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Tenacious

Tenacious: Opening Reception

February 10, 2023

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Curated by Tilly Laskey  February 10 – June 11, 2023  Opening Reception: Friday, February 10, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Featuring work by James Graham, Karen Jelenfy, James Bradley Marshall, and Ian Trask, “Tenacious” focuses on non-objective abstraction as a generative visual language.  The artwork is contextualized through process, with themes of aging, chronic illness, mental […]

Of and About the Road

Of and About the Road Opening

January 20, 2023

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

Join us for our the opening reception of Of and About the Road: The Automobile in History, Society and the Environment at the UNE Gallery in the Jack S. Ketchum Library. This exhibit has been co-curated with multi-media assemblage artist Dan Dowd to explore the automobile as a source of creative energy for artists, as […]

Michael Kolster: Home and Other Realms and
Work from the Stephen K. Halpert Collection of Photography

Opening reception for Home and Other Realms

October 21, 2022

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

October 21, 2022-January 22, 2023 Opening reception: Friday, October 21, 4 – 7 p.m. This two-part exhibition will highlight the recent work of photographer Michael Kolster in a solo exhibit, “Home and Other Realms”, in conversation with work from the Stephen K. Halpert Collection of Photography.  An amalgam of three distinct series—self-portraits; architectural photographs of Lewiston’s […]

River to the Sea: UNE Faculty Exhibition

River to the Sea Opening

October 14, 2022

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

This exhibition will feature work by UNE visual arts faculty, using the narrative framework of water rights and water access in the State of Maine, and highlighting the individual studio work of faculty in all of its complexity. Opening Reception Friday, October 14 from 4 – 6 p.m. in the Ketchum Art Gallery in the […]

The Lives of the Jewelers

Reception for The Lives of the Jewelers

July 1, 2022

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Curated by Maria Wolff & Hilary Irons July 1-October 9, 2022  Join us for an opening reception on Friday, July 1, 4 to 7 p.m. From the forms of the region’s plants and animals to global social and cultural histories, inspirations abound for Maine Jewelers, who use metals and other precious materials to embody their […]

Hands to Work: Women, Craft, and Radical Experiment

Co-curated by Scout Curtin June 15-September 23, 2022 Examining the ways in which traditional women’s work and home economics are subverted, challenged, and celebrated by the visual artist, this exhibit, co-curated by New York painter Scout Curtin, will also look at the history of the region including the former Shaker village in Alfred, Maine and […]

Sensing Place

Curated by Anna Queen and Justine Kablack February 18-June 12, 2022 This exhibit features contemporary sculpture and photography, thinking about the idea of the body’s response to physical space. An informal open house, free and open to the public, will be held Friday, February 18, from 12 to 7pm. An opening reception will be held […]

Bright Horizon: UNE North and North Atlantic Region Artists

January 21-June 3, 2022 Featuring work by artists from across the North Atlantic Region and writing from our community, this exhibit highlights a cross-section of artwork and voices from the region. Featuring the artwork of Diana Furukawa, Ingunn Milla Joergensen, Alice Jones, and Adele McFarlane Wile, the paintings, photography, and text in Bright Horizon will […]

Home Fires: Incarceration & Children

Home Fires: Incarceration & Children

November 3, 2021

6:00 pm

Online

Join us for a special event in conjunction with “Home Fires: Freedom & Captivity” Wednesday evening! UNE Art Galleries present: “Home Fires: Incarceration & Children”, a remote conversation with Jan Collins, M.Ed., Assistant Director of Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition. November 3, 2021, at 6pm. Zoom broadcast with Q&A: une.zoom.us/j/92287556047 Free and open to the public. […]

Alphabet City: Art, Culture, and Letterforms

Alphabet City: Art, Culture, and Letterforms

October 8, 2021 - January 7, 2022

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

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 of Mark Jamra and Neil Patel, of the Portland-based design […]