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2269
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2000 College of the Atlantic Commencement Program
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This is the front of the program for the twenty-eight commencement ceremony at College of the Atlantic, held on June 3, 2000. It has an illustration of a detailed tree stump in the foreground with the outlines of trees with bare branches behind it, and a crescent moon. The illustration is in gray scale, except for a plant sprouting out of the ground, which is in bright green. The illustration was done by Taylor Nau Mitchell, '00.
2270
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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2002 College of the Atlantic Commencement Materials
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These are materials from the thirtieth commencement ceremony at College of the Atlantic, held on June 8, 2002. The first image is the front of the commencement program. It has an illustration depicting a woman sitting with her back to the viewer looking at a small pond, which has the COA logo in it. The illustration was done by Kerrie C. Sands, '02. The program is printed on dark gray, acid-free, post-consumer waste fiber. The second image is the front of the invitation to graduating seniors to a garden tea party at Beatrix Farrand Gardens. It has an illustration depicting three plates. On the plates, the COA logo is in various states of being eaten. The cover design is credited to Blakeney Virginia Sanford, '02. [show more]
2271
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2003 College of the Atlantic Commencement Materials
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These are materials from the thirty-first commencement ceremony at College of the Atlantic, held on June 7, 2003. The first image is the invitation card sent to graduating seniors, faculty, and advisors, inviting them to a garden tea party at Beatrix Farrand Gardens to celebrate senior project completion. The invitation card is decorated with an illustrated border depicting pink and purple lilacs, credited to Ellen Blonder. The second image is the invitation card to the commencement ceremony. It has a watercolor painting in blue and earth tones that resembles the view of the ocean and land from one of Mount Desert Island's mountains. The art is credited to Alana Beard, '03, and the invitation was printed on recycled paper. [show more]
2272
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2004 College of the Atlantic Commencement Invitation
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This is the invitation to the thirty-second commencement ceremony at College of the Atlantic, held on June 5, 2004. The invitation card has a pastel drawing depicting two trees with mountains in the background. The illustration is credited to Andrew Moulton, '04.
2097
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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The Grierson Exhibit
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The Grierson Exhibit: Celebrating the work and vision of Ruth G. and Stanley O. Grierson Running through the summer at the George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History at College of the Atlantic. Opening Reception Sunday, June 28, 2009 from 5:30 - 7 P.M. Front: "Snowy Owl," 2009 by Sarah Drummond '05
2099
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Food for Thought, Time for Action
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Curated by Maine Farmland Trust On view through October 23, 2009 Opening reception October 2, 4-6 p.m. In collaboration with Maine Farmland Trust, COA is pleased to present this exhibit highlighting agriculture and food systems in Maine and beyond. Participating artists: Laurie Lofman Bellmore, Bridget Besaw, Judy Caden, Susan Camp, Avy Claire, Kenny Cole, Jared Cowan, Roger Doiron, Kathleen Florance, Kate & Ben Gatski, Sheep Jones, Richard Keen, Holly Meade, Elizabeth Otstrander, Kathleen Perelka, Robert Shetterly, Jessica Stammen, and others... [show more]
2100
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Reflections of Maine
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Reflections of Maine Eleanor K. Levin Watercolors September 2 -- October 7, 2000 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 7, 2000 4-6:30 pm Front: "Yellow Sky," watercolor, 1998, 12 ½" x 19"
2101
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Travels: Near & Far
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Travels: Near & Far Photographs by Noreen Hogan November 27 - January 8, 2001 Closing Reception: January 8, 5-7 p.m. Front: Ranchero, 1999, b&w photograph
2102
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Folk Art and Fine Crafts: Gifted Eyes, Gifted Hands
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Folk Art and Fine Crafts: Gifted Eyes, Gifted Hands From the collections of Ashley Bryan, Mr. and Mrs. Melville Hodder, Lee Judd and Eleanor and Sam Rosenfeld. June 13 - July 6, 2002 Opening reception: Sunday, June 16, 2002, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Front: Unknown artist, wooden steamship weathervane, from the collection of Lee Judd
2104
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Ducktrap: A River of Vision
