UMF students exhibit synthetic art at a senior art exhibit

FARMINGTON — Students in the University of Maine Farmington Visual Arts program will display their artwork in this year’s senior art exhibit, “Who We Are, What We Do.” The exhibit will be on view April 7 through May 7 at the UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St., and the Emery Community Arts Center, 224 Main St., on the UMF campus.

An opening reception is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 at both locations.

“Who We Are, What We Do” features the work of Alan Baker from Etna, New Hampshirt; Abigail Cloutier of New Gloucester, Theo Estêvão of Old Orchard Beach; Audrey Keith of Chesterville, Drew Monteith of York; Gardiner’s Aaron Montell; Emma Pierce of Gorham; Alexis Ramee of Troy; and Alexus Valeriani of Portland.

Each artist explores a range of concepts and content expressed through a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, mixed media, digital print, film and animation. This year’s exhibit includes topics surrounding environmental activism, surrealism, identity, diversity, equality, horror, personal growth and community health.

Gallery hours are 12-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment. To make an appointment, contact Sarah Maline at [email protected] or 207-778-1062.

The cultural center is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information, visit maine.edu.

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