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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 […]

Sights & Sounds of Other Realms

Sights & Sounds of Other Realms

October 29, 2022

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery & Ludke Auditorium

Join us for a free photography exhibit & band concert featuring photographer Michael Kolster’s exhibition “Home & Other Realms” as well as music by the Southern Maine New Horizon’s Band directed by Nina Anderson. Pre-Registration is required. Information on parking and other instructions will be sent by email. SIGHTS: This two‐part exhibition highlights the recent […]

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 […]

Lives of the Jewelers Artists’ Talks and Closing Reception

Lives of the Jewelers Artists' Talks

October 7, 2022

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

UNE Art Gallery in Portland, Maine will host an artist talk and closing reception, in conjunction with “The Lives of the Jewelers”, up through October 9th at the UNE Art Gallery in Portland. Several artists in the exhibit, including Ebenezer Akakpo, Aminata Conteh, Naomi Grace McNeill, and Sharon Portelance, will discuss their practices. Refreshments will be served; […]

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 […]

Place and Narrative in the North Atlantic

Place and Narrative in the North Atlantic

April 7, 2022

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UNE Art Gallery at the Biddeford Campus Ketchum Library

Join UNE North director Holly Parker for a panel conversation with artists Ingunn Milla Joergensen & Alice Jones on the topic of a sense of place in the North Atlantic region’s different nations. As part of the UNE Art Gallery’s ongoing series of interdisciplinary public talks revolving around gallery exhibitions and academic overlap, this talk […]

Homesick: Architects as Essential Health Care Workers

Homesick: Architects as Essential Health Care Workers

March 24, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Online

Jon Calame presents “Homesick: Architects as Essential Health Care Workers” as part of UNE Art Gallery lecture series “Homesick: Architects as Essential Health Care Workers” is part of the UNE Art Gallery’s ongoing series of remote interdisciplinary public talks revolving around gallery exhibitions and academic overlap.  In the context of “Sensing Place”, at the UNE […]