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Precourt exhibit "Things Fall Apart" on Display at UMA

AUGUSTA — The works of University of Maine at Augusta professor Peter Precourt will be on exhibit at the Charles Danforth Gallery in Jewett Hall at UMA through Sept. 30.

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UMA to host in-person art exhibition around ‘Outbreak’ theme

AUGUSTA — As they walk into The Charles Danforth Gallery at the University of Maine at Augusta, visitors are greeted by a large, wooden box resembling a room.

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UMA art graduates works on exhibit through Oct. 3

AUGUSTA — Recently graduated art students at the University of Maine at Augusta who exhibited their works in an all-online Virtual Senior Thesis Exhibition in May will now exhibit their senior thesis projects on the Danforth Gallery’s walls.

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Terra Plume: Paintings by Katie St. Clair at UMA’s Danforth Gallery

North Carolina-based artist Katie St. Clair’s new exhibition at the University of Maine at Augusta’s Charles Danforth Gallery, transform the forms and structures of one of nature’s most hidden realms

[  News Break --- February 2020 ]

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Higher forms of art


For the past 14 years, Kennebec Valley Art Association (KVAA), through the Harlow Gallery, has provided emerging high school artists the opportunity to display their artwork in a professional gallery space.

[  Bangor Daily News --- Spring 2020 ]

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Vermont artist Wiley Garcia and her solo exhibition "Radical Softness" receive notable mention in artscope's Capsule Previews.

[  artscope --- November/December 2019 ]

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Wiley Garcia: 'Radical Softness' Opening Reception & Artist Talk


Vermont artist Wiley Garcia showcases a decade of work in 'Radical Softness.'

[  Maine Arts Commission --- November 2019 ]

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Opening reception and artist talk for Wylie Garcia's 'Radical Softness'


The sculptures and paintings of Wylie Garcia explore identity, gender and emotional spaces. 

[  Bangor Daily News --- November 2019 ]

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Finally ready, Woolwich painter tells her disabled daughter's story through protraits


Martha Miller captures the essence of Lisbeth, who never recovered from a childhood brain injury. 

[  Portland Press Herald --- April 15, 2018 ]

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From Audio to Visual: Music Lecturer Showcases Computer-Generated Art 


Senior music lecturer Frank Mauceri is a composer and a saxophonist, but his latest project is a purely visual one.

[  Bowdoin --- October 18, 2018 ]

This Maine man photographed red hot dogs every week for a year.  Here's why.


Photographer Jere DeWaters laughs a lot when you talk with him.

It could be about his backyard tomatoes or the details of printmaking in a darkroom. The subject doesn’t seem to matter. It’s not a cynical snort or knowing snigger, either. DeWaters roars, his head tilted back, face beaming.

So, maybe it isn’t surprising that he’s introducing red snapper hot dogs to the art world.

[  Bangor Daily News — September 10, 2018 ]

POW! exhibit 


The Danforth Gallery at University of Maine at Augusta also is presenting a comic themed exhibition, “Seven Cartoonists in a Gallery” on view Aug. 28 through Oct. 6 at Jewett Hall, 46 University Drive in Augusta.

[  Kennebec Journal— Thursday, September 7, 2017  ]

UMA exhibit 'brings back a lot of memories' for Vietnam War veterans 


AUGUSTA — The air was stuffy in the Danforth Gallery on Thursday evening, as dozens of Vietnam-era veterans and their family members browsed an exhibit of canvases and bunks that once filled a naval transportation ship.

[  Kennebec Journal— Sunday, August 17, 2017  ]

Farmington artist discusses new exhibit at UMA 


Jesse Potts gives a gallery talk Wednesday about "The Flood," an art installation in the Danforth Gallery at University of Maine at Augusta. Staff photo by Joe Phelan

[  Kennebec Journal— Thursday, November 16, 2017  ]

Seniors at UMA display variety of senior thesis art

The exhibition features projects including drawings of hands that cover the walls of one corner and horses sculpted out of parts of old engines and farm equipment.

[  Portland Press Herald— Friday, May 8, 2015  ]

Higher Forms of Art at UMA


Edward Little High School student Makayla Moore hangs artwork Thursday for the Higher Forms of Art show at the Danforth Gallery in the University of Maine at Augusta's Jewett Hall. 

[  Portland Press Herald— Thursday, February 16, 2016  ]

Inmates reflect on past mistakes in photo exhibit at UMA


Biddeford photographer Trent Bell's "Reflect: Convicts' Letters to Their Younger Selves" will be on display at the University of Maine at Augusta's Danforth Gallery through Nov. 7.

[  Portland Press Herald— Thursday, October 25, 2014  ]

Graduates of UMA art program reflect on personal, artistic evolution


The senior art exhibition, “Inevitable Evolution,” is on display at the Danforth Gallery until May 30.

[  Portland Press Herald— Sunday, May 11, 2014  ]

Tapestries pay tribute to Maine's Organic farmers


The portraits on view at the University of Maine at Augusta include contributions by more than 200 Maine students.
By Bob Keyes bkeyes@pressherald.comStaff Writer
When Susan Bickford thinks of a hero, she thinks of a farmer.


[  Portland Press Herald— Thursday, Janurary 16, 2014  ]

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