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Illustration major named #1 in the state

Illustration major named #1 in the state We are very pleased to share that our Illustration major was recognized in the 2022 Animation Career . . .

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Seven years of 100% job placement for MAT

Seventh year of 100% job placement for MAT graduates!  For seven years running, all of the graduates from our 10-month Masters of Art in . . .

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Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants Maine College of Art & Design and Canopy Portland Waterfront are thrilled to announce . . .

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Welcome Back from President Freid

Dear MECA&D Community, This is my favorite time of the year: the week we welcome our students to Portland to usher in a fresh academic year at Maine College of Art & Design. Tomorrow, 124 . . .

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Watch this Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology opens Friday, June 3

Watch This Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology by Maine College of Art & Design Alumni on view June 3 - October 30, 2022 Maine College of Art & Design partners with Historic . . .

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Dean of Student Life welcomes the incoming class 

Dean of Student Life Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D. welcomes the incoming class  Thank you to everyone in our community who came out to make . . .

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MECA&D News

New York artist April Vollmer visits our Printmaking class

New York artist April Vollmer visits our Printmaking class

On Monday September 26, our Printmaking program hosted New York artist April Vollmer, whose book on the history and contemporary practice of mokuhanga, Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop was released in 2015. . . .

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board 

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board 

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board  Kathryn Yates Appointed Chair for the 2022-23 Academic Year    PORTLAND, ME — September 20, 2022 — Maine College of Art & Design . . .

ICA presents “Sympathy for the translator” (Oct. 7 – Dec. 10, 2022)

ICA presents “Sympathy for the translator” (Oct. 7 – Dec. 10, 2022)

  The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design presents Sympathy for the translator On View: October 7 - December 10, 2022 Opening Reception: October 7, 5-8pm PORTLAND, ME — . . .

Our 140-year history comes to life on the Congress Street windows

Our 140-year history comes to life on the Congress Street windows

Illustration Prof. Andrew DeGraff brings Maine College of Art & Design’s 140-year history to life on our Congress Street windows There’s something special about our Porteous Building entrance on . . .

Creative Portland public art ceremony recognizes work from MECA&D community

Creative Portland public art ceremony recognizes work from MECA&D community

Creative Portland public art ceremony recognizes work from MECA&D community On Thursday, September 8, the Portland community came together to celebrate the thoughtful, site-based work completed by Maine . . .

Dean of Student Life welcomes the incoming class 

Dean of Student Life welcomes the incoming class 

Dean of Student Life Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D. welcomes the incoming class  Thank you to everyone in our community who came out to make orientation last week so special and invigorating! From the first car . . .

Erik Bobilin joins as Director of the Joanne Waxman Library

Erik Bobilin joins as Director of the Joanne Waxman Library

Maine College of Art & Design Introduces Erik Bobilin as Director of the Joanne Waxman Library PORTLAND, ME — August 30, 2022 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced the . . .

Welcome Back from President Freid

Welcome Back from President Freid

Dear MECA&D Community, This is my favorite time of the year: the week we welcome our students to Portland to usher in a fresh academic year at Maine College of Art & Design. Tomorrow, 124 new BFA . . .

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants Maine College of Art & Design and Canopy Portland Waterfront are thrilled to announce Carter Shappy ’15 as the winner of the first round of their Epic . . .

Meet our 2022 BOLT orientation team

Meet our 2022 BOLT orientation team

Meet our 2022 BOLT orientation team Each year, a great group of Maine College of Art & Design students are motivated to get back to campus early so they can welcome the new crop of students. This team — . . .

Seven years of 100% job placement for MAT

Seven years of 100% job placement for MAT

Seventh year of 100% job placement for MAT graduates!  For seven years running, all of the graduates from our 10-month Masters of Art in Teaching (MAT) program had a job placement within three months of . . .

2022 MFA Summer Visiting Artists

2022 MFA Summer Visiting Artists

2022 MFA Summer intensive welcomed prominent visiting artists from interdisciplinary backgrounds Each year, our Master of Fine Arts (MFA) candidates at the start and midway point of the MECA&D program . . .

Illustration major named #1 in the state

Illustration major named #1 in the state

Illustration major named #1 in the state We are very pleased to share that our Illustration major was recognized in the 2022 Animation Career Review rankings as the premier program in Maine and one of the . . .

Melvin Adams III, Ed.D. joins as Dean of Student Life 

Melvin Adams III, Ed.D. joins as Dean of Student Life 

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes Melvin Adams III, Ed.D. as Dean of Student Life  Adams believes building an open, supportive learning environment is vital to student success  PORTLAND, ME — . . .

Welcoming our 2023 MAT candidates

Welcoming our 2023 MAT candidates

Welcoming our new MAT candidates We are pleased to announce the official start of the summer institute for 12 new candidates making up the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) class of 2023. The MAT summer . . .

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class!

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class!

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class! Last Friday marked the conclusion of our 2022 Pre-College program with a private graduation ceremony and two-floor exhibition of student work. This year, 70 . . .

Artist lecture by Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos

Artist lecture by Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos

Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos to give artist lecture on July 21 at 4:30pm On Thursday, July 21 (4:30 - 6:00pm), join our Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos for a Summer Lecture Series . . .

Reflecting on gratitude

Reflecting on gratitude

Reflecting on gratitude in this year’s common read Each summer, first-year students, faculty, and staff share a common read as a way to spur introductions and important conversations throughout our . . .

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