About the Artist
Huey offers film screenings and artist-in-residencies in film and video production and animation. His movies and selected movies made by youth in his residencies are available for sale from www.filmsbyhuey.com
Huey has been an artist in residence in 200 schools, youth centers, and arts institutes in 30 years. He was named one of the 10 most intriguing people in Maine in Portland Magazine, 2006. He received the first ""Huey"" award from the Maine Film Commission. This award is given to an individual who makes ""Exceptional contributions in film and education in Maine"". He was awarded a fellowship in film from the Maine Arts Commission and is the recipient of the First Annual Center for Children''s Media Award presented by Peggy Charren. He is a founder of the Maine Student Film and Video Festival, and was its director for its first 31 years. He has been a consultant to Maine Outdoor Youth Movie Festival and Maine Learning Technology Initiative, Maine''s first in the nation laptop program for middle school students. He has taught at Wheelock College, Bates College, Colby College, University of South Maine, and is currently adjunct faculty in the Communications and New Media department, Southern Maine Community College. He has worked in multilingual and ESL programs and at Indian Island School, Penobscot Nation. He is a member of the Maine Touring Artists Program &&&& New Hampshire Arts-in-Education Program. He has led workshops at conferences: NAMAC National Youth Education Conference; Christa McAuliffe Technology Conferences; Exploratorium, San Francisco; and TESOL &&&& NABE. His students'' movies have won awards from Maine to California. His films have been shown throughout the USA and in Europe and broadcast on television.
Huey has been an artist-in-residence specializing in grades K-12 but also working with college undergraduate and graduate levels, teacher training workshops, educational conferences, and with adults. In his residencies participants make videos and/or animated movies about the local community, cultural heritage, and place they live. Movies made in his residencies have been shown throughout the US and featured on several national touring programs and on television. He has worked in schools and youth centers throughout New England and in the US. For 10 years he was an artist-in-residence at Indian Island School, Penobscot Nation, Maine, helping students make award winning movies about Penobscot culture, stories, and music. During the same time he worked with Multicultural Program, Portland (ME) Public Schools and Turner, ME, making movies with refugee, immigrant, and migrant worker families and children about their cultures including Cambodian, Vietnamese, Bosnian, Somali, Hispanic, Russian and other cultures. He also has experience working in G&&&&T programs, Special Education, Sheltered Workshops, Prisons, Mental Health Centers, Museums, and other art and educational settings.
Preferred Audiences: College, Adult
Disciplines: Media Arts
Huey103 Montrose Ave
Portland ME 04103