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

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 provided me with much needed financial . . .

Paintings by John Bisignano On View

Paintings by John Bisignano On View

Paintings by John Bisignano (1929-2021) exhibited in the front window of the Porteous Building through July For the month of July, paintings created by the late prolific Maine artist John Bisignano (1929-2021) . . .

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, . . .

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