University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

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 […]

The House of the Soul

The House of the Soul

February 21, 2020 - June 14, 2020

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

UNE Gallery, Portland Campus

UNE Gallery’s spring exhibition, “The House of the Soul”, will present a unique look at medical/anatomical drawing in dialogue with artwork focusing on the human body in a more extended sense.  Viewers from various intellectual fields (from medicine, to critical theory, and beyond) will be confronted with the divergent and sometimes contradictory communicative aims of […]

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 Complete City: Imagined

The Complete City: Imagined

October 24, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Since 2017, The Portland Society for Architecture has been using blank maps of Portland, Maine as a tool for citizen engagement. This project, called “Mapping Portland: The Complete City,” provides the platform to collect ideas and inspiration about our city: what we love, what we don’t, and what we can imagine. To date more than 350 maps have been collected […]

The Art of the Comic

The Art of the Comic

July 10, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Featuring the work of 28 local comic and sequential artists, illustrators, and professional doodlers, “The Art of the Comic” explores the diversity of styles and subject matter that characterizes comics and related media. The exhibition also showcases the comic series The Pirate Ship, a collaboration between comic artists Bob Bergeron and UNE alum Katy Finch (M.S.W. ’18) […]

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 […]