Katherine Bradford, “Boating Party” (2020), gouache on paper (unframed), 12 x 12 inches.

Maine College of Art’s (MECA) annual COLLECT Online Summer Art Sale, benefitting student scholarships, artists, and designers, is a unique opportunity to discover emerging artists, view new work by established artists, and build art collections — all without leaving home. Visit shop.meca.edu to preview some of the finest art generated from New England and beyond before the sale opens on June 18.

The three-day event will kick-off on Thursday, June 18 at 5:15pm (EDT) with a virtual cocktail reception featuring live toasts from Maine Governor Janet Mills; co-founders of Indigo Arts Alliance Daniel and Marcia Minter, Hon. DFA ’19; COLLECT artist Katherine Bradford, and other honored guests.

The art sale, featuring more than 700 works — paintings, jewelry, sculpture, textiles, prints, furniture, photography, and more — by 140 MECA alumni, students, faculty, and friends, opens promptly at 6pm (EDT) on Thursday, June 18 and runs through 6pm (EDT) on Sunday, June 21.

Maine College of Art, a nationally recognized college of art and design anchored in the heart of Portland’s vibrant Arts District, provides scholarships, state-of-the-art facilities, robust programming, and vital opportunities to hundreds of students each year, giving them the tools they need to become successful artists, designers, visionaries, creators, and citizens. For more information about the academic programs at Maine College of Art, visit meca.edu.

Access the COLLECT Art Sale from June 18–21 at shop.meca.edu.