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The House of the Soul

The House of the Soul

February 21, 2020 - June 13, 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 […]

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 Paintings of John Calvin Stevens

The Paintings of John Calvin Stevens

April 21, 2015 - July 19, 2015

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Today John Calvin Stevens is remembered for his distinguished six-decade career as Maine’s leading architect of the Shingle and Colonial Revival styles. From 1880 to 1940, Stevens designed hundreds of homes and buildings throughout Maine, as far south as Virginia, and as far west as Colorado. Overshadowed by these professional achievements is Stevens’ lifelong passion for […]

Color Fields Printed Paintings

Color Fields Printed Paintings

February 3, 2015 - April 12, 2015

Portland Campus Art Gallery

A new resident of Maine, Joan Busing has had an illustrious career in New York, and this exhibition on the Lower Level of the UNE Art Gallery will introduce this artist to our state. Several bodies of work are on display, including her Moon series, for which she studied the phases of the moon for many […]

A Gateless Garden

A Gateless Garden

January 20, 2015 - April 12, 2015

Portland Campus Art Gallery

The exhibition, edited by Dr. Liza Bakewell, director of Maine Women Write, pairs 53 quotes by Maine women writers with black and white images by photographer Kerry Michaels. The quotes are letterpress printing by Scott Vile of Freeport, Maine. The book, A Gateless Garden: Quotes by Maine Women Writers, accompanies the exhibit and contains 100 quotes and 100 […]

Coyote Connections

Coyote Connections

October 9, 2014 - January 15, 2015

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Featured guest: UNE professor Noah Perlut Coyote Connections features works by 31 Maine artists celebrating the Coyote and its relationships with the wild, the land, fellow wildlife, prey, families—mates, pups and parents—and with us humans as well. Included are sculpture, drawings, photographs, prints and paintings created in styles both figurative and abstract. Our Native People […]

13th Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational

13th Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational

June 6, 2014 - October 31, 2014

Portland Campus Art Gallery

The 13th Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational at the University of New England is scheduled to open June 6, 2014 and run through October 31, 2014.   An Opening Reception, free to the public, will be held on Friday, June 6 from 4-6 p.m.  Works of sculpture by 16 artists will be placed in the UNE Art Gallery’s Vestibule […]

Making a New Whole: The Art of Collage

Making a New Whole: The Art of Collage

June 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Collage, from the French ‘coller (to glue),’ has been with us since the Chinese invented paper in 200 BCE, through the middle ages, into 17th century Venice when découpage (from découper, to cut out’) became fashionable, right on through to the present day. But modern collage as a formal artistic technique is considered to have […]

2014 Art Department Faculty Exhibition

2014 Art Department Faculty Exhibition

February 5, 2014 - February 23, 2014

Portland Campus Art Gallery

A biennial tradition since 2002, the exhibition highlights the diverse studio practices of UNE’s teaching artists. Recent works and works in progress are presented in a representative range of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, 3D printing and illustration. The following faculty members will display work: Stephen Burt, Corliss Chastain, Jen McDermott, Sarah Gorham, Holly Haywood, Joe […]