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Illustration Institute Announces the Launch of The Faison Artist Residency  on Peaks Island, Maine

[intro]Illustration Institute is excited to announce the launch of Faison Artist Residency, which will provide illustrators, writers and artists an opportunity to create in relative seclusion on . . .

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MECA Receives $300,000 Windgate Grant to Support Craft Programs

MECA’s Ceramics, Metalsmithing & Jewelry, Textile & Fashion Design, and Woodworking & Furniture Design Will Receive Generous Boost A grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation for . . .

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MECA’s Salt Graduate Certificate Accepting Applications

Maine College of Art is now accepting applications for its Fall 2017 Salt Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies [intro]Since 1973, the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies has taught . . .

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Designing a Logo for King Middle School

During the fall semester, students in the MECA Graphic Design course Visual Identity Systems designed a new logo for King Middle School, an EL Education Mentor School based in Portland, ME. The . . .

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Hallie Mitchell ’17 Announced as 2017 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Hallie Mitchell '17 Announced as 2017 Geary's Package Design Winner Congratulations to the 2017 Geary's Summer Ale Package Design winner— Hallie Mitchell! Hallie is a senior in ‪Graphic . . .

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Hallie Mitchell ’17 Announced as 2017 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Hallie Mitchell ’17 Announced as 2017 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Lewis Rossignol will be receiving a $5,000 scholarship in addition to having his packaging on over 1 million bottles.

Designing a Logo for King Middle School

Designing a Logo for King Middle School

During the fall semester, students in the MECA Graphic Design course Visual Identity Systems designed a new logo for King Middle School, an EL Education Mentor School based in Portland, ME. The class, which . . .

Beach to Beacon 10k Poster Design: Kirk Simpson ’18

Beach to Beacon 10k Poster Design: Kirk Simpson ’18

Students in MECA's Graphic Design class Emotional Branding, taught by Adjunct Instructor Drew Hodges, were tasked with designing a poster for the 2017 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race scheduled for August . . .

JamraPatel Launches App for West Africa

JamraPatel Launches App for West Africa

JamraPatel has just published a calculator app for Google’s Android mobile device platform.

JamraPatel Launches App for West African Languages

JamraPatel Launches App for West African Languages

Design studio JamraPatel LLC has launched its first mobile device app: a keyboard and communication utility for the iPhone and iPad which facilitates the use of N’ko, a West African script. Portland-based . . .

Faculty Mark Jamra: Wordmarks, Logos, and the Importance of White Space

Faculty Mark Jamra: Wordmarks, Logos, and the Importance of White Space

Mark Jamra, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, speaks about getting the balance just right in the Typographics' blog post Wordmarks, Logos, and the Importance of White Space. Jamra will be leading . . .

Risograph Workshop — Maine Type Lab & Wing Club Press

Risograph Workshop — Maine Type Lab & Wing Club Press

On Sunday, February 21, the student group Maine Type Lab hosted a risograph workshop at MECA with the local print studio Wing Club Press.

MECA Faculty and Alum rebrand Truro Center for the Arts

MECA Faculty and Alum rebrand Truro Center for the Arts

Charles Melcher, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, and Margo Halverson, Program Chair of Graphic Design, of Alice Design Communication rebranded Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill.

Mark Jamra’s Font Phoreous Cherokee

Mark Jamra’s Font Phoreous Cherokee

Associate Professor of Graphic Design Mark Jamra is featured in the Portland Press Herald on his font collection, Phoreous Cherokee, the first commercially available and most complete typeface for the Cherokee . . .

Professor Mark Jamra Recongnized by Typographica

Professor Mark Jamra Recongnized by Typographica

Associate Professor of Graphic Design Mark Jamra has been recognized by Typographica.org as having one of the best typefaces of 2014. Mark is a renowned type designer and has been designing typefaces for close . . .

2015 Geary’s Summer Ale Package Design Winner Announced

2015 Geary’s Summer Ale Package Design Winner Announced

Robert J. Condon '17, a junior in Graphic Design, was announced as the 2015 of the annual Geary's Summer Ale package design competition, in partnership with local business D.L. Geary's Brewing Company, open . . .

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