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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 › 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 . . .

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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