\n\nOrono — Sheila Pepe is best known for her large-scale, discount viagra recipe ephemeral installations and sculptures\n\nmade from domestic and industrial materials. Since the mid-1990s Pepe has used feminist and\n\ncraft traditions to investigate received notions concerning the production of canonical artwork as\n\nwell as the artist’s relationship to museum display and the art institution itself.\n\nOn Tuesday, generic March 29 at 7p.m. Pepe will present her work as a part of Tuesdays at the IMRC, ask\n\nthe UMaine Intermedia MFA visiting artist lecture series. Her presentation is free and open to\n\nthe public.\n\nPepe has exhibited widely throughout the United States and abroad in solo and group exhibitions\n\nas well as collaborative projects. Venues for Pepe’s many solo exhibitions include the Smith\n\nCollege Museum of Art, and the Weatherspoon Art Museum. Her work has also been included in\n\nimportant group exhibitions such as the first Greater New York at PS1/MoMA and Hand +\n\nMade: The Performative Impulse in Art & Craft. Pepe’s work was recently featured in the\n\nexhibition Queer Threads at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Lesbian and Gay Art. To see more of\n\nPepe’s work, visit her on the web at www.sheilapepe.com/\n\nPepe is also an educator who likes to trespass the boundaries of fixed disciplines in art and\n\ndesign. She has taught since 1995—for many years as adjunct faculty in a variety of programs\n\nand schools including Brandeis University, Bard College, RISD, VCU, and Williams\n\nCollege—until 2006 when she took a full-time position at Pratt Institute as the assistant chair of\n\nfine arts. She is now on the faculties Cornell and Yale Universities.\n\nTuesdays at the IMRC is sponsored by the UMaine Intermedia MFA and New Media\n\nDepartments, the UMaine Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series, the Skowhegan School\n\nof Painting and Sculpture and the Correll Professorship in New Media. Visit\n\nwww.intermediamfa.org for more information.\n\nOpened in 2013, the IMRC Center is a hub for learning, creating and producing. It is the most\n\nrecent of the portfolio of the University of Maine’s facilities that support innovation and\n\neconomic development. The IMRC Center is supported by a range of expert instructors and a\n\ncommunity of collaborators. Visit www.imrccenter.com, where you can find information on the\n\nfacility, programs and events.
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