Expert Sources at MECA&D

The following is a sampling, by area of concentration, of Maine College of Art & Design faculty and administrators— leading experts in their fields - who serve as experienced and articulate resources on timely topics for journalists in various media.

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Expert Directory

Ian Anderson

Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean of the College


  • Educational Philosophy
  • Curriculum

Margo Halverson

Professor, Program Chair of Graphic Design

  • Design (graphic design, design thinking, publication design)

Nik Bsullak '99

Director of Continuing Studies

Steve Drown

Coordinator of the Bob Crewe Program in Art & Music

  • Visual art and music
  • Audio engineering
  • The Beatles
  • Experimental Music

Jessica Tomlinson

Director of Artists at Work

  • Artists at Work
    • Students Internships, Employment, Commissions, Freelance, Grants, Exhibitions, and Professional Developments
  • Creative Economy
    • Strong advocate for artist education, fair employment, and ways the city can support its artists

Honour Mack

Program Chair of Painting

  • Fine Art

Matt Hutton

Program Chair of Woodworking & Furniture Design

  • Craft
  • Design and Fabrication

Marie Shurkus

Program Chair of Academic Studies

  • Art History, theory and criticism
  • Curating

Chris Stiegler

Program Chair of the MFA in Studio Art, Visiting Assistant Professor