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The ICA at MECA Presents ‘DesignInquiry: Futurespective’

Portland, Maine – The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art is pleased to announce the opening of DesignInquiry: Futurespective, an exhibition from Guest Curators Margo Halverson, . . .

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MECA Appoints André S. Fransen van de Putte as Chief Enrollment Management Officer

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed André S. Fransen van de Putte as Chief Enrollment Management Officer announced Laura Freid, President on Monday. Fransen van de Putte . . .

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MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) and Indigo Arts Alliance (IAA) are pleased to announce a partnership between the two organizations funded in part by a three-year grant from the Crewe . . .

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MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019

MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019 On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Maine Ad + Design (MADE) announced the 2019 Broderson Award Winners at their annual award show. As Maine’s premier advertising award . . .

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2019 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grant

Congratulations to the Spring 2019 Awardees of the Professional Development and Creative . . .

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MECA News › Advancement

MECA Presents the 2019 COLLECT Summer Art Sale

MECA Presents the 2019 COLLECT Summer Art Sale

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

MECA Announces 2019 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients

MECA Announces 2019 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients

Internationally recognized painter, sculptor, illustrator, and Assistant Professor of Illustration at Maine College of Art Daniel Minter will deliver the Commencement address at MECA’s 108th graduation . . .

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

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

Maine College of Art 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 College of . . .

MECA Educates Artists of All Ages

MECA Educates Artists of All Ages

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

MECA Announces Matthew Goetting as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

MECA Announces Matthew Goetting as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

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

COLLECT: Summer Art Sale 2017

COLLECT: Summer Art Sale 2017

Our recent 2017 COLLECT Summer Art Sale was an enormous success, which raised money for MECA's student scholarships while also benefiting participating artists. Thanks to the time, talents, and . . .

MECA Student Named Winner in Spring Into Something National Sweepstakes

MECA Student Named Winner in Spring Into Something National Sweepstakes

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

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 Grads; Honorary Degrees Granted to Lily Yeh, Alison Hildreth, and Peter and Paula Lunder [caption . . .

MECA Receives 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award

MECA Receives 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award

City of Portland and Portland Development Corporation Honors Economic Impact of MECA Maine College of Art accepted the 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award from the City of Portland on Thursday, . . .

MECA.EDU Receives Outstanding Website Award

MECA.EDU Receives Outstanding Website Award

Maine College of Art and Eri Design, website design & app development firm in Worcester, MA, are extremely proud to announce that we have received a Web Marketing Association Award for an Outstanding . . .

Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to Lead MECA as Interim President

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 . . .

Statement Following Orlando Tragedy

Statement Following Orlando Tragedy

These past few days have been filled with mourning as we try to make sense of the murder of 49 and the wounding of 53 in Orlando, Florida. No doubt the events in Orlando have impacted many members of the Maine . . .

MECA President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at PNCA

MECA President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at PNCA

After Six Consecutive Years of Institutional Growth, MECA President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at Pacific Northwest College of Art Plans for National Presidential Search to be Announced Soon [caption . . .

Maine Startup & Create Week Hosted at MECA

Maine Startup & Create Week Hosted at MECA

Celebrate entrepreneurship, cultivate creativity, and drive high-impact innovation at Maine Startup & Create Week, June 20-26, 2016. David Hutchins '87, an effects animator at Walt Disney Animation . . .

Salt at MECA Releases Digital Story Archive

Salt at MECA Releases Digital Story Archive

Extensive digital collection of Maine stories launches Salt Story Archive the result of partnership between renowned documentary studies institute and innovative, Portland-based company Photos of a wild . . .

Maine College of Art Presents Art in Exodus

Maine College of Art Presents Art in Exodus

Maine College of Art presents Art in Exodus, a mentoring, exhibition, and storytelling project through which refugee artists will share their art and culture through an exhibition and a storytelling . . .

2016 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

2016 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

Ruby Lerner, President and Executive Director of Creative Capital, delivered the keynote address at MECA’s Commencement Ceremony. Honorary Degrees were granted to David Shaw, C. David Thomas ’68, and Ruby . . .

Maine College of Art Announces Arts & Humanities MAC/MHS Grant Award

Maine College of Art Announces Arts & Humanities MAC/MHS Grant Award

Maine College of Art has received an Arts & Humanities Grant from the Maine Arts Commission and the Maine Humanities Council for the Art in Exodus project. Portland, ME – Maine College of Art is pleased . . .

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