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

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 vendors from the Maine College of Art & Design community on . . .

Greenhut Galleries 11th Biennial Portland Show includes MECA&D community

Greenhut Galleries 11th Biennial Portland Show includes MECA&D community

Greenhut Galleries 11th Biennial Portland Show includes MECA&D community On view until Saturday, May 28, Greenhut Galleries (146 Middle Street, Portland, ME) presents its 11th Biennial Portland . . .

New Associate Director of Artists at Work & Alumni Relations!

New Associate Director of Artists at Work & Alumni Relations!

Artists at Work Introducing Jenny McGee Dougherty ’05 as our new Associate Director of Artists at Work & Alumni Relations Maine College of Art & Design is very pleased to announce Jenny McGee . . .

Poetics of Process: 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial

Poetics of Process: 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial

*Timing updated on 1/12/21 The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Poetics of Process 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial On view from January 28 - . . .

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 . . .

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design Maine College of Art & Design Presents to the Local Business Community at the Portland Community Chamber’s November 10 Eggs & Issues Event On Wednesday, . . .

Call for Alumni Work is Open for the 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Exhibition

Call for Alumni Work is Open for the 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Exhibition

Want a chance to be a part of the 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial? The application process is now open! The show, scheduled for January 14 - February 27, 2022, will be juried by . . .

2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

The Belvedere Fund for Professional Development in the field of crafts at Maine College of Art & Design was established in 2008 in memory of Deborah Pulliam of Castine, Maine. The Fund is available to all . . .

MECA&D Alumni Help Shape New Westbrook Sculpture Garden

MECA&D 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&D graduate and painter Caren-Marie Michel ’78, who is . . .

MECA&D Broderson Award Winners 2019

MECA&D 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&D Artists-in-Residence

2019 Alumni Residency at MECA&D 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 & Design and Hewnoaks present "Meet the Residencies." at MECA&D 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&D, designed the billboards for the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a 2017 crime drama that was written, directed, and . . .

MECA&D Recipients of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize

MECA&D Recipients of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize

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

MECA&D Alum Ahmed Alsoudani ’05 Delivered 2018 Commencement Address

MECA&D Alum Ahmed Alsoudani ’05 Delivered 2018 Commencement Address

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

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