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USM Art Department and galleries presents USM Student Juried Exhibition through April 2

On Thursday, March 16, the USM Art Department and galleries celebrated the opening of the USM Student Juried Exhibition and awards at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham. The exhibition features the artwork of USM students, whether or not they have chosen to pursue a degree in art.
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Lakes Region Weekly, American Journal highlight the importance of USM Art Galleries ‘Portals’ exhibit

On January 26, Keep Me Current (Lakes Region Weekly/American Journal) reported on the opening reception of USM’s “Portals: Work by Maine Art Education Association Members” exhibition and highlighted its significance for both teachers and their students.
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Maine Art Education Association members’ “Portals” exhibit opens with large reception and workshops

On January 28, the USM Art Department and galleries celebrated the opening of “Portals: Work by Maine Art Education Association Members” at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham.
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Portland artist Clint Fulkerson opens USM Art Department and Galleries’ spring 2017 season with “Fluid Geometry” exhibit, new mural in Portland

Beginning on January 17, the USM Art Department and Galleries will present the exhibition “Fluid Geometry” by prolific Portland-based mixed media artist Clint Fulkerson. Fulkerson is currently creating a new mural on the wall of the USM AREA Gallery in Portland, and will also exhibit 15 paintings based on intricate compositions of repeating geometric shapes.
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USM Art Department and Gallery announce exhibitions and programs for winter and spring 2017

The USM Art Department and galleries will present two exhibitions this spring showcasing the work of prolific mixed media artist Clint Fulkerson, as well as the creative work of Maine Art Education Association members, who teach in Maine’s public and private schools and universities. USM student exhibitions will include the Student Juried Exhibition, USM Juried Student Selected Works and BFA and BA exhibits.

Artist George Longfish Shares his Healing Message with USM Students

Native American artist George Longfish spoke about his work and his life at the opening on October 6.

Visiting artist Gina Adams shares methods of painting with hot wax

USM visiting artist Gina Adams recently showed students a variety of methods of painting encaustic -— using pigment and hot wax.

Student artist seeks understanding with Native American-themed comic strip

Art Gallery intern Shannon Sockalexis has created a comic strip to engage people with her Native American heritage.

Forecaster Article Features Community Mosaic

Muhsana Ali, an artist-in-residence at the University of Southern Maine, has been creating the mural with help from members of the community and students in a class she is co-teaching.

Portland Press Herald Reviews "Pay Attention! It's Independence Day!"

Article about Artist-in-Residence Natasha Mayers, by Bob Keyes

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