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New Phytologist

“When I heard that my work was selected for the cover, It was a big surprise. First, because I don’t usually see art pieces on the cover of scientific journals. Secondly, because It wasn’t created with that in mind.”   Big Congratulations to Adrianna Cavalcanti, who is a second-year IMFA student, as her piece Biomimicry has been […]

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Intermedia MFA Fall 2020 Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Farah Al Qasimi  Farah Al Qasimi (b.1991, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; lives and works in Brooklyn and Dubai) works in photography, video, and performance. Her recent commission with Public Art Fund, Back and Forth Disco, is on view around New York City through May 17. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at Jameel […]

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Pandemic Student Interview

Armando Garma Fernandez “I would be lying if I said that I have been able to adapt and continue making work” Armando Garma Fernandez is originally from Mexico City, Mexico. When he was eight years old his family moved to the United States so his father could pursue a career teaching at a University level. […]

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Creating Community in Unstable Times

 University of Maine IMFA graduate student Rochelle Lawrence wanted to connect with her classmates in a creative manner, while we were all under quarantine. Through learning about the history and dynamics of mail art, Lawrence decided to send out bags and bags of fire bread. On a whim, she carved a block to create prints […]

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Refugees Looking for Home

“When you sweep, wherever you are sweeping, becomes this futile act because the space will just get dirty again. Someone is going to track the mud in again, it is just this temporal, futile act to correct something.” – Susan Smith   Susan Smith an activist artist living and working in the Maine community heads […]

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Featured Student

Anna Martin  “To me there is an importance to acknowledging small moments or something that, it doesn’t have to be grand to be important and for me the relationships between people and objects and those stories that accumulate through having a use for things and exchange with things often are filled with small moments of […]

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Imave of collaborative designs from MFA project

New Art and Medicine Fellowship Announced

A new Maine Medical Arts & Humanities in Medicine Fellowship will be offered through a collaboration between the University of Maine Intermedia Programs and Northern Light Health beginning in the summer of 2020. Doctors who complete their residency requirements at Northern Light Family Medicine and Residency in Bangor will have the opportunity to obtain a […]

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Susan Smith awarded Juror’s Award

Assistant Director Susan Smith has been awarded a juror’s award for the work The Passage from Surface Design International Exhibition  2019. The exhibition journal comes out in September, and will have an international representation of artists- typically a few awards and then also others who are juried in but not receiving awards. The Surface Design […]

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Feature on Susan Smith, Assistant Director Intermedia Programs

There is a nice interview with Susan Smith, Assistant Director of the Intermedia Programs as part of a University of Maine Research feature. In the interview she reinforces key elements of the MA and MFA Programs: What do you want people to know about UMaine’s Intermedia programs and the students pursuing their degrees? 1. We […]

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