Founded in 1882, the Maine College of Art is a private art institution focused on artistry, craftsmanship, and design. MECA is situated in the Arts District of Portland, ME, and part of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. The school provides an individual studios for all students at the junior and senior level. Popular majors include graphic design, ceramics, and printmaking.
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.
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.