Register now for our 2014 Feed Your Soul Fellowship!
Maine College of Art’s
Art Educator Fellowship Program
Sunday, June 22 to Saturday, June 28, 2014
Take workshops with MECA’s BFA faculty.
Explore professional development, collaborative inquiry, networking.
and the art scene in the dynamic city of Portland, Maine.
Work on your own art in MECA’s studios.
Maine College of Art's Feed Your Soul Fellowship is an opportunity for Art Educators to get professional development while immersing themselves in their personal studio practice. Develop relationships and engage in collaborative inquiry with other teachers & colleagues. The week long fellowship provides opportunities for professional development workshops, guest lectures, 24/7 access to personal studio space, housing, meals and networking at an affordable cost. This is a first come first served program. Spaces will fill up quickly.
The Fellowship Program offers up to 30 hours of in-class workshop and lecture time, with 24/7 studio access. Workshops will be led by MECA’s BFA faculty and will include Ceramics, Jewelry, Painting, Figure Drawing, Woodworking, Photography, Printmaking, Textile and Fashion Design, and more. Guest lecturers, critiques and collaborative inquiry sessions will also be offered. Workshop registration forms will be available to registered participants at a later date. Each participant can sign up for up to 10 three-hour workshops or lectures on a first-come first-served basis relative to the receipt of the registration form. You will be notified by email when the registration materials are available. Some workshops may require a materials fee.
Individual studio space is available to you on a first-come first-served basis at no additional charge. This is a great opportunity for participants who would like the option of having their own studio space during the duration of the program. There are a variety of studio spaces to choose from adjacent to your favorite studio area. You will have 24/7 studio access during the program to make as much art as you want with as many materials as you can bring.
SUNDAY, JUNE 22
Arrival Time 2pm
Move into Housing
Locate Studio Space
Tour of Campus
Evening on your own;
Studio Time/Explore Portland
MONDAY – THURSDAY,
JUNE 23 TO 26
or Studio Time
or Studio Time
1 Hour Break or Studio Time
FRIDAY, JUNE 27
or Studio time
or Studio time
1 Hour Break or Studio Time
and Closing Dinner
SATURDAY, JUNE 28
Departure by 1pm
ADDITIONAL WEEKEND WORKSHOP OPTIONS
Additional Weekend Workshop Options will be available on June 21 and 22 or June 28 and 29, 2014. These workshops are run by MECA’s Continuing Studies Program. There is an additional cost to take these classes. The classes will allow art educators to earn additional professional development hours and have more studio time. If a participant signs up for any weekend workshop and attends the Fellowship Program they will be allowed to stay in campus housing for the additional time at no additional cost. Class and workshop offerings will be available at a later date.
Parking will be available for participants with advance notice who are driving their own vehicle to MECA. Portland has several transportation options including an airport, train station, bus depot and port, just in case you would like to arrive by boat, ferry or ship. Taxis are available 24/7.
Cost of the Fellowship Program is only $200, which covers the registration of 10 workshops. At no extra charge on a first-come first-served basis, you will be offered campus housing, a studio space, parking, breakfast, lunch, some dinners, and participation in networking and social engagements. Additional costs may include materials fees, depending on the workshop. Optional cost: Upgrade charge ($150) for a single dormitory room. All travel and personal expenses are the responsibility of the participant. If your school district is paying the program cost, but payment will arrive later, MECA can pre-register participants and hold a space for up to 90 days, giving the school district time to process the payment.
Registration to the Feed Your Soul Art Educator Fellowship
Registration forms are available on the printed Feed Your Soul brochure. Sign up for workshops will begin in late December 2013. All received registrations will be invited to sign up for workshops at that time.
LAST NAME FIRST NAME MIDDLE NAME
PHONE NUMBER HOME/CELL
ADDITIONAL PHONE NUMBER HOME/CELL
HOME EMAIL ADDRESS
HOME MAILING ADDRESS
GRADE(S) TEACHING CLASSES/PROGRAM TEACHING
SCHOOL EMAIL ADDRESS SCHOOL PHONE NUMBER
SCHOOL MAILING ADDRESS
I would like to stay in campus housing during the program.
I would like a standard double room. Female/Male
Please select a roommate for me I request to room with
I would like a single room upgrade for $150.
I would like my own studio space.
I would like parking during the program.
I will be traveling by means other than car.
Tee shirt size: S M L XL XXL Mens/Ladies
The cost of the program is $200, which is due at the time of registration. Please include the upgrade cost of $150 if you would like a single room. $200 or $350
Payment enclosed now: Personal Check Credit Card Check from School District
CREDIT CARD NUMBER EXP. DATE CV CODE
Payment from school district to arrive later
PLEASE MAIL COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM TO:
Fellowship 2014 Admissions, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Nominate your students for Maine College of Art Scholarships!
Use the following forms to nominate your sophomores and juniors for scholarships to our Pre-College program, as well as for seniors that you feel should be considered for additional scholarships if accepted into the BFA program.
You can nominate up to three students in each category.
Pre-College Nomination Form.
BFA Nomination Form for seniors.