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Behind the Inspiration: Sam Steele ’22

Sam Steele ’22 graduated from our BFA Woodworking & Furniture Design program last month. He was the inaugural recipient of the Anne Honeywell Orr Memorial Endowed Scholarship, benefitting . . .

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MFA candidate Mattie Hinkley featured in winter issue of American Craft

If you haven’t grabbed a copy of the winter issue of American Craft yet, be sure not to miss the beautiful story written about MFA candidate and rising star Mattie Hinkley. In the piece, . . .

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Spotlight on MAT candidate Dan Toomre ’22: A Pre-College success story

At Maine College of Art & Design, we are proud to offer an array of programs designed to nourish emerging artists’ creativity and prepare them for professional success. One such offering is our . . .

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Nicholas Norris ’14 opens solo show in New York City

Painting alum Nicholas Norris ’14 opened his first solo exhibition Friday, February 24, 2023 at New York’s Thierry Goldberg Gallery. The exhibition, Turf Paradise, showcases Norris’ striking . . .

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Sarah Pedry Obuchowski MFA ’11 illustrates new children’s book “How Birds Sleep”

“Have you ever seen a bird sleep? Or wondered just when it is that migrating cranes find the time to catch Z’s as they cross the ocean? From the parrots of Thailand to the ostriches of . . .

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Kate Gardiner ’20 illustrates new children’s book “Small Places, Close to Home”

October 3, 2023, will see the release of the new children's book Small Places, Close to Home, written by Deborah Hopkinson and illustrated by Kate Gardiner '20. The story is inspired . . .

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Prof. Greta Bank opens solo exhibition “Deep Fake” at Speedwell Contemporary

March 24 through April 29, Speedwell Contemporary presents Deep Fake, a solo exhibition by Greta Bank, Assistant Professor of Foundation at Maine College of Art & Design. Deep Fake is . . .

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Elana Adler opens solo exhibition, “To Through” at Buoy Gallery in Kittery, ME

To Through, a solo exhibition by Textile & Fashion Design Technician Elana Adler, opens Saturday, June 10, 2023 with an opening reception 5-8pm at Buoy Gallery in Kittery, ME. To Through . . .

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Artistic Excellence › Ceramics

Lucy Breslin invited into a virtual exhibition celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program 

Lucy Breslin invited into a virtual exhibition celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program 

Lucy Breslin invited into a virtual exhibition celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program  Congratulations to Lucy Breslin, Professor of . . .

Meet Patrick Coughlin, Associate Professor of Ceramics

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 . . .

Student Perspective: Ceramics

Student Perspective: Ceramics

Student Perspective: Kristen Savary (Ceramics '16) from Maine College of Art & Design. To view more of Kristen's work, please view her portfolio . . .

Essence of Form

Essence of Form

Describe a body of work that you have made. I am interested in the essence of a form through a process of reduction. Void of decoration, the surface of my work is expressed like skin over ribs, where rigid . . .

Fantastical Realities

Fantastical Realities

Describe a body of work that you are currently working on. My work explores the interactions of everyday experiences into sculptural representations of pleasure and absurdity, an insight into what I love and . . .

2015 BFA Exhibition Recipients

2015 BFA Exhibition Recipients

Congratulations to all of the participants in the 2015 BFA Exhibition. Best in Show: Iva Milovanovic '16, Ceramics 2nd Place: David Martinez '16, Metalsmithing & Jewelry 3rd Place (tie): Betsy . . .

Spiritual Essence

Spiritual Essence

Describe a body of work that you are currently working on. My favorite piece of work would be the life size tiger sculpture I made the last semester of my senior year. It was created as a symbol of my love . . .

The Relevance of Pottery

The Relevance of Pottery

Ceramics Professor Mark Johnson is featured in the May/June issue of Pottery Making Illustrated magazine. The article is entitled "Compose and Contain: Flower Rafts," which features the step-by-step process . . .

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