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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 › Textile & Fashion Design

Rachel Gloria Adams ’15 awarded Winter 2022 David C. Driskell Fellowship & Black Seed Residency

Rachel Gloria Adams ’15 awarded Winter 2022 David C. Driskell Fellowship & Black Seed Residency

Rachel Gloria Adams ’15 awarded the Winter 2022 David C. Driskell Fellowship and Black Seed Studio residency through Indigo Arts . . .

Anne Emlein + Rose Allard ’14 Win 2016 CAP Apprenticeship

Anne Emlein + Rose Allard ’14 Win 2016 CAP Apprenticeship

Former Faculty Anne Emlein and Faculty Rose Allard '14 were chosen as a Master / Apprentice pair in the 2016 Craft Apprentice Program, implemented by Maine Crafts Association and Maine Arts Commission. The . . .

Confident in My Ability

Confident in My Ability

Describe a body of work that you are currently working on. My current body of work is inspired by a pair of vintage Jell-O molds that were gifted to me over the summer. Like the Jell-O mold, I want these . . .

Speak Conceptually

Speak Conceptually

Describe a body of work that you are currently working on. Currently, my work reflects themes of transformation as it relates to personal growth or natural experiences. In my machine knitting class I recently . . .

Colorful Costumes

Colorful Costumes

The colorful costumes seen in the Portland Symphony Orchestra and The Portland Ballet's performance of "An Alice Symphony" by Del Tredici were designed by Textile & Fashion Design students and faculty. . . .

On The Ground

On The Ground

ON HER ART Textiles and fashion are an immediate, everyday form of expression and something everyone everywhere has participated in since time immemorial, on an individual level, and collectively. Whether . . .

Transformative Fashion

Transformative Fashion

Inspiration for designer Kelsey Haley comes from travel.  “Whether it be the people I meet, the architecture, weather, culture, or religion, all of these components play a role in the making of my textiles . . .

Sharing a Love for Textile

Sharing a Love for Textile

Rose Allard bears the distinction of being the first person to graduate from MECA&D with a BFA in Textile & Fashion Design. Her thesis collection, Finnwear:  Sisu Coats, was inspired by her Finnish . . .

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