Located in Stonington, Maine, the Pace House residency is made possible through the generosity of Stephen and Palmina Pace who gifted their seaside home to the college for the purpose of creating time and space for Maine College of Art faculty, staff, and alumni.

Isak Applin ’98, The Letter II, Oil on Canvas, 30″ x 30″, 2014.

The 2018 Pace House alumni and faculty residents are Isak Applin ’98, Cat Bates ’09, Jenna Crowder ’07, Raymond Douglas Ewing ’12, Jarrett Mellenbruch MFA ’14, Veronica Perez MFA ’16, Kate Greene, Adriane Herman, and Elizabeth Jabar.

With support from the Stephen and Palmina Pace Foundation, mid-career artists Elizabeth Jabar, Isak Applin and Jarrett Mellenbruch were also awarded stipends to recognize their accomplishments and encourage their professional development.

The selection committee was comprised of Maine College of Art former faculty members Elizabeth Atterbury and Meg Brown Payson, Alumni Council representative and past Pace House resident Kate Katomski MFA ’02, and Susan Larsen of the Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation.

The Pace House Gallery, showcasing the paintings of Stephen Pace in the home, is open to the public mid-June through September on Wednesday evenings from 5-7pm and Saturdays from 10am–2pm.

Header image: Raymond Douglas Ewing ’12, Sim Island. 16×20″ Archival Inkjet Print, 2016.