News & Announcements
Second and Third Year M.F.A. in Studio Art Exhibition-Opening Reception
Students in their second and third year of the M.F.A. in Studio Art program display their work.
On View: Tuesday, July 16-Wednesday, July 23
Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery
Lazarus Center, 1st Floor
Reception: Wednesday, July 16 from 5-6pm
The Lazarus Center is outside the Artscape boundaries. The Lazarus Center parking lots will not be affected by Artscape and no passes are needed. If you need to bring a car onto the Mt. Royal part of campus next week, please contact the Graduate Office or Center for Art Education.
Evening Shuttles will run from 8pm-1:45am, July 18-20 during Artscape. This shuttle will operate between all MICA campus buildings and MICA program residential housing as the boundaries permit. The Summer Evening Shuttle will be on call by contacting the MICA dispatcher at 410.225.2245 or asking any campus desk attendant to contact the shuttle. If safe transportation is needed after shuttle hours consider planning ahead to find a friend that would like to stay late and share a taxi. Yellow Cab in Baltimore can be reached at 410.685.1212. Campus Safety will provide walking escorts for program participants after hours to their parked vehicles on campus.
2014 Artscape Festival hours
Friday July 18, 11am-9pm
Saturday July 19, 11am-9pm
Sunday July 20, 11am-8pm
STREETS CLOSED TO TRAFFIC ON CAMPUS
For all street closings see Artscape Traffic Modifications
Thursday, July 10 thru Tuesday, July 22: Closed - Dolphin Street, Mt. Royal to Howard
Monday, July 14 thru Tuesday July 22: Closed - Mt. Royal Ave, North Ave. to Charles St.
Wednesday, July 16 thru Monday, July 21, 6am: Closed - Lanvale Street, Mt. Royal to Rutter St.
Monday, July 14 thru Thursday, July 17 and also Monday and Tuesday, July 21, 22
- Parking available for MICA staff, faculty and students at the Mt. Royal Elementary/ Middle School.
- Enter parking lot on Mosher Street between John St. and Park Ave.
- You will not need a VEHICLE PASS to get to the lot, it is not within the Artscape boundaries
MT. ROYAL STATION LOT: No parking Monday, July 14 through Monday July 21. Cars will be towed by 8am Monday, July 14.
BUNTING CENTER LOTS:
- North lot: MICA Church/Bunting permit parking Monday, July 14 thru Friday, July 18.
- East lot: MICA Church/Bunting permit parking Monday, July 14 thru Thursday, July 17. Friday, July 18 Bunting East lot is parking only for MICA staff working Artscape with special parking permit from Office of Events.
CORPUS CHRISTI CHURCH LOT: MICA Church/Bunting permit parking Monday and Tuesday
- No parking Wednesday July 16 thru Monday, July 21.
McMechen (Mt. Royal to Malster), Malster, Mosher and Dickson Streets: Posted “Artscape Only Parking” Thursday, July 17, 6am thru Monday, July 21, 6am
NORTH AVE. LOT: Staff and Faculty parking every day with IDswipe card
1501 LOT: North Lot open to those who have a permit to park in the 1501 Lot until 9pm, Friday, July 19. Closed on Saturday, July 20 & Sunday, July 21, parking only with special permit from Events office.
15/15 LOT: Open to those who have a 15/15 permit until 9pm, Friday, July 19. Closed on Saturday, July 20 & Sunday, July 21, parking only with special permit from Events office.
Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Thursday, 7/17: Francesca DiMattio
Thursday, 7/17, 5-6:30PM
Lazarus Center Auditorium, GC 115
Lazarus Center, First Floor
Francesca DiMattio lives and works in New York. Francesca received her BFA from Cooper Union and MFA from Columbia University in 2005. Her work has been included in solo exhibitions at the Bluffer Art Museum at University of Houston; Zabludowicz Collection and Pippy Houlsworth Gallery, London, England; Conduits Gallery, Milan, Italy; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; The National Arts Club, and Salon 94 in New York; LAXART, Los Angeles; The Saatchi Gallery, London, and Locust Projects, Miami. Her paintings have been featured in group exhibitions including the 185th Annual Invitation Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy, New York (2010); 7:10, The National Arts Club, New York (2010); Abstract America, The Saatchi Gallery, London (2009); Master of Reality, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts (2009); and Size Matters: XXL, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, New York (2007). Francesca is represented by Salon 94.
Tuesday, 7/22: Paul Rucker
Tuesday, 7/22, 6-8PM
Lazarus Center Auditorium, GC 115
Lazarus Center, First Floor
Paul Rucker is a visual artist, composer, and musician who combines media, often integrating live performance, sound, original compositions, and visual art. His work is the product of a rich interactive process, through which he investigates community impacts, human rights issues, historical research, and basic human emotions surrounding a subject.
Rucker has received numerous grants, awards, and residencies for visual art and music. In 2012, he received an award for Visual Art from the Creative Capital Foundation, a 10-week residency at Headlands Center for the Arts in California, the Conductive Garboil Grant, a Grant for Artists Projects from Artist Trust, and an Artist Project Grant and Gallery Show from 4Culture. Seattle-area organizations that he has received project funding from in the past include: Seattle Mayor’s Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Washington State Arts Commission, King County Site Specific, 4Culture, Artist Trust, and Photo Center NW. He has also received funding from the South Carolina Arts Commission.
As a musician and director, Rucker plays in various situations, from solo cellist to leading his LARGE ENSEMBLE of 22 musicians. He was awarded Best Emerging Artist as well as Outside Jazz Ensemble of the Year by Earshot Jazz, and Jazz Artist of the Year by the Seattle Music Awards. Rucker regularly plays as a solo cellist, including past performances at the Jacksonville Jazz Festival and The Stone in New York City. He was invited by legendary filmmaker David Lynch to perform for the opening of Lynch’s film, Inland Empire.
As a public artist, Rucker has created work for the Museum of Flight in Seattle, 4Culture, and the City of Tacoma, WA. Past residencies include Blue Mountain Center, Ucross Foundation, Art OMI, Banff Centre, Pilchuck Glass School, and the Rockefeller Foundation Study Center in Bellagio, Italy. In 2011, Rucker was commissioned to create the fine arts poster for Bumbershoot Arts and Music Festival in Seattle. http://paulrucker.com/
Wednesday, 7/16: Graduate Lab Workshop, Technology for Exhibitions
Wednesday, 7/16, 1:30 - 4:00pm
Lazarus Center, 5th Floor