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Ducktrap: A River of Vision August 15 - September 14, 2002 The small, beautiful Ducktrap River is the only river in Maine where Atlantic Salmon spawn exclusively in autumn. In the 75 large-format platinum prints shown in this exhibit, photographer Dennis Schultz documents the river's aspects and moods throughout the seasons. Slide show and talk in the Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, Sunday, August, 18, 6:00-6:30 p.m., followed by an opening reception, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in both the Museum of Natural History and the Ethel H. Blum Gallery Front: The Ducktrap River, platinum print, Dennis Schultz. [show more]
2105
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Garden into Art: Beatrix Farrand and Mildred Bliss at Dumbarton Oaks
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Garden into Art: Beatrix Farrand and Mildred Bliss at Dumbarton Oaks The cultivated gardens of Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. were developed between 1920 and 1965 by Mildred Bliss and are considered among the most spectacular gardens in America. Bliss worked with several designers, the most significant of whom was the eminent landscape designer Beatrix Farrand. The exhibition reflects the rich design history of the gardens, containing archival photographs and drawings and contemporary photographs by Ping Amrarand. Guest curator is Susan Tamulevich. June 10 - July 5, 2003 Opening reception on Sunday, June 15, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Front: Topographical View of Dumbarton Oaks, 1993, painting by Ernest Clegg [show more]
2106
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Water Marks/Inside
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Water Marks/Inside July 12 - August 9, 2003 Artists have had a timeless attraction to water's evocative properties. Water's expansiveness and formlessness - its capacity to change, modify, and circulate - have inspired a surprising range of aesthetic responses in different media. Water Marks/Inside features the work of six contemporary artists who investigate and navigate water's prosaic and poetic dimensions, causing us to reconsider our own experiences and associations with this ubiquitous, mysterious constituent of all living matter. Heide Fasnacht - Karen Shaw - Arlene Shechet - Hope Sandrow - Allan Wexler - Frances Whitehead - Patricia Phillips, Curator Sunday, July 27, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Artist's reception and beginning of the week-long LandEscapes Symposium Front: Selat Flores, Indonesia, Panel II, 2001. Color pigment print, each 40" x 64 3/4". One of five panels, from the series Time(space) courtesy of Hope Sandrow and The Nature Conservancy [show more]
2109
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Images of Tibet
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Images of Tibet Please join us for an opening reception and gallery talk by photographer Daniel Taylor from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Ethel H. Blum Gallery, Tuesday, October 12, 2004. Following the opening reception, you are invited to hear Daniel Taylor discuss "A Community-based Approach to Act Locally and Think Globally," in the McCormick Lecture Hall at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.
2110
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Edge: Where Land and Water Meet
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An exhibit of Maine and Prince Edward Island artists co-curated by Janelle Delicata and Roy Dyment and sponsored by Union of Maine Visual Artists West Prince Arts Council College of the Atlantic November 1 - 30, 2004 Opening Reception Thursday - November 4, 2004 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
2103
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Beatrix Jones Farrand: The Reef Point Legacy
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American landscape architect Beatrix Farrand's family home, Reef Point, is the subject of this exhibit, curated especially for the Blum Gallery by Farrand expert, Eleanor McPeck. The exhibit includes rare unpublished drawings, photographs, specimens and memorabilia of the Reef Point Garden project. Also included are archival and contemporary photographs of her carriage path designs of Acadia National Park and other public and private gardens on MDI. July 11 - August 10, 2002 Opening reception: Sunday, July 14, 2002 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Front: Lynch Gate, Seal Harbor, sketch and watercolor by Beatrix Farrand, circa 1914-1950; courtesy of Environmental Design Archives; University of California, Berkeley. [show more]
2115
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Classic Stillness: Recent Paintings and Watercolors
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JoAnne Carpenter Classic Stillness: Recent Paintings and Watercolors Essay by Carl Little
2116
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
  • Other
Wildness within Wildness without: Exploring Maine's Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail
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Wildness within Wildness without Exploring Maine's Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail An exhibition of photography by Bridget Besaw August 5 to September 29, 2007
2098
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Selections from the Collection of Clare and Allan Stone
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Monday, July 20--Friday, August 14, 2009 Opening reception Monday, July 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A brief glimpse into a world of art without bounds: an aesthetic free-for-all where an African fetish figure sits beside an art deco polar bear and a folk art eyeglass sign hangs over both. It's the art of a passionate collector, and it's all part of the mix.
