Thanksgiving Break Building Hours
Campus Building Hours
- No classes Wednesday, November 26, All campus buildings except residence halls will close Wednesday at 7 p.m.
- Campus buildings except residence halls are closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, as these are campus holidays.
- Saturday, November 29: graduate students ONLY will have limited access to the Fred Lazarus IV Center and other graduate studios and collaborative workspaces (ID required) from 11 a.m. to midnight.
- Sunday, November 30: Normal graduate student access resumes.
- All campus services will be closed Thursday-Sunday over the weekend.
- Campus buildings will reopen Sunday on a normal Sunday schedule.
- Campus shuttles will operate only on Wednesday evening and Saturday evening, ending at midnight; normal shuttle service resumes on Sunday.
- Closed Wednesday, 11/26 through Sunday, 11/30
- Open Wednesday, 11/26 9am-12pm, 1pm-5pm
- Closed Thursday, 11/27 through Sunday, 11/30
Vote For Graduate Student Council Leaders! Voting Ends 12/1
Please take a few minutes to read the student nominations for the next GSC leadership board. You can select your top three candidates for the positions by clicking the link below. Voting will end on Monday Dec. 1. Read about the Candidates
As a reminder the Graduate Student Council is a student advocacy group that acts as a liaison between MICA's graduate population, the Office of Graduate Studies and MICA's upper administration. With a goal to improve and enhance the MICA graduate experience, GSC meets regularly to discuss topics relevant to graduate education and student life.
Graduate Student Registration is OPEN
If you need help, or have questions please sign up in the Office of Graduate Studies, to speak with Erin Jakowski for advising and enrollment.
Take a moment to review the Graduate Elective Guide to plan your course schedule. The Guide is a complete listing of elective coursework at MICA designed for graduate students. Electives are organized into four categories; Liberal Arts, English Language Learning, Professional Development and Studio.
Complete a Registration Permission form to enroll in undergraduate courses (400 level and below). These permission forms need signature of the undergraduate instructor. It is advisable to reach out to undergraduate instructors for enrollment permission prior to registration on December 3rd.
Friday, 12/5: Mount Royal School of Art Opening Reception
GRAD EX: Accepting Submissions for INTERVIEWS / GREAT WHITE WALL
GradEx is excited to offer artist interviews. If you would like to have an interview with you and your work posted to the MICA website please let us know. More information will be sent to interested parties.
Send to all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KEEP US INFORMED
Also if you’re having show, got a great opportunity, or just want to tell the community what you’re up to, send us the info. We would love to keep others informed about the awesome work you are doing.
Friday, 12/5: Dan Dudrow // Faux Portraits Opening Reception
Dan Dudrow: Faux Portraits
Bunting Center, Pinkard Gallery
Reception: Friday, December 5, 5-7 pm
In this exhibition, longtime faculty member Dan Dudrow will reveal new work for the first time at MICA that veers from his well-known color-based abstraction to a series of equally colorful figurative work.
Wednesday, 12/3: Morning YOGA at Lazarus Center
Please join the MICA Fitness Center as we bring Relaxation YOGA to you at the Lazarus Center 11/5, 11/19, and 12/3 at 9am in the Auditorium.
Sessions will be led by Andrew Siegele of Charm City Yoga. All skill levels can participate. Questions can be directed to Trenton Nettles at Fitness@mica.edu
Wednesday, 12/3, 9:00 am
Lazarus Center Auditorium
Lazarus Center, 1st Floor
Thursday, 12/4 Grad Lab: Scanning Film
This workshop will cover the basics of scanning film using Vuescan and the scanners available in the Grad Lab. If you are interested in using the Lab’s scanners to digitize film but don’t know where to start or if you have had trouble scanning film in the past this workshop is for you.
Instructor: Patrick Hunt
Grad Lab, Lazarus Center, 5th Floor
Friday, 12/5: Last Exhibition Workshop
**MAT STUDENTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE TO ATTEND, as you will be the first to show Spring 2015**
Come Join the Exhibitions Department's Andrew, James, and Jeff for an afternoon workshop:
Friday, Dec. 5th at 3-4:30pm
5th floor seminar room, Lazarus Center
Open to all Graduate Students.
