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‘Making Migration Visible’ Launches in Maine

Collaboration of artists and community groups will hold more than 70 events on migration across the state [intro]Maine is set to become one of America’s most outspoken voices on immigration this . . .

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MECA to Exhibit ‘Tim Bavington: Rock & Roll Abstraction’

Bob Crewe Gallery at MECA exhibits Tim Bavington: Rock & Roll Abstraction July 13–Oct. 19 Abstract painter translates Rolling Stones, Beatles, Cream, and Jimi Hendrix songs into visual . . .

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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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Opening of ‘Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways’: October 5th

Free Public Opening Reception is Friday, October 5th, 5-8 pm, at Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine A collaboration between artists and community groups, the . . .

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MECA News › Artists at Work

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 . . .

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.

2018 Pace House Artists-in-Residence

2018 Pace House Artists-in-Residence

The 2018 Pace House alumni and faculty residents are Isak Applin '98, Cat Bates '09, Jenna Crowder '07, Raymond Douglas Ewing '12, Jarrett Mellenbruch MFA '14, Veronica Perez MFA '16, Kate Greene, Adriane . . .

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.

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 . . .

Tessa O’Brien MFA ’16, Baxter Koziol ’17, and Meg Hahn ’17 Win Fiore Painting Prizes

Tessa O’Brien MFA ’16, Baxter Koziol ’17, and Meg Hahn ’17 Win Fiore Painting Prizes

The Joseph A. Fiore Painting Prizes were awarded at an opening ceremony at the Firehouse Center in Damariscotta on June 24. Maine College of Art alumni Tessa Greene O'Brien MFA '16 won $1,500 for first place, . . .

Calling All Small Nonprofits With Big Ideas

Calling All Small Nonprofits With Big Ideas

Maine College of Art (MECA) and the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) are partnering on a call for proposals for a fall 2017 class at MECA called Design for Good. MANP members with 501(c)3 status and a . . .

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 . . .

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