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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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2017 Fall BFA Visiting Artist Lecture Series Announced

BFA Fall 2017 Visiting Artist Lecture Series [intro]MECA’s Visiting Artist & Guest Lecturer Series invites professional artists, educators, curators, thought leaders, and creative . . .

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MECA Announces Key Updates 17/18

Maine College of Art Begins 2017/18 Academic Year with New Leadership, Programs, Facilities, Faculty, and Tradition Over 500 Students from Around the World Convene at MECA to Become Educated Artists . . .

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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. . . .

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art Installed at MECA in October Community Celebration Hosted on October 18 at 12:30pm at MECA’s Green Space on Casco Street Maine College Of Art, in conjunction with . . .

Picture This… The Art and Workings of Illustration Institute

Picture This… The Art and Workings of Illustration Institute

Picture This... The Art and Workings of Illustration Institute is a MECA supported exhibition that shares the ideas, process, craft and art of seventeen local and national professional illustrators including: . . .

Jarva Cakes, Sydney Shields ’14

Jarva Cakes, Sydney Shields ’14

MECA community members who stop by the MECA Cafe on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, from 11:00am–1:30pm, can enjoy a Maine-made tasting event! Jarva Cakes, co-owned by Sydney Shields '14, along with her . . .

A Tree Grows in Woodfords

A Tree Grows in Woodfords

Local Portland, Maine, artist Aaron Stephan MFA ’02 was chosen by Portland’s City Council in June, 2016, to design a public art sculpture that is part of an overall revisioning for Portland’s Woodfords . . .

Rising Star Danielle Gerber ’12

Rising Star Danielle Gerber ’12

American Craft Week has announced the winners of the 2016 Rising Star Competition, which selects 30 exceptional craft artists under the age of 30 in the United States. Danielle Gerber ’12, who lives in . . .

Utilitarian Art

Utilitarian Art

A number of MECA community members have been included in a recent artist opportunity organized by the City of Portland, Maine.

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