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Nancy Nesvet MFA ’04 chosen to curate From Palestine With Art exhibition at La Biennale d’ Arte, 2022

  Nancy Nesvet MFA '04 chosen to curate From Palestine With Art exhibition at La Biennale d' Arte, 2022 Congratulations to Nancy Nesvet MFA '04, curator of the official Collateral exhibition . . .

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Human Figure as Vehicle

Describe a body of work that you are currently working on. I am currently exploring the contrasts between my Bosnian upbringing and how moving to America created an intense shift in my personal . . .

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Art as Activism

While most graduates prefer teaching jobs in PK-12 schools, Matt Braun had a different idea. He chose to move to Mumbai, India to begin his career at Ascend International School, an interactive . . .

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Ebenezer Akakpo ’01 wins the United States national bus stop competition!

Ebenezer Akakpo '01 wins the United States national bus stop competition! The colorful bus stop right outside our doors—designed by Ebenezer . . .

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Artist-in-Residence at Bigelow Lab

Printmaking alum Carter Shappy Printmaking '15 is the Artist-in-Residence at Bigelow Lab. After graduation, Carter wanted to expand his practice to incorporate a science component; MECA&D connected . . .

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Art Education: I Saw Potential

Most students graduate from MECA&D’s Master of Arts in Teaching Program and seek traditional employment as elementary or high school art teachers. Leonetta "Lia" Petriccione MAT ’15 had other . . .

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Sharon Shapiro MFA ’19 confronts racial and climate crises through utopian and dystopian lenses

Sharon Shapiro MFA '19 confronts racial and climate crises through utopian and dystopian lenses Keep an eye out for all of Sharon . . .

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Exploring Modernism Through Sound

When the Portland Museum of Art was looking for a way to allow visitors to create soundscapes in response to paintings in their O’Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York . . .

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MAT Alumnae Working Side by Side

As the Master of Arts in Teaching program enters its sixth year, recent graduates have begun their careers working side by side with seasoned alumni. Fern Tavalin, Department Chair, posed several . . .

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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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Artistic Excellence › Sculpture

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) . . .

Ramone Lampos ’20 Wins the ISC Outstanding Student Award

Ramone Lampos ’20 Wins the ISC Outstanding Student Award

Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to announce that Ramone Lampos ’20 has won a 2020 International Sculpture Center Award for Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture. Ramone is . . .

Be Here Now

Be Here Now

Describe a body of work that you are currently working on: Post graduation, I am finding balance between personal, conceptual research and commissioned work. I’m currently designing and building a table for . . .

Expanding Histories

Expanding Histories

Visitors to Joshua Reiman’s website are greeted by the enigmatic film still of a man in a suit and bow tie climbing up from the Seine river in Paris with a snorkel mask perched on the top of his head. The . . .

Vivian Beer ’00 Wins Ellen DeGeneres’ Design Challenge

Vivian Beer ’00 Wins Ellen DeGeneres’ Design Challenge

Vivian Beer '00 was announced the Winner of Ellen DeGeneres' Design Challenge on last night's finale. Vivian won a $100,000 cash prize from Wayfair.com and her work will be featured in HGTV Magazine. The . . .

Faculty Reviewed on Hyperallergic

Faculty Reviewed on Hyperallergic

Assistant Professor of the MFA in Studio Art and Sculpture, Joshua Reiman, has a review of his show Glass Houses in HyperAllergic. "Glass Houses is a thought-provoking and meditative show that draws in the . . .

Sophisticated Daydreaming

Sophisticated Daydreaming

MECA&D Sculpture major Vivian Beer is a New Hampshire furniture designer and maker who describes herself as “tiptoeing through contemporary design, craft and sculptural aesthetics, sampling from each one.” . . .

Inspired By My Own Frustration

Inspired By My Own Frustration

Describe a body of work that you are currently working on. The body of work that I’m working on currently is focused on addressing issues of sexuality and objectification. Previously, I was making a body . . .

There is No Final Answer

There is No Final Answer

Upon graduation, John Nelson started his own business, Nelson Metal Fabrication. He works full-time creating custom metalwork and architectural elements as well as fabricating signs. Collaborating with . . .

Teach What You Love

Teach What You Love

After receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture, Elise Bothel furthered her education, also at MECA&D, by becoming certified to teach art through MECA&D's Post-Baccalaureate Certification program . . .

A Burning Desire to Create

A Burning Desire to Create

Associate Professor of Sculpture and Digital Media at MECA&D, Ling‐Wen Tsai’s career began with a degree in nursing from Chung‐Shan Medical College in Taiwan, where she spent her first 25 years. Art was . . .

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