USM Art Galleries Gorham and Portland


The Gallery produces publications for various art exhibits with original writing by a diverse range of recognized scholars. Below are catologs available for purchase.

Please specifiy your choice of catolog and send checks to:
USM Art Gallery, 37 College Avenue, Gorham, ME 04042


Astrid Brochure FrontEverything
A Participatory Installation by Astrid Bowlby

For over a decade, Bowlby has steadily gained recognition for her room-sized fantasy landscapes composed of thousands of hand-cut simplified ink drawings on paper. This participatory installation invited visitors to stroll through unfurled rolls of paper filled with black ink drawings of anything visitors requested Bowlby to draw. A large, tri-fold brochure with essays by Carolyn Eyler, Director of Exhibitions and Programs at USM Art Galleries, and Robert Cozzolino, Senior Curator and Curator of Modern Art at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Exhibiton held January 24 - March 6, 2013

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New Work by Andrea Sulzer

Visiting Artist Andrea Sulzer, based in Brunswick, shows extensively in Maine; her drawings have also been shown in New York City, Germany, Japan, the UK and China. The verge brochure features an essay by curator Diana Tuite about Sulzer's new 2 and 3 dimensional works on paper exploring the fragmented nature of space. Exhibition held September 4 - October 16, 2012

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Engaging Insects Publication

Engaging Insects
Artists and Scientists

Subjects of scientific observation, sources of artistic inspiration, media for art, and unwitting collaborators – the works in this exhibition display some of the myriad ways in which artists and scientists work with insects. From clockwork figures and embalming to genetic analysis, from scientific illustration to video manipulation, common insects are not only visually fascinating, they also raise provocative questions about our relation to the world around us. Curated by Kim Grant and Carolyn Eyler. Exhibition held September 22 through November 10, 2011.

$5.00 Softcover plus $5.00 for shipping

Turtle Television Island

The Turtle Television Island Project
James Luna and ssipsis

This exhibion featured artwork from Native American artists, ssipsis (Penobscot) Maine and James Luna, a Puyoukitchum (Luiseno) San Diego. Exhibition held September 24 - November 10, 2010.

$5.00 Softcover plus $5.00 for shipping






Juris Ubans Retrospective

This 2009 exhibition catalog showcases the collection of USM Professor Emeritus Juris Ubans and his four decades of work as an artist and educator.

$40.00 Hardcover / $25.00 Softcover plus $5.00 for shipping 

Off the grid

Off the Grid
Maine Vernacular Environments

Featuring contemporary folk art, this catolog represents a collection of various artists from an exhibit held at the Univeristy of Southern Maine from September 11 - November 11, 2007.

$5.00 Softcover plus $5.00 for shipping





Marasco Domestic Objects: Past and Presence
Rose Marasco

Professor of Photography at the University of Southern Maine, this catalog presents a collection of Rose's photographs based on the theme of domestic objects from the past. Exhibition held February 7 - March 13, 2004.

$5.00 Softcover plus $5.00 for shipping