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PPH: Laura Freid and Arts Education in Ever-Changing World

Portland Press Herald: MECA’s new President sees Arts Education as key to navigating an ever-changing world "Laura Freid has a resume peppered with Ivy League schools that led to a globe-trotting . . .

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MECA Welcomes New Personnel

Brigid Lawler Has Been Named MECA’s New Director of Admissions and Jennifer Doebler Has Been Hired as Director of Student Life. Maine College of Art recently announced two new administrative . . .

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World Premiere of Burrow: Revisited

Maine College of Art presents the world premiere of Burrow: Revisited, a collaborative performance piece by sound artist Alex Waterman and Assistant Professor Seth Rogoff. Left: Sound artist . . .

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MECA’s Public Engagement Program Presents ‘Abyssinian Meeting House Story Archive’

The Public Engagement Program at Maine College of Art presents the exhibition STILL STANDING, The Abyssinian Meeting House Story Archive, to be held at Maine College of Art. The show is a culmination . . .

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MECA Announces Julie D’Andrea As New Vice President of Development

MECA Announces Julie D’Andrea As New Vice President of Development D’Andrea Brings to MECA a Wealth of Advancement Experience at World-Class Institutions including Barnard College and Jazz at . . .

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MECA’s Public Engagement Program Presents ‘Abyssinian Meeting House Story Archive’

MECA’s Public Engagement Program Presents ‘Abyssinian Meeting House Story Archive’

The Public Engagement Program at Maine College of Art presents the exhibition STILL STANDING, The Abyssinian Meeting House Story Archive, to be held at Maine College of Art.

MECA Announces Julie D’Andrea As New Vice President of Development

MECA Announces Julie D’Andrea As New Vice President of Development

Following a national search, Julie D’Andrea, who has led major fundraising campaigns in New York City at Barnard College, Jazz at Lincoln Center...

World Premiere of Burrow: Revisited

World Premiere of Burrow: Revisited

Maine College of Art presents the world premiere of Burrow: Revisited, a collaborative performance piece by sound artist Alex Waterman and Assistant Professor Seth Rogoff.

MECA Welcomes New Personnel

MECA Welcomes New Personnel

Brigid Lawler Has Been Named MECA’s New Director of Admissions and Jennifer Doebler Has Been Hired as Director of Student Life.

PPH: Laura Freid and Arts Education in Ever-Changing World

PPH: Laura Freid and Arts Education in Ever-Changing World

Laura Freid has a resume peppered with Ivy League schools that led to a globe-trotting job with a world-famous musician, which she left to become the newest president of Maine College of Art.

ICA at MECA Presents ‘Off the Wall’

ICA at MECA Presents ‘Off the Wall’

The ICA at MECA announces the opening of Off the Wall on Thursday, January 18, 5–7pm. Guest curator Jaime DeSimone and artist Ryan Wallace will be joining opening reception. The exhibition is on view . . .

MECA Community Members Receive 2018 Kindling Fund Grants

MECA Community Members Receive 2018 Kindling Fund Grants

MECA Community Members Receive Kindling Fund Grants Maine College of Art is excited to announce the following MECA community recipients who were awarded Kindling Fund Grants: Salt Visiting Instructor of . . .

2017 BFA Exhibition Recipients Announced

2017 BFA Exhibition Recipients Announced

[intro]A big congratulations to all of the participants in the 2017 BFA Exhibition! This year's exhibition is a fantastic reflection of the breadth of work being created in each program of the college. The . . .

2017 MECA Holiday Sale & #MECAmade showcase

2017 MECA Holiday Sale & #MECAmade showcase

This year’s Holiday Sale at the Maine College of Art (MECA) will be held on Friday December 1, 2017 from 5pm–9pm and Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10am–5pm. In its 23rd year, the MECA Holiday Sale is . . .

MECA Artists in 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

MECA Artists in 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

In October 2017, the Portland Museum of Art announced their participating artists for the 2018 Biennial exhibition. The Biennial will be open January 26 to May 30, 2018. This 10th Biennial is intended to . . .

Salt Alumni Win Audio Competition Awards

Salt Alumni Win Audio Competition Awards

Tracy Mumford Salt ’13 and Steven Jackson Salt ’13 won audio awards in the 2017 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Competition.

Ted Lott ’06 Receives Shortlist Artist Award from American Craft Council

Ted Lott ’06 Receives Shortlist Artist Award from American Craft Council

Congratulations to Ted Lott ’06 (Woodworking & Furniture Design)! Ted is featured in the October/November issue of American Craft magazine. He is one of this year’s recipients of the Shortlist Artist . . .

2017 Fall BFA Visiting Artist Lecture Series Announced

2017 Fall BFA Visiting Artist Lecture Series Announced

MECA’s Visiting Artist & Guest Lecturer Series invites professional artists, educators, curators, thought leaders, and creative entrepreneurs to present on topics of interest and importance to the MECA . . .

Jack Mauch ’06 Awarded John D. Mineck Award from Society of Arts & Crafts

Jack Mauch ’06 Awarded John D. Mineck Award from Society of Arts & Crafts

Congratulations to Jack Mauch '06 (Ceramics/Woodworking & Furniture Design double major)! The Society of Arts and Crafts announced Jack as this year's Mineck Foundation Furniture Fellow. This fellowship . . .

ICA at MECA Presents Confabulations of Millennia

ICA at MECA Presents Confabulations of Millennia

The ICA at MECA announces the opening of Confabulations of Millennia on Friday, October 6, 2017, 5–8pm; reception includes an appearance by Guest Curator Richard Saja.

MECA’s Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Repeal of DACA

MECA’s Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Repeal of DACA

Like so many others across the country, I am deeply troubled by the Trump administration's plan to end the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program. MECA will not be silent about the need to . . .

MECA Announces Key Updates 17/18

MECA Announces Key Updates 17/18

Maine College of Art recently welcomed more than 500 aspiring professional artists, designers, and storytellers to campus from as far away as Hong Kong to begin the new academic year...

Bukola Koiki Hired as Visiting Assistant Professor in Printmaking

Bukola Koiki Hired as Visiting Assistant Professor in Printmaking

Maine College of Art is pleased to announce the hire of Bukola Koiki as Visting Assistant Professor in Printmaking as part of the AICAD Fellowship Program. The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & . . .

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