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‘Making Migration Visible’ Launches in Maine

For Immediate Release - September 10, 2018 Media Contact: Sue McGovern, ​smcgovern@meca.edu, 781.315.3400 Collaboration of artists and community groups will hold more than 70 events on . . .

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MECA Celebrates Launch of Animation & Game Art Major with Faculty-Student Show Reel

For Immediate Release - October 15, 2018 Media Contact: Sue McGovern, ​smcgovern@meca.edu, 781.315.3400 Maine College of Art Celebrates Launch of Animation & Game Art Major with . . .

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

For Immediate Release - November 27, 2018 Media Contact: Sue McGovern, ​smcgovern@meca.edu, 781.315.3400 Maine College of Art Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation Gift supports . . .

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Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA Announces Fellowship

Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA Announces Fellowship Applications are now open for Spring 2019 As part of its ongoing commitment to training the next generation of storytellers, the . . .

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MECA Awarded $40,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Maine College of Art to Receive $40,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Funds to support the exhibition Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways Maine College of Art . . .

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MECA News › Alumni Relations

Work of Lillian Byrne Heyward ’07 Featured in Major Film

Work of Lillian Byrne Heyward ’07 Featured in Major Film

Lillian Byrne Heyward '07, 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, and . . .

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 fellowship . . .

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 . . .

COLLECT: Summer Art Sale 2017

COLLECT: Summer Art Sale 2017

[intro]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 . . .

VICE Features Work and Writing by MECA Alumni & Faculty

VICE Features Work and Writing by MECA Alumni & Faculty

In Maine profile, VICE highlights work by Jenna Crowder (BFA '09), Edwige Charlot (BFA '10), Faculty Hilary Irons, and Artist-in-Residence Ayumi Horie.

Maia Snow ’13 & Meg Hahn ’17 Selected for Monhegan Artists’ Residencies

Maia Snow ’13 & Meg Hahn ’17 Selected for Monhegan Artists’ Residencies

Monhegan Artists’ Residency supports the creative growth of dedicated Maine artists by providing them time and space to work free of interruption.

Evangeline: A Modern Tale of Acadia

Evangeline: A Modern Tale of Acadia

Mark Marchesi ’99 recently published a new book, Evangeline: A Modern Tale of Acadia, the culmination of four years of research and artistic exploration. Originally inspired by his experiences during his . . .

Bill Lascher, Salt ’02: Eve of a Hundred Midnights

Bill Lascher, Salt ’02: Eve of a Hundred Midnights

Please join us on Wednesday, March 8, at 6:00pm for a book signing and reading with Bill Lascher Salt '02 for his book Eve of a Hundred Midnights. This event takes place in the PhotoLab, located in the Lower . . .

United States Artists Announces 2016 Fellowships: Vivian Beer ’00, Faculty Lauren Fensterstock

United States Artists Announces 2016 Fellowships: Vivian Beer ’00, Faculty Lauren Fensterstock

Congratulations to Alum Vivian Beer '00, current MFA faculty member Lauren Fensterstock, and Anna Hepler (former MFA Non-Resident Studio Advisor) for achieving this amazing milestone! Each received $50,000 . . .

MECA Invites You to the 2016 Family & Friends Weekend on Nov. 4 & 5

MECA Invites You to the 2016 Family & Friends Weekend on Nov. 4 & 5

MECA Family & Friends Weekend: November 4-5, 2016 We are excited to welcome family and friends of current MECA students to campus! Please register so we can plan for the weekend's activities. . . .

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