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Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition on 12/1

Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition scheduled at Halo at the Point on Thursday, December 1  Join more than 40 art and design . . .

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Illustration major named #1 in the state

Illustration major named #1 in the state We are very pleased to share that our Illustration major was recognized in the 2022 Animation Career . . .

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Help support student scholarships on Giving Tuesday (11/29)

“This College gave me strong foundation skills, preparation that is 100 percent transferable to any field. The scholarship I received validated my potential as much as . . .

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Seven years of 100% job placement for MAT

Seventh year of 100% job placement for MAT graduates!  For seven years running, all of the graduates from our 10-month Masters of Art in . . .

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Holiday pop-ups planned for December! 

Looking for more opportunities to buy handmade artwork for holiday gifts this year? You’re in luck! There are two additional pop-up sales open to the public . . .

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Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants Maine College of Art & Design and Canopy Portland Waterfront are thrilled to announce . . .

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MECA&D News › Academic Studies

Reflecting on gratitude

Reflecting on gratitude

Reflecting on gratitude in this year’s common read Each summer, first-year students, faculty, and staff share a common read as a way to spur introductions and important conversations throughout our . . .

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 . . .

Spring 2022 Update from President Laura Freid

Spring 2022 Update from President Laura Freid

Dear MECA&D Students, Faculty, and Staff, I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to update you on a change to the spring semester Academic Calendar. Due to the recent increase in Covid-19 cases . . .

Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun

Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun

Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun   PORTLAND, ME — October 20, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced its plans to . . .

MECA&D Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

MECA&D Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

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

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&D community. A reading by authors included in North by Northeast (new short fiction by writers . . .

World Premiere of Burrow: Revisited

World Premiere of Burrow: Revisited

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

2017 MECA&D Awards & Recognitions

2017 MECA&D 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&D ANNOUNCES FACULTY EXPANSION

MECA&D ANNOUNCES FACULTY EXPANSION

MECA&D 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 . . .

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