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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 . . .

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Utilitarian Art

A number of MECA community members have been included in a recent artist opportunity organized by the City of Portland, Maine, through which local artists were invited to submit designs to transform . . .

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Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to Lead MECA as Interim President

Former Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Will Serve As MECA’s President Until a Permanent Successor to Don Tuski is Hired MECA’s Board of Trustees has recently announced that Stuart . . .

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MECA’s Institute of Contemporary Art Announces Forthcoming Exhibitions

Visitors to the ICA at MECA can look forward to Bounty, Anguish, In This Realm, and The Unity of Opposites Portland, ME – The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art (ICA at MECA) . . .

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A Tree Grows in Woodfords

Local Portland, Maine, artist Aaron Stephan MFA ’02 was chosen by Portland’s City Council in June, 2016, to design a public art sculpture that is part of an overall revisioning for Portland’s . . .

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Faculty Michel Droge MFA ’10: Nocturnes

Faculty Michel Droge MFA ’10: Nocturnes

In Nocturnes, Faculty Michel Droge MFA '10 approaches the qualities of night that evoke feelings of the sublime...

A Tree Grows in Woodfords

A Tree Grows in Woodfords

Local Portland, Maine, artist Aaron Stephan MFA ’02 was chosen by Portland’s City Council in June, 2016, to design a public art sculpture that is part of an overall revisioning for Portland’s Woodfords . . .

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 . . .

Utilitarian Art

Utilitarian Art

A number of MECA community members have been included in a recent artist opportunity organized by the City of Portland, Maine.

Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to Lead MECA as Interim President

Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to Lead MECA as Interim President

Former Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Will Serve As MECA’s President Until a Permanent Successor to Don Tuski is Hired MECA’s Board of Trustees has recently announced that Stuart . . .

Reviving Labor Day Traditions — Ellen Babcock ’84

Reviving Labor Day Traditions — Ellen Babcock ’84

New Mexico artist Ellen Babcock ’84 is the lead artist behind the All Hands On banner project, which includes a parade and exhibition on Labor Day (September 5), 2016, in Portland, Maine. Following the . . .

JamraPatel Launches App for West Africa

JamraPatel Launches App for West Africa

JamraPatel has just published a calculator app for Google’s Android mobile device platform.

MECA’s Institute of Contemporary Art Announces  Forthcoming Exhibitions

MECA’s Institute of Contemporary Art Announces Forthcoming Exhibitions

Visitors to the ICA at MECA can look forward to Bounty, Anguish, In This Realm, and The Unity of Opposites.

MECA Represented in Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition

MECA Represented in Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition

Veronica A. Perez, MFA '16 and Isabelle O'Donnell, Painting '17 have been accepted into the 2016 Boston Young Contemporaries exhibition. This juried exhibition is a survey of contemporary art from graduate . . .

Jarrett Mellenbruch MFA ’14 Wins Grant for Art/Science Research Project

Jarrett Mellenbruch MFA ’14 Wins Grant for Art/Science Research Project

Jarrett Mellenbruch MFA ’14, who teaches at the Kansas City Art Institute, has been working on Haven, a functioning beehive sculpture project designed to grow into a nationwide network of 1,000 beehives that . . .

JamraPatel Launches App for West African Languages

JamraPatel Launches App for West African Languages

Design studio JamraPatel LLC has launched its first mobile device app: a keyboard and communication utility for the iPhone and iPad which facilitates the use of N’ko, a West African script. Portland-based . . .

Maine College of Art Presents Ann Hirsch: Sharing Love

Maine College of Art Presents Ann Hirsch: Sharing Love

Ann Hirsch: Sharing Love at ICA at MECA presents works by video and performance artist Ann Hirsch made over the last decade. The Los Angeles-based artist is known for her approachable and often humorous . . .

Maine College of Art Presents Made in LA

Maine College of Art Presents Made in LA

Made in LA showcases established and entrepreneurial creative and innovative makers in Lewiston Auburn Made in LA is an interactive exhibition of the thriving yet often hidden creative makers in Lewiston . . .

Statement Following Orlando Tragedy

Statement Following Orlando Tragedy

These past few days have been filled with mourning as we try to make sense of the murder of 49 and the wounding of 53 in Orlando, Florida. No doubt the events in Orlando have impacted many members of the Maine . . .

MECA President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at PNCA

MECA President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at PNCA

After Six Consecutive Years of Institutional Growth, MECA President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at Pacific Northwest College of Art Plans for National Presidential Search to be Announced Soon [caption . . .

Faculty Mark Jamra: Wordmarks, Logos, and the Importance of White Space

Faculty Mark Jamra: Wordmarks, Logos, and the Importance of White Space

Mark Jamra, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, speaks about getting the balance just right in the Typographics' blog post Wordmarks, Logos, and the Importance of White Space. Jamra will be leading . . .

Kim Vose Jones MFA ’12 Awarded Creation Grant

Kim Vose Jones MFA ’12 Awarded Creation Grant

Kim Vose Jones MFA '12 was awarded a $10,000 Creation Grant through the New Brunswick Arts Board. The Creation Grant program is designed to provide assistance to professional New Brunswick artists for the . . .

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 . . .

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