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Shaping Origins

2016 UMA Senior Art Exhibition
May 13—June 3, 2016
Opening Reception
Saturday, May 14th— noon-2pm


Graduating UMA art students share their persectives through art


UMA's Senior Art Exhibition, Shaping Origins showcases the work of 8 graduating UMA art students from May 13th to June 3rd at the Charles Danforth Gallery. An opening reception will be held at noon on May 14th immediately following the university's commencement ceremony.

     This year’s exhibition demonstrates each artist’s transcendence of the formal elements of art through a range of concepts. These fundamentally diverse themes include video game realities, abstracted shadows, recontextualized architecture, anatomical structures, gender issues and mental chaos.The artwork of each artist, which includes photography, printmaking, painting, mixed media, and drawing, are presented in a body of work developed throughout the year as part of their thesis projects.


The exhibiting artists are:

Miranda Lynn Dixon, from Lewiston, MaineKaren Giles, from Vassalboro, Maine

Mike Hidalgo, from Waterville, Maine

Christina Lahaye, from Sidney, Maine

Clinton Pettengill, from Winthrop, MaineRoxanne Rollins, from Augusta, Maine

Rachael Marie Sloat, from Boothbay, MaineJessica Smith, from Brunswick, Maine


The Danforth Gallery is located in Jewett Hall. Gallery hours are Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00 pm, Fridays 9:00am - 2:00pm.


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