USM Art Galleries Gorham and Portland

Artists-in-Residence Presentation - Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Anne Hepler Andrea SulzerCollaborative Project Presentation

Snow date: noon-1 pm on Wednesday, March 19

Following a very successful previous project, acclaimed Maine-based artists Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer have been invited to explore a similar collaborative endeavor. In a shared artist residency, they will work with USM Art students to create large-scale woodcuts, which will be printed on banners and displayed in downtown Portland.

In thei presentation, Hepler and Sulzer will unveil the banners and discuss their collaborative process.

Anna Hepler

Anna Hepler

Hepler is a Maine artist who is intrigued by the transitions of states and the convergence of opposites. In Hepler’s recent work, she creates large-scale, plastic, inflatable sculptures that slowly deflate and serve as a basis for prints and drawings.

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Andrew SulzerAndrea Sulzer

Andrea Sulzer’s work begins at the cellular level. She makes small marks, nuclei of activity, which multiply and migrate across her paper, tracking trails through white space, implying narrative. Sometimes they arrange themselves into recognizable shapes—a sea urchin, or a Life Savers candy. Sometimes they only suggest, flirting with the real world.

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About the USM Visiting Artist Program 

 

 

 

Location: 
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham
Contact Name: 
Carolyn Eyler
Contact Phone: 
207.780.5008
Contact Email: 
ceyler@maine.edu

Visiting Artist Talk: Traci Molloy, USM Artist-in-Residence

Visiting Artist Talk: Traci Molloy, USM Artist-in-Residence

Friday, January 30 at Noon

Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham Campus

Free and open to the public

Traci Molloy is Brooklyn-based artist and social activist. She explores adolescent culture, loss, and violence through photography, digital arts, installation, painting, and printmaking.

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