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“Dwelling Place” Interactive Public Art

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art to be Installed at MECA in October Community Celebration Hosted on October 18 at 12:30pm at MECA’s Green Space on Casco Street Maine College Of Art, in . . .

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Rising Star Danielle Gerber ’12

American Craft Week has announced the winners of the 2016 Rising Star Competition, which selects 30 exceptional craft artists under the age of 30 in the United States. Danielle Gerber ’12, who . . .

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A Tree Grows in Woodfords

Local Portland, Maine, artist Aaron Stephan MFA ’02 was chosen by Portland’s City Council in June, 2016, to design a public art sculpture that is part of an overall revisioning for Portland’s . . .

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Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to Lead MECA as Interim President

Former Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Will Serve As MECA’s President Until a Permanent Successor to Don Tuski is Hired MECA’s Board of Trustees has recently announced that Stuart . . .

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MECA’s Institute of Contemporary Art Announces Forthcoming Exhibitions

Visitors to the ICA at MECA can look forward to Bounty, Anguish, In This Realm, and The Unity of Opposites Portland, ME – The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art (ICA at MECA) . . .

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MECA News › Illustration

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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