Industrial Maine: Our Other Landscape

Industrial Maine: Our Other Landscape

The Atrium Art Gallery at University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College (USM) is hosting an exhibition, Industrial Maine: Our Other Landscape, a group show in March of 2018.

Painter Janice L. Moore is the guest curator for this exhibition. Moore has had a longtime interest in Maine's work landscapes and how they have shaped us both physically and culturally. Her work has focused on our working factories, abandoned work sites, and repurposed structures throughout the state. Robyn Holman, retired curator of Atrium Gallery, will also take part in the artist selection.

The exhibition will include works by Mark Barnette, Stephanie Barry, Chris Beneman, Susan Bennett, Crystal Cawley, Dan Dowd, Bruce Habowski, Nina Jerome, Samantha Jones, Kate Katomski, Carol Liscovitz, Mike Maron, Allison McKeen, Caren-Marie Michel, Leslie Miller, Janice L. Moore, DiTa Ondek, Dennis Pinette, John Ripton, Roland Salazar Rose, Bronwyn Sale, Gail Skudera, Matthew Smolinsky, Anne Strout, James B. Taylor,Deb Vendetti, and Laura Waller.

These artists include a variety of industries as subjects in the exhibition: Bucksport Paper Mill, Rumford Paper Mill, Celotex (Lisbon Falls), Penobscot River Dam, Biddeford Textile Mill, Dana Warp Mill (Westbrook), T.W. Dick Co. Steel Fabricators (Gardiner), and Dragon Cement Co. (Thomaston).

 Janice L. Moore, Beer Plant, Oil on Canvas

March 12 — June 1, 2018

at Atrium Art Gallery at the University of Southern Maine Campus in Lewiston, ME

Reception: Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 6 – 8 PM

For more information, contact IndustrialMaineArt@gmail.com or JLMooreart@gmail.com 

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Caren Marie Michel, Dana Warp 5Acrylic on Canvas

Nina Jerome, Winter Power 7, Oil on Linen