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MECA&D Prepares for The Fashion Show

Maine College of Art & Design Prepares for its annual Fashion Show The 2022 Textile & Fashion Design event will take place both in person and via livestream PORTLAND, ME — April . . .

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2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents  2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition On view from May 27 - June 17, 2022 Opening Reception Thursday, May . . .

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Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez Honorary Degrees to be conferred to Dr. Edward M. Friedman ’08 and Carole J. Friedman PORTLAND, ME—April 19, . . .

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#1 school in the state for Animation & Game Art

AWARDS MECA&D named #1 school in the state for animation and game art by Animation Career Review Photo: Molly Haley, Salt ’08 Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to share . . .

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Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design

Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design in article about the need for adaptation in higher education  In an article reviewing the need for higher education to adapt . . .

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Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by Reza Jalali & Laura Freid

Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by MECA&D Trustee Reza Jalali and President Laura Freid On Friday, March 11, . . .

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MECA&D News › Advancement

MECA&D to Receive $357,000 in Federal Funding

MECA&D to Receive $357,000 in Federal Funding

  Maine College of Art & Design to Receive $357,000 in Federal Funding PORTLAND, ME — March 16, 2022 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced it will . . .

Applications open for COLLECT

Applications open for COLLECT

Applications open for the 2022 COLLECT Summer Art Sale Now is your chance to submit work to the annual COLLECT Art Sale (June 23-25, 2022). Proceeds from art by MECA&D students, faculty, staff, alumni and . . .

MECA&D Introduces the John Bisignano and Bettina Swirkal Memorial Scholarship Fund

MECA&D Introduces the John Bisignano and Bettina Swirkal Memorial Scholarship Fund

Maine College of Art & Design Introduces the John Bisignano and Bettina Swirkal Memorial Scholarship Fund Midcoast Artist’s Generosity Benefits MECA&D Students PORTLAND, ME — January 24, 2022 — . . .

Introducing & Magazine

Introducing & Magazine

Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to present & Magazine, its reimagined and redesigned, biannual publication. Created as the main project for the College’s inaugural & Lab students . . .

The Maine Campus: Feature on the 2021 MECA&D Holiday Sale

The Maine Campus: Feature on the 2021 MECA&D Holiday Sale

Thank you to Meaghan Bellavance from The Maine Campus for meeting with our team and some participating artists on a feature story highlighting the 2021 MECA&D Holiday Sale. The sale is available online now . . .

Maine College of Art & Design Opens Its 2021 Holiday Sale Online 

Maine College of Art & Design Opens Its 2021 Holiday Sale Online 

Maine College of Art & Design Opens Its 2021 Holiday Sale Online  “Little Something Co. is a trio of MECA alumni that share a knack for collecting stickers. Our time at MECA&D helped us find our . . .

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding PORTLAND, ME — November 17, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced that its . . .

Holiday Sale Vendor and Window Display applications are open!

Holiday Sale Vendor and Window Display applications are open!

Each year, the Maine College of Art & Design Holiday Sale (running November 19 through December 10) provides an opportunity to purchase handmade arts, crafts, and gifts for the season while supporting . . .

MECA&D’s 2021 COLLECT Art Sale Returns Online & In-Person

MECA&D’s 2021 COLLECT Art Sale Returns Online & In-Person

  “The first-ever COLLECT show I participated in, three paintings left my studio and went to new homes. It is incredibly validating as a creator to feel your work has an impact.” – Arnela Mahmutovic . . .

TD Charitable Foundation Supports Maine College of Art & Design  with COVID-Relief Financial Aid Funding for Students of Color

TD Charitable Foundation Supports Maine College of Art & Design with COVID-Relief Financial Aid Funding for Students of Color

TD Charitable Foundation Supports Maine College of Art & Design with COVID-Relief Financial Aid Funding for Students of Color The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s . . .

Maine College of Art & Design  Presents the 2020 COLLECT Online Summer Art Sale

Maine College of Art & Design Presents the 2020 COLLECT Online Summer Art Sale

Annual art sale to continue online, raising critical funds for student scholarships while supporting emerging and established artists June 10, 2020 - Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) is pleased to . . .

MECA&D Presents the 2019 COLLECT Summer Art Sale

MECA&D Presents the 2019 COLLECT Summer Art Sale

Annual art sale raises crucial funds for student scholarships while supporting emerging and established artists.

Maine College of Art & Design Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation

Maine College of Art & Design Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation

Maine College of Art & Design Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation Gift supports College’s effort to provide financial aid to talented students from all backgrounds Portland, Maine – Maine . . .

MECA&D Educates Artists of All Ages

MECA&D Educates Artists of All Ages

Maine College of Art & Design donor Fred Thompson and his grandson Milan Pejic both took classes through MECA&D’s Continuing Studies program in the summer of 2018. Milan took a Digital Photography class and . . .

MECA&D Announces Matthew Goetting as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

MECA&D Announces Matthew Goetting as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Laura Freid, President of Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D), has announced Matthew Goetting as the new Vice President of Institutional Advancement. In his new role, Goetting will lead MECA&D’s . . .

COLLECT: Summer Art Sale 2017

COLLECT: Summer Art Sale 2017

Maine College of Art & Design Invites Collectors and Appreciators to Summer Art Sale from June 29 - July 1 at MECA&D’s ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art) Featuring the original works of students, faculty, . . .

MECA&D Student Named Winner in Spring Into Something National Sweepstakes

MECA&D Student Named Winner in Spring Into Something National Sweepstakes

Portland, ME – Natalia Lefebvre, a student at the Maine College of Art & Design, was recently selected as one of four lucky winners in Sodexo’s SPRING INTO SOMETHING NEW National Prize Sweep-stakes and . . .

Lily Yeh Announced As 2017 Commencement Speaker

Lily Yeh Announced As 2017 Commencement Speaker

Internationally Celebrated Artist and Founder of Barefoot Artists Lily Yeh to Address New MECA&D Grads; Honorary Degrees Granted to Lily Yeh, Alison Hildreth, and Peter and Paula Lunder Lily Yeh, an . . .

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