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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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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

Picture This… The Art and Workings of Illustration Institute

Picture This… The Art and Workings of Illustration Institute

Picture This... The Art and Workings of Illustration Institute is a MECA supported exhibition that shares the ideas, process, craft and art of seventeen local and national professional illustrators including: . . .

In This Realm Explores Identity and Transformation

In This Realm Explores Identity and Transformation

Upcoming ICA Show In This Realm Explores Identity and Transformation Through the Lens of Five Artists On view from October 6–21, 2016 Exhibition Opening: Thursday, October 6, 2016, . . .

BFA 2016 Visiting Artist Lecture Series Announced

BFA 2016 Visiting Artist Lecture Series Announced

MECA’s Bachelor of Fine Art Program is pleased to announce the 2016 Visiting Artist & Guest Lecturers Series. MECA invites professional artists, educators, curators, thought leaders, and creative . . .

Jarva Cakes, Sydney Shields ’14

Jarva Cakes, Sydney Shields ’14

MECA community members who stop by the MECA Cafe on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, from 11:00am–1:30pm, can enjoy a Maine-made tasting event! Jarva Cakes, co-owned by Sydney Shields '14, along with her . . .

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.

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