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2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents  2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition On view from May 27 - June 17, 2022 Opening Reception Thursday, May . . .

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Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations to the Maine College of Art & Design Class of 2022! Thank you to the friends, family, and greater creativity community . . .

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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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Two new faculty appointments made for the 2022-23 AY

Maine College of Art & Design appoints two new full-time faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year  Adam deGrandis ’05 to teach Animation & Game Art; Sarah Shaw joins . . .

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2022 Summer Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA&D

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents CONJURING: 25 Years at the ICA and A Fresh Greeting is Heard  On View: July 15 - September 18, 2022  Alison . . .

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#1 in the state for Graphic Design

Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design!  We are very pleased to share that our Graphic Design major was . . .

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Two new faculty appointments made for the 2022-23 AY

Two new faculty appointments made for the 2022-23 AY

Maine College of Art & Design appoints two new full-time faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year  Adam deGrandis ’05 to teach Animation & Game Art; Sarah Shaw joins Illustration  PORTLAND, ME . . .

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations to the Maine College of Art & Design Class of 2022! Thank you to the friends, family, and greater creativity community for making the 111th Maine College of Art & Design last Friday so . . .

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition! On Thursday, April 28, Maine College of Art & Design students, faculty, and staff came together as a community to spotlight and . . .

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez

Maine College Art & Design Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker Mohamad Hafez Honorary Degrees to be conferred to Dr. Edward M. Friedman ’08 and Carole J. Friedman PORTLAND, ME—April 19, 2022—Maine . . .

BFA Merit Scholarship Competition & Exhibition is on view

BFA Merit Scholarship Competition & Exhibition is on view

Spring BFA Merit Scholarship Competition & Exhibition is on view! The walls are alive on the three floors of the MECA&D Porteous Building filled with work from every medium. Each year, the BFA Merit . . .

MECA&D Announces the Third Annual Resilience Week

MECA&D Announces the Third Annual Resilience Week

Maine College of Art & Design Announces the Third Annual Resilience Week Led by the Students of Color Coalition, this series of events explores and celebrates diversity, intersectionality, identity, and . . .

Designer Peter Alfano Joins Faculty

Designer Peter Alfano Joins Faculty

“In Peter, we have found a colleague who brings not only the breadth and depth of his own education and experience but also one who exudes—in the classroom and out—a genuine passion for the full panoply . . .

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

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 announced its plans to . . .

2021 Fall BFA Exhibition running now through mid-November

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 year’s event! . . .

MECA&D Welcomes New Faculty Members

MECA&D Welcomes New Faculty Members

Please join us in welcoming two new faculty members, each with their own global experience and unique expertise, to join our talented existing faculty roster! Zenab Bastawala, Assistant Professor of Graphic . . .

BOLT Prepares to Welcome Incoming Class to MECA&D

BOLT Prepares to Welcome Incoming Class to MECA&D

The BFA Orientation Leadership Team (BOLT) prepares to welcome back students! The BFA Orientation Leadership Team—commonly known as BOLT—arrived back on campus today (Monday, August 23) to support the . . .

2021 Spring Merit Award Winners

2021 Spring Merit Award Winners

Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to announce the 2021 Spring Merit Scholarship Competition award winners. The College was especially pleased to host this year’s exhibition in the flagship Porteous . . .

Maine College of Art & Design Announces BFA Racial Justice Scholarships Available For Applications Submitted By February 1, 2021

Maine College of Art & Design Announces BFA Racial Justice Scholarships Available For Applications Submitted By February 1, 2021

Artwork: Self Portrait, Dulce Maria Clegg '21, 2019. Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to announce the creation of Racial Justice Scholarships for accepted students to the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) . . .

Maine College of Art & Design  Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment

Maine College of Art & Design Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment

Maine College of Art & Design Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment New Endowment Honors Sculpture Professor Emeritus Gary Ambrose Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) is pleased to announce the . . .

Maine College of Art & Design to Host First Annual Resilience Week, A Series of Events to Spark Conversations Around Race and Inclusion

Maine College of Art & Design to Host First Annual Resilience Week, A Series of Events to Spark Conversations Around Race and Inclusion

MECA&D is proud to announce its inaugural Resilience Week, a project conceived by students and developed by the campus Diversity Committee and Students of Color Coalition.

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.

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).

Award Recipients for the Merit Scholarship Competition 2019

Award Recipients for the Merit Scholarship Competition 2019

Best in Show: Kiana Thayer, Junior in Graphic Design 2nd Place: Violet Weiner, Junior in Metalsmithing & Jewelry 3rd Place: Adam Fowler, Junior in Photography 4th Place: Ashley Page, Junior in Sculpture . . .

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