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Alphabet City: Art, Culture, and Letterforms

Alphabet City: Art, Culture, and Letterforms

October 8, 2021 - January 7, 2022

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Open to the Public in Biddeford, Now Through January 7 Kifah Abdulla, Mark Jamra, and Neil Patel October 8, 2021-January 7, 2022 Painter Kifah Abdulla’s work merges Modernist abstraction with Arabic calligraphy, bringing script into a place of intense visual expression. Originally from Baghdad, Iraq, Abdulla is a Maine-based painter, poet, and educator. The design collaborations […]

String Revolution: Textile and Visual Artifact

String Revolution: Textile and Visual Artifact

May 21, 2021 - September 24, 2021

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Co-curated by Elizabeth DeWolfe and Hilary Irons “So powerful, in fact, is simple string in taming the world to human will and ingenuity that I suspect it to be the unseen weapon that allowed the human race to conquer the earth.” Elizabeth Wayland Barber, Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years “String Revolution: Textile and Visual Artifact” […]

Cut With the Kitchen Knife

Cut With the Kitchen Knife

October 16, 2020 - January 18, 2021

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Cecilia Ackerman and Devon Kelley-Yurdin Referring simultaneously to nature, science, society, and transcendence, the artworks of Cecilia Ackerman and Devon Kelley-Yurdin use precise, intricate material construction to explore themes of change, embodiment, and connection. The exhibition’s title refers to Hanna Höch’s groundbreaking Dadaist photomontage of the same name, made in 1920 in the midst of extreme […]

Virtual gallery tours

The coronavirus pandemic has necessitated the closing of theaters, cafes, clubs, bookstores, libraries, performance spaces, art galleries, and other gathering places across the U.S. and around the world, bringing much of our cultural life to a screeching halt. It has sparked endless debate over what activities are deemed essential to a functioning society.  To gallery […]

SANCTUARY

Sanctuary

January 15, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

SANCTUARY is a traveling art installation to be exhibited in medical centers, hospitals, art galleries, and academic sites across the US. Writer Emily Rapp Black, and artist Carrie Scanga, will interpret viewers’ stories of medical circumstances in visual and textual forms in an ever-changing paper installation accompanied by written text. In each venue, viewers are […]

Dress Codes

Dress Codes

October 1, 2019 - January 6, 2020

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

“Dress Codes” is an exhibition and collaboration with artist Nancy Grace Horton coming to UNE this fall. Nancy Grace Horton is a photography-based artist who embraces both analog and digital techniques to create bold narrative fragments informed by her background in photojournalism. Her MrMrs series taps into her interest in gender and culture and visually explores men who […]

The Dolphin Brain

The Dolphin Brain: The Peter J. Morgane Research Collection on the Cetacean Brain, 1962-2004

July 8, 2019 - September 26, 2019

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

The Peter J. Morgane Research Collection on the Cetacean Brain, 1962–2004 Throughout history, the results of scientific research have been expressed through the lens of artistic interpretation. Such artists as Leonardo da Vinci and Vesalius expressed complex visible and hidden anatomical and physical structures of humans, animals, and natural phenomena. This exhibition shows some of […]

No One Fights Alone: World War II in the Pacific

No One Fights Alone: World War II in the Pacific

April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Using the archival collections of the University of New England’s Library Services Department of Special Collections, specifically, the Randall J. Cushing Collection of War Letters, history professor Elizabeth DeWolfe’s HIS 290: History Hands On students have built a professional-level museum exhibit open to the public. “No One Fights Alone: WWII in the Pacific,” was researched, designed, and installed by […]

Mackworth Island Transformed — Rocks Reimagined

Mackworth Island Transformed — Rocks Reimagined

January 14, 2019 - April 15, 2019

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

The Art Gallery at the Ketchum Library on the Biddeford Campus of the University of New England is pleased to present Mackworth Island Transformed — Rocks Reimagined. The exhibition features the photography of Tim Greenway, a local professional and commercial photographer, who also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of New England where he teaches digital […]

My Creativity Heals Myself and Others: Martha A. Hall’s Artists’ Books

My Creativity Heals Myself and Others: Martha A. Hall's Artists' Books

August 27, 2018 - December 14, 2018

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Martha Hall’s artists’ books explore the experience of living with cancer and the frustrations and vulnerabilities inherent in living with chronic, life-threatening illness. Hall hoped to use her books to create dialogue with health care providers and students in health professions training. Hall’s books draw the reader in to share the deepest fears and greatest discoveries that […]