The Robert E. White Art Gallery at Husson presents “Terra Firma: The Pine Needle Paintings” featuring the work of Ed Nadeau. An Artist’s Reception is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Gallery located in Peabody Hall. Ed Nadeau is a native of Maine whose paintings depict the land and people of his home state in various incarnations. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1980 with his BFA in painting and from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1986 with his MFA in painting. Asst. Professor Nadeau teaches 2d-design, painting and drawing at the University of Maine in Orono and has taught advanced courses in Landscape Painting, Figure Drawing, Nature Drawing and Materials and Techniques for Painters.