“Scientific Illustrations” by Margaret La Farge featured in UMM Art Gallery

Detail from one of Margaret La Farge’s illustrations, on view through December at the UMM Art Gallery

“Scientific Illustrations,” an exhibit of new work by Margaret La Farge, will be displayed in the Art Gallery at the University of Maine at Machias through the month of December. The gallery is located in Powers Hall and is open to the public from 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Thursday and noon–5 p.m. on Fridays. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.255.1200.

Featuring exquisite black-and-white renderings of wildlife and plants, the series showcases La Farge’s painstaking attention to detail and heartfelt appreciation for the natural world.

La Farge has worked in various mediums, but is perhaps best known for her book illustrations. Originally from Providence, Rhode Island, she studied sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design and later made her home in Maine. To view more of her work, visit lafargestudio.com.