Just about every spring the Charles Danforth Gallery at the College of Maine at Augusta exhibits the function of its graduating artwork majors who total their scientific studies at the college with a closing 12 months-prolonged body of get the job done. This year’s clearly show, “Start to End,” capabilities functions in illustration, graphic layout, portray, drawing and collage.
This year’s artists are Creed Griffin, Cassidy Penney and Sally Wagley, in accordance to a news release from the university.
Griffin is an illustrator from Camden who is developing the illustrations for a children’s book, “Boy in the Brambles,” in collaboration with author Michele Cox. The story follows a young boy and his canine who undertaking out into the woods and get caught in a storm.
Penney is an artist who life in China. Her operate focuses on mountain landscapes as a result of a mix of painting and graphic design. She highlights her see of the pure earth and her emotional responses through these two media in a series, “Energetic Peacefulness.”
Wagley is a combined-media artist from Brunswick who explores her struggles with sleeplessness by a sequence of pastel drawings and picture collages which few pictures of a restless woman determine with text, symbols and illustrations or photos reminiscent of the two Renaissance art and characteristics of modern day know-how.
The exhibit will attribute the concluded artworks as properly as data on the artists’ artistic processes: labor-intense work entailing study, preliminary sketches and much trial and mistake.
The exhibition is on display screen from Friday to Thursday, May possibly 6 to 26, at Jewett Corridor, which is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday by way of Friday. The UMA neighborhood and the typical community are invited to the opening reception from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Could 14, right away adhering to the College of Maine at Augusta’s commencement ceremonies. Refreshments will be served, and the artists will converse about their do the job.
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