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Rising Star Danielle Gerber ’12

American Craft Week has announced the winners of the 2016 Rising Star Competition, which selects 30 exceptional craft artists under the age of 30 in the United States. Danielle Gerber ’12, who . . .

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Utilitarian Art

A number of MECA community members have been included in a recent artist opportunity organized by the City of Portland, Maine, through which local artists were invited to submit designs to transform . . .

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Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to Lead MECA as Interim President

Former Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Will Serve As MECA’s President Until a Permanent Successor to Don Tuski is Hired MECA’s Board of Trustees has recently announced that Stuart . . .

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MECA’s Institute of Contemporary Art Announces Forthcoming Exhibitions

Visitors to the ICA at MECA can look forward to Bounty, Anguish, In This Realm, and The Unity of Opposites Portland, ME – The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art (ICA at MECA) . . .

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A Tree Grows in Woodfords

Local Portland, Maine, artist Aaron Stephan MFA ’02 was chosen by Portland’s City Council in June, 2016, to design a public art sculpture that is part of an overall revisioning for Portland’s . . .

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MECA News › Graphic Design

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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