Graduate Research Development Grants, Applications Due 2/17, 9AM
Up to five, $500.00 grants are awarded during each cycle (October, February and July.) Grants are awarded to eligible applicants that demonstrate a clear intent to grow their artistic or professional practice through informative research and personal development.
How do I apply?
A short three page application with a cover page, written proposal, and budget is all it takes! For more information and complete guidelines, click HERE
This doesn't sound like it's for me.
All Graduate and Post Bacc students are eligible for this grant opportunity. If you are unsure about a proposal idea or have general questions, please contact Drew Lundholm in the Graduate Studies office email@example.com
Lom Nava Love, 2/17
Where: Falvey Hall
The President's Task Force for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Globalization is hosting a great event on February 17th at 7 p.m. in Falvey. The evening has three parts to it--first, a screen of the film, Lom Nava Love, an unflinching story of Black families in inner city Baltimore harnessing their strengths to challenge the systems and institutions that often dictate their realities. Centered on the work of community organizer Shirley Foulks and directed by Youth Resiliency Institute founder Fanon Hill, Lom Nava Love documents Foulks’ engagement with families in public housing and how she uses art to communicate the abilities, strengths and power to effect change that Black families innately possess.
F-1 Internship Orientation, 2/17
Where: Gateway 200
End Game, 2/17
Where: Lazarus Center Auditorium
This is a mandatory meeting for all graduating graduate students.
VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES
3:30 - 4:30 PM, Brown 413
Open to Graduate Students
Sponsored by Graphic Design MFA
Eric Gunther was born in New York in 1978. He studied Computer Science at MIT. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he is a founding partner of the art and technology firm, Sosolimited. Eric makes music and an occasional music video, among them a time-warping dance video for OK Go. During after hours, Eric dances like an alien robot squid, makes vibrating sculptures, and meditates on nothingness.
Jackie Littman is a designer at Sosolimited, a studio that specializes in digital experiences and interactive installations. Jackie has worked with clients such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Under Armour, and the Atlantic. She was recognized as a finalist in the Adobe Design Achievement Awards for her interactive storybook app, The Little Bug. Jackie has a background in software instruction and design for the theatre, and received her MFA in graphic design from the Maryland Institute College of Art.
12:15 - 1:15 PM, Lazarus Auditorium L115
Open to Graduate Students
Sponsored by MFA Illustration Practice
10AM - 12PM, Lazarus Auditorium L115
Open to Graduate Students
Sponsored by LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting
Barry Schwabsky is art critic for The Nation and coeditor of international reviews for Artforum. His most recent books are The Perpetual Guest: Art in the Unfinished Present (Verso, 2016), Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting (Phaidon, 2016), and a collection of poems, Trembling Hand Equilibrium (Black Square, 2015).
Grad Lab Workshop: Projection Mapping
Grad Lab, Lazarus Center 5th Floor
Ever wonder how to get more than one video playing back over the same projector? How about syncing multiple projectors together? Or masking a projection so that images are only cast into certain surfaces within the projectors throw. Well you are in luck! This workshop will introduce you to the basics of a projection mapping software called Mad Mapper.
SHOUT-OUTS & FIST-BUMPS
Alfonso Fernandez's New Show - FATHOM: Identity in Abstraction
Reception: Saturday, March 11th | 6 – 8pm | FREE
Gallery Talk: Saturday, April 1st | 5pm | FREE
Come out to support Alfonso Fernandez, Hoffberger '16, at his new exhibition FATHOM: Identity in Abstraction. For more information, click HERE
Tiffany Lin's piece selected for BlackRock Center exhibit
Doug Thomas presenting at College Arts Association Conference
Daniel Frumhoff at Graphic Design USA
MICA Illustration Practice MFA program represented well in Women Who Draw site
Founding director of the MFA in Illustration Practice (ILP) and Illustration Practice faculty Whitney Sherman and Kimberly Ellen Hall respectively are in the directory as well as numerous ILP current students and alumni including Cinyee Chiu, Ashley Benham Yazdani, Qieer Wang, Lisk Feng, Alex Citrin, Diyou Wu, Lisa Perrin, Dingding Hu, Shreyas R Krishnan, Jackie Zhu, Jia Liu, Patti Pogodzinski, Yiran Guo, Mai Ly Degnan, Sarah Jacoby, Emily Joynton, Claire D Foster, Diana Chu and Jasu Hu. MICA undergraduate illustration faculty in the directory include Rebecca Bradley, Heidi Younger, Joyce Hesselberth, and Andrea Kalfas.
Numerous outlets have covered the directory including Vogue, the BBC, Huffington Post, Slate, and Bust. The BBC article reveals that “in the UK, data from higher-education admissions service Ucas shows that in 2016 the number of women enrolled in design studies courses (including illustration) was more than double the number of men.”
OPPORTUNITIES & OTHER NEWS
Safe Art Space Task Force, 2/16
Where: War Memorial, 101 N. Gay St
The Task Force on Safe Art Spaces has a mission to create a citywide network of safe, cost-effective, contemporary, living, live/work, studio, and performance space for established and emerging artists. It will integrate the perspectives of artistic, design, development, financial, regulatory, and revitalization experts to develop strategies, identify resources, and propose programmatic framework that will develop and sustain spaces that protect the safety of artists and patrons while meeting the logistical and technical interests of today's performers and audiences. For more information, click HERE
Adobe Creative Residency, Applications Due 2/26
Creative Alliance Residency Program, Applications Due 2/27
Ruby Artist Grants - Media Arts and Performing Arts, Due 2/28
Hamiltonian Fellowship Program, Applications Due 3/3
What will you receive as a Hamiltonian Fellow?
- Solo and group exhibitions in Hamiltonian Gallery
- Mentorship from established artists and art professionals
- Exhibition support and peer critiques
- Access to professional development lectures and career resources
- Annual $1,000 stipend
- Gallery representation through Hamiltonian Gallery
- Community engagement and outreach opportunities
Visit www.hamiltonianartists.org/apply for all information on application guidelines, fellowship requirements, the selection process, as well as the submission form. Applications due March 3, 2017.
Summer Internships with Wassaic Project, Applications Due 3/1
Arttable 2017 Diversity Fellowship Program, Applications Due 3/1
- female students enrolled in a graduate program
- from a racial/cultural/ethnic background underrepresented in the field
- seeking career opportunities in the visual arts professions
- a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status
- be able to commit to 8-consecutive week period specified by each institution
Housing: While some institutions may be able to offer assistance with finding the appropriate housing accommodations for incoming fellow, it is the responsibility of the fellow to find their own housing within the agreed time period and within commuting distance to their assigned institution.Application Process
- TO APPLY click here for the application
- Submit a cv. and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please make sure that you are available during the dates the host institution has specified.
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Fellowships, Applications Due 3/1
ACRE's 2017 Scholarship, Due 3/12
For more information, click HERE