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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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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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MFA students discussion work in a studio critique.

Summer Session Intermedia Classes

The University of Maine Summer University schedule is now on line and you can register for our available classes. The Intermedia Programs is offering several classes that are open to students in the program as well as all interested people. These class allow for extended periods of study and individualized work as well as access […]

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New MA in Intermedia Offered at UMaine

The University of Maine Intermedia Program is pleased to announce the establishment of a new MA in Intermedia. Approved in December of 2018, this new MA degree is a 2 year master’s level interdisciplinary and creative focused degree program within the Graduate School for students interested in pursuing advanced, interdisciplinary creative works and research studies […]

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Still time to apply for Intermedia MFA program and scholarships

It’s grad school application season. It’s a busy time for everybody, and deadlines are just around the corner. The good news is, there is still time for you to apply for the Intermedia MFA program at the University of Maine. The University of Maine offers over $250,000 in University fellowships and scholarships each year. To […]

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