Students in the Spotlight

  • Gabriella D'Italia, MFA Intermedia student, selected for the first National Biennial Exhibition of MFA Students

     

    Posted February 10, 2009

    Gabriella D'Italia, a MFA Intermedia student has been selected for the first National Biennial Exhibition of MFA Students for her piece Gold Quilts.  The Imaging Desire: Aegis First Biennial Graduate Student Exhibition  will be shown in Gallery X at the Hite Art Institute at the University of Louisville, KY from February 12th to March 21st.

  • MFA graduate student Dan Flannery was featured in a Bangor Daily News story on January 9, 2009

    Posted January 16th, 2009 - MFA graduate student Dan Flannery was featured in a Bangor Daily News story on January 9, 2009 for the songs he and his brother Mike have written and recorded for kids. Flannery recently won two 2008 Children's Music Awards.

  • Gabriella D'Italia, a MFA Intermedia student, selected as an exhibiting artist for the 2009 Quilt National Biennial exhibition and tour.

    Posted November 20, 2008


    Red Finery, pieced & stitched cotton, 48" x 48"

    Gabriella D'Italia, a MFA Intermedia student has been selected as an exhibiting artist for the 2009 Quilt National Biennial exhibition and tour.

    Gabriella's work Black Finerywas selected by the jury to be included in this important International exhibition. She was one of only two artists from Maine to be selected for the 2009 Quilt National Biennial exhibition and tour which includes artists from over 20 states and 10 different countries. Her work will be on display in Athens , Ohio , at the Cultural Arts Center from May 23 through to September 7, 2009 and then beginning in September 2009, and will be on tour to galleries and museums throughout the United States as part of the Quilt National. A full color catalog documenting the complete Quilt National '09 collection will be published.

     As with all the work selected for this important exhibition Gabriella's work was selected because it exemplified that fact that the time-honored traditions are thriving and are being expressed in new forms as today's artists rise to the challenge of new techniques and materials. For more information on the exhibition visit please click here

  • Jamie Young, a PhD student in Biomedical Sciences, received a Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship from the U.S. EPA

    November 20, 2008

    Jamie Young, a PhD student in Biomedical Science has received a Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship from the U.S. EPA for her work in Cancer Research.  Her research focuses on the potential exposure of environmental pollutants; hexavalent chromium and arsenic to the general public.  Young is one of only two recipients of the award granted in New England .   For more information please click here.