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WAKE UP ALICE! at the Portland Public Library

Posted: 2015-10-21

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WAKE UP ALICE! Contemporary Illustrators Views on Alice In Wonderland



November 6th–December 31th, 2015
On view at the Portland Public Library

This exhibition of contemporary illustration celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the publication of Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, as well as marks the 10th anniversary of the Illustration Program at MECA. Over the past decade, the Illustration Program has attracted some extraordinary talent to the school. Our students, alumni, faculty, and visiting artists include some of the most respected illustrators in the world. We have invited some of these artists to create original works for this show. On view at the Portland Public Library until December 31, 2015.

Daelyne Bell ’13, Calef Brown (Former Professor), Sophie Cangelosi ’16, Cecil Cate ’15, Michael Connor (Professor), Kimberly Convery (attended), Miles Cook ’14, Hana Firestone ’14, Russell French (Portland School of Art Alum), Kiah Gardiner ’14, Nancy Gibson Nash (Nashbox), Mike Gorman (Former Professor), Taylor Grant ’15, Kevin Hawkes (former professor), Jamie Hogan (Professor), Hilary Irons (Professor), Judy LaBrasca (Professor), Chair of Illustration Mary Anne Lloyd, Liz Long ’14, Abbie Masso ’16, Emma McCabe ’15, Declan McCarthy ’14, Phoenix McNamara ’06, Daniel Minter (Professor), Taylor Mirabito ’16, Scott Nash (Professor, Nashbox, Show Curator), Alex Rheault (Professor), Peter Rimkunas ’13, Joe Rosshirt ’11, Lewis Rossignol ’17, Ted Smykal (Visiting Artist), Lori Stebbins '11, Molly Steinmetz ’14, Rob Sullivan (Professor), Melissa Sweet (Visiting Artist), Matt Tavares (Former Professor), Chris Vales ’14, Scott Whitehouse ‘03 

Some of the included work:


Alice Flora by student Taylor Mirabito 

Alum Emma McCabe '15


Illustration Chair Mary Anne Lloyd