“Mother Universe,” by Ann Tracy, from the Small Universes series.

“In The Making” is an art show that includes nine women from Maine with diverse backgrounds. The collection of work in this exhibition creates a conversation about their different experiences and amplifies their voices.

The exhibit runs from June 2 to 26 at the UMVA Portland Gallery, inside the Portland Media Center, 516 Congress St., Portland. 

An artist’s reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. June 2 at the gallery. It is free and open to the public.

An artist talk is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. June 10.

Artists featured in the show are Cynthia Ahlstrin, Kimberly Bentley, Kaela Brennan, Kimberly Crichton, Lesley MacVane, Anne Strout, Christine Sullivan, Ann Tracy and Joyce Ellen Weinstein.