72 works of art selected from more than 106 submissions

UMaine annual juried student art exhibition opens April 2

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 1:45pm

ORONO — The University of Maine Department of Art will present the 2021 Juried Student Art Exhibition, “Here and There,” that features work by current students in studio art courses.
 
The exhibition will be on display April 2–30 in Lord Hall Gallery. The venue provides an opportunity for undergraduate students at all levels to showcase their work.
 
This year, 72 works of art were selected from more than 106 submissions in a range of media. Paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, two- and three-dimensional design, as well as sculpture and ceramic work are included in the exhibition.
 
Interim Gallery Director Susan Smith and former director Laurie Hicks juried the exhibition.
 
The campus community, family and friends are welcome to view the works beginning Friday, April 2 in the gallery. The annual awards and recognitions will be given in studio, art history and art education areas. Awards, in the form of scholarships and travel grants, as well as book and exhibition prizes, will be presented to students who have excelled in their work in a virtual event scheduled for April 30.
 
The exhibition is free and open to the public. Lord Hall Gallery is open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday through Friday and is wheelchair accessible. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Rachelle Maietta, 207.581.3245; rachelle.maietta@maine.edu
 
 
About the University of Maine:
The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant, sea grant and space grant university. It is located on Marsh Island in the homeland of the Penobscot Nation. As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is the state's only public research university and among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast. It attracts students from all 50 states and more than 75 countries. UMaine currently enrolls 11,741 undergraduate and graduate students who have opportunities to participate in groundbreaking research with world-class scholars. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn master's, doctoral or professional science master's degrees, as well as graduate certificates. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide to conserve energy, recycle and adhere to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.