A Bangor artist is popping trash into recycled treasures

Bangor native Mariah Studying was effectively on her solution to making environmentally aware artwork by the point she was 8 years outdated, spending summers all through her childhood and teenage years at Windover Arts Middle in Newburgh. She simply didn’t understand it till she was in her mid-20s, after graduating from Bowdoin School.

By now, she has traveled to actually each nook of the nation as a seasonal ranger within the nationwide park system, visiting Zion in Utah, Denali in Alaska, Guadalupe Mountain in Texas and her “dwelling park,” Acadia. She’s been a resident artist at a lot of these locations.

However Studying’s inventive roots lie within the experiences she had rising up in Bangor, as a artistic child from a artistic household, in a state with seemingly limitless alternatives to expertise the pure world. Her father, Brian, is an architect, and her brother, Liam, can also be an artist, finest recognized for designing and portray the mural on the outside of the Collectively Place on Union Avenue in Bangor.