Preview the 2022 COLLECT art sale image
Preview the 2022 COLLECT art sale
This annual event supports student scholarships and participating artists. The public sale begins June 23. Image: Tessa G. O’Brien MFA ’17, "Breakfast in Bed (After Mary Cassatt)" (cropped), Oil on linen, 36″ x 36,″ 2022.
June 21 marks the start of Summer Art Camps at Maine College of Art & Design image
June 21 marks the start of Summer Art Camps at Maine College of Art & Design
Artists between the ages of 11 and 17 will have a chance to learn and create on-campus!
Introducing two new faculty members image
Introducing two new faculty members
Starting this fall, we are excited to welcome Adam deGrandis ’05 (Animation & Game Art) and Sarah Shaw (Illustration) to the College.
Join us at the ICA at MECA&D to explore the MFA Thesis Exhibition image
Join us at the ICA at MECA&D to explore the MFA Thesis Exhibition
Image: Johab Silva MFA ‘22, Metajuricaba (detail), Virtual Reality (VR), 2021-ongoing.
Celebrating the Class of 2022 at Maine College of Art & Design! image
Celebrating the Class of 2022 at Maine College of Art & Design!
Congratulations to all of our graduates! Photo: Tricia Toms
Preview the 2022 COLLECT art sale
This annual event supports student scholarships and participating artists. The public sale begins June 23. Image: Tessa G. O’Brien MFA ’17, "Breakfast in Bed (After Mary Cassatt)" (cropped), Oil on linen, 36″ x 36,″ 2022.
June 21 marks the start of Summer Art Camps at Maine College of Art & Design
Artists between the ages of 11 and 17 will have a chance to learn and create on-campus!
Introducing two new faculty members
Starting this fall, we are excited to welcome Adam deGrandis ’05 (Animation & Game Art) and Sarah Shaw (Illustration) to the College.
Join us at the ICA at MECA&D to explore the MFA Thesis Exhibition
Image: Johab Silva MFA ‘22, Metajuricaba (detail), Virtual Reality (VR), 2021-ongoing.
Celebrating the Class of 2022 at Maine College of Art & Design!
Congratulations to all of our graduates! Photo: Tricia Toms

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Visiting Artist Series

Our Visiting Artist Series provides public access to dialogues and idea exchanges within creative disciplines. MECA&D engages diverse voices from emerging and established creatives currently working in Art, Craft, Design, and academic areas of cultural production. This series is intended to help amplification Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and LGBTQ voices through a balanced program.

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2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition

May 27 – June 17, 2022
Exhibition Opening: Thursday, May 26, 5–7pm
Artwork: Michelle Lassaline, As Hounds Pursue Hares, Film still, 2022

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