All campus events and classes on Gorham, Portland, and LAC Campuses are cancelled. Please note from 8am-5pm, there will be a full power outage on the Gorham Campus to accommodate repair work. Gorham staff to work remotely. Portland and LAC staff as per normal. FM staff to report as normal to all campuses.
USM Art Faculty and Students to exhibit in The Earth Bestows Exhibition in Shelburne, Vermont
Artists from Kansas to Maine gather selections of their work for The Earth Bestows, a month-long exhibition that explores the fertile and fraught relationships with our living Earth. The Exhibition opens Friday, October 1, from 5 to 7 pm at All Souls Interfaith Gathering, 291 Bostwick Farm Road, Shelburne, Vermont.
Critters: Mythical, Real & Imagined Virtual Exhibit by Art History Major Ilana Welch 21'
Explore a two-part virtual exhibit hosted by the Portland Public Library titled Critters: Mythical Real & Imagined, co-curated by Nancy Davidson, Resident Curator Maine Jewish Museum, and Ilana Welch 21', Art History USM Graduate with Minors in Honors and Archaeology.
The latest addition to Portland’s public art collection is easy to mistake as nothing but nature.
If not for a nearby sign identifying a grouping of boulders and flat slabs atop the Eastern
Prom as “Hella Rock,” an installation by Ólöf Nordal, these rocks might pass for what they
are – and are not. The temporary installation, overlooking the islands and harbor by the
basketball court and community garden, consists of four rocks, arrayed in pairs set apart
from each other. There is a 300 million-year-old sparkly granite boulder from Maine, a
5,000-year-old black lava rock from Iceland that Nordal shipped by boat to Portland, and
two concrete casts that resemble each of the natural rocks, made last year by art students at
the University of Southern Maine.
Artist's Book by Rebecca Goodale in Exhibition at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Part-time Associate Professor of Art, and founding coordinator for the Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts, had her Artist's Book, Vernal Pool II, selected for an exhibition currently on display at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art in Washington.
Pattern + Currents: Looking to Beringian Ecologies, Online, Monday, November 30th at Noon
JOIN US for two presentations that examine Beringia and Alaska as a contextual framework to explore the dynamic relationships between humans, cetaceans, oceans, and landscapes within the slippery milieu of icy geographies.
Four Members of the USM Art Department Currently Exhibiting at Cove Street Arts in Three Different Exhibitions.
Professor Jan Piribeck is showing her animation, “Arctic Dream”, in STEAM. Damir Porobic, Lecturer of Art, and Amy Hagberg, Administrative Specialist, have several works in Faculty Photography. Lin Lisberger, Part-time Lecturer of Art, has several sculptures in Flight.