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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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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 . . .

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.

Culinary Talents of Immigrant Women to Be Showcased in Cooking Videos Screening and Food Tasting on November 30th

Culinary Talents of Immigrant Women to Be Showcased in Cooking Videos Screening and Food Tasting on November 30th

A tasting of the dishes in the videos will follow from 5–7pm. On hand will be the immigrant women who participated in the project - a partnership of the In Her Presence non-profit and MECA&D - and the . . .

MECA&D Celebrates Launch of Animation & Game Art Major with Faculty-Student Show Reel

MECA&D Celebrates Launch of Animation & Game Art Major with Faculty-Student Show Reel

Featuring a giant floating moon beast, little warriors, windmills, lobsters, futuristic vehicles, hamsters, and a virtual reality game scene, Maine College of Art & Design’s new show reel celebrates . . .

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.

2017 BFA Exhibition Recipients Announced

2017 BFA Exhibition Recipients Announced

Best in Show (tied): Brendan Ripken Shea, Senior in Painting; Portfolio, Instagram (painting details in website header)   Best in Show (tied): Frances Barker, Senior in Painting   2nd Place Overall: . . .

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 . . .

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