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A Message from President Laura Freid

Photograph by Tim Greenway Salt '03. June 1, 2020 “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin From coast to coast, for . . .

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COVID-19: Student Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Student FAQ Updated: May 4, 2020 Please continue to check this webpage as we will be updating it regularly. If you have a question that has not yet been answered below, please reach out . . .

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MECA Announces Celebration of 2020 Graduates and Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Programs

Portland, Maine: Maine College of Art (MECA) today announced a celebration of the graduating Class of 2020 and shared plans to welcome students back for Summer and Fall academic . . .

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2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

The Belvedere Fund for Professional Development in the field of crafts at Maine College of Art was established in 2008 in memory of Deborah Pulliam of Castine, Maine. The Fund is available to all . . .

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MECA Launches #mymecacommunity Campaign

#mymecacommunity We have launched the #mymecacommunity campaign to help our students stay connected to MECA and to reinforce that faculty and staff are still here to support students even though . . .

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MECA Faculty Achievements: Winter 2020

MECA Faculty Achievements: Winter 2020

Maine College of Art 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, Annika . . .

MECA Launches Animation & Game Art Major

MECA 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 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 . . .

MECA Artists in 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

MECA 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 Announces Alysha Kupferer as New Textiles Chair

MECA 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 Awards & Recognitions

2017 MECA 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 Alumni & Faculty

VICE Features Work and Writing by MECA 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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