USM Art Department

MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - 40" inch or larger projects by advanced ceramic students Pheobe Crockett, Patience Bryant, and Branden Sy.
40" and larger ceramic pieces by the Advanced Ceramics class
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Coil collections created by Courtney Levy, Aaron Bengtson, Nicole Downing, and Elina Sayers.
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Coil pot created by Barbora Mensik
Intro to Ceramics coil pot created by Barbora Mensik
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Slab contours by Angel Simoneau (left back), Nicole Downing (left front), Liza Stratton (middle), and Jodi Locke (right).
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS -  Slab contours by Angel Simoneau (left back), Nicole Downing (left front), Liza Stratton (middle), and Jodi Locke (right).
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Jes Lynch working on her slab contour piece.
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Collections of work by Jenny Whitney and Sarah Walsh
Ceramics Collections by Jenny Whitney and Sarah Walsh
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Assorted Raku
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT:  CERAMICS - Assorted Raku
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Personal Symbols
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT:  CERAMICS - Personal Symbols
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Kiln Room
MONTHYLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT:  CERAMICS - Kiln Room
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT: CERAMICS - Bowls with 2-D Design by Courtney Levy, Elina Sayers, and Jes Lynch
MONTHLY DISCIPLINE HIGHLIGHT:  CERAMICS - Bowls with 2-D Design
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Traci Molloy
Molloy will create collaborative artwork with the Center’s Multicultural Program, which practices a peer support model to build and strengthen community. Seven USM art students who are enrolled in Molloy’s USM Artist-in-Residence course are assisting Molloy with the artwork and attending the Center’s program to observe.
Jodi Locke's "Memory Lane" selected for the Portland Press Herald photo contest.
Jodi Locke's "Memory Lane" was selected for the Portland Press Herald photo contest and shown along with the Photos of the Year exhibition at the Portland Public Library.
ARTtronics
In January 2015, a group of 15 Casco Bay High School students spent a week working in USM’s CI2 lab (Creative Intelligence, Innovation, Collaboration) and at Portland’s Oak Street Studios to create interactive sculptures that integrate technology and art. This project entitled “ARTtronics” is part of the ongoing arts-based curriculum, facilitated by Sidexside and USM art education.

USM Juried Student Exhibition

USM Juried Student Exhibition

March 12-26, 2015

Art Gallery, Gorham campus

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 12, 6-8 p.m.

Free and open to the public

Constructing Identity: Traci Molloy, USM Artist-in-Residence

Constructing Identity: Traci Molloy, USM Artist-in-Residence

February 23-May 1, 2015

AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus

Exhibition reception: Wednesday, April 15, 4-6 pm

Visiting Artists Talk: tectonic industries

tectonic industries

Friday, March 6 at noon

Burnham Lounge, USM Gorham campus

Free and open to the public

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