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Greta Bank

Assistant Professor

Dept. : Foundation

“I believe in experiential learning and that students need to develop their skills and knowledge through action rather than lecture and demonstration.”

Greta Bank is an artist whose experiences range widely, including summer circuses with Bread and Puppet Theater in Vermont, work exhibited at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum’s 2010 Biennial, inclusion in "Victoria's Wonderama " at the Victoria Mansion in 2012, and a number of exhibits at SPACE Gallery. She earned her BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and her MFA in painting from the University of Arizona.


  • 2015 nominee for a Joan Mitchell Emerging Artist Grant
  • Taconic Community Foundation A.R.T. grant recipient
  • Maine Arts Commission Innovation Production Grant recipient


In 2012, Greta and her husband, Scott Peterman, an artist who also teaches at MECA&D, developed Godzilla Attacks, a short film about Godzilla attacking the streets of Portland as well as MECA&D.

Greta's Website