Maine College of Art & Design will host a Special Reception on Monday, March 18 at 6pm to Celebrate the Award
Portland, Maine - The prestigious 2013 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor has been awarded to MECA&D Adjunct Instructor in Illustration Daniel Minter whose illustrations in Ellen’s Broom accompany Kelly Starling Lyons’ words that tell the story of a young girl who learns the new meaning of freedom during the time of the Reconstruction. The Coretta Scott King Award, named for the wife of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., brings attention to one of Maine's most accomplished contemporary artists.
Members of the Media are invited to attend a special reception hosted in honor of this highly acclaimed accolade on Monday, March 18 at 6pm on the 2nd Floor of Maine College of Art & Design's Porteous Building (522 Congress Street).  Hosting this reception is Chair of MECA&D's Illustration Department, author, illustrator, and designer, Scott Nash.

WHO: Media representatives, Literary/Arts/Illustration Community, Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Special Guests

 Exhibit and Opening Reception for Daniel Minter, MECA&D Illustration Professor and Recipient of the 2013 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor

WHERE:  Maine College of Art & Design, 2nd Floor Porteous Building, 522 Congress Street,  Portland Maine, 04101

WHY: To celebrate and recognize an honor of distinction earned by Maine-based illustrator, Daniel Minter

WHEN: Monday, March 18, 2013 at 6pm