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A Message from President Laura Freid

Photograph by Tim Greenway Salt '03. June 1, 2020 “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin From coast to coast, for . . .

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COVID-19: Student Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Student FAQ Updated: May 4, 2020 Please continue to check this webpage as we will be updating it regularly. If you have a question that has not yet been answered below, please reach out . . .

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MECA Announces Celebration of 2020 Graduates and Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Programs

Portland, Maine: Maine College of Art (MECA) today announced a celebration of the graduating Class of 2020 and shared plans to welcome students back for Summer and Fall academic . . .

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2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

The Belvedere Fund for Professional Development in the field of crafts at Maine College of Art was established in 2008 in memory of Deborah Pulliam of Castine, Maine. The Fund is available to all . . .

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MECA Launches #mymecacommunity Campaign

#mymecacommunity We have launched the #mymecacommunity campaign to help our students stay connected to MECA and to reinforce that faculty and staff are still here to support students even though . . .

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MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

Key hires will pave the way for future strategic planning initiatives Portland, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Ian Anderson, announces . . .

Blending Literature and the Visual Arts

Blending Literature and the Visual Arts

Join us to celebrate the revival of Littoral Books, a local independent publisher with strong ties to the MECA community. A reading by authors included in North by Northeast (new short fiction by writers from . . .

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.

Doug Vollmer Awarded NMEA’s 2017 Outstanding Teacher Award

Doug Vollmer Awarded NMEA’s 2017 Outstanding Teacher Award

Maine College of Art and The National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) are proud to announce that Doug Vollmer, former Assistant Professor in Academic Studies at MECA, is the recipient of the 2017 . . .

2017 MECA Awards & Recognitions

2017 MECA Awards & Recognitions

Educator Services Awards Five Years of Service Michael Connor • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Illustration Adam deGrandis • Adjunct Assistant Professor in Digital Media Samantha Haedrich • Visiting . . .

2015 Merit Exhibition Winners

2015 Merit Exhibition Winners

Congratulations to all the 2015 Merit Exhibition winners. Participating students compete every year in the Merit Exhibition for scholarship prizes and must meet a minimum GPA requirement. The Geary Prize: . . .

MECA ANNOUNCES FACULTY EXPANSION

MECA ANNOUNCES FACULTY EXPANSION

MECA will soon be welcoming a dynamic pair of new faculty hires: Chair of Academic Studies and Associate Professor of Art History, Marie Shurkus and Assistant Professor of the MFA in Studio Art and Sculpture, . . .

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