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Doug Vollmer Awarded NMEA’s 2017 Outstanding Teacher Award

Doug Vollmer Accepted the Award from the National Marine Educators Association on June 27, 2017 Maine College of Art and The National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) are proud to announce . . .

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Tavia Gilbert Salt ’01 Receives Best Female Narrator Audie Award

Tavia Gilbert, who attended the Salt Institute of Documentary Studies in 2001, received a 2017 Best Female Narrator Audie Award for her narration of Be Frank With Me, by Julia Claiborne Johnson. . . .

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MECA Announces New Trustee Leadership

Vice President at Hasbro Toys and MECA Alum Brian Wilk ’95 to Chair MECA’s Board of Trustees; Dan Poteet to Serve as Vice Chair [caption id="attachment_6026" align="alignleft" width="125"] Brian . . .

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New Faculty Hires for Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA

The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA is excited to welcome Yoon S. Byun as the Visiting Instructor of Photography and Short Film and Colin Cheney as the Guest Instructor of . . .

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Maine College of Art Appoints Laura Freid as Next President

Former CEO and Executive Director of The Silk Road Project at Harvard University will lead MECA through next phase of growth Portland, Maine – The Maine College of Art's Board of Trustees has . . .

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MECA News › Metalsmithing & Jewelry

MECA Receives $300,000 Windgate Grant to Support Craft Programs

MECA Receives $300,000 Windgate Grant to Support Craft Programs

MECA’s Ceramics, Metalsmithing & Jewelry, Textile & Fashion Design, and Woodworking & Furniture Design Will Receive Generous Boost A grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation for $300,000 to . . .

Rising Star Danielle Gerber ’12

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 lives in . . .

Metalsmithing and Jewelry Majors to Exhibit Nationally

Metalsmithing and Jewelry Majors to Exhibit Nationally

Two Metalsmithing and Jewelry majors, Betsy Lewis and Mary Forst, were accepted into national exhibitions. Betsy Lewis will be exhibiting in CraftForms2015 and Mary Forst and Betsy Lewis will be exhibiting . . .

Jason Morrissey ’98 : Forged in Fire

Jason Morrissey ’98 : Forged in Fire

View the video. Metalsmithing & Jewelry alum Jason Morrissey '98 will be on the History Channel tonight! "FORGED IN FIRE features world-class bladesmiths competing against each other to create some . . .

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