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2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan FAQ

Updated: August 12, 2020 Please continue to check this webpage as we will be updating it regularly. If you have a question that has not yet been answered below, please reach out to the relevant . . .

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MECA Announces Isaac Kestenbaum as Director of the Salt Institute

July 30, 2020 -- Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed Isaac Kestenbaum as Director of the Salt Institute, President Laura Freid announced today. Kestenbaum will begin his role at MECA on August . . .

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MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

Dear members of the MECA Community, I am writing to you today to share an update on our plan to welcome students, faculty, and staff to campus as safely as possible this summer and fall. Maine . . .

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The ICA at MECA Announces Timed Admission Entry and New Dates for Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

July 2, 2020 The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the opening of Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan to the public. . . .

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MECA Announces Margaret Brownlee as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer & Learning Support Coordinator

August 6, 2020 -- Following a national search, Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed Margaret Brownlee as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer & Learning Support Coordinator, President . . .

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MECA News › Artists at Work

2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

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

MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

Maine College of Art (MECA) and Indigo Arts Alliance (IAA) are pleased to announce a partnership between the two organizations funded in part by a three-year grant from the Crewe Foundation.

2019 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grant

2019 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grant

Congratulations to the Spring 2019 Awardees of the Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grant.

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 Artists-in-Residence

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

Center for Maine Contemporary Art Selects MECA Faculty and Alumni for Biennial

Center for Maine Contemporary Art Selects MECA Faculty and Alumni for Biennial

Eight MECA alumni and faculty have been accepted into the biennial at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, Maine.

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.

2018 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grants Awarded

2018 Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship Grants Awarded

Each year, Maine College of Art awards Professional Development and Creative Entrepreneurship grants to students who seek opportunities and experiences beyond the classroom

2018 Alumni Residency at the Maine College of Art

2018 Alumni Residency at the Maine College of Art

Bryan Stryeski '01, Elaine Angelopoulos MFA '09, Izabella Provan '15, and Jacqueline King '17 were selected for the summer alumni residency at Maine College of Art.

Jo Tatlock ’18 Named MECA Fellow at Pickwick Independent Press

Jo Tatlock ’18 Named MECA Fellow at Pickwick Independent Press

Jo Tatlock '18 has been named as MECA Fellow at Pickwick Independent Press for 2018–2019.

2018 Belvedere Award Winners

2018 Belvedere Award Winners

The 2018 awardees are Emily Rogstad '13 and Melinda Aste '17

Monson Arts Resident Announced

Monson Arts Resident Announced

The representative from Maine College of Art is Kyle Downs '07.

2018 Baie St. Marie Artists-in-Residence

2018 Baie St. Marie Artists-in-Residence

The 2018 residents are Heather Beard MFA ’05, Jennifer Moller MFA ’03, Kyle Downs ’07, and Caren-Marie Michel ’78.

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