Graduate students will continue to have 24-hour access to graduate studios and collaborative workspaces in the Fred Lazarus IV Center, MICA PLACE, Fox, and Brown Center (ID required).
7X $500! Graduate Research Development Grants | 10.20.17
Please contact Drew Lundholm in the Graduate Office if you have any questions about the process or would like to discuss a proposal idea before submitting.
Graduate Studies will no longer be running a grant cycle during the summer. However, we have increased the number of awarded grants from 5 to 7 for both the Fall and Spring Cycles.
2:00-3:00 PM, Lazarus Center, L070
Every Thursday during the semester, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Led by Sukyun Weaver Launching this fall for anyone wanting extra reading support, participants can bring in readings and be guided through topics such as approaching dense texts, formulating discussion topics, mastering vocabulary, and making connections. Reading sessions will be held in Lazarus Room 070 every Thursday from 2 pm - 3 pm. These open drop-in sessions require no advanced registration. Designed for English Language Learners, these sessions are open to everyone. For more information or questions, please contact: Sukyun Weaver, English Language Learning Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:30-10:30 PM, Grad Lab, Lazarus Center 5th Floor
So you make good work but every time you try to document it the resulting image does not do your piece justice. Well, this workshop will cover the basic concepts and techniques needed to make professional photographs of your 2D and 3D artwork. This workshop will focus on developing an approach to documenting work that can be applied with DSLRs and film cameras alike. **If you would like to checkout the Grad Lab's medium format cameras you must attend this workshop http://graduate.mica.edu/lab/Workshops
1:00-3:00 PM, Lazarus Center, L070
Every Wednesday during the semester, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Led by Dan Gutstein A new collaboration between Graduate Studies and the Writing Studio has resulted in weekly "Pop-up" writing assistance in Lazarus Room 070 every Wednesday from 1 pm - 3 pm. Tutoring will be available during this time to review drafts of writing and help students get started with writing projects. Everyone is welcome. No appointment necessary. Students may also sign-up for other appointments at the Writing Studio by visiting Bunting 110 or by emailing email@example.com. For more information or questions, please contact Dan Gutstein, Director of MICA's Writing Studio, firstname.lastname@example.org.
VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES
Shadra Strickland (ILP) | 10.19.17
(L 115) Lazarus Auditorium
Artist: Shadra Strickland Shadra Strickland complete her MFA at the School of Visual Arts in NY. She won the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent in 2009 for her work in her first picture book, Bird, written by Zetta Elliott. Strickland co-illustrated Our Children Can Soar, winner of a 2010 NAACP Image Award. Her next book, A Child’s Book of Prayers and Blessings: From Many Faiths and Cultures Around the World, debuts in October. Each illustration was made using the relief linocut printmaking technique. She teaches illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland. This Lunchtime Lecture is sponsored by MICA's MFA in Illustration Practice. Illustration Practice, MFA
Deroy Pedraza (GDMFA) | 10.20.17
DEROY PERAZA (HYPERAKT) is a founding partner and creative director at Hyperakt. With a decade and a half of experience designing brand identities, data visualizations, online experiences and products, Deroy is equal parts designer, entrepreneur and cheerleader. He provides creative and visionary leadership for the Hyperaktivists and is the driving force behind Hyperakt Labs, which creates opportunities for their ideas to flourish. His work has won numerous awards, has appeared in several books and has been recognized in notable publications like The New York Times, Washington Post, The Atlantic, Huffington Post, The Guardian (UK), Time, Forbes, Corriere della Sera (Italy), Berliner Morgenpost (Germany) and Le Monde (France). Deroy’s work has been featured in museums and galleries in England, Spain, Switzerland, France, Turkey, Brazil and the United States. Deroy was born in Havana, Cuba, has lived in five countries, and loves to travel. Graphic Design, MFA
Roya Shariat (GDMFA) | 10.20.17
ROYA SHARIAT (HYPERAK) comes to Hyperakt with a passion for human-centered design and a background in strategic communications. Prior to joining Hyperakt, Roya was the Global Communications Manager at 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). She led communications efforts across 100RC’s African portfolio, bolstered the team’s storytelling capacity, and ran the “100RC Challenge,” the competition by which 100RC selects partner cities. Roya has a degree in Economics with minors in Middle Eastern Studies and Social and Public Policy from NYU. She has worked in both the public and private sectors, including roles at the U.S. Department of State, the Woodrow Wilson Center, and NBC Universal. Roya speaks Farsi, some Spanish, and an odd amount of conversational Polish. Graphic Design, MFA
Assistant Professor Painting
Qualified applicants must have a master's degree in fine arts (MFA) from an accredited institution as well as at least three (3) years prior experience teaching a diverse population of students at the college level. Demonstrated experience and commitment to excellence in teaching, creative scholarship through an active exhibition record and service to the academic community is required. Interest and experience in community engagement practice is recommended. Candidates should also have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and interest in collaboratively contributing to a growing program.
Applications must be submitted in one pdf document and must include CV, artist and teaching statement, images of personal art work and art work of students (clearly labeled) along with 3 letters of recommendation. Applications not submitted in this format will not be considered. Materials should be submitted by December 1, 2017 to: Lisa Garbacik at email@example.com with “Painting Assistant Professor” in the subject line. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE
Curatorial Activism Summit @ School of Visual Arts NYC
http://www.macp-curatorial-activism-summit.sva.edu/. Interested students can email Allie Linn at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.