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MECA Announces 2016 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

Ruby Lerner, President and Executive Director of Creative Capital, will deliver the keynote address at MECA’s Commencement Ceremony. Honorary Degrees will be granted to David Shaw, C. David Thomas . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces Acquisition of Salt Institute of Documentary Studies

Two Landmark Maine Educational Institutions Will Integrate to Preserve Salt’s Mission Portland, Maine: The future of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, which announced it would close . . .

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Iva Milovanovic ’16 Awarded Archie Bray Foundation Residency

Iva Milovanovic '16 has been awarded a residency to the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana. For sixty years, the Archie Bray Foundation has brought together artists with . . .

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Faculty Member Jamie Hogan Honored with Lupine Award

[caption id="attachment_13931" align="alignnone" width="600"] Jamie Hogan, Traps, as seen in Island Birthday[/caption] While Jamie Hogan strolls the beaches of Peaks Island with her dog or crosses . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces Arts & Humanities MAC/MHS Grant Award

Maine College of Art has received an Arts & Humanities Grant from the Maine Arts Commission and the Maine Humanities Council for the Art in Exodus project. Portland, ME – Maine College of Art . . .

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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.

Lewis Rossignol ’17 Announced as 2016 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Lewis Rossignol ’17 Announced as 2016 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Lewis Rossignol will be receiving a $5,000 scholarship in addition to having his packaging on over 1 million bottles.

Mary Anne Lloyd is new Department Chair of Illustration

Mary Anne Lloyd is new Department Chair of Illustration

Mary Anne was one of the founders of the Illustration program at MECA, along with Scott Nash and Jamie Hogan. She has worked diligently the past ten years to create a robust and rigorous curriculum. She is a . . .

Scott Nash creates “Berniemoji”

Scott Nash creates “Berniemoji”

Portland illustrator Scott Nash, along with Akimitsu Hogge and Wade Brainerd, developed a mobile app that allows users to share the full expressions of 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The app . . .

Professor Jamie Hogan Exhibit at Portland Public Library

Professor Jamie Hogan Exhibit at Portland Public Library

The exhibit “The Storybook Waters of Illustrator Jamie Hogan” ran from July 1 - September 25, 2015 in the Children’s Room of the Portland Public Library’s Main Library where MECA Adjunct Assistant . . .

Illustration Faculty and Alumni Featured in VISUAL STORYTELLING

Illustration Faculty and Alumni Featured in VISUAL STORYTELLING

The Brick Store Museum’s exhibition, Visual Storytelling: Celebrating Maine Illustrators, opened Friday, March 20, 2015 in Kennebunk, ME. The exhibit not only displayed the history of illustration, but . . .

MECA Alum Hannah Rosengren Designs for Greenpeace

MECA Alum Hannah Rosengren Designs for Greenpeace

MECA graduate Hannah Rosengren recently worked with the environmental organization Greenpeace to promote their campaign about the Tongass National Forest. Rosengren created an important informational . . .

Scott Nash designs PMA family guide

Scott Nash designs PMA family guide

Illustration Program Chair and Assistant Professor Scott Nash recently designed the new PMA Family Guide for the Portland Museum of Art.

Illustration Professor Scott Nash Publishes Political Cartoon

Illustration Professor Scott Nash Publishes Political Cartoon

Illustration Professor and Department Chair Scott Nash published his first political cartoon for the non-profit liberal advocacy organization Common Cause. For this particular piece, which can be seen . . .

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