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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 . . .

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ICA at MECA Invites you to VRAGE: A Three Day Virtual Reality Art Gallery Experience (4.26 through 4.28)

Portland, Maine – The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art (ICA at MECA) is pleased to announce VRAGE developed and designed by University of Southern Maine (USM) student Justin . . .

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

Graduating senior Meg Hahn (BFA '17, Painting) and alum Maia Snow (BFA '13, Painting) have been selected to attend the Monhegan Artists’ Residency this summer. Now in its 29th year, Monhegan . . .

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Lily Yeh Announced As 2017 Commencement Speaker

Internationally Celebrated Artist and Founder of Barefoot Artists Lily Yeh to Address New MECA Grads; Honorary Degrees Granted to Lily Yeh, Alison Hildreth, and Peter and Paula Lunder [caption . . .

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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 › Sculpture

MECA’s Kinetic Sculpture Puppeteers and the Women’s March

MECA’s Kinetic Sculpture Puppeteers and the Women’s March

In the first day of their Kinetic Sculpture class on January 20, 2017, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sculpture Kim Bernard's students designed and built a 12-foot-long pink cat in five hours flat. That . . .

New Film Explores Energy Extraction

New Film Explores Energy Extraction

Artist Joshua Reiman, who is an Assistant Professor in MECA’s MFA in Studio Art and Sculpture programs, recently completed the timely film The Wind Dies The Sun Sets in collaboration with fellow artist Eric . . .

Vivian Beer ’00 Wins Ellen DeGeneres’ Design Challenge

Vivian Beer ’00 Wins Ellen DeGeneres’ Design Challenge

Vivian Beer '00 was announced the Winner of Ellen DeGeneres' Design Challenge on last night's finale.

Vivian Beer ’00 on Ellen DeGeneres’ Design Challenge Finale

Vivian Beer ’00 on Ellen DeGeneres’ Design Challenge Finale

Vivian Beer '00 is one of the two final competitors vying to take home the $100,000 cash prize and win Ellen DeGeneres' Design Challenge. Tune in HTGV on Monday, March 7 at 9:00pm to show your support for this . . .

Professor Joshua Reiman Featured in Hyperallergic

Professor Joshua Reiman Featured in Hyperallergic

Assistant Professor of the MFA in Studio Art and Sculpture, Joshua Reiman, has a review of his show Glass Houses in HyperAllergic. "Glass Houses is a thought-provoking and meditative show that draws in . . .

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