Saturday, 12/6: GRANTWRITING WORKSHOP and GRANTMAKERS FAIR
Join GBCA and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts as we cohost a day of grant resources for artists!
First, Andrew Simonet of Artists U shares critical tips, tactics, and practical strategies for individual artists seeking grant support. This workshop will be interactive and provide hands-on review exercises, aimed to arm attendees with confidence, knowledge, and know-how on the grant seeking process. The information covered will be relevant and applicable for all grant opportunities.
The workshop will be immediately followed by a grantmakers fair. Featuring local and regional grant makers who will be present to discuss the grant opportunities they offer to individual artists. Don't miss this chance to meet, talk with, and ask questions face-to-face with representatives from organizations who provide grants to artists in the Baltimore region.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
This popular workshop will fill up, so RSVP to secure your place.
Thursday, 12/11: Meditation in Lazarus Center
"Stressed, Tired, or Overwhelmed?"
Join the MICA Fitness Team for group meditation sessions! Each class will offer a different meditation practice so you can identify one that works best for you!
Questions can be directed to Fitness@mica.edu. See you there!
Rm 116, 1st Floor, Lazarus
Visiting Artist Lecutre Series
- Tod Lippy - 7:00-8:00pm Lazarus Center Auditorium.
- Chip Wass - 12:15-1:15pm, Lazarus Center Auditorium
- Transforming Education: A public lecture with Sam Seidel - 12:00-1:00pm, MICA Center for Social Design, Lazarus Center Room 170. Download the Flyer
SAM SEIDEL is the Director of the Student Experience Lab at the Business Innovation Factory and author of "Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education." Previously, Sam worked with leading national education organizations, including the Black Alliance for Educational Options, Big Picture Learning, and Jobs for the Future, as well as a spectrum of other clients on a diverse set of projects, ranging from redesigning a statewide juvenile justice system to working with the Rockefeller family to repeal the Rockefeller Drug Laws. Sam has taught in a variety of settings from first grade to community college. He speaks internationally about innovative solutions to challenges facing schools, community organizations, and prisons. He is a passionate and experienced leader in education transformation. Sponsored by Social Design.
- Taylor Fischer - 12:15-1:15pm, Lazarus Center Auditorium
- Treacy Ziegler - 1-2pm, Rinehart Seminar Room, Lazarus Center, Ground Floor. Sponsored by Rinehart School of Sculpture
Opportunities & Things to Do
Thursday, 11/27: Thanksgiving Feast @ MICA 12-2pm
CGIU Grant Opportunity
In order to apply, CGI U students are required to develop a Commitment to Action: a new, specific, and measurable plan to address a challenge in one of CGI U’s five focus areas: education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health. The final application deadline will be Monday, December 1, 2014.
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please visit: www.cgiu.org. Contact Jonathan Erwin email@example.com in the Center for Social Design to ask questions.
Maggie Schneider (Mt. Royal School of Art '14) Upcoming Projects - Help a Sister Out!
I would like to share some exciting news with you... In January 2015, I will be going back to my alma mater, Luther College, as a visiting artist and co-instructor for a 3-week intensive.
DANCE LAB/Forgiveness Lunch is the Indiegogo campaign I am currently running to crowd source funds for travel, shipping, room and board. Please visit the link for more information about the class and my visit to Luther College.
Thank you for your continued support. I am grateful for the ways in which each of you has contributed to my current path as a creative professional. May your holiday season be warm and restful.
DMC Research Remix: Call for Artists
New Station North Incentives Program (SNIP)
Station North Arts and Entertainment, Inc. is pleased to announce the start of its inaugural end of year individual giving campaign, which highlights a new Station North Incentives Program (SNIP) Card as a reward for giving. The SNIP Card, which will be valid at participating businesses from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015, provides great discounts and benefits at Station North restaurants, bars, theaters and retailers.
