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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, . . .

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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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MECA News › Alumni Relations

MECA Alumni Help Shape New Westbrook Sculpture Garden

MECA Alumni Help Shape New Westbrook Sculpture Garden

On Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 3pm, the ribbon was cut and the new Warren Memorial Sculpture Garden on Main Street in Westbrook, Maine, dedicated. MECA graduate and painter Caren-Marie Michel ’78, who is a . . .

MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019

MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019

In 2019, MADE will present $5,000 in scholarships to our top five local entrants in the student category ($1,000 per student).

2019 Pace House Artists-in-Residence

2019 Pace House Artists-in-Residence

Shawn Brewer ’12, Nicole Duennebier ’05, Lucas Ouellette ’18, Christopher Patch ’98, Reggie Hodges, Mitchell Rasor, and Seth Rogoff Selected For Pace House Residency

2019 Belvedere Fund Recipients

2019 Belvedere Fund Recipients

The 2019 awardees are Addison de Lisle ’11, Peter Dore ’17, Bryan Hansen ’18, and Matthias Rand ’12.

2019 Baie Ste Marie Artists-in-Residence

2019 Baie Ste Marie Artists-in-Residence

The 2019 residents are Marcy Chevali MFA '08, Dylan Hausthor '15, and Lucas Ouellette '18 for the Baie Ste-Marie Residency.

2019 Alumni Residency at MECA Artists-in-Residence

2019 Alumni Residency at MECA Artists-in-Residence

Asherah Cinnamon '08, Kelsey Haley '15, Savanna Pettengill '14, and Lauren Tosswill '14 were selected for the summer alumni residency.

Meet the Residencies 2019

Meet the Residencies 2019

Maine College of Art and Hewnoaks present "Meet the Residencies." at MECA on January 22, 2019 at 6pm.

Work of Lillian Byrne Heyward ’77 Featured in Major Film

Work of Lillian Byrne Heyward ’77 Featured in Major Film

Lillian Byrne Heyward ’77, who earned her BFA in Graphic Design at MECA, designed the billboards for the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a 2017 crime drama that was written, directed, . . .

MECA Recipients of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize

MECA Recipients of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize

The winners of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize are MECA students Elijah Dion '19, Audrey Robidoux '19, and alum Emma Whitaker '17. Each will be awarded $1,000.

MECA Alum Ahmed Alsoudani ’05 Delivered 2018 Commencement Address

MECA Alum Ahmed Alsoudani ’05 Delivered 2018 Commencement Address

Internationally renowned artist and Maine College of Art graduate Ahmed Alsoudani ’05 will deliver the Commencement address at MECA’s 107th graduation ceremony

Announcing COLLECT Summer Art Sale 2018

Announcing COLLECT Summer Art Sale 2018

Annual Art Sale Features Original Contemporary Works by Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Friends to Benefit MECA’s Student Scholarship Fund.

Curious Nature | 2018 Alumni Triennial Exhibition: Upcoming ICA Exhibition

Curious Nature | 2018 Alumni Triennial Exhibition: Upcoming ICA Exhibition

Curious Nature brings together a diverse group of artists who draw inspiration from the natural world. Employing various mediums, from painting to sculpture, photography, and installation, their works are . . .

MECA Community Members Receive 2018 Kindling Fund Grants

MECA Community Members Receive 2018 Kindling Fund Grants

MECA Community Members Receive Kindling Fund Grants Maine College of Art is excited to announce the following MECA community recipients who were awarded Kindling Fund Grants: Salt Visiting Instructor of . . .

2017 MECA Holiday Sale & #MECAmade showcase

2017 MECA Holiday Sale & #MECAmade showcase

This year’s Holiday Sale at the Maine College of Art (MECA) will be held on Friday December 1, 2017 from 5pm–9pm and Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10am–5pm. In its 23rd year, the MECA Holiday Sale is . . .

MECA Artists in 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

MECA Artists in 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

In October 2017, the Portland Museum of Art announced their participating artists for the 2018 Biennial exhibition. The Biennial will be open January 26 to May 30, 2018. This 10th Biennial is intended to . . .

Ted Lott ’06 Receives Shortlist Artist Award from American Craft Council

Ted Lott ’06 Receives Shortlist Artist Award from American Craft Council

Congratulations to Ted Lott ’06 (Woodworking & Furniture Design)! Ted is featured in the October/November issue of American Craft magazine. He is one of this year’s recipients of the Shortlist Artist . . .

Jack Mauch ’06 Awarded John D. Mineck Award from Society of Arts & Crafts

Jack Mauch ’06 Awarded John D. Mineck Award from Society of Arts & Crafts

Congratulations to Jack Mauch ’06 (Ceramics/Woodworking & Furniture Design double major)! The Society of Arts and Crafts announced Jack as this year’s Mineck Foundation Furniture Fellow. This . . .

2017 MECA Residency Recipients Announced

2017 MECA Residency Recipients Announced

Each spring, Maine College of Art reviews applications for our summer residency programs made available through the College. One is offered at the Stephen Pace House in Stonington, Maine and the other, Baie . . .

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