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Bill Lascher, Salt ’02: Eve of a Hundred Midnights

Please join us on Wednesday, March 8, at 6:00pm for a book signing and reading with Bill Lascher Salt '02 for his book Eve of a Hundred Midnights. This event takes place in the PhotoLab, located in . . .

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Illustration Institute Announces the Launch of The Faison Artist Residency  on Peaks Island, Maine

[intro]Illustration Institute is excited to announce the launch of Faison Artist Residency, which will provide illustrators, writers and artists an opportunity to create in relative seclusion on . . .

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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 . . .

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MECA’s Salt Graduate Certificate Accepting Applications

Maine College of Art is now accepting applications for its Fall 2017 Salt Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies [intro]Since 1973, the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies has taught . . .

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Hallie Mitchell ’17 Announced as 2017 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Hallie Mitchell '17 Announced as 2017 Geary's Package Design Winner Congratulations to the 2017 Geary's Summer Ale Package Design winner— Hallie Mitchell! Hallie is a senior in ‪Graphic . . .

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Bill Lascher, Salt ’02: Eve of a Hundred Midnights

Bill Lascher, Salt ’02: Eve of a Hundred Midnights

Please join us on Wednesday, March 8, at 6:00pm for a book signing and reading with Bill Lascher Salt '02 for his book Eve of a Hundred Midnights. This event takes place in the PhotoLab, located in the Lower . . .

Illustration Institute Announces the Launch of The Faison Artist Residency  on Peaks Island, Maine

Illustration Institute Announces the Launch of The Faison Artist Residency  on Peaks Island, Maine

Illustration Institute is excited to announce the launch of Faison Artist Residency.

Collaboration Reflects Energy of Local Art Scene

Collaboration Reflects Energy of Local Art Scene

The 21st century string band, Mr. Sun, was scheduled to perform for a sold-out crowd at One Longfellow Square (OLS), a music club in Portland, ME, this past weekend. Unfortunately, flooding occurred, and an . . .

Hallie Mitchell ’17 Announced as 2017 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Hallie Mitchell ’17 Announced as 2017 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.

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 . . .

Designing a Logo for King Middle School

Designing a Logo for King Middle School

During the fall semester, students in the MECA Graphic Design course Visual Identity Systems designed a new logo for King Middle School, an EL Education Mentor School based in Portland, ME. The class, which . . .

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Open House: Jan 26

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Open House: Jan 26

Start here. Go Anywhere. Maine College of Art’s ten-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program prepares artists to become effective art educators who learn to translate their unique qualities into . . .

Beach to Beacon 10k Poster Design: Kirk Simpson ’18

Beach to Beacon 10k Poster Design: Kirk Simpson ’18

Students in MECA's Graphic Design class Emotional Branding, taught by Adjunct Instructor Drew Hodges, were tasked with designing a poster for the 2017 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race scheduled for August . . .

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 . . .

MECA’s Salt Graduate Certificate Accepting Applications

MECA’s Salt Graduate Certificate Accepting Applications

Maine College of Art is now accepting applications for its Fall 2017 Salt Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies [intro]Since 1973, the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies has taught students from all . . .

MECA Receives 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award

MECA Receives 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award

City of Portland and Portland Development Corporation Honors Economic Impact of MECA Maine College of Art accepted the 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award from the City of Portland on Thursday, . . .

United States Artists Announces 2016 Fellowships: Vivian Beer ’00, Faculty Lauren Fensterstock

United States Artists Announces 2016 Fellowships: Vivian Beer ’00, Faculty Lauren Fensterstock

Congratulations to Alum Vivian Beer '00, current MFA faculty member Lauren Fensterstock, and Anna Hepler (former MFA Non-Resident Studio Advisor) for achieving this amazing milestone! Each received $50,000 . . .

2016 BFA Exhibition Recipients Announced

2016 BFA Exhibition Recipients Announced

A big congratulations to all of the participants in the 2016 BFA Exhibition! This year's exhibition is a fantastic reflection of the breadth of work being created in each program of the . . .

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 . . .

Two Create: A Collaborative Project by Salt Alumni

Two Create: A Collaborative Project by Salt Alumni

Writers, artists, and friends Heidi Sistare and Kelly Shetron value creative partnerships so highly they started their own project that explores how collaborative relationships impact creative . . .

MECA Invites You to the 2016 Family & Friends Weekend on Nov. 4 & 5

MECA Invites You to the 2016 Family & Friends Weekend on Nov. 4 & 5

MECA Family & Friends Weekend: November 4-5, 2016 We are excited to welcome family and friends of current MECA students to campus! Please register so we can plan for the weekend's activities. . . .

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art Installed at MECA in October Community Celebration Hosted on October 18 at 12:30pm at MECA’s Green Space on Casco Street Maine College Of Art, in conjunction with . . .

Institute of Contemporary Art Announces Anguish

Institute of Contemporary Art Announces Anguish

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Announces Anguish: the Grave Misgivings of Remembrance Opening on Friday, October 28th from 5:00-8:00pm On View through January 14, 2017 Curated . . .

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