Colby College, Waterville
Colby College is an independent college which offers 54 majors and 30
minors. It offers courses in Art History (from renaissance to contemporary
art) and Studio Art. Majors are available in Art, Art History and Studio
Art. The Art Department offers courses in various types
of art including traditional fresco,
figure painting, pottery and art restoration. Students can also intern
in a museum, gallery or other art-related organization. The Colby College
Museum of Art attached to the college is renowned for it permanent collection
of artworks, particularly in American
art. Senior art students are given the opportunity to exhibit their
work during their final semester in the museum.
Annual Comprehensive Fee: $51,990.
Address: Colby College,
5630 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, Maine 04901-8856
of Art, Kennebunk
American artists have always been drawn to Maine and it's sea and light.
The Heartwood College of Art (HCA) is a popular college for the visual
arts based in Kennebunk. HCA offers Associate (AA) and Bachelor Degrees
(BFA) in: Design & Crafts (ceramics, weaving, jewelry and glass);
Fine Art (painting, drawing
and printmaking) and Photography.
All students must complete an Art Foundations course which covers art
history, drawing, anatomy, colour, 2D and
3D design, world crafts and history
of photography. The college also offers a low residency Master of
Fine Arts (MFA) Program.
Annual Tuition Fee: $10,400.
Address: Heartwood College of Art,
123 York Street (Route 1 South), Kennebunk, Maine 04043
of Art, Portland
Maine College of Art was established in 1882 and offered its first organized
curriculum in 1911. It offers a Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) degree with
majors available in painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, illustration,
metalsmithing & jewellery art,
woodwork and furniture design, photography,
new media, graphic design and liberal arts. The college offers a Master
of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Arts, a fully accredited graduate program
for emerging, mid-career and mature artists. The course provides lectures
from visiting artists and curators and individual studio advisors. It
culminates in a 7,500 word thesis and a group exhibition adjudicated by
a panel of distinguished examiners. For those who would like to teach
art, the college offers a 10-month
post-baccalaureate program in Art Education. The course includes class
based teaching as well as education theory, history and methodology.
Annual Tuition Fee: $27,965.
Address: Maine College of Art,
522 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 207-775-3052 or Toll-Free: 800-639-4808
of Maine, Arts, Farmington
The University of Maine at Farmington (UMF), Arts Department encompasses:
Studio Arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, print, digital sound, video
art, animation and combined media); Art
History, Theory and Criticism. The University's on-campus art gallery
schedules visiting artists and events each semester. Classes are offered
in painting, sculpture, drawing, 2D digital animation, creative imaging,
modern European art and new media. Degrees on offer include Bachelor of
Arts (BA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of General Studies (BGS),
Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science in Education (MSEd).
Annual Tuition Fee: $12,096, and non-state
Address: The University of Maine,
246 Main Street, Farmington, Maine 04938
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