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‘Making Migration Visible’ Launches in Maine

For Immediate Release - September 10, 2018 Media Contact: Sue McGovern, ​smcgovern@meca.edu, 781.315.3400 Collaboration of artists and community groups will hold more than 70 events on . . .

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MECA Celebrates Launch of Animation & Game Art Major with Faculty-Student Show Reel

For Immediate Release - October 15, 2018 Media Contact: Sue McGovern, ​smcgovern@meca.edu, 781.315.3400 Maine College of Art Celebrates Launch of Animation & Game Art Major with . . .

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Maine College of Art Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation

For Immediate Release - November 27, 2018 Media Contact: Sue McGovern, ​smcgovern@meca.edu, 781.315.3400 Maine College of Art Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation Gift supports . . .

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Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA Announces Fellowship

Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA Announces Fellowship Applications are now open for Spring 2019 As part of its ongoing commitment to training the next generation of storytellers, the . . .

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MECA Awarded $40,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Maine College of Art to Receive $40,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Funds to support the exhibition Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways Maine College of Art . . .

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Maine College of Art Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation

Maine College of Art Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation

For Immediate Release - November 27, 2018 Media Contact: Sue McGovern, ​smcgovern@meca.edu, 781.315.3400 Maine College of Art Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation Gift supports College’s . . .

Culinary Talents of Immigrant Women to Be Showcased in Cooking Videos Screening and Food Tasting on November 30th

Culinary Talents of Immigrant Women to Be Showcased in Cooking Videos Screening and Food Tasting on November 30th

A tasting of the dishes in the videos will follow from 5–7pm. On hand will be the immigrant women who participated in the project - a partnership of the In Her Presence non-profit and MECA - and the MECA . . .

MECA Celebrates Launch of Animation & Game Art Major with Faculty-Student Show Reel

MECA Celebrates Launch of Animation & Game Art Major with Faculty-Student Show Reel

Featuring a giant floating moon beast, little warriors, windmills, lobsters, futuristic vehicles, hamsters, and a virtual reality game scene, Maine College of Art’s new show reel celebrates Animation & Game . . .

Opening of ‘Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways’: October 5th

Opening of ‘Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways’: October 5th

Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways opens Friday, October 5th at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) in Portland, Maine.

‘Making Migration Visible’ Launches in Maine

‘Making Migration Visible’ Launches in Maine

Maine is set to become one of America’s most outspoken voices on immigration this month as a collaboration between artists and community groups launches a statewide initiative to change the conversation . . .

Work of Lillian Byrne Heyward ’07 Featured in Major Film

Work of Lillian Byrne Heyward ’07 Featured in Major Film

Lillian Byrne Heyward '07, who earned her BFA in Graphic Design at MECA, designed the billboards for the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a 2017 crime drama that was written, directed, and . . .

MECA Educates Artists of All Ages

MECA Educates Artists of All Ages

Maine College of Art donor Fred Thompson and his grandson Milan Pejic both took classes through MECA’s Continuing Studies program in the summer of 2018. Milan took a Digital Photography class and Fred took . . .

Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA Announces Fellowship

Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA Announces Fellowship

The fellowship will support the work of students from underrepresented communities who have been accepted into the fifteen-week Salt Graduate Certificate Program in Documentary Studies at MECA.

Curator Raechell Smith is Visiting Artist Guest Lecturer on July 30th

Curator Raechell Smith is Visiting Artist Guest Lecturer on July 30th

MECA Announces Curator Raechell Smith as Visiting Artist Guest Lecturer on Monday, July 30th

MECA Launches Animation & Game Art Major

MECA Launches Animation & Game Art Major

Animation artist Adam Fisher, known for his work on films such as Coraline, The Boxtrolls and Paranorman, joins faculty Portland, Maine –  In recognition of the digital revolution impacting every aspect . . .

MECA Announces Matthew Goetting as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

MECA Announces Matthew Goetting as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Laura Freid, President of Maine College of Art (MECA), has announced Matthew Goetting as the new Vice President of Institutional Advancement. In his new role, Goetting will lead MECA’s development, marketing . . .

Mary Anne Lloyd ’83 Appointed as Chair & Assistant Professor of Illustration

Mary Anne Lloyd ’83 Appointed as Chair & Assistant Professor of Illustration

fter a nationwide search, Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed nationally acclaimed illustrator and long-time illustration educator Mary Anne Lloyd as Chair and Assistant Professor of Illustration.

MECA to Exhibit ‘Tim Bavington: Rock & Roll Abstraction’

MECA to Exhibit ‘Tim Bavington: Rock & Roll Abstraction’

Dedicated to using music and art as a gateway to learning, the Bob Crewe Gallery at Maine College of Art (MECA) is exhibiting “Tim Bavington: Rock & Roll Abstraction” July 13 through October 19. The pieces . . .

Center for Maine Contemporary Art Selects MECA Faculty and Alumni for Biennial

Center for Maine Contemporary Art Selects MECA Faculty and Alumni for Biennial

Eight MECA alumni and faculty have been accepted into the biennial at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, Maine.

MECA Recipients of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize

MECA Recipients of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize

The winners of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize are MECA students Elijah Dion '19, Audrey Robidoux '19, and alum Emma Whitaker '17. Each will be awarded $1,000.

2018 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grants Awarded

2018 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grants Awarded

Each year, Maine College of Art awards Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship grants to students who seek opportunities and experiences beyond the classroom

2018 Alumni Residency at the Maine College of Art

2018 Alumni Residency at the Maine College of Art

Bryan Stryeski '01, Elaine Angelopoulos MFA '09, Izabella Provan '15, and Jacqueline King '17 were selected for the summer alumni residency at Maine College of Art.

Jo Tatlock ’18 Named MECA Fellow at Pickwick Independent Press

Jo Tatlock ’18 Named MECA Fellow at Pickwick Independent Press

Jo Tatlock '18 has been named as MECA Fellow at Pickwick Independent Press for 2018–2019.

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