Graduate Townhall Meeting TODAY!
Topics on the agenda include: Student healthcare; ID Card Readers; Hazardous Materials. Be there!
Graduate Townhall Meeting
Wednesday, 3/12, 2:30-4:30 PM
Graduate Studio Center Auditorium
Studio Center, 1st Floor
Spring Break Hours & Services
- Residence halls will continue to stay open.
- Graduate students will continue to have 24 hour studio access in the Graduate Studio Center, Mt. Royal Station Building, MICA PLACE, Fox Building and Brown Center.
- All other campus studio buildings will close early each night (at 11:00 p.m. instead of 3:00 a.m.) through Saturday, March 22. Normal building hours will resume on Sunday, March 23.
- Campus shuttles will run until midnight from Friday, March 14 through Saturday, March 22. Normal hours will resume on Sunday, March 23.
- Student Health Services will be open over the Spring on weekdays from 8:30 am to Noon. Walk in hours will be from 8:30 to 9:30 am.
- There will be limited dining hours, so please plan ahead. Meyerhoff Dining Room will close after dinner on Friday, March 14 and reopen for dinner on Sunday, March 23. Glace Grill will close Thursday, March 13 at midnight, and reopen Monday, March 24 at 5:00 pm. Java Corner will be closed through the entire break. Café Doris will be open on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., but meal "blocks" cannot be used over the break. No dining services will be available on weekends over the break.
- The MICA Store will be open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Graduate Studio Center Wood Shop Spring Break Hours:
No weekend Hours (March 15, 16, 22, 23).
Shop Hours March 17-21
Mon, Tues, Thur, Friday 9 AM-12 PM, 1-5 PM
Wed 1-5 PM
The Empathy Project
Paul Rucker will perform at Open Mic and welcomes you to the stage to perform as well.
Wednesday, 3/12, 5-7 PM
3/13: OFFICE HOURS WITH PAUL RUCKERThe Empathy Project is created by Paul Rucker, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Artist-in-Residence and Research Fellow in MICA's Center for Race and Culture, and curated by Marcus Civin, faculty member in MICA's Curatorial Practice.
Paul Rucker will be present in the galleries. This disucssion, at the end of the run of The Empathy Project at MICA, will be focused on a discussion of lessons learned from the project and next steps.
Thursday, 3/13, 11 AM-3 PM
The Empathy Project is supported by the Center for Race and Culture, M.F.A. in Curatorial Practice, M.F.A. in Community Arts, and offices of Diversity, Graduate Studies, and International Affairs.
All Events At:
Riggs & Leidy Galleries
Graduate Studio Center, 1st Floor
MICA Grad Show 2014
Shows curated by students of the MFA in Curatorial Practice Program also continue around the city.
Click Here to visit the MICA Grad Show Website!
Check your MICA email for communications from the Office of Graduate Studies containing details information about MICA Grad Show 2014 programming!
3/12 & 3/14: Language+: Programming at CP Student-curated Show
Voiceless Conversation at Baltimore Lab School on Wednesday, March 12 from 1:00-1:45 pm. Please RSVP if you want to join us for a fun afternoon.
Join us on March 14, 10:30 am at Park School to see the Park 2nd graders' performance.
Find more information at the Language+ Project website!
3/12: Career Development Workshop - Fullbright Information Session
Wednesday, 3/12, 2:30-3:30 PM
3/13: Grad Lab Workshop - 5D Cinema Kit
**If you would like to checkout the Grad Lab's 5D Cimena Kits you must attend this workshop**
Thursday, 3/13, 7:30-10:30 PM
Studio Center, 5th Floor
Visiting Artist Lecture Series
10:30 AM, GC 115A
Graduate Studio Center Auditorium
Sponsored by Hoffberger School of Painting
1 PM, Rinehart Conference Room
Sponsored by Rinehart School of Sculpture
1:30 PM, Falvey Hall
Brown Center, Ground Floor
Co-Sponsored by Mount Royal School of Art, the MA in Critical Studies Program, Rinehart School of Sculpture, and the Mixed Media Lecture Series
3/25: Janine Antoni
Janine Antoni was born on January 19, 1964 in Freeport, Bahamas. She received her BA in 1986 from Sarah Lawrence College and her MFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 1989. Antoni’s work has been included in exhibitions including the Venice Biennial, the Whitney Biennial, the Johannesburg Biennial, the Istanbul Biennial, the Kwangju Biennial, the SITE Santa Fe Biennial, and the Prospect.1 Biennial in New Orleans. She received a MacArthur Fellowship in 1998, the Larry Aldrich Foundation Award in 1999, the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Award in 1998, the Irish Museum of Modern Art/Glen Dimplex Artist Award in 1996, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 2011, and the Creative Capital Grant