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MAT summer institute supports programs at LearningWorks

MAT summer institute supports programs at LearningWorks Students in our Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) summer institute have had two beautiful weeks . . .

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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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Typographer, educator, & sign collector

Introducing Zenab Bastawala, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Zenab is an award-winning typographer, type designer/speaker, educator, and sign collector. She takes a multi-script and . . .

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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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Meet Patrick Coughlin, Associate Professor of Ceramics

“In Patrick we are thrilled to have found the rare educator who is firmly grounded in contemporary design and production, the deep history of ceramics, and fine arts practice. Patrick will continue . . .

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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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olivier ’19 installs UFO Citing: A tribute to Lynn E. Catoe

olivier ’19 recently installed their site-specific piece UFO Citing: A tribute to Lynn E. Catoe in the Joanne Waxman Library stacks, serving as the very . . .

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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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Maya Tihtiyas Attean ’23 searches for sanctuary in a cataclysmic world

Maya Tihtiyas Attean ’23 searches for sanctuary in a cataclysmic world Maya Tihtiyas Attean ’23—a Wabanaki artist raised on the . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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

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 Paulo, Brazil . . .

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

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 Nature . . .

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

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 (she/her) . . .

Cori Champagne MFA ’08 opens “Let’s never do this again”

Cori Champagne MFA ’08 opens “Let’s never do this again”

Cori Champagne MFA '08 opens Let’s never do this again on June 8 at the Boston Sculptors Gallery Join Cori Champagne MFA ’08 to view Let's . . .

Ebenezer Akakpo ’01 wins the United States national bus stop competition!

Ebenezer Akakpo ’01 wins the United States national bus stop competition!

Ebenezer Akakpo '01 wins the United States national bus stop competition! The colorful bus stop right outside our doors—designed by Ebenezer Akakpo . . .

Monograph At Night Gardens Grow by Paul Guilmoth ’15 sold out

Monograph At Night Gardens Grow by Paul Guilmoth ’15 sold out

The monograph At Night Gardens Grow (published by Stanley/Barker) sets night as a stage for folkloric stories created by the eerie landscape Paul Guilmoth ’15 calls home and the interior worlds carried with . . .

Heather Flor Cron ’20 named Indigo Arts Alliance’s Black Seed Resident

Heather Flor Cron ’20 named Indigo Arts Alliance’s Black Seed Resident

Heather Flor Cron '20 named Indigo Arts Alliance's newest Black Seed Resident Congratulations to alumna Heather Flor Cron '20 on her appointment as . . .

The Laughter Life

The Laughter Life

Juliet Werner (Salt ’06), a Senior Segment Producer at the Daily Show with Trevor Noah, took some time to discuss her new feature documentary film, The Laughter Life, and share some reflections on her life . . .

For the Love of Life & Art

For the Love of Life & Art

Where do you live? San Juan Capistrano, CA What are you doing for work now? Photography and Studio Art Teacher, Freshman Advisor, and Assistant Cross Country Coach at St. Margaret's Episcopal . . .

Full Circle

Full Circle

Mattea Weinberg, a MECA&D graduate from the BFA and MAT Programs tells us a bit about her journey and how it feels as a new teacher in New York fresh out of MAT. What are you doing for work now? I am . . .

Everything is New

Everything is New

Are there any current projects, students or lessons you are very excited about? Everything is new and exciting to me right now, but in particular my 6th graders are starting a unit called Powerful Puppets . . .

I Let My Curiosity Lead Me

I Let My Curiosity Lead Me

How did you learn about Salt? A photographer friend in Portland took me to the final show of the 2006 fall semester, when the photography was still black and white film! I had been shooting some weddings and . . .

MECA&D Students Embrace Real-World Projects

MECA&D Students Embrace Real-World Projects

What happens to history when stories are lost? And what is the artist’s role in saving and sharing stories? Students in Documentary Storytelling, a class taught by MECA&D Adjunct Instructor of Foundation . . .

Bayside Bowl Murals

Bayside Bowl Murals

When Bayside Bowl expanded their bowling facilities, owner and former president of the Maine State Senate, Justin Alfond connected with Maine College of Art & Design. Said Alfond, "Bayside Bowl's expansion . . .

Beyond Borders: Art and Activism

Beyond Borders: Art and Activism

Aaron Staples ’08, who grew up in Maine and earned his BFA from MECA&D in Graphic Design, worked with Greenpeace to create art for their “Not Just Tuna” campaign that demonstrates the environmental . . .

For The Hired Wrights, the Opportunities Are Endless

For The Hired Wrights, the Opportunities Are Endless

The Hired Wrights is a collective of 14 artists, designers, and craftspeople who offer services encompassing illustration, graphic design, woodworking, sculpture, bookbinding, printing, and more. Based in . . .

Lewis Rossignol Featured in Dispatch Magazine

Lewis Rossignol Featured in Dispatch Magazine

Lewis Rossignol '17 was contracted by Dispatch Magazine to produce illustrations for featured stories ("Do You Believe the Swipe?" and "Are You a Brand?") in the latest two issues. Lewis worked with . . .

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