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2021 Fall BFA Exhibition running now through mid-November

This week marks the start of the 2021 BFA Exhibition, which will run throughout four floors of the Porteous Building until November 13. Congratulations to the 101 students participating in this . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun

Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun   PORTLAND, ME — October 20, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Introduces the Anne Honeywell Orr Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  Maine College of Art & Design Introduces the Anne Honeywell Orr Memorial Endowed Scholarship PORTLAND, ME — September 29, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Releases Sovereign, a Salt Institute Podcast Exploring Native Tribe Rights in Maine 

PORTLAND, ME — August 30, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced its September 2 release of the Salt Institute-created podcast, Sovereign. Created as a four-part . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Opens State’s Only Materials Collection

Maine College of Art & Design Opens State’s Only Materials Collection PORTLAND, ME — September 20, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced the opening of . . .

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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.

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&D Community Members Receive 2018 Kindling Fund Grants

MECA&D Community Members Receive 2018 Kindling Fund Grants

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

2017 MECA&D Holiday Sale & #MECA&Dmade showcase

2017 MECA&D Holiday Sale & #MECA&Dmade showcase

This year’s Holiday Sale at the Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) 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&D . . .

MECA&D Artists in 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

MECA&D 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 . . .

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