The SNIP Card is available to anyone who donates a minimum of $35 to Station North Arts & Entertainment, Inc. at www.stationnorth.org/SNIP, although giving more is encouraged. The first 50 people to donate will also receive a free pass to the Charles Theatre in addition to their SNIP Card.
- The Annex Theater: $7 discounted tickets for main stage productions (excludes Knee Play Series)
- Baltimore Bike Works: 10% off all parts, accessories, and apparel
- Baltimore Improv Group: Buy one ticket, get one free (Good for in-person ticket purchases at BIG events at The Mercury Theater)
- Baltimore Print Studios: $5 off of any print (Limit 5 per customer, in-store purchases only)
- Bottega: Free dessert per table with dinner purchase
- Cafe Nancy: Free 6 oz. lemon ginger tea with any purchase on Thursdays
- Canteen: Free coffee with purchase of entree food item
- The Charles Theatre: First 50 SNIP Cards sold get a free ticket voucher
- The Crown: $2 off food items AND/OR free domestic beer with purchase of food over $5 (Valid Monday-Friday, 5:00-9:00PM)
- The Depot: 2-for-1 drinks on Thursdays
- Full Circle Photo: 10% Off Gallery Exhibition Purchases, 1 Free 12” x 18” Print on Pro Paper for every 10 rolls of processed film, 15% off Custom Fine Art Prints on Museum Papers, 10% off Material Costs for Archival Framing Projects (some exclusions apply), $10 / hr Special Darkroom rates for both Color and B&W
- Joe Squared: 10% off EVERYTHING
- Liam Flynn’s Ale House: 10% off EVERYTHING, with an extra 10% off from 12:00-2:00PM
- Metro Gallery: 10% off all art sales
- OutTakes Cafe: 6% off EVERYTHING
- Pen & Quill: Monday happy hour beer & wine prices ALL DAY
- Station North Arts Cafe: Free dessert with any sandwich; Soup & a salad for $7 after 3PM
- Station North Tool Library: $5 off basic safety class (or another class if you have already taken it), 2 additional tool rentals per visit
Job Opportunity: Purchase College, SUNY Seeking candidates for full-time faculty
Purchase College, SUNY
The School of Art+Design
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
www.purchase.edu The School of Art+Design in the School of the Arts at Purchase College, SUNY seeks candidates for multiple full-time positions beginning fall 2015:
– Assistant Professor of Sculpture/Expanded Media (tenure track)
– Assistant Professor of Print Media (tenure track)
– Assistant or Associate Professor of Photography (tenure track)
– Visiting Assistant Professor of Foundation Program
Teaching responsibilities can include introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses, electives specific to a faculty's research interests, and classes suitable for students with varied backgrounds at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Our ideal candidates will demonstrate a deep understanding of the practice, history and theory of contemporary artistic production, be comfortable working and thinking across disciplines, have interests that extend beyond his or her specialty, and encompass broad approaches to art practice and human knowledge. A terminal degree in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent commensurate experience, is required. In addition, at least three years of teaching experience at the college/university level is also required.
The School of Art+Design, part of the School of the Arts at Purchase College, State University of New York system, offers premier programs that prepare students for careers in the visual arts and design, as well as lives informed by aesthetic experience. The school honors tradition, encourages experimentation & collaboration, develops critical thinking, and embraces new concepts, materials, and technologies. A faculty of working artists is committed to creating a supportive climate in which students are passionate about learning to see, to think, to make, and to reflect.
Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in New York, the campus celebrates individuality, diversity, and creativity as we encourage students to "Think Wide Open." At Purchase College, the arts play a special role—liberal education infuses the arts and the arts infuse the campus.
To apply for these positions and for more information on each position, please visit our Purchase College job vacancy website and complete an online application.
All applications must include:
– Cover letter (maximum one-page) expressing interest in the position and summarizing qualifications – CV, including exhibitions, reviews, published articles, panels/papers, courses taught, etc.
– A portfolio consisting of 20 examples of professional work and 20 examples of student work.
Deadline for submission is February 1, 2015. Purchase College, SUNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.