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MECA&D Prepares for The Fashion Show

Maine College of Art & Design Prepares for its annual Fashion Show The 2022 Textile & Fashion Design event will take place both in person and via livestream PORTLAND, ME — April . . .

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2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents  2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition On view from May 27 - June 17, 2022 Opening Reception Thursday, May . . .

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Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez Honorary Degrees to be conferred to Dr. Edward M. Friedman ’08 and Carole J. Friedman PORTLAND, ME—April 19, . . .

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#1 school in the state for Animation & Game Art

AWARDS MECA&D named #1 school in the state for animation and game art by Animation Career Review Photo: Molly Haley, Salt ’08 Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to share . . .

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Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design

Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design in article about the need for adaptation in higher education  In an article reviewing the need for higher education to adapt . . .

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Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by Reza Jalali & Laura Freid

Portland Press Herald features Op-Ed by MECA&D Trustee Reza Jalali and President Laura Freid On Friday, March 11, . . .

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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

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&D’s Student Scholarship Fund.

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