USM Art Galleries Gorham and Portland

The USM Art Gallery, part of the Art Department, is located in the relaxed setting of the Gorham campus.
USM Art Gallery
The Area Gallery is located in the nexus of academic and student life in the Woodbury Campus Center near Portland's vibrant downtown.
Area Gallery, Portland
Participate in free public contemporary art forums, gallery talks, and school tours held at the USM Art Galleries.
Opening Reception and Artist Talk
The USM Art Galleries facilitate experimental community projects and installations by Artists-in-Residence.

The University of Southern Maine Art Galleries are a vital educational and cultural resource serving the Art Department, the University, Southern Maine, and the Northeast. The USM Art Galleries present a diverse range of exhibitions, public programs and professional publications.

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Jurors Denise Froelich, Jessica Routhier, and Nathan Stevens selected 46 works, including paintings, photography, ceramic pieces, sculpture, drawings, prints, and digital pieces. Awards will be given during the opening reception, Thursday, March 12, from 6-8 p.m.
Traci Molloy
Traci Molloy, Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist and education activist, is being hosted by the USM Art Department and Gallery for an artist residency during the spring semester. 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.
Scott Minzy
The exhibition includes sculpture, installation, digital works, painting, prints, and ceramic pieces by 10 USM art faculty and 10 alumni with whom the faculty have chosen to exhibit.
April 15, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
April 17, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
April 18, 2015 to May 1, 2015
12:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
April 24, 2015
12:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham

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 Artist Talk: Anne Harris

Anne Harris Redrobe

Friday, April 24, 2015, 12 p.m.

Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham campus, 37 College Ave.

Free and open to the public

Anne Harris is a figurative painter who finds her way to spectral worlds where webs of meaning, identities, lineages, and histories mesmerize rather than add up. Her presentation will include visual examples of her past and current work.

BFA & BA Exhibition

Photo of 2015 BFA BA Exhibition Cover

April 18-May 1, 2015

Art Gallery, Gorham campus

Free and open to the public.

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