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MECA Announces 2017 Summer Lecture Series

Free and Open to the Public, MECA’s 2017 MFA Summer Lecture Series Brings Artists and Critics From Around the World to Portland, Maine MECA’s Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art Program is pleased . . .

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Maine College of Art Appoints Laura Freid as Next President

Former CEO and Executive Director of The Silk Road Project at Harvard University will lead MECA through next phase of growth Portland, Maine – The Maine College of Art's Board of Trustees has . . .

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The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents UNLOADED

UNLOADED  Portland, Maine ~The ICA at MECA announces the opening of UNLOADED, a multimedia group exhibit that explores historical and social issues surrounding the availability, use, and impact of . . .

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Crewe Foundation Awards MECA $216,000 to Support Crewe Gallery Public Access & New Bob Crewe Program in Art & Music

A grant from the Bob Crewe Foundation for $216,000 will allow MECA to invest in additional programming and curricular offerings over the next three years. Thanks to a transformational $3 million gift . . .

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Professor Matt Hutton / Studio24B Featured in Take Magazine

Program Chair of Woodworking & Furniture Design, Matt Hutton, and his Woodworking practice Studio 24b is featured in the article 'The Wonders of Wood' in Take Magazine. [caption . . .

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Professor Matt Hutton / Studio24B Featured in Take Magazine

Professor Matt Hutton / Studio24B Featured in Take Magazine

Program Chair of Woodworking & Furniture Design, Matt Hutton, and his Woodworking practice Studio 24b is featured in the article 'The Wonders of Wood' in Take Magazine. [caption id="attachment_17658" . . .

MECA Announces 2017 Summer Lecture Series

MECA Announces 2017 Summer Lecture Series

Free and Open to the Public, MECA’s 2017 MFA Summer Lecture Series Brings Artists and Critics From Around the World to Portland, Maine MECA’s Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art Program is pleased to . . .

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents UNLOADED

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents UNLOADED

UNLOADED  Portland, Maine ~The ICA at MECA announces the opening of UNLOADED, a multimedia group exhibit that explores historical and social issues surrounding the availability, use, and impact of guns in . . .

Maine College of Art Appoints Laura Freid as Next President

Maine College of Art Appoints Laura Freid as Next President

Former CEO and Executive Director of The Silk Road Project at Harvard University will lead MECA through next phase of growth.

Crewe Foundation Awards MECA $216,000 to Support Crewe Gallery Public Access & New Bob Crewe Program in Art & Music

Crewe Foundation Awards MECA $216,000 to Support Crewe Gallery Public Access & New Bob Crewe Program in Art & Music

A grant from the Bob Crewe Foundation for $216,000 will allow MECA to invest in additional programming and curricular offerings over the next three years. Thanks to a transformational $3 million gift in . . .

Evangeline: A Modern Tale of Acadia

Evangeline: A Modern Tale of Acadia

Mark Marchesi ’99 recently published a new book, Evangeline: A Modern Tale of Acadia, the culmination of four years of research and artistic exploration. Originally inspired by his experiences during his . . .

Bill Lascher, Salt ’02: Eve of a Hundred Midnights

Bill Lascher, Salt ’02: Eve of a Hundred Midnights

Please join us on Wednesday, March 8, at 6:00pm for a book signing and reading with Bill Lascher Salt '02 for his book Eve of a Hundred Midnights. This event takes place in the PhotoLab, located in the Lower . . .

Illustration Institute Announces the Launch of The Faison Artist Residency  on Peaks Island, Maine

Illustration Institute Announces the Launch of The Faison Artist Residency  on Peaks Island, Maine

Illustration Institute is excited to announce the launch of Faison Artist Residency.

Collaboration Reflects Energy of Local Art Scene

Collaboration Reflects Energy of Local Art Scene

The 21st century string band, Mr. Sun, was scheduled to perform for a sold-out crowd at One Longfellow Square (OLS), one of Portland's premiere musical venues and listening rooms on Saturday, February 4. . . .

Hallie Mitchell ’17 Announced as 2017 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Hallie Mitchell ’17 Announced as 2017 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Lewis Rossignol will be receiving a $5,000 scholarship in addition to having his packaging on over 1 million bottles.

MECA’s Kinetic Sculpture Puppeteers and the Women’s March

MECA’s Kinetic Sculpture Puppeteers and the Women’s March

In the first day of their Kinetic Sculpture class on January 20, 2017, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sculpture Kim Bernard's students designed and built a 12-foot-long pink cat in five hours flat. That . . .

Designing a Logo for King Middle School

Designing a Logo for King Middle School

During the fall semester, students in the MECA Graphic Design course Visual Identity Systems designed a new logo for King Middle School, an EL Education Mentor School based in Portland, ME. The class, which . . .

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Open House: Jan 26

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Open House: Jan 26

Start here. Go Anywhere. Maine College of Art’s ten-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program prepares artists to become effective art educators who learn to translate their unique qualities into . . .

Beach to Beacon 10k Poster Design: Kirk Simpson ’18

Beach to Beacon 10k Poster Design: Kirk Simpson ’18

Students in MECA's Graphic Design class Emotional Branding, taught by Adjunct Instructor Drew Hodges, were tasked with designing a poster for the 2017 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race scheduled for August . . .

MECA Receives $300,000 Windgate Grant to Support Craft Programs

MECA Receives $300,000 Windgate Grant to Support Craft Programs

MECA’s Ceramics, Metalsmithing & Jewelry, Textile & Fashion Design, and Woodworking & Furniture Design Will Receive Generous Boost A grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation for $300,000 to . . .

MECA’s Salt Graduate Certificate Accepting Applications

MECA’s Salt Graduate Certificate Accepting Applications

Maine College of Art is now accepting applications for its Fall 2017 Salt Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies [intro]Since 1973, the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies has taught students from all . . .

MECA Receives 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award

MECA Receives 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award

City of Portland and Portland Development Corporation Honors Economic Impact of MECA Maine College of Art accepted the 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award from the City of Portland on Thursday, . . .

United States Artists Announces 2016 Fellowships: Vivian Beer ’00, Faculty Lauren Fensterstock

United States Artists Announces 2016 Fellowships: Vivian Beer ’00, Faculty Lauren Fensterstock

Congratulations to Alum Vivian Beer '00, current MFA faculty member Lauren Fensterstock, and Anna Hepler (former MFA Non-Resident Studio Advisor) for achieving this amazing milestone! Each received $50,000 . . .

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