2117
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
  • Other
Maine Inspiration: Paintings, Prints, & Drawings, 1963-2009
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Robert S. Neuman Maine Inspiration: Paintings, Prints, & Drawings, 1963-2009 August 16-September 25, 2009
2119
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Farm to Art
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Farm to Art December 2, 2004 - January 3, 2005 Opening reception: Wednesday, December 8, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Demonstration by "The Wednesday Spinners" 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Image: Sweater hand spun, dyed and knit by Geri Valentine A winter celebration of fertility and creativity inspired by the farm. Featuring indigo dyed fleece, handspun yarns, sweaters, totemic masks, eggs, handmade paper, fertility goddesses, recycled barnboard and farm equipment in new guises, photography, felted books and baskets Artists Susan Barrett Merrill - Noreen Blaiklock - Jani Estelle - James Fangbone - Joli Greene - Susanne Grosjean - Richard Lee - Susan Lerner - Allison Martin - Dina Petrillo - Geri Valentine - Wally Warren - Melita Westerlund [show more]
2120
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Marcie Jan Bronstein Photography
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Portrait/Self Portrait, Blum Gallery, 2005 Front: "Nyia, Thanksgiving Lunch," copyright Marcie Jan Bronstein, 2003
2121
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Threatened and Endangered: Artist's Books Created by Rebecca Goodale
Description:
January 5 - February 3, 2005 Ethel H. Blum Gallery Monday, January 10 at 4:30 pm - McCormick Lecture Hall Dr. John Anderson, the William H. Drury, Jr. Professor of Evolution, Ecology and Natural History at College of the Atlantic will give a lecture entitled, "A Fine Line: The Science and Aesthetics of Conserving the Endangered Species," Thursday, February 3 at 4:30 p.m. - Ethel H. Blum Gallery Rebecca will speak informally about her project. A closing reception will follow. Image: "Freshwater Mussels" [show more]
2122
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
  • Other
Portraits/Self Portraits
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Members of the Union of Maine Visual Artists at the opening reception of Portraits/Self Portraits, Blum Gallery, Thursday, February 17, 2005. Image: Brinna Davis, by Chris Baker.
2123
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Touchstones: Sculpture Participating with Place
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"We are touched by what we touch. We are shaped by what we shape. We are enhanced by what we enhance." The Great Work -- Thomas Berry Sculpture invites us to more fully engage with our environment. It helps focus our attention on nature's materials and forms. Sculpture has presence and enlivens a setting. As we interact with sculpture, our senses are heightened and we become more acutely aware of the intricate beauty of our places. -- JL Image: Thin Green Line in granite and moss by Gary Haven Smith Opening Reception Sunday June 12, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Ethel H. Blum Gallery: How does nature nurture us? Sculpture made from granite, marble, moss, mica, and wood brings nature into our lives and explores the numinous quality of matter. June 8--September 30 The Farrand Gardens: Where we nurture nature, sculpture acts as a focal point for a contemplative setting. Sculpture sets up a dialogue with place and heightens our awareness of natural forces, cycles, and seasons. Sculpture Show and Sale Curated by Susan Lerner and June LaCombe--2005 [show more]
2111
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
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Form, Light, and Spirit
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Form, Light, and Spirit Recent Paintings of Mount Desert Island by Ernest McMullen On Exhibit From August 11 to September 22, 2005 Catalog essay by art historian John Wilmerding College of the Atlantic art professor Ernest McMullen has been painting year-round on Mount Desert Island for over thirty years. Following in a long tradition of artists painting the region before him, Ernest McMullen magnificently captures the luminous nuances of the natural world of Maine's Mount Desert Island. Front: Somes Landing, 2004, oil on panel, collection of Margot and Boykin Rose [show more]