Join me this June for a week of Poetry and Art-making “in the Garden”

Join me this coming June for RSP 299 Gathering in the Garden: Poetry and Studio art, offered through the University of Southern Maine.

drawing of sunflowers. text that reads: Gathering in the Garden: Poetry and Studio Art. RSP 299. June 13th-19th 2022. Fulfills Creative Expression Core.

RSP 299 Gathering in the Garden: Poetry and Studio Art

June 13th-19th, 2022

Welcome to RSP 299 Gathering in the Garden: Poetry and Studio Art.  This is a one-week intensive studio class with Zoom sessions Mon, Tues, Fri, and Sun and site visits Wed. and Sat.

The course is co-taught by Lisa Hibl, Director of the Russell Scholars Program, and Rachel Church, intermedial book artist and Part-time Art Faculty, and is designed to encourage interdisciplinary creativity.  It fulfills the Creative Expression Core requirement at the University of Southern Maine. Credits: 3

Schedule Details:

  • June 13, 9-11 am class meets on Zoom.
  • June 14, 9-11 am and 4-6 pm class meets on Zoom.
  • June 15, 9 am-1 pm class meets at Coastal Maine Botanical Garden in Boothbay, bring your lunch (if students are not in the mid-coast Maine area we will guide them in selecting an appropriate garden site near where they live as an alternative).
  • June 16, 9-11 am and 4-6 pm class meets on Zoom.
  • June 17, 9-11 am and 4-6 pm class meets on Zoom.
  • June 18, 9 am – 1 pm class meets at Pineland Farms, Cumberland, bring your lunch (visit your alternative garden site as approved by instructors).
  • June 19, 9-11 am class meets on Zoom. 
  • Final Project due by July 3.

How to Register:

Priority Registration (Matriculated USM/UMS students): March 1-2

Open Registration: March 3

Learn more about how to register (External Site).

Questions?

Contact lisa.hibl@maine.edu or rachel.church@maine.edu for more information.

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