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Illustration major named #1 in the state

Illustration major named #1 in the state We are very pleased to share that our Illustration major was recognized in the 2022 Animation Career . . .

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Seven years of 100% job placement for MAT

Seventh year of 100% job placement for MAT graduates!  For seven years running, all of the graduates from our 10-month Masters of Art in . . .

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Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants Maine College of Art & Design and Canopy Portland Waterfront are thrilled to announce . . .

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Welcome Back from President Freid

Dear MECA&D Community, This is my favorite time of the year: the week we welcome our students to Portland to usher in a fresh academic year at Maine College of Art & Design. Tomorrow, 124 . . .

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Watch this Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology opens Friday, June 3

Watch This Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology by Maine College of Art & Design Alumni on view June 3 - October 30, 2022 Maine College of Art & Design partners with Historic . . .

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Dean of Student Life welcomes the incoming class 

Dean of Student Life Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D. welcomes the incoming class  Thank you to everyone in our community who came out to make . . .

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MECA&D News › Artists at Work

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants Maine College of Art & Design and Canopy Portland Waterfront are thrilled to announce Carter Shappy ’15 as the winner of the first round of their Epic . . .

MECA&D hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts

MECA&D hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts

MECA&D hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts as it creates its newest traveling installation  Did you know that the Gulf of Maine is warming faster than 99 percent of the world's oceans? Project based-nonprofit . . .

Teaming up with Canopy Portland Waterfront to offer Epic Grants

Teaming up with Canopy Portland Waterfront to offer Epic Grants

Now through July 30, alumni making a positive impact in Portland through their work can apply for a $2,500 grant to support continued creative activities. Funds can be used for operational support for existing . . .

Watch this Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology opens Friday, June 3

Watch this Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology opens Friday, June 3

Watch This Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology by Maine College of Art & Design Alumni on view June 3 - October 30, 2022 Maine College of Art & Design partners with Historic New England to explore . . .

2022 Grant and Residency Recipients

2022 Grant and Residency Recipients

Maine College of Art & Design Announces 2022 Grant and Residency Recipients List 32 artists and designers will receive professional support PORTLAND, ME — May 11, 2022 — Maine College of Art & . . .

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 . . .

Applications open for COLLECT

Applications open for COLLECT

Applications open for the 2022 COLLECT Summer Art Sale Now is your chance to submit work to the annual COLLECT Art Sale (June 23-25, 2022). Proceeds from art by MECA&D students, faculty, staff, alumni and . . .

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 . . .

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 Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

MECA&D Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) 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&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 . . .

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