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MECA Announces 2016 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

Ruby Lerner, President and Executive Director of Creative Capital, will deliver the keynote address at MECA’s Commencement Ceremony. Honorary Degrees will be granted to David Shaw, C. David Thomas . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces Acquisition of Salt Institute of Documentary Studies

Two Landmark Maine Educational Institutions Will Integrate to Preserve Salt’s Mission Portland, Maine: The future of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, which announced it would close . . .

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Iva Milovanovic ’16 Awarded Archie Bray Foundation Residency

Iva Milovanovic '16 has been awarded a residency to the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana. For sixty years, the Archie Bray Foundation has brought together artists with . . .

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Faculty Member Jamie Hogan Honored with Lupine Award

[caption id="attachment_13931" align="alignnone" width="600"] Jamie Hogan, Traps, as seen in Island Birthday[/caption] While Jamie Hogan strolls the beaches of Peaks Island with her dog or crosses . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces Arts & Humanities MAC/MHS Grant Award

Maine College of Art has received an Arts & Humanities Grant from the Maine Arts Commission and the Maine Humanities Council for the Art in Exodus project. Portland, ME – Maine College of Art . . .

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MECA Announces 2016 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

MECA Announces 2016 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

Ruby Lerner, President and Executive Director of Creative Capital, will deliver the keynote address at MECA’s Commencement Ceremony. Honorary Degrees will be granted to David Shaw, C. David Thomas ’68, and . . .

Maine College of Art Announces Arts & Humanities MAC/MHS Grant Award

Maine College of Art Announces Arts & Humanities MAC/MHS Grant Award

Maine College of Art has received an Arts & Humanities Grant from the Maine Arts Commission and the Maine Humanities Council for the Art in Exodus project. Portland, ME – Maine College of Art is pleased . . .

MECAmorphosis Runway Show Ticket Giveaway Winner Announced

MECAmorphosis Runway Show Ticket Giveaway Winner Announced

We are excited to announce the winner of our 2016 MECAmorphosis Runway Ticket Giveaway! Through out the duration of the contest, we received dozens of entries emphasizing the importance of art in so many . . .

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.

Maine College of Art Announces Acquisition of Salt Institute of Documentary Studies

Maine College of Art Announces Acquisition of Salt Institute of Documentary Studies

Two Landmark Maine Educational Institutions Will Integrate to Preserve Salt’s Mission Portland, Maine: The future of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, which announced it would close last summer, . . .

PE Fellow Sarah Milkowski-Dahlgren ’17 Wins Maine Heart and Soul Award

PE Fellow Sarah Milkowski-Dahlgren ’17 Wins Maine Heart and Soul Award

Public Engagement Fellow Sarah Milkowski-Dahlgren '17 has been selected to receive the Maine Campus Compact Student Heart and Soul Award at their 15th annual awards ceremony, hosted at the Hall of Flags at the . . .

Faculty Lucy Breslin Awarded NCECA Residency

Faculty Lucy Breslin Awarded NCECA Residency

Associate Professor and Chair of Ceramics, Lucy Breslin, was awarded the NCECA funded residency (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) to Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada.

2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition Announced

2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition Announced

2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition On view from Wednesday, August 24–Thursday, September 29, 2016. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00–8:00pm [caption . . .

Iva Milovanovic ’16 Awarded Archie Bray Foundation Residency

Iva Milovanovic ’16 Awarded Archie Bray Foundation Residency

Iva Milovanovic '16 has been awarded a residency to the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana.

MECA: Through & Through, A Special Comprehensive Exhibition

MECA: Through & Through, A Special Comprehensive Exhibition

MECA: Through & Through, a special comprehensive exhibition of student work prepared for MECA’s ten-year accreditation visit, is open to the public on Wednesday, March 23rd. In preparation for . . .

O Time Your Pyramids — Faculty Julie Poitras Santos

O Time Your Pyramids — Faculty Julie Poitras Santos

The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Reed Art Gallery is proud to present O Time Your Pyramids by Portland artist Julie Poitras Santos, from Friday, March 4 through Friday, April 15, 2016.

MECAmorphosis 2016

MECAmorphosis 2016

MECAmorphosis celebrates MECA's graduating professional artists and raises critical scholarship funds to educate the next generation of artists. This year, MECAmorphosis consists of two separate events. The . . .

Risograph Workshop — Maine Type Lab & Wing Club Press

Risograph Workshop — Maine Type Lab & Wing Club Press

On Sunday, February 21, the student group Maine Type Lab hosted a risograph workshop at MECA with the local print studio Wing Club Press.

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 . . .

Summer 2016 Visiting Artist Lecture Series Announced

Summer 2016 Visiting Artist Lecture Series Announced

[intro]MECA’s Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art Program is pleased to announce the 2016 MFA Lecture Series, which brings a national and international roster of visiting artists, curators, and scholars 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.

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.

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