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4.5 8 reviews
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Most Helpful Review for Maine College of Art
  • Category: Will learn a lot
  • Review by: Ana from the Southern Realms of Jersey
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

Reading from other reviews, I know I'll learn a lot, not only in Illustration, but in other forms of art too. They have an awesome Foundations program, and just by reading the curriculum, I know I'm going to learn more and more about art.

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  • Valerie from ri
  • May-03-2013 I am a current student here

    Maine College of Art is a small school with a great faculty. You will need to be self motivated. This school is a great starting point to build a portfolio.

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  • Lakshmi
  • Feb-23-2013 I am a past student here

    A small, friendly community of dedicated artists and faculty committed to providing a quality education for emerging artists. MECA has a beautiful building and an impressive library. The institution is central to the life of the downtown area.

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  • Cecelia from Victor, NY
  • Oct-24-2012 I am a current student here

    MECA forms a small, close-knit community that is always adaptive and receptive to Portland and the city people around it. It is a personal experience, where professors know you by name and hold you accountable for the work that you do; they really care about your work and your growth through the school. MECA is an excellent environment which fosters both artistic creativity and innovation outside the art world as well by holding its academics to a high standard, in order to inform the studio practice of those in the school.

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  • Patrick from Brunswick, ME
  • Sep-08-2012 I am a current student here

    Welcoming with a small community atmosphere. It is a feeling of being in a small town in the middle of a big city. Everyone is super friendly and inviting from staff to students.

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  • Devin from Livermore, ME
  • Aug-14-2012 I am a current student here

    A fantastic place for people to grow in all meanings of the word. grow in skill, spirit, fame, and networking. The only thing that won't grow is your wallet, which will turn into a blackhole and devour your life untill you have to join a branch of the U.S. military to pay for it.

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  • Hannah
  • Mar-20-2012 I am a current student here

    Maine College of art is a great school. Their facilities and professors are excellent. Although I've only been there a year, this school has helped my skill set tremendously.

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  • Alicia from Freeport, ME
  • Feb-09-2012 I am a current student here

    it's a beautiful school with great facilities. the teachers and administrators are very caring and attentive. it's a fantastic place to learn how to create.

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