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Young Artists at UMFK

posted Apr 6, 2017, 7:48 AM by Vincent Vanier   [ updated Apr 6, 2017, 7:51 AM ]

8th Annual "Young Artist Exhibition" at UMFK Blake Library Gallery

Jessica Osgood

Jessica Osgood - Self portrait charcoal on paper

The University of Maine at Fort Kent, the Blake Library Gallery and Thérèse L. Provenzano, UMFK Adjunct Visual Art Instructor, will host its eighth annual “Young Artist Exhibition” featuring the talented young artists from the St. John Valley public schools. The exhibit will be on display through Friday, April 14th.

The schools participating in this year’s exhibition are Madawaska Middle High School, Community High School of Fort Kent, and Valley Rivers Middle School.  The young artists represented in the exhibition from Madawaska Middle High School are Megan Roy, Christopher Thibodeau, Brianne Thibeault, Dakota Cyr, Kayla Martin, Kevin Ayotte, Jessica Osgood, Felicia St. Pierre, Matthew Cyr, Delaney Deschaine, Gabriella Cyr, Sarah Gendreau, Genesis Bourgoin, and Marion Cyr. Lisa Welch is their art teacher.

megan royMegan Roy - Charcoal on paper self portrait

The students represented in the “Young Artist Exhibition” will make a class trip to see their work hanging in the Blake Library gallery. Each student will receive a certificate of participation signed by Thérèse L. Provenzano and UMFK President Dr. John N. Short.

The exhibition can be viewed during library hours. For further information, please contact Gallery Curator, Sofia Birden, at (207) 834-7527.