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MECA&D Prepares for The Fashion Show

Maine College of Art & Design Prepares for its annual Fashion Show The 2022 Textile & Fashion Design event will take place both in person and via livestream PORTLAND, ME — April . . .

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2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents  2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition On view from May 27 - June 17, 2022 Opening Reception Thursday, May . . .

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Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez Honorary Degrees to be conferred to Dr. Edward M. Friedman ’08 and Carole J. Friedman PORTLAND, ME—April 19, . . .

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#1 school in the state for Animation & Game Art

AWARDS MECA&D named #1 school in the state for animation and game art by Animation Career Review Photo: Molly Haley, Salt ’08 Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to share . . .

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Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design

Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design in article about the need for adaptation in higher education  In an article reviewing the need for higher education to adapt . . .

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Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by Reza Jalali & Laura Freid

Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by MECA&D Trustee Reza Jalali and President Laura Freid On Friday, March 11, . . .

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2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents  2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition On view from May 27 - June 17, 2022 Opening Reception Thursday, May 26, 5-7pm . . .

2022 Grant and Residency Recipients

2022 Grant and Residency Recipients

Maine College of Art & Design Announces 2022 Grant and Residency Recipients List 32 artists and designers will receive professional support PORTLAND, ME — May 11, 2022 — Maine College of Art & . . .

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition! On Thursday, April 28, Maine College of Art & Design students, faculty, and staff came together as a community to spotlight and . . .

MECA&D Prepares for The Fashion Show

MECA&D Prepares for The Fashion Show

Maine College of Art & Design Prepares for its annual Fashion Show The 2022 Textile & Fashion Design event will take place both in person and via livestream PORTLAND, ME — April 22, 2022 — Maine . . .

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez Honorary Degrees to be conferred to Dr. Edward M. Friedman ’08 and Carole J. Friedman PORTLAND, ME—April 19, 2022—Maine . . .

Greenhut Galleries 11th Biennial Portland Show includes MECA&D community

Greenhut Galleries 11th Biennial Portland Show includes MECA&D community

Greenhut Galleries 11th Biennial Portland Show includes MECA&D community On view until Saturday, May 28, Greenhut Galleries (146 Middle Street, Portland, ME) presents its 11th Biennial Portland . . .

BFA Merit Scholarship Competition & Exhibition is on view

BFA Merit Scholarship Competition & Exhibition is on view

Spring BFA Merit Scholarship Competition & Exhibition is on view! The walls are alive on the three floors of the MECA&D Porteous Building filled with work from every medium. Each year, the BFA Merit . . .

New Associate Director of Artists at Work & Alumni Relations!

New Associate Director of Artists at Work & Alumni Relations!

Artists at Work Introducing Jenny McGee Dougherty ’05 as our new Associate Director of Artists at Work & Alumni Relations Maine College of Art & Design is very pleased to announce Jenny McGee . . .

Associate Director of Financial Aid Will O’Shea elected President of the MASFAA

Associate Director of Financial Aid Will O’Shea elected President of the MASFAA

Will O’Shea elected President of the Maine Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Will O'Shea, Associate Director of Financial Aid at Maine College of Art & Design, now holds the additional . . .

Salt hosts its Spring Storytelling Night at PMA

Salt hosts its Spring Storytelling Night at PMA

JOIN US! For one night only on Friday, April 8, join students from the Salt Institute of Documentary Studies at the Portland Museum of Art as they present an evening of stories. The evening event will be . . .

Reflecting on history and current events in Ukraine

Reflecting on history and current events in Ukraine

Teach In Students, faculty, and staff gathered to reflect on history and current events in Ukraine On Monday, March 21, the MECA&D community gathered to hear from an expert panel on perspectives about the . . .

#1 school in the state for Animation & Game Art

#1 school in the state for Animation & Game Art

AWARDS MECA&D named #1 school in the state for animation and game art by Animation Career Review Photo: Molly Haley, Salt ’08 Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to share that it was named the . . .

MECA&D to Receive $357,000 in Federal Funding

MECA&D to Receive $357,000 in Federal Funding

  Maine College of Art & Design to Receive $357,000 in Federal Funding PORTLAND, ME — March 16, 2022 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced it will . . .

Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by Reza Jalali & Laura Freid

Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by Reza Jalali & Laura Freid

Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by MECA&D Trustee Reza Jalali and President Laura Freid On Friday, March 11, the Portland Press Herald published an Op-Ed jointly written by MECA&D . . .

William Johnson Named Assistant Dean of DEI 

William Johnson Named Assistant Dean of DEI 

Maine College of Art & Design Names William Johnson Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion  Johnson will lead strategies to address intersectionality and representation in the arts  . . .

Portland Press Herald features Mike Eckel, Salt ’96

Portland Press Herald features Mike Eckel, Salt ’96

Alumnus Mike Eckel, Salt '96, who is currently covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the front lines for Radio Free Europe was featured in a February 21 article by the Portland Press Herald. The piece, . . .

Applications open for COLLECT

Applications open for COLLECT

Applications open for the 2022 COLLECT Summer Art Sale Now is your chance to submit work to the annual COLLECT Art Sale (June 23-25, 2022). Proceeds from art by MECA&D students, faculty, staff, alumni and . . .

Solidarity with the Ukrainian People

Solidarity with the Ukrainian People

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian people as they resist invasion and fight for their freedom in the face of existential . . .

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