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Maia Snow ’13 & Meg Hahn ’17 Selected for Monhegan Artists’ Residencies

Graduating senior Meg Hahn (BFA '17, Painting) and alum Maia Snow (BFA '13, Painting) have been selected to attend the Monhegan Artists’ Residency this summer. Now in its 29th year, Monhegan . . .

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Lily Yeh Announced As 2017 Commencement Speaker

Internationally Celebrated Artist and Founder of Barefoot Artists Lily Yeh to Address New MECA Grads; Honorary Degrees Granted to Lily Yeh, Alison Hildreth, and Peter and Paula Lunder [caption . . .

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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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Annie Avilés Chosen to Lead Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at Maine College of Art

Award-winning radio-maker, writer and editor is a longtime contributor to Harper’s Magazine, National Public Radio, Radio Ambulante, Virginia Quarterly Review, The World, and others. Maine College . . .

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‘American Genre: Contemporary Painting” to Come to ICA at MECA

The ICA at Maine College of Art is free and open to the public. Wednesday–Sunday 11:00am–5:00pm, Thursday 11:00am–7:00pm, and First Fridays 11:00am–8:00pm.  American Genre: Contemporary . . .

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Maia Snow ’13 & Meg Hahn ’17 Selected for Monhegan Artists’ Residencies

Maia Snow ’13 & Meg Hahn ’17 Selected for Monhegan Artists’ Residencies

Monhegan Artists’ Residency supports the creative growth of dedicated Maine artists by providing them time and space to work free of interruption.

Baxter Koziol ’17 Accepted into the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Baxter Koziol ’17 Accepted into the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Baxter is one of 65 participants chosen to attend this intensive nine-week summer residency program from a pool of 2,000 applicants.

Lily Yeh Announced As 2017 Commencement Speaker

Lily Yeh Announced As 2017 Commencement Speaker

Internationally Celebrated Artist and Founder of Barefoot Artists Lily Yeh to Address New MECA Grads; Honorary Degrees Granted to Lily Yeh, Alison Hildreth, and Peter and Paula Lunder [caption . . .

2017 Professional Development Grant Awardees Announced

2017 Professional Development Grant Awardees Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 Professional Development and Entrepreneurship Grants. These grants help BFA, MFA, and MAT students advance their studio and professional skills by accessing . . .

‘American Genre: Contemporary Painting” to Come to ICA at MECA

‘American Genre: Contemporary Painting” to Come to ICA at MECA

The ICA at Maine College of Art is free and open to the public. Wednesday–Sunday 11:00am–5:00pm, Thursday 11:00am–7:00pm, and First Fridays 11:00am–8:00pm.  American Genre: Contemporary . . .

Jamra Patel Featured in HOW Magazine for Their Non-Latin Scripts

Jamra Patel Featured in HOW Magazine for Their Non-Latin Scripts

Mark Jamra, Professor of Graphic Design, and co-founder of Jamra Patel, can be found in an article on international type design in the Spring 2017 issue of HOW Magazine. The article by Jason Tselentis takes a . . .

Annie Avilés Chosen to Lead Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at Maine College of Art

Annie Avilés Chosen to Lead Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at Maine College of Art

Award-winning radio-maker, writer and editor is a longtime contributor to Harper’s Magazine, National Public Radio, Radio Ambulante, Virginia Quarterly Review, The World, and others. Maine College of Art . . .

2017 Merit Competition Winners

2017 Merit Competition Winners

Join us in congratulating all of the participants in the 2017 Merit Scholarship Competition this year! This year's show is a strong reflection of the breadth of work being created in each department of the . . .

MECA Featured in Maine Home & Design’s April Art Issue

MECA Featured in Maine Home & Design’s April Art Issue

Maine Home & Design Magazine's "The ART Issue" features Maine College of Art through out its page; take a look below and make sure to buy the entire issue— out on newsstands now! Editor's . . .

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" . . .

2017 Summer Lecture Series Announced

2017 Summer Lecture Series Announced

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. . . .

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