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Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition on 12/1

Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition scheduled at Halo at the Point on Thursday, December 1  Join more than 40 art and design . . .

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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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Help support student scholarships on Giving Tuesday (11/29)

“This College gave me strong foundation skills, preparation that is 100 percent transferable to any field. The scholarship I received validated my potential as much as . . .

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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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Holiday pop-ups planned for December! 

Looking for more opportunities to buy handmade artwork for holiday gifts this year? You’re in luck! There are two additional pop-up sales open to the public . . .

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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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“Cyclical Translations” opening reception on Friday, July 1 

“Cyclical Translations” opening reception on Friday, July 1 

Join us for the opening reception of Cyclical Translations this Friday  This Friday from 5pm to 7pm, join us on the first floor of the Porteous Building (522 Congress st., Portland, ME) for the opening . . .

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 . . .

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design Maine College of Art & Design Presents to the Local Business Community at the Portland Community Chamber’s November 10 Eggs & Issues Event On Wednesday, . . .

MECA&D Faculty Achievements: Winter 2020

MECA&D Faculty Achievements: Winter 2020

Maine College of Art & Design is excited to kick off 2020 by congratulating many of our distinguished faculty members on their exciting achievements. Marian Baker, Stephen Benenson, Michel Droge MFA ’10, . . .

MECA&D Launches Animation & Game Art Major

MECA&D Launches Animation & Game Art Major

Animation artist Adam Fisher, known for his work on films such as Coraline, The Boxtrolls and Paranorman, joins faculty Portland, Maine –  In recognition of the digital revolution impacting every aspect of . . .

MECA&D Community Members Receive 2018 Kindling Fund Grants

MECA&D Community Members Receive 2018 Kindling Fund Grants

MECA&D Community Members Receive Kindling Fund Grants Maine College of Art & Design is excited to announce the following MECA&D community recipients who were awarded Kindling Fund Grants: Salt Visiting . . .

MECA&D Artists in 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

MECA&D Artists in 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

In October 2017, the Portland Museum of Art announced their participating artists for the 2018 Biennial exhibition. The Biennial will be open January 26 to May 30, 2018. This 10th Biennial is intended to . . .

MECA&D Announces Alysha Kupferer as New Textiles Chair

MECA&D Announces Alysha Kupferer as New Textiles Chair

Alysha Kupferer will serve as the new Chair and Assistant Professor of the Fashion & Textile Design Program. Alysha's interdisciplinary background represents a significant asset to our curriculum.

2017 MECA&D Awards & Recognitions

2017 MECA&D Awards & Recognitions

Educator Services Awards Five Years of Service Michael Connor • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Illustration Adam deGrandis • Adjunct Assistant Professor in Digital Media Samantha Haedrich • Visiting . . .

VICE Features Work and Writing by MECA&D Alumni & Faculty

VICE Features Work and Writing by MECA&D Alumni & Faculty

In Maine profile, VICE highlights work by Jenna Crowder (BFA '09), Edwige Charlot (BFA '10), Faculty Hilary Irons, and Artist-in-Residence Ayumi Horie.

JamraPatel Launches App for West African Languages

JamraPatel Launches App for West African Languages

Design studio JamraPatel LLC has launched its first mobile device app: a keyboard and communication utility for the iPhone and iPad which facilitates the use of N’ko, a West African script. Portland-based . . .

Faculty Member Jamie Hogan Honored with Lupine Award

Faculty Member Jamie Hogan Honored with Lupine Award

This year the Lupine Award honored the picture book Island Birthday by Matinicus Island author Eva Murray, illustrated by Peaks Island's Jamie Hogan and published by Tilbury House Publishers in Thomaston.

Faculty Lucy Breslin Awarded NCECA Residency

Faculty Lucy Breslin Awarded NCECA Residency

Associate Professor and Chair of Ceramics, Lucy Breslin, was awarded the NCECA funded residency (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) to Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada.

BOUNTY: 2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition Announced

BOUNTY: 2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition Announced

BOUNTY: 2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition On view from Wednesday, August 24–Thursday, September 29, 2016. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00–8:00pm Curator Sage . . .

Faculty Anne Emlein + Faculty Rose Allard ’14 Win 2016 CAP Apprenticeship

Faculty Anne Emlein + Faculty Rose Allard ’14 Win 2016 CAP Apprenticeship

Faculty Anne Emlein and Faculty Rose Allard '14 were chosen as a Master / Apprentice pair in the 2016 Craft Apprentice Program, implemented by Maine Crafts Association and Maine Arts Commission.

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