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MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

Key hires will pave the way for future strategic planning initiatives Portland, Maine - Maine College of Art (MECA) Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Ian Anderson, . . .

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The ICA at MECA Presents ‘DesignInquiry: Futurespective’

Portland, Maine – The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art is pleased to announce the opening of DesignInquiry: Futurespective, an exhibition from Guest Curators Margo Halverson, . . .

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MECA Appoints André S. Fransen van de Putte as Chief Enrollment Management Officer

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed André S. Fransen van de Putte as Chief Enrollment Management Officer announced Laura Freid, President on Monday. Fransen van de Putte . . .

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MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) and Indigo Arts Alliance (IAA) are pleased to announce a partnership between the two organizations funded in part by a three-year grant from the Crewe . . .

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MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019

MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019 On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Maine Ad + Design (MADE) announced the 2019 Broderson Award Winners at their annual award show. As Maine’s premier advertising award . . .

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MECA News › Textile & Fashion Design

MECA Announces Alysha Kupferer as New Textiles Chair

MECA Announces Alysha Kupferer as New Textiles Chair

Alysha Kupferer will serve as the new Chair and Assistant Professor of the Fashion & Textile Design Program. Alysha's interdisciplinary background represents a significant asset to our curriculum.

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 . . .

Faculty Anne Emlein + Faculty Rose Allard ’14 Win 2016 CAP Apprenticeship

Faculty Anne Emlein + Faculty Rose Allard ’14 Win 2016 CAP Apprenticeship

Faculty Anne Emlein and Faculty Rose Allard '14 were chosen as a Master / Apprentice pair in the 2016 Craft Apprentice Program, implemented by Maine Crafts Association and Maine Arts Commission.

Enchanted Favorites Costumes Designed By Students

Enchanted Favorites Costumes Designed By Students

The colorful costumes seen in Portland Symphony Orchestra’s Enchanted Favorites were designed by Textile & Fashion Design students and faculty. To fit the two different bodies of the performers . . .

Wheels and Heels: A Guest Lecture By Matthew Bird

Wheels and Heels: A Guest Lecture By Matthew Bird

Rhode Island School of Design Assistatnt Professor Matthew Bird presented the lecture "Wheels and Heels: Matchbox cars, Barbie Dolls, and what they can teach us about design" at MECA. Matthew spent the last . . .

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