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Studio Art student awarded prestigious internship at Boston MFA

Anastasia Lipp, who is pursuing a BA in Studio Art and a minor in psychology, has been awarded the prestigious Lunder Summer Internship in Studio Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Supported by the Lunder Foundation, the needs-based paid internship is offered to an outstanding student who is a resident of the state […]

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Art Education Earns President’s Campus Leadership Award

The Bangor Daily News reported that the Art Education Program received a President’s Campus Leadership Award. “The President’s Campus Leadership Award recognizes a student organization or campus department at each Maine Campus Compact member institution for its contributions to community service-learning and civic engagement efforts on their campus. The organization cited a project by art […]

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Goos Family Studio Dedication

On Saturday, April 16 the Department of Art, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and the UMaine Foundation were delighted to host members of the Goos family to formally dedicate the Goos Family Studio, the department’s newly-renovated ceramics facility in York Village. Sam Goos, M.D., Sarah Goos, and Ariel Goos ’19 were in attendance.

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Greg Ondo & Sam Hoey Speak at The SESAME Colloquium

On April 28, 2022, Greg Ondo, associate professor of art, and Sam Hoey, sculpture studio technician, participated in The SESAME Colloquium, hosted by Graduate Group in Science and Mathematics Education at the University of California, Berkeley. Ondo and Hoey joined Justin Dimmel, assistant professor of mathematics education and instructional technology at the University of Maine, […]

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University of Maine Art Education Community Outreach

Students in the University of Maine Art Education Community Outreach (UMAECO) course, AED 474: Topics in Art Education, successfully completed several projects. The objective this year was to bring awareness to the Blue Hill Heritage Trust’s endeavors, through restorative ecology, to help heal the understory of the recently conserved Surry Forest. The Surry Forest project […]

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April 8, 2022 — Annual Student Exhibition & Awards Ceremony

From the Studio: 2022 Student Exhibition April 8 – 29, 2022 Mark your calendar! The opening reception for this year’s student exhibition at Lord Hall Gallery is Friday, April 8 @ 5:30pm. The department’s annual awards ceremony will be held that evening as well. From the Studio will run through April 29.

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Art Education students work with Orono High School students

Students in UMaine’s Art Education program conducted a three-hour workshop with students from Orono High School on March 22, 2022. The Art Education students helped the Orono students produce relief prints for a cookbook to be sold by the Blue Hill Heritage Trust. The cookbook will have recipes for the plants that are being seeded […]

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Faculty 2022: Featured Faculty Exhibition

The Department of Art is pleased to announce that this year’s faculty exhibition, Faculty 2022, will run February 11 – March 18 in Lord Hall Gallery. The exhibition is curated by Susan Smith and features works by Susan Groce, James Linehan, Ed Nadeau, Greg Ondo, and Ellen Roberts, as well as artwork by the late […]

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