Each year, Maine College of Art & Design awards Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship grants to students who seek opportunities and experiences beyond the classroom.
The selection committee was comprised of Maine College of Art & Design faculty member Samantha Haedrich and Associate Dean and Director of Public Engagement Elizabeth Jabar.
This years awardees are:
Prudence Ho '19, Painting
To upgrade a mobile museum store for external use
Jamie Latorre '20, Woodworking and Furniture Design
To attend a workshop in North Carolina on the construction of tiny homes
Ozlenen Ozbicerler '19, Graphic Design
To support networking, promotion, and marketing for her freelance work as a designer of art publications
Brendan Shea '18, Painting
For six months of studio space
James Sylvester '18, Printmaking
For 8 students in an art collective to travel to the 2018 Currents New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico where they will be exhibiting work