At Maine College of Art & Design, we believe an artist’s life centers on studio practice.
MECA&D’s immersive, rigorous, interdisciplinary approach is informed by a strong foundation in the liberal arts and a deep commitment to studio practice. We believe in holistic education. We will help you crystallize your passion into a transformative learning experience.
Maine College of Art & Design delivers a transformative learning experience within an intimate and demanding educational environment by preparing students in the areas of artistic excellence, creative entrepreneurship, and civic engagement.
Through our 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, access to state-of-the-art facilities, 24-hour-a-day studio access, and our central location in Portland’s creative community, this is the right-sized city and right-sized school to make your mark.