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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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Prof. Andrew DeGraff illustrates new maps for the Marvel Universe

Ten Realms of Asgard by Andrew DeGraff © Andrew DeGraff, 2021 Professor of Illustration, Andrew DeGraff illustrated five . . .

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Phoebe Potts MFA ’02 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Called “a comic look at the agony of adoption,” Phoebe Potts MFA ’02 takes her audience through a deeply personal and surprising journey through the . . .

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Artistic Excellence › Photography

Solo show for Dylan Hausthor ’15

Solo show for Dylan Hausthor ’15

Now through September 10 is your chance to visit the Penumbra Foundation NYC in order to experience the flowers aren’t growing, the eggs are hatching, it’s almost . . .

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 searches for sanctuary in a cataclysmic world Maya Tihtiyas Attean ’23—a Wabanaki artist raised on the Penobscot Indian . . .

Monograph At Night Gardens Grow by Paul Guilmoth ’15 sold out

Monograph At Night Gardens Grow by Paul Guilmoth ’15 sold out

The monograph At Night Gardens Grow (published by Stanley/Barker) sets night as a stage for folkloric stories created by the eerie landscape Paul Guilmoth ’15 calls home and the interior worlds carried with . . .

Savanna Pettengill ’14 is searching for answers in the space between reality and memories

Savanna Pettengill ’14 is searching for answers in the space between reality and memories

Savanna Pettengill '14 is searching for answers in the space between reality and memories Captivating and beautiful, Returns by Savanna Pettengill . . .

I Let My Curiosity Lead Me

I Let My Curiosity Lead Me

How did you learn about Salt? A photographer friend in Portland took me to the final show of the 2006 fall semester, when the photography was still black and white film! I had been shooting some weddings and . . .

Girls, Uninterrupted

Girls, Uninterrupted

Kat Miller, a junior in MECA&D's Photography Program, has been working on a series entitled On the Cusp of Womanhood. Her work is featured in Girls, Interrupted, a three-day, all-female exhibition in London . . .

For the Love of Dolphins

For the Love of Dolphins

Interview with Harlan Crichton ’12 Can you describe the project? In 2013, I began a 13,000 mile motorcycle trip around the country. These vignettes were shot everywhere between Oregon to . . .

Inward on My Own Personal History

Inward on My Own Personal History

Describe a body of work that you have made. During my time at MECA&D I worked on a photographic series dealing with my hometown in Swansea, Massachusetts. I titled it Born Into This, a line borrowed from a . . .

Authentic Image of the World

Authentic Image of the World

Describe a body of work that you are currently working on. In my current body of work, I am investigating disappearances, and what remains in the wake of those who are absent, but still alive. These . . .

An Incongruent Blend

An Incongruent Blend

Through his art, Professor of Photography Justin Kirchoff explores his personal curiosity of the built landscape, personal identity and beauty of the photographic print.  His current work explores the . . .

Image-maker First

Image-maker First

Describe a body of work that you have worked on recently. Since I left my resort-town island home of Martha's Vineyard, my work has been about exploring my relationship with that place. Obsessing over my . . .

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