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MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

Key hires will pave the way for future strategic planning initiatives Portland, Maine - Maine College of Art (MECA) Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Ian Anderson, . . .

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The ICA at MECA Presents ‘DesignInquiry: Futurespective’

Portland, Maine – The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art is pleased to announce the opening of DesignInquiry: Futurespective, an exhibition from Guest Curators Margo Halverson, . . .

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MECA Appoints André S. Fransen van de Putte as Chief Enrollment Management Officer

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed André S. Fransen van de Putte as Chief Enrollment Management Officer announced Laura Freid, President on Monday. Fransen van de Putte . . .

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MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) and Indigo Arts Alliance (IAA) are pleased to announce a partnership between the two organizations funded in part by a three-year grant from the Crewe . . .

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MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019

MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019 On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Maine Ad + Design (MADE) announced the 2019 Broderson Award Winners at their annual award show. As Maine’s premier advertising award . . .

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MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

Key hires will pave the way for future strategic planning initiatives Portland, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Ian Anderson, announces . . .

MECA Alumni Help Shape New Westbrook Sculpture Garden

MECA Alumni Help Shape New Westbrook Sculpture Garden

On Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 3pm, the ribbon was cut and the new Warren Memorial Sculpture Garden on Main Street in Westbrook, Maine, dedicated. MECA graduate and painter Caren-Marie Michel ’78, who is a . . .

Blending Literature and the Visual Arts

Blending Literature and the Visual Arts

Join us to celebrate the revival of Littoral Books, a local independent publisher with strong ties to the MECA community. A reading by authors included in North by Northeast (new short fiction by writers from . . .

The ICA at MECA Presents ‘DesignInquiry: Futurespective’

The ICA at MECA Presents ‘DesignInquiry: Futurespective’

The ICA at MECA is pleased to announce the opening of 'DesignInquiry: Futurespective', an exhibition from Guest Curators Margo Halverson, Denise Gonzales Crisp, Gabrielle Esperdy, and Emily Luce.

MECA Appoints André S. Fransen van de Putte as Chief Enrollment Management Officer

MECA Appoints André S. Fransen van de Putte as Chief Enrollment Management Officer

Fransen van de Putte brings twenty years of experience in enrollment management at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

Maine College of Art (MECA) and Indigo Arts Alliance (IAA) are pleased to announce a partnership between the two organizations funded in part by a three-year grant from the Crewe Foundation.

The ICA at MECA Presents ‘Darkness and the Light’

The ICA at MECA Presents ‘Darkness and the Light’

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the opening of Darkness and the Light, an exhibition from Guest Curator Lissa Hunter.

MECA Presents the 2019 COLLECT Summer Art Sale

MECA Presents the 2019 COLLECT Summer Art Sale

Annual art sale raises crucial funds for student scholarships while supporting emerging and established artists.

2019 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grant

2019 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grant

Congratulations to the Spring 2019 Awardees of the Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grant.

MECA Hosts Art in Exodus Exhibition

MECA Hosts Art in Exodus Exhibition

MECA presents Art in Exodus, a mentoring and exhibition project through which refugee artists and Mainers from underrepresented populations share their art and culture.

MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019

MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019

In 2019, MADE will present $5,000 in scholarships to our top five local entrants in the student category ($1,000 per student).

2019 Pace House Artists-in-Residence

2019 Pace House Artists-in-Residence

Shawn Brewer ’12, Nicole Duennebier ’05, Lucas Ouellette ’18, Christopher Patch ’98, Reggie Hodges, Mitchell Rasor, and Seth Rogoff Selected For Pace House Residency

2019 Belvedere Fund Recipients

2019 Belvedere Fund Recipients

The 2019 awardees are Addison de Lisle ’11, Peter Dore ’17, Bryan Hansen ’18, and Matthias Rand ’12.

2019 Baie Ste Marie Artists-in-Residence

2019 Baie Ste Marie Artists-in-Residence

The 2019 residents are Marcy Chevali MFA '08, Dylan Hausthor '15, and Lucas Ouellette '18 for the Baie Ste-Marie Residency.

2019 Alumni Residency at MECA Artists-in-Residence

2019 Alumni Residency at MECA Artists-in-Residence

Asherah Cinnamon '08, Kelsey Haley '15, Savanna Pettengill '14, and Lauren Tosswill '14 were selected for the summer alumni residency.

Award Recipients for the Merit Scholarship Competition 2019

Award Recipients for the Merit Scholarship Competition 2019

Best in Show: Kiana Thayer, Junior in Graphic Design 2nd Place: Violet Weiner, Junior in Metalsmithing & Jewelry 3rd Place: Adam Fowler, Junior in Photography 4th Place: Ashley Page, Junior in Sculpture . . .

MECA Announces 2019 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients

MECA Announces 2019 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients

Internationally recognized painter, sculptor, illustrator, and Assistant Professor of Illustration at Maine College of Art Daniel Minter will deliver the Commencement address at MECA’s 108th graduation . . .

MECA Hosts Art in Exodus Exhibition

MECA Hosts Art in Exodus Exhibition

MECA is specifically interested in partnering with people of color who also identify as women, are members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and/or have experienced religious persecution. We recognize that language . . .

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