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Amya Bhalla, Salt ’22 sneaks art into the world

Amya Bhalla, Salt ’22 Sneaks Art Into The World “I love sneaking my art into the world when no one is looking,” Amya Bhalla, Salt ’22 explains on a website highlighting various pursuits . . .

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Amelia Garretson-Persans MFA ’16, Ashley Page ’20, and Lin Snow ’20 in DESCENT

DESCENT, featuring work from a group of Maine College of Art & Design alumni, opens at Mayo Street Arts during the Oct. 7 First Friday Art . . .

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Emily Kwong, Salt ’13, covers today’s headlines through the lens of science

Salt Institute of Documentary Studies Emily Kwong, Salt ’13, covers today's headlines through the lens of science Emily Kwong, Salt ’13 . . .

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MFA candidates take over the Venice Biennale 

If you have been keeping up with @mecaart on Instagram this week, you will have spotted a few new voices taking over our feed. During a weeklong excursion to . . .

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Liz Burdick ’22 named first Summer Illustration Fellow at The Nature Conservancy in Maine

We are thrilled to share that Liz Burdick '22, a recent graduate from our BFA Illustration major, was named the first Summer Illustration Fellow at The . . .

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Peter Wallis ’06 presents Sacred / Mundane in Santa Monica

Peter explains his new solo exhibition as “[A] big moment in my art career featuring a lot of inspiration from Maine and Portland in the work.” The . . .

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Sandra Lapage MFA ’21 becomes a 2022-23 Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant recipient

Congratulations to Sandra Lapage MFA ’21 on being named a 2022-23 Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant recipient! Lapage lives and works in São . . .

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Prof. Jim Flahaven takes students into the halls for some tape graffiti

On Tuesday, November 15, BFA students in Prof. Jim Flahaven’s Two-Dimensional Design course spent some time away from the elaborate and complex class exercises . . .

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Spotlight on Pace House

First settled by Native Americans known as Etchemins (skicin in Passamaquoddy) about 5,000 years ago, the town of Stonington is the gateway to the . . .

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Emotional Value Auctions featured on NPR’s KCUR 89.3

During the Charlotte Street 25th Anniversary Block Party in Kansas City last weekend, Professor and Coordinator of Public Engagement Adriane Herman held her . . .

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Artistic Excellence

Natalie Brown completes the 2022 Holiday Window installation

Natalie Brown completes the 2022 Holiday Window installation

Congratulations to Natalie Brown, a senior in our Illustration major, on being chosen to install this year’s Maine College of Art & Design Holiday Window! The artist, who . . .

Prof. Jim Flahaven takes students into the halls for some tape graffiti

Prof. Jim Flahaven takes students into the halls for some tape graffiti

On Tuesday, November 15, BFA students in Prof. Jim Flahaven’s Two-Dimensional Design course spent some time away from the elaborate and complex class exercises they . . .

Peter Wallis ’06 presents Sacred / Mundane in Santa Monica

Peter Wallis ’06 presents Sacred / Mundane in Santa Monica

Peter explains his new solo exhibition as “[A] big moment in my art career featuring a lot of inspiration from Maine and Portland in the work.” The . . .

Ayumi Horie, Salt ’92 receives 2022 Maine Craft Artist Award

Ayumi Horie, Salt ’92 receives 2022 Maine Craft Artist Award

We are thrilled to announce that Ayumi Horie, Salt ’92 is the recipient of the 2022 Maine Craft Artist Award! Join the community on Friday, November 18 in Mechanics Hall . . .

Printmaking major Sophie Craven co-curates “Inside Vision”

Printmaking major Sophie Craven co-curates “Inside Vision”

We are very pleased to co-present a talk with Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition (MPAC) about Inside Vision: An Outside Exhibition of Inside Art featuring curators Olivia Hochstadt . . .

MFA candidates take over the Venice Biennale 

MFA candidates take over the Venice Biennale 

If you have been keeping up with @mecaart on Instagram this week, you will have spotted a few new voices taking over our feed. During a weeklong excursion to the . . .

MAT candidates in the field with community partners

MAT candidates in the field with community partners

Each Tuesday, and sometimes on Wednesdays, candidates from our 10-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program are in the field with our community partners to work with school-aged . . .

Amelia Garretson-Persans MFA ’16, Ashley Page ’20, and Lin Snow ’20 in DESCENT

Amelia Garretson-Persans MFA ’16, Ashley Page ’20, and Lin Snow ’20 in DESCENT

DESCENT, featuring work from a group of Maine College of Art & Design alumni, opens at Mayo Street Arts during the Oct. 7 First Friday Art . . .

Jennifer Brou featured in Laine Magazine and Making Magazine

Jennifer Brou featured in Laine Magazine and Making Magazine

In addition to teaching in MECA&D's Foundation and Continuing Studies Programs, Jennifer Brou is a knitwear designer. Her work is currently featured in . . .

Honour Mack’s “Buoyant Structures” at Cove Street Arts

Honour Mack’s “Buoyant Structures” at Cove Street Arts

Abstract painter and Chair of Painting Prof. Honour Mack places imagery outside of a didactic framework and finds “inspiration in questions that address the . . .

Ben Spalding MFA ’17 shows SUPERNATURE

Ben Spalding MFA ’17 shows SUPERNATURE

We are thrilled to share that Benjamin Spalding MFA ’17, interdisciplinary artist and teacher for our Sculpture and Foundations departments, has a solo exhibition on . . .

Solo show for Dylan Hausthor ’15

Solo show for Dylan Hausthor ’15

Now through September 10 is your chance to visit the Penumbra Foundation NYC in order to experience the flowers aren’t growing, the eggs are hatching, it’s almost . . .

The Studios at MASS MoCA fellowship 

The Studios at MASS MoCA fellowship 

Did you know our College partners with MASS MoCA to offer a fellowship covering the cost of residency at the Studios at MASS MoCA for a BIPOC alumni artist each year? . . .

Phoebe Potts MFA ’02 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Phoebe Potts MFA ’02 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Called “a comic look at the agony of adoption,” Phoebe Potts MFA ’02 takes her audience through a deeply personal and surprising journey through the experience of . . .

Philip Brou opens solo show at 3S Artspace

Philip Brou opens solo show at 3S Artspace

Opening with an artist reception on Friday, August 5 (5:00-8:00pm), Keeping Track of Time is a solo exhibition by Philip Brou at 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, New . . .

Parallels in the movement of humans and nature

Parallels in the movement of humans and nature

Between ticketing and baggage claim at the Portland International Jetport this tourist season, visitors have the chance to get a glimpse of the . . .

Emotional Value Auctions featured on NPR’s KCUR 89.3

Emotional Value Auctions featured on NPR’s KCUR 89.3

During the Charlotte Street 25th Anniversary Block Party in Kansas City last weekend, Professor and Coordinator of Public Engagement Adriane Herman held her fifth . . .

Spotlight on Pace House

Spotlight on Pace House

First settled by Native Americans known as Etchemins (skicin in Passamaquoddy) about 5,000 years ago, the town of Stonington is the gateway to the Merchant’s . . .

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