior Seminar course taught this Spring 2014 by Damir Porobic-  there is some great work in progress for your viewing plesure -now showing in Kidder student galleries- First Floor Robie / Art / Gorham -check it out! 

USM Art's Senior BFA / BA Show opening April 18th, 2014 at USM's Art Gallery in Gorham 

USM Art alumni Theresa Jordan painter

 summer painting class

We can't wait for summer!  

USM Art Alum Theresa Jordan paints in George Burk's summer 2013 landscape painting class- 


We will miss you George!  Thank you being such an inspiration to us all- We all wish you well in your


2014 BFA and BA Exhibition

2014 BFA and BA Exhibition

April 18-May 2
USM Art Gallery

Opening Reception: Friday, April 18, 6-8 pm

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