USM Art Department


Unity by Clint Fulkerson

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.

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.
Intro. to Ceramics Fall 2016 Final Critique

End of the Fall Semester Critiques

Students share their semester-long work with Faculty and classmates in Final Critiques.
Image of Gina Adams encaustic workshop

Visiting Artist, Gina Adams, gives encaustic workshop for Advanced Art Students

Visiting Artist, Gina Adams, gave an engaging hands-on encaustic workshop to Advanced Studio Art students in the painting studio on Friday, November 4th. Gina demonstrated several encaustic techniques including the basics, relief, and image transfer.
Collage of student Portfolio work

Fall 2016 Foundation Portfolio Review

Congratulations to the newly accepted students to the Art Department after passing the fall Foundation Portfolio Review.
Image of Justin Levesque's Installation

Justin Levesque, USM Art Alum, contributes to Maine and North Atlantic Cultural Events

Justin Levesque installations from the ICELANDx207 project are now on view in Portland.

BFA and BA Exhibition Critique

Students, faculty, guest artists and critics met for a final critique of student work on April 21.

Camp Susan Curtis Awards

Mary LeDue-Bell and alumna Louanne Schoninger (B.F.A. in Art Education, ’12) and Jan Piribeck at the Camp Susan Curtis award ceremony.

Sarah Baldwin, USM Art Alumna, visits Experimental Drawing & Printmaking

Sarah Baldwin demonstrating her experimental mixed-media techniques for alternative landscape imaging.

USM Students Exhibit Photos at University of Maine

Photography students from USM Art had photographs chosen in a new exhibit at the University of Maine in Orono. Visualizing Home and Homelessness which is part of the Maine Photo Project.