Kerstin Engman received her B. F. A. from the Portland School of Art (now the Maine College of Art) and a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. She now lives and works in Maine. As a sculptor Ms. Engman uses the figure to articulate conditions of human experience. In the past 20 years, her work has either been cast in bronze or fabricated in steel and copper.
From 1988 through 2000 Ms. Engman was involved in community-building in her home town of Belfast through involvement with local public schools as a designer of enrichment programs for children and their families.Ms. Engman founded and worked as director of Project Kalocsa, arranging for the international exchange between Kalocsa, Hungary and Belfast, Maine of more than 150 students and young adults and families.
Ms.Engman has taught drawing and sculpture at various colleges in Maine and visited numerous campuses in New England as a visiting lecturer. She has traveled extensively throughout Europe and taught English in the Hungarian public schools.
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