This past May, UM Department of Art (BA Art Education, 2011) alumna, Jaclyn Bousquet, traveled to Beijing and the Dali area ofYunnan Province in China with Professor Laurie Hicks and members of the ChinaVine.org research team to document Rao San Ling, a “rite of spring” festival celebrated by the Bai, one of China’s many ethnic groups.
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Samantha C. Jones graduated from UMaine in 2010, and is earning her MFA in the Fibers and Material Studies program at theTyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia. She was featured in the 2010 Student Showcase in Fiber Arts Magazine, with work first exhibited in “Spao et Ageiro: A Visual Conversation,” at the Lord Hall Gallery.
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Having just completed his BFA in Sculpture, Matthew is now working as the sculpture technician for the Department of Art. He is also continuing to make and exhibit his sculpture. Matthew approaches each of his pieces as a type of self-portrait and reflection of personal experience.
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Image Description: Jaclyn Bousquet
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