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Faculty Receives 2016 Kindling Fund Grants

MECA Faculty Receives 2016 Kindling Fund Grants [intro]Maine College of Art is excited to announce that three of our faculty members have been awarded Kindling Fund Grants: Elizabeth Jabar, Colleen . . .

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Lewis Rossignol ’17 Announced as 2016 Geary’s Package Design Winner

Lewis Rossignol '17 Announced as 2016 Geary's Package Design Winner Congratulations to the 2016 Geary's Summer Ale Package Design winner— Lewis Rossignol! Lewis is a junior in . . .

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2015 BFA Exhibition Recipients

Congratulations to all of the participants in the 2015 BFA Exhibition. HONORABLE MENTIONS (5) JAMIE GAITI, Senior in Sculpture ELANA STERNICK, Senior in Woodworking & Furniture . . .

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Scott Nash creates “Berniemoji”

Portland illustrator Scott Nash, along with Akimitsu Hogge and Wade Brainerd, developed a mobile app that allows users to share the full expressions of 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. . . .

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Through our Masters of Arts in Teaching Program, teacher candidates may intern for student teaching in Maine or any other qualified setting across the US or around the world. Maine College of Art . . .

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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.

Faculty Receives 2016 Kindling Fund Grants

Faculty Receives 2016 Kindling Fund Grants

Maine College of Art is excited to announce that three of our faculty members have been awarded Kindling Fund Grants: Elizabeth Jabar, Colleen Kinsella, and Julie Poitras-Santos.

MECA Faculty and Alum rebrand Truro Center for the Arts

MECA Faculty and Alum rebrand Truro Center for the Arts

Charles Melcher, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, and Margo Halverson, Program Chair of Graphic Design, of Alice Design Communication rebranded Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill.

2015 BFA Exhibition Recipients

2015 BFA Exhibition Recipients

Congratulations to all of the participants in the 2015 BFA Exhibition. Best in Show is Iva Milovanovic '16.

Sarah Milkowski Dahlgren ’17 Leads Climate Change Rally

Sarah Milkowski Dahlgren ’17 Leads Climate Change Rally

Public Engagement students organized the "Turn the Tide" rally, calling for the leaders at the conference to agree on cutting carbon emissions, and transitioning to 100 percent clean energy by the year . . .

Mark Jamra’s Font Phoreous Cherokee

Mark Jamra’s Font Phoreous Cherokee

Associate Professor of Graphic Design Mark Jamra is featured in the Portland Press Herald on his font collection, Phoreous Cherokee, the first commercially available and most complete typeface for the Cherokee . . .

Professor Joshua Reiman Featured in Hyperallergic

Professor Joshua Reiman Featured in Hyperallergic

Assistant Professor of the MFA in Studio Art and Sculpture, Joshua Reiman, has a review of his show Glass Houses in HyperAllergic. "Glass Houses is a thought-provoking and meditative show that draws in . . .

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 playing . . .

Sara Inacio ’17 Exhibiting in “Miniature Print”

Sara Inacio ’17 Exhibiting in “Miniature Print”

Printmaking Student Sara Inacio '17 has artwork featured in the First New York International Miniature Print Exhibition. This exhibition is the Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC)’s first juried competition . . .

Matthew Blackwell ’77 Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Matthew Blackwell ’77 Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

MECA, Portland School of Art Alum Matthew Blackwell '77 won a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship. Often characterized as “midcareer” awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already . . .

Matthew Tanzi MFA ’15 Creates Animation for “Trick or Treat” Concert

Matthew Tanzi MFA ’15 Creates Animation for “Trick or Treat” Concert

On October 18th, 2015, Portland Symphony Orchestra held a "Trick or Treat" concert at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine. Assistant Conductor Norman Hunyh lead the “ghouls and goblins” of the P.S.O . . .

Dedication Ceremony of the Bob Crewe Program

Dedication Ceremony of the Bob Crewe Program

In April 2014, the Bob Crewe Foundation awarded MECA a $3,000,000 gift to establish a new area of study that explores the intersection between art and music. Since then MECA has been hard at work building out . . .

Metalsmithing and Jewelry Majors to Exhibit Nationally

Metalsmithing and Jewelry Majors to Exhibit Nationally

Two Metalsmithing and Jewelry majors, Betsy Lewis and Mary Forst, were accepted into national exhibitions. Betsy Lewis will be exhibiting in CraftForms2015 and Mary Forst and Betsy Lewis will be exhibiting . . .

Faculty & Alumni Exhibit in PMA’s 2015 Biennial

Faculty & Alumni Exhibit in PMA’s 2015 Biennial

Opening October 8, You Can’t Get There From Here: The 2015 Portland Museum of Art Biennial highlights Maine’s artistic legacies in the making. Curated by Alison Ferris, this year’s Biennial provides a . . .

Mary Anne Lloyd is new Department Chair of Illustration

Mary Anne Lloyd is new Department Chair of Illustration

Mary Anne was one of the founders of the Illustration program at MECA, along with Scott Nash and Jamie Hogan. She has worked diligently the past ten years to create a robust and rigorous curriculum. She is a . . .

Scott Nash creates “Berniemoji”

Scott Nash creates “Berniemoji”

Portland illustrator Scott Nash, along with Akimitsu Hogge and Wade Brainerd, developed a mobile app that allows users to share the full expressions of 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The app . . .

Jason Morrissey ’98 : Forged in Fire

Jason Morrissey ’98 : Forged in Fire

View the video. Metalsmithing & Jewelry alum Jason Morrissey '98 will be on the History Channel tonight! "FORGED IN FIRE features world-class bladesmiths competing against each other to create some . . .

Start Here/Go Anywhere

Start Here/Go Anywhere

Through our Masters of Arts in Teaching Program, teacher candidates may intern for student teaching in Maine or any other qualified setting across the US or around the world. Maine College of Art is listed . . .

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