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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.

Professor Donna Cassidy a part of Maine Photo Project

The Maine Photo Project is a statewide collaboration among museums, art galleries, historical societies, artists, collectors, and other arts organizations across Maine

Justin Levesque, USM Alumni

ICELANDx207 is a multi-media project, by artist and photographer Justin Levesque, documenting Iceland's recent entry into the Maine waterfront and economy. At its core, the project is focused to create portraits of Icelanders in Maine, capture the revitalized and bustling International Marine Terminal (Portland, ME) and chronicle a nine day journey from Portland, ME to Reykjavík harbor aboard an Eimskip shipping vessel. The culmination of this project will be exhibited in conjunction with the 2016 Arctic Council meetings hosted by the Maine North Atlantic Development Office in Portland, Maine (Oct. 4-6, 2016).

'Our Changing Coast' Conference

USM Art Professors Jan Piribeck and Michael Shaughnessy present at "Our Changing Coast" Conference hosted by the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership.

Summer Landscape Painting Class at Fort Williams

Over the summer Professor Raphael DiLuzio taught a Landscape Painting course, he and his students met up and painted at the beautiful Fort Williams.

USM Art Student and Alum participate in community celebration of Hip Hop

Jordan is working with a team of Media Studies students and alum to produce video documentaries of the event in the Ci2 Studio, an undergraduate research center at USM.

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