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Ahead of Her Time: The Life and Work of Nancy Hemenway Barton is the catalogue from the Portland Campus UNE Art Gallery’s September 28, 2017 - December 20, 2017 exhibition of curated artwork by Nancy Hemenway Barton.

Curated by Anne B. Zill and members of the Barton family, the exhibition is a major retrospective of one of the 20th century’s most creative and multi-faceted artists, featuring Hemenway Barton’s early watercolors, portraits and oils as well as her textile designs, wall hangings and three-dimensional art forms. Also included are examples of her journals, poetry, videos, art materials and memorabilia. Honored with the UNE Deborah Morton Award in 1979, Hemenway Barton showed artworks in exhibitions around the world, including one-person shows at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and in Edinburgh and Botswana.


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Art and Design | Fine Arts | Photography | Women's Studies


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Ahead Of Her Time: The Life And Work Of Nancy Hemenway Barton
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