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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 › 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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