Holiday Sale

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Mark your calendars for this free, all ages event and give the gift of original art! The sale is produced by the Artists at Work team to benefit MECA’s education, outreach, and student programs while providing an opportunity for MECA students, alumni, faculty and staff to sell unique, handmade arts, crafts and gifts for the holiday season.

Find the perfect gift, crafts, and fine arts by MECA students, alumni, faculty and staff. We invite you to share an experience beyond shopping–connecting with the arts community, celebrating with your family, and buying local. Give the gift of art!

FREE Admission – All Ages!

Location and Sale Dates:
Maine College of Art
Porteous Building
522 Congress Street
Portland, Maine

Friday, December 4, 5pm–9pm
Saturday, December 5, 10am–5pm

Visit our holiday sale site to view the vendor list and learn more about the sale.

For more information, email or call Erin Hutton, Director of Exhibitions and Special Programs, at 207.699.5025

Katherine Ackley ’15 – Silkscreened whimsical and functional objects

Suzanne Anderson ’86 – Vitreous enamel and graphite jewelry

Cat Bates ’09 – Jewelry and accessories

Shana Belknap ’09 – Polaroid transfers, lamps and photographs

Shayna Blumert ’13 – Screen-printed apparel and art

Kristina Buckley ’15 – Printed goods including small editions, accessories books and cards

Lindsey Case ’08 – Illustrations, jewelry and cards

Andrew Cook ’05 – Unique and unusual lobster designs and illustrations

Gillan Doty, Current Student – Handmade, woodfired ceramics

Nicholas Downing, Staff – Hand forged ironwork and jewelry

Melanie Duarte ’07 – Handspun yarn, knit shawls, blankets and bags

Kaitlyn Duggan ’07 – Colorful, functional, majolica pottery, clay earrings and mandala pendants

Bridget Dunigan ’12 – traditional illustration made wearable, usable, giveable

Lisa Ferreira Jones ’02 – Handmade paper and metal lighting,  jewelry, accessories and home decor

Hana Firestone ’14 – Cards, prints, mixed media illustrations

Theresa Maria Gannett ’14 – Handcrafted jewelry using precious and semi-precious stones and metals

Kiah Gardner ’14 – Hand felted and sculpey woodland animals and illustrations

Sam Guay ’12 – Original watercolors, giclee prints, jewelry, bookmarks, shirts

Amalia Guettinger ’12 – Handcrafted, modern jewelry

Mary Harrington ’01 – All organic: snow soap; lip balms; deodorants; soy candles; illustrations

Kendra Haskell ’89 – Clothing and accessories for women and girls

Hannah Hermes– Hand-printed editions, zines and other printed goods

Heather Kelly ’99 – Wall hanging, re-purposed wood art

Julie Kenniston, Current Student – Fabric prints/patches and other fiber art

Genevieve Levin ’97 – Felted soap, Henna inspired items, candles, journals, spirit rocks

Megan Lloyd, Staff – Jewelry that juxtaposes natural and vintage materials with industrial hardware

Marilyn Lucey ’09 – Hand knit and felted hats and other wearables

Abbie Masso, Current Student – Illustrated cards, prints and other handmade items including tote bags and calendars

Tracy S. Mastro ’91 – Kiln fired vitreous enamel  jewelry and wall art

Naomi Grace McNeill ’08 – Designer jewelry inspired by honeycomb, engineered to wear everyday

Caren-Marie Michel ’78 – Small acrylic landscape paintings on gallery wrapped canvas

Jason Morrissey ’98 – Damascus steel knives and tools, blown glass marbles and sculptures, hand-forged metal sculptures

Pilar Nadal ’13 – Letterpress and screen-printed paper and textile goods (handkerchiefs and tea towels)

Erika Naigle ’11 – Functional pottery as well as magnets and Christmas ornaments

Emily Diaz Norton ’07 – Sculptural and functional porcelain adornments for the home and body

Shannon Owen ‘ 14 – Bracelets, neck pieces and earrings made from needle and wet felted wool, embellishments include hand-carved alabaster and silicone

Emily Percival ’06 – Edgy and elegant jewelry handcrafted from sterling silver and semi precious stones

Alex Portela – Clay animal and dragon figures

Robbi Portela ’87 – Stoneware pottery with whimsical animal designs

Roxanne Quimby, Honorary ’15- Fresh organic vegetables combined with cage free eggs and added to organic semolina flour to create nutritious, delicious, locally produced pasta

Shannon Rankin ’97 – Embroidered map collages

Natalie Reed ’13 – Silver and gold jewerly inspired by lobstering and Maine’s coast

J.Richel ’02 – Cards and prints

Michelle Roberts ’94 –  Beautifully crafted, non-traditional jewelry alternatives for the young at heart

Joe Rosshirt ’11 – Affordable gifts, cards, prints and paintings for all ages

Gergana Ruphina ’98 –  Unique illustrations for wall, fabric and the home

Morgan Sayer ’98 – Sterling silver jewelry

Carter Shappy ’15 and David Twiss ’14 – Woodblock printed T-shirts and prints (usually with animalistic themes)

Rebecca Shelly ’04 – Bags and earrings using bike inner tubes and up-cycled fabrics

Maia Snow ’13 –  Abstract drawings, collages, and paintings

Rachel Sperry – Knit tops, hats and scarves

Melissa Sullivan, Staff – Sewn goods pairing bold fabrics with good design (bags, totes, tea towels, dopp kits)

Beth Taylor Weyand ’08 –  Colorful and playful children’s clothing, home textiles and notecards

Jessica Teesdale, Staff – Colorful, functional pottery with a nature inspired narrative

Karalyn Thayer ’08 – Original Christmas cards, greeting cards, art prints and other printed goods

Dietlind Vander Schaaf, Staff –  Encaustic and acrylic mixed media paintings, handmade cards and ornaments

Jenny Walker ’07 – Forged, enameled, colorful, super-wearable, sculptural jewelry

Nicole Warren ’12 –  Cast plastic, resin and sterling silver jewelry

LK Weiss ’11 –  Hand-drawn greeting cards and prints, and Bowline Co. handmade bow ties

Nathan Willever ’11 –  Handmade slipware pottery

Amanda Williams, Current Student – Functional pottery, mugs and bowls, ceramic soap dishes, jewelry and buttons

Maria Wolff – Sterling silver jewelry that incorporates butterfly and moth wings

Sarah Yakawonis ’09 – Paper art, quilling in posters and ornaments, paper flowers (made and kits)