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The ICA at MECA Announces Timed Admission Entry and New Dates for Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

July 2, 2020 The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the opening of Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan to the public. . . .

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Maine College of Art Elects New Board of Trustees Members

July 1, 2020 Maine College of Art is honored to announce the election of Denise Carey, Diane Garthwaite, and Gimbala Sankare to the Board of Trustees and the re-election of former Trustee Debby . . .

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2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan FAQ

Updated: June 29, 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 to the relevant . . .

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MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

Dear members of the MECA Community, I am writing to you today to share an update on our plan to welcome students, faculty, and staff to campus as safely as possible this summer and fall. Maine . . .

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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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MECA News › Painting

MECA Recipients of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize

MECA Recipients of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize

The winners of the 2018 Joseph Fiore Painting Prize are MECA students Elijah Dion '19, Audrey Robidoux '19, and alum Emma Whitaker '17. Each will be awarded $1,000.

ICA at MECA Announces Painting Symposium on 9.15.17 (10am-5pm)

ICA at MECA Announces Painting Symposium on 9.15.17 (10am-5pm)

Portland, Maine ~ The Institute of Contemporary Art in conjunction with the Painting and MFA programs at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to invite the public to attend On Genre: A Painting Symposium, a . . .

Tessa O’Brien MFA ’16, Baxter Koziol ’17, and Meg Hahn ’17 Win Fiore Painting Prizes

Tessa O’Brien MFA ’16, Baxter Koziol ’17, and Meg Hahn ’17 Win Fiore Painting Prizes

The Joseph A. Fiore Painting Prizes were awarded at an opening ceremony at the Firehouse Center in Damariscotta on June 24. Maine College of Art alumni Tessa Greene O’Brien MFA ’16 won $1,500 for . . .

Meg Hahn ’17, Baxter Koziol ’17, and Tessa O’Brien MFA ’16 Named as Joseph A. Fiore Painting Prize Finalists

Meg Hahn ’17, Baxter Koziol ’17, and Tessa O’Brien MFA ’16 Named as Joseph A. Fiore Painting Prize Finalists

The finalists will be given a juried exhibition and cash award at the Joseph A. Fiore Galleries at the Firehouse Center in Damariscotta, Maine this summer.

Maia Snow ’13 & Meg Hahn ’17 Selected for Monhegan Artists’ Residencies

Maia Snow ’13 & Meg Hahn ’17 Selected for Monhegan Artists’ Residencies

Monhegan Artists’ Residency supports the creative growth of dedicated Maine artists by providing them time and space to work free of interruption.

Baxter Koziol ’17 Accepted into the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Baxter Koziol ’17 Accepted into the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Baxter is one of 65 participants chosen to attend this intensive nine-week summer residency program from a pool of 2,000 applicants.

Nicole Duennebier ’05 Awarded $12,000 Grant from Massachusetts Cultural Council

Nicole Duennebier ’05 Awarded $12,000 Grant from Massachusetts Cultural Council

Nicole Duennebier ’05 was awarded a $12,000 painting grant through Massachusetts Cultural Council’s fellowship program. MCC’s Artist Fellowships recognize exceptional work by Massachusetts artists across . . .

Matthew Blackwell ’77 Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Matthew Blackwell ’77 Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

MECA, Portland School of Art Alum Matthew Blackwell '77 won a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship. Often characterized as “midcareer” awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already . . .

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