People

Full-time Faculty

Stephen Burt

Stephen Burt

BFA,MFA

Associate Professor and Chair

(207) 602-2193

sburt@une.edu

Creative and Fine Arts Building

Stephen Burt is painter and printmaker. Born in Deland, Florida in 1962. Educated at Rhode Island School of Design (BFA 1987) and SUNY Purchase (MFA 1991). Burt has exhibited in both international and national venues including most recently at Rose Contemporary in Portland, ME, Bradbury Gallery- State University of Arizona, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy, and the International Print Center in New York City. Recent major exhibitions have been at Engine in Biddeford, ME (2011), Leighton Gallery in Blue Hill,... Read More

Expertise

Painting

drawing

and printmaking.I have an abiding passion for the figurative and decorative art of the Renaissance and Baroque periods and have researched it extensively as part of my studio practice.

Sarah Gorham

Associate Lecturer

(207) 602-2613

sgorham@une.edu

Creative and Fine Arts Building
203

Associate Lecturer Gorham studied Painting, Italian, Photography, and Art History in Florence, Italy following her BA in Fine Arts at Wittenberg University. Her experiences in Italy led to graduate study in K-9 Art Education at Tufts University where she received her Masters in Arts in Teaching degree. In 2001 she returned again to gradutate schol to obtain a Masters of Fine Arts Degree at Maine College of Art.  Gorham has received awards for her landscape paintings, has participated in group... Read More

Expertise

Landscape painting

Chuck Thompson

Professor of Art/Department Founder

(207) 602-2883

cthompson@une.edu

Creative and Fine Arts Building
201

Expertise

Plein Air landcape painter. Have shown throughout the United States and Europe. Have had over 20 solo shows and have been included in over 100 group shows in Museums and Galleries.

Adjunct

Adjunct faculty, The History of Jazz, Guitar Instruction, Ensemble Director

(207) 807-6263

bergeronkillough@gmail.com

Decary Hall

As a music historian and performer Mr. Killough has been an integral part of the New England music scene for the past twenty years. After attending both the Berklee College of Music and the University of New Hampshire from which he received a Bachelor of the Arts and Master of the Arts in music performance and history Mr. Killough began giving lectures and performances on the life and music of Django Reinhardt. His group the Hot Club of Portland has... Read More

Expertise

Music History

Theory

Improvisation

Jazz

and Guitar

Maya Jaafar Lena

B.A., M.A.T.

Adjunct Instructor

Maya Jaafar Lena received an M.A.T. from Tufts University in affiliation with the School for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and a B.A. in Visual Arts and Environmental Studies from Bowdoin College and has a strong background in Outdoor Education. Before returning to Maine in 2010, Maya taught drawing and ceramics at the Potomac School in McLean, VA. Along with instructing at UNE, Maya teaches art at Scarborough Middle School in Scarborough, ME.... Read More

Expertise

drawing

ceramics

Painting

education

Adjunct Professor in Music

(207) 450-7850

dmcclure@maine.rr.com

Decary Hall

Deirdre McClure (M.M, D.M.A.,Conducting, Peabody Conservatory of Music, B.A., Piano, Macalester College) teaches Music in Film and Animation and Music Appreciation at the University of New England. She has worked with many orchestras, opera companies, and chamber ensembles in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the Oakland Opera Theater, where she has been Music Director and Conductor since 2001. Oakland Opera Theater produces orchestral productions of significant 20th and 21st Century works, including works of composers such as Benjamin Britten,... Read More

Andy Rosen

MFA,MA

Adjunct Instructor

(207) 602-2626

arosen1@mail.une.edu

Creative and Fine Arts Building

Whether wandering the suburban back country or floating/surfing in the less than tropical waters  of Maine, Rosen follows in the rural art tradition of  artist  as investigator of the landscape.  His artwork reflects these adventures and is also an extension of his reverence for the toys and models of his childhood that he would break, set fire to and pit in dramas in the woods near his home.Read More

Oran Suta

Medical Illustrator

Adjunct Professor of Design & Illustration

(207) 730-3846

osuta@une.edu

Alfond Center

Expertise

design

Illustration

Animation

Computer Graphics

drawing

medical graphics

Digital Video & Audio Production

graphic design

Staff