Through its arts program, University of Maryland University College provides a prestigious and wide-ranging forum for emerging and established artists.
Joseph Sheppard: Highlights from the UMUC Collection
Exhibition Dates: October 29, 2017–October 28, 2018
A Maryland native, Joseph Sheppard is an internationally known master artist who has produced artwork for nearly seven decades. This exhibition features selected pieces from UMUC's collection, which includes more than 100 of Sheppard's works. The selected works reflect diverse mediums and formats: drawings, paintings, landscapes, and figures.
Mike McConnell: Cutting into Art
Exhibition Dates: December 10, 2017–February 18, 2018
Mike McConnell, winner of the President's Best of Show award for the Third Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibition in 2016, creates vivid visual stories through his paintings, drawings, and constructions. He uses paint in a collage-like way, cutting out shapes with vibrant colors on handmade wood panels, paper, and found material.