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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 › 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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