BFA Fall 2017 Visiting Artist Lecture Series

MECA’s Visiting Artist & Guest Lecturer Series invites professional artists, educators, curators, thought leaders, and creative entrepreneurs to present on topics of interest and importance to the MECA community.

All lectures in this series are hosted in Osher Hall and are open to the public at no charge. Seating is limited. Supported in part by the Gene R. Cohen Charitable Foundation, the Isabel K. Pease Trust, and friends of the College through the Osher Chair Naming Program. Call 207.699.5010 for more information. View all our upcoming Artist Lectures on our Events page.

Anthony Sonnenberg
Thursday, October 5, 12:00–1:00pm

Anthony Sonnenberg, Character Study for Silenus, Archival Inkjet Print, Materials of crown – Hand cut and shaped brass sheeting, brass piping, red coral, silver solder. 2014.

Crowns and candlesticks— things made in the moments just before a crash are the subject of my work. Rather than casting judgments, I seek to actively engage with and bear witness to the tragic and beautiful nature of this cycle. My making comes from seeing the writing on the wall and not knowing what to do about it.

Artist included in ICA exhibition: Confabulations of Millennia. On View: October 6–December 8, 2017


Jeremy Hatch
Thursday, November 2, 12:00–1:00pm

Jeremy Hatch, Treehouse, porcelain, 2006.

Jeremy Hatch’s studio practice employs a variety of techniques and concepts linked to ceramics, ranging from vessel-based, wheel thrown sculpture to large-scale slip cast porcelain installation. In 2008, he founded Ricochet Studio as a means to explore the intersections between craft, art, and design, with the goal to collaborate with artists from various disciplines to develop limited edition ceramic products.

Artist included in ICA exhibition: Confabulations of Millennia. On View: October 6–December 8, 2017


Stephanie Cardon
Thursday, November 30, 12:00–1:00pm

Stephanie Cardon, Oil and Water, Concrete, bamboo string, 2014.

Stephanie Cardon is a cross-disciplinary artist from France and the United States whose current work and research focuses on how one’s perception and experience of space and distance can be altered through patterns and interference.


Media Sponsors

MHD_Logo_72dpi_BLACK

MM_Logo_vector_BLACK

Maine Home+Design is connected to those who live and breathe architecture, art, and good living. Its pages are filled with architectural masterpieces, home design inspiration, compelling artwork, designers, craftspeople, and the latest design trends and industry news.

At Maine Magazine, we believe that Maine is alive with intense creativity and passionate people who contribute to the vibrancy that makes this such a great place to live. We dedicate ourselves to bringing it to our readers.

The Portland Press Herald publishes daily newspapers in the city of Portland, Maine. Serving the state’s largest and principal commercial city, as well as much of southern Maine, the Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram form the largest-circulation newsroom in the state.