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ArtWorks! Fall Children’s Class

August 26th, 2014
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Grade 4 Shadow Puppets

Registration is now open for the children’s after-school art classes, ArtWorks!  Classes will begin on Friday afternoons from 3:20-5pm on Oct. 17th and continue until Novemeber 14th.  Classes are taught by the art education students under the supervision of Dr. Constant Albertson.  For further information, please contact her at constant.albertson@umit.maine.edu or call 581-3251.  Fee for the 5 weeks session is $25.  A limited number of scholarships are available.  Dowload the ArtWorks Fall 2014 application form!

ArtWorks!

May 9th, 2014

Aniah at Artworks Exhibtion s14Byron at Artworks Exhibition s14ArtWorks!, an art program for children in grades kindergarten though middle school, provides students an opportunity to explore the world of art through hands-on experiences with a variety of art learning activities, materials and techniques.  Classes are taught by art education students under the close supervision of Dr. Constant Albertson.

For further information, contact Constant Albertson at 581-3251 or constant.albertson@umit.maine.edu.  Check this page for announcements of the Fall 2014 program.

Dr. David Pariser delivers the inaugural Wyeth Family Heritage Lecture!

March 14th, 2014

The Department of Art thanks Dr. David Pariser, Professor of Art Education at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, for his presentation, The Juvenile Work of World-Class Artists, as the inaugural Wyeth Family Heritage Lecture!  Thanks to all those who participated and helped make it such a successful event!   See it documented here at: David Pariser, The Juvenile Work of World-Class Artists

Maine Women Pioneers III – Homage

March 5th, 2013

A selection of prints and drawings by Susan Groce is included in the exhibition Maine Women Pioneers III – Homage, January 2 – March 3, 2013 at the University of New England Gallery in Portland Maine. Homage, curated by Gael McKibben, Anne B. Zill and Andres Verzosa, “highlights veteran woman artists who are examples of career and lifelong accomplishment”.  Prints by Susan Groce are also included in the Exhibition Prints: Breaking Boundaries, curated by Bruce Brown and sponsored by the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, at the Lewis Gallery, Portland Library, January 4 – February 23, 2013.  Her print, Climacrotology, included in the 50 Places Portfolio organized by Melanie Yazzie, has been accepted into the following collections: Denver Art Museum; Proyecto’Ace, Buenos Aries, Argentina; University of Colorado; McMaster University, Ontario, Canada; Museum of Texas Tech University.