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1220B Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-8492
stampgallery@umd.edu

Current Exhibition

New Arrivals 2017

August 28–October 14, 2017

Opening Reception: Wednesday, August 30, 6–8 pm

 

This fall the Stamp Gallery presents New Arrivals 2017, an exhibition of artwork acquired this year by the university’s Contemporary Art Purchasing Program (CAPP). The exhibition features fourteen artworks by nine emerging and mid-career artists. All completed within the last decade, these works examine contemporary experiences of race, gender, class, embodiment, and personal identity. Spanning photography, collage, textile, sculpture, and video, the works explore inclusivity and intersectionality, offering unique visions of human interdependence and vulnerability. 

Featured Artists: Margaret Boozer, Zoë Charlton, Martine Gutierrez, Kakyoung Lee, Nate Lewis, Sophia Narrett, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Paul Rucker, and K. Yoland.

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Upcoming Events

Kameelah Janan Rasheed Artist Talk and Solo Exhibition

Unto Itself, Herman Maril Gallery, Sept 19 - Oct 6

Opening Reception, Herman Maril Gallery, Sept 20, 5-7pm

Artist Talk, Oct 6, 4:00-5:30pm, Jimenez Room, STAMP Student Union

 

This fall the University of Maryland Herman Maril Gallery presents Unto Itself, a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed (b. 1985). Originally created for the Future Generation Art Prize exhibition at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine in spring 2017, Unto Itself is made possible at the University of Maryland by the Department of Art and its annual John Dorsey Prize. Unto Itself is on view September 19–October 6, 2017. There will be an opening reception on Wednesday, September 20, 5-7pm, in the Herman Maril Gallery.

Unto Itself was conceived in conjunction with the recent acquisition of two prints from Rasheed’s 2016 series “How to Suffer Politely (And Other Etiquette)” by the University of Maryland’s 2016–2017 Contemporary Art Purchasing Program. The prints will be on view alongside other new acquisitions in New Arrivals 2017 at the Stamp Gallery. Rasheed will visit the campus on October 6, 2017, to deliver an artist talk related to her work in both exhibitions.  

Arts on Campus

EXHIBITIONS

  • Laid, Placed, and Arranged, University of Maryland Art Gallery, Art-Sociology Building, Sept 6-Dec 7, 2017. Opening reception, Sept 6, 5-7pm. 
  • The Last Ten Years: In Focus, David C. Driskell Center, opens Sept 7, 2017
  • Unto Itself: Kameelah Janan Rasheed solo exhibition, Herman Maril Gallery, Art-Sociology Building, Sept 19-Oct 6, 2017. Opening reception: Sept 20, 5-7pm.

EVENTS

  • Kameelah Janan Rasheed Artist Talk, Juan Ramon Jimenez Room, Stamp Student Union, Oct 6, 2017, 4-5:30pm
  • Events at The Clarice — ongoing

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About

Located on the first floor of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union—Center for Campus Life at the University of Maryland, College Park, The Stamp Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art, especially the work of emerging and mid-career artists. The Gallery supports contemporary art that is challenging, academically engaging, and attuned to broad community and social issues. Through meaningful exhibitions and programming, the Gallery offers outside-of-the-classroom experiential learning opportunities. It functions as a laboratory where emerging artists and curators experiment and work through their ideas. The Gallery’s programming aims to emphasize the importance of process to contemporary artistic practice and to provide a forum for dialogue.

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