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Portland artist Clint Fulkerson opens USM Art Department and Galleries’ spring 2017 season with “Fluid Geometry” exhibit, new mural in Portland

Beginning on January 17, the USM Art Department and Galleries will present the exhibition “Fluid Geometry” by prolific Portland-based mixed media artist Clint Fulkerson. Fulkerson is currently creating a new mural on the wall of the USM AREA Gallery in Portland, and will also exhibit 15 paintings based on intricate compositions of repeating geometric shapes.

USM Art Department and Gallery announce exhibitions and programs for winter and spring 2017

The USM Art Department and galleries will present two exhibitions this spring showcasing the work of prolific mixed media artist Clint Fulkerson, as well as the creative work of Maine Art Education Association members, who teach in Maine’s public and private schools and universities. USM student exhibitions will include the Student Juried Exhibition, USM Juried Student Selected Works and BFA and BA exhibits.

Artist George Longfish Shares his Healing Message with USM Students

Native American artist George Longfish spoke about his work and his life at the opening on October 6.

Visiting artist Gina Adams shares methods of painting with hot wax

USM visiting artist Gina Adams recently showed students a variety of methods of painting encaustic -— using pigment and hot wax.

Student artist seeks understanding with Native American-themed comic strip

Art Gallery intern Shannon Sockalexis has created a comic strip to engage people with her Native American heritage.

Forecaster Article Features Community Mosaic

Muhsana Ali, an artist-in-residence at the University of Southern Maine, has been creating the mural with help from members of the community and students in a class she is co-teaching.

Portland Press Herald Reviews "Pay Attention! It's Independence Day!"

Article about Artist-in-Residence Natasha Mayers, by Bob Keyes

Portland Press Herald Reviews "Forging Affinities" Exhibition

" Art Review:Two Collaborative Exhibitions Push Boundaries" by Daniel Kany of the Portland Press Herald, published on March 6, 2016

USM artist-in-residence leads local immigrant and refugee teens to create unique art

University of Southern Maine Art Department's artist-in-residence Natasha Mayers is leading immigrant and refugee teens from the Portland Public Schools in a public art project welcoming New Mainers to Portland.

USM Honors Students' Work with Scarborough Middle School Students Culminates in Gallery Visit

Professor Libby Bischof and her Honors "Exploring Maine Landscapes" class held an event at the Gallery on October 14th, with over 65 attendees.