classroom comeback

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in Illustration, Maine College of Art | 0 comments

It’s been a busy coupla weeks getting back into the classroom rhythm at Maine College of Art. A new banner sporting a roaring bear illustrated by recent illustration graduate Hannah Rosengren was a delight to see.

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The illustration studio gained more space in the Karu Media Collective wing. Here department chair Scott Nash shares announcements with students. Cool news: the new MECA Illustration Film Series, which kicks off next week with Cartoon College at SPACE Gallery.

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Charles Hively, editor and design director of 3 x 3, The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, joined us for the second year, this time with a hands-on workshop on marketing for illustrators. After his intriguing presentation, students shared summer projects for his review.

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Sometimes, old school things can make a difference. Like getting Maylines for each work station. Junior illustration major Desiree Weigand is excited.

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Our iIllustration majors are off and running with new projects, and plenty to explore, including the new Maurice Sendak show. Let the rumpus begin!

 

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