“The first-ever COLLECT show I participated in, three paintings left my studio and went to new homes. It is incredibly validating as a creator to feel your work has an impact.” Arnela Mahmutovic ‘17

PORTLAND, Jun 16, 2021 -- Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the MECA 2021 COLLECT Online Art Sale, which will run from Thursday, June 17, through Sunday June 27, 2021 featuring more than 450 works of art by 128 participating artists. This year’s COLLECT Online Art Sale offers a unique, diverse, and unexpected array of original work in a variety of genres, including furniture, sculpture, jewelry, paintings, prints, photography, textiles, drawings, and more. Both the online and in-person events are free and open to the public. 

“MECA’s annual COLLECT Art Sale gives local and global collectors the chance to own original works of art from the talented artists in our community,” shared President Laura Freid. “The purchase of a COLLECT artwork benefits the participating emerging and established artists while also raising critical funds for student scholarships.”

For a full list of participating artists, visit shop.meca.edu/artists

Daniel Minter, Hon. DFA ’19, Of Rivers and Oceans

2021 COLLECT Online Art Sale Sponsors 

Harvard Pilgrim

Delta Dental

USI

Hanover Insurance

J.S. McCarthy

Wright Ryan Construction

Wipfli

Jensen Baird, Gardner, & Henry

Joe Bornstein

PMA Contemporaries

Special thanks to our Exclusive Floral Sponsor Plant Office and Exclusive Media Sponsor Decor Maine, as well as Elizabeth Moss Galleries and Casco Bay Frames