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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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Artistic Excellence › Continuing Studies

Lifelong Learning: CS

Lifelong Learning: CS

My work is a hybrid of art, craft, and traditional handiwork. I embroider on paper, using stitches for drawing and mark-making. I print letterpress and other relief processes on fabric and paper, using . . .

Interview with CREATE IV Best in Show

Interview with CREATE IV Best in Show

CAN YOU TELL ME ABOUT YOUR ARTISTIC BACKGROUND? In the late ’80s and early ’90s, when I was studying fashion design in England, I had to do fashion sketching, so I took a few life drawing and gesture . . .

A Shallow Depth of Field

A Shallow Depth of Field

Continuing Studies (CS) at MECA&D provides an opportunity for those seeking  personal enrichment and professional development to study visual arts. Last winter, Carolyn Nishon, General Manager for the . . .

The Gestalt of Drawing

The Gestalt of Drawing

For the last sixteen years Kathleen “Kathie” Boldt has been an instructor for MECA&D’s Continuing Studies program besides teaching at Merrymeeting Adult Education and offering private instruction in . . .

A Second Life

A Second Life

Born and raised in Sweden, and the granddaughter of K. Hugo Segerborg, Director of the Royal Art School in Stockholm, Meta’s first passion was painting.  She was urged by her father to pursue the study of . . .

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