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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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Prof. Jim Flahaven takes students into the halls for some tape graffiti

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 they . . .

Jennifer Brou featured in Laine Magazine and Making Magazine

Jennifer Brou featured in Laine Magazine and Making Magazine

In addition to teaching in MECA&D's Foundation and Continuing Studies Programs, Jennifer Brou is a knitwear designer. Her work is currently featured in . . .

Ben Spalding MFA ’17 shows SUPERNATURE

Ben Spalding MFA ’17 shows SUPERNATURE

We are thrilled to share that Benjamin Spalding MFA ’17, interdisciplinary artist and teacher for our Sculpture and Foundations departments, has a solo exhibition on . . .

Philip Brou opens solo show at 3S Artspace

Philip Brou opens solo show at 3S Artspace

Opening with an artist reception on Friday, August 5 (5:00-8:00pm), Keeping Track of Time is a solo exhibition by Philip Brou at 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, New . . .

Jim Flahaven exhibition Repartee at Cove Street Arts

Jim Flahaven exhibition Repartee at Cove Street Arts

Professor of Foundation Jim Flahaven participates in a two-person exhibition Repartee at Cove Street Arts Looking for your next gallery tour? Visit . . .

Ling-Wen Tsai’s Quiet Voids opens Friday March 11 at SPEEDWELL projects

Ling-Wen Tsai’s Quiet Voids opens Friday March 11 at SPEEDWELL projects

Ling-Wen Tsai Quiet Voids opens Friday March 11 at SPEEDWELL projects Join Professor of Sculpture, Foundation, and MFA Ling-Wen Tsai (蔡姈妏) . . .

Her Chosen Spot

Her Chosen Spot

Canandaigua is the Seneca word for “the chosen spot.” Pilar Nadal left Canandaigua, her hometown in Upstate New York, for her chosen spot: MECA&D. During her first visit, she was immediately drawn to both . . .

Contradictory Nature

Contradictory Nature

ON HIS ART I love the contradictory nature of painting. It is a language that constantly undermines itself. In my opinion, painting is not a discipline suited for finding solutions, but it is unbelievably . . .

Artists Have So Much to Offer the World

Artists Have So Much to Offer the World

What drives your need for/belief in service and public engagement? I am most interested in that intersection between a creative action and a social need. I am curious about how art can bring awareness, . . .

Climate Change and Maine Island Communities

Climate Change and Maine Island Communities

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Printmaking Michel Droge and students in her FY-In class, Climate Change and Maine Island Communities, partnered with The Island Institute to study climate change and its impact . . .

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