Zachau Construction 50th Anniversary - Thompson’s Point

Erin hutton, art direction and installation

The installation of 44 employee portraits for Zachau Construction was completed for a celebration and fundraising event, hosted at Brick South, located on Thompson’s Point in Portland, Maine.

In partnership with Sally Newhall and Transformit.

Collect Art Sale

Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine | 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017

Erin Hutton, Event and Sales Coordinator

Maine College of Art presents COLLECT: MECA’s Summer Art Sale each year. A fundraiser in support of MECA’s Student Scholarship Fund. This three-day event is a great opportunity to discover emerging artists, view new work by established artists, and build or add to an art collection. The art sale features a unique, diverse and unexpected array of original work in a variety of genres with a range of sizes, prices, and media, including furniture, sculpture, jewelry, paintings, prints, photography, textiles, drawings, and more.

Photos - Michael D. Wilson 


Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine| 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017

Erin Hutton, Event Coordinator

MECAmorphosis Spring Gala and Fashion Show celebrates MECA’s graduating professional artists and raises critical scholarship funds to educate the next generation of artists. The Runway Fashion Show at the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) features work by students in our Textile & Fashion Design Program and raises essential support for MECA’s Student Scholarship Fund. 

Ceramics Pop-Up Shop

Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine | June 9—June 19, 2016

Organized and Installed by Director of Exhibitions Erin Hutton

This ten day Pop-up Shop included presentations featuring the ceramic work of Ayumi Horie, Kristen Kieffer, Kathy King, and Kari Radasch. The Potters Council’s: Graphic Surface Techniques workshops were also held in tandem with this event.

Furniture Society Conference 

Event Management, Erin Hutton

Maine College of Art and the Furniture Society hosted the Furniture Society’s 2012 conference (FS12), Design, Community, and the Sublime, June 14-16 in Portland, Maine. A celebration of traditions and intersections of craft, community, and design in a setting of natural beauty and contemporary culture. This event hosted: 400 attendees, 2 keynote presentations, an award of distinction evening, an auction, 6 exhibitions, 60 workshops and programs, off-site tours and various trips.

Maine College of Art is located in the heart of the Portland Arts District, Maine College of Art offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts, a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts, a Post-Baccalaureate in Art Education as well as Continuing Studies for adults and youths, including a Pre-College intensive for high school students.

The Furniture Society is a nonprofit, educational organization founded in 1996. Its mission is to advance the art of furniture making by inspiring creativity, promoting excellence and fostering an understanding of this art and its place in society.