Annually, MFA graduate candidates in each the primary and fourth phrases of their six-trimester Studio Artwork packages at Maine Faculty of Artwork & Design (MECA&D) descend on town of Portland for an eight-week summer season intensive. These summer season trimesters function an opportunity to bond as an inventive cohort whereas exploring the interdisciplinary dialog that may problem and assist type artwork created all through this system.
A crucial piece of what brings creativity to life within the two months of the MFA Summer time Intensive is the intimate alternate between our rising artists and the celebrated expertise of the Visiting Artists on-site every week for lectures, critiques, and studio visits.
We’re happy to announce the primary group of Visiting Artists confirmed for participation this 12 months, which is able to embrace the pondering and work of:
- Daniela Rivera, visible artist targeted on understanding the item high quality of pictures;
- Jarrett Earnest, creator, editor, and modern artwork critic;
- Paul Mpagi Sepuya, photographer acknowledged for embracing the medium’s potentials for fragmentation and connection; and,
- Josh Dihle, painter, carver and curator, amongst others.
In 2021, the MFA Visiting Artists listing featured names comparable to Sam Cady, Jeffrey Dell, Adriane Herman, Lucy Kim, Carl Pope, Yumi Roth, and Deborah Wing-Sproul.
In search of your likelihood to work with fastidiously chosen college, visiting artists, and graduate advisors who emphasize the intersection of manufacturing, particular person analysis, and demanding evaluation in your artistic pursuits? Rolling admissions for the MFA program at MECA&D proceed by way of Might 2, 2022 (as house permits).
Program begins in June 2022. To be taught extra and apply, go to meca.edu/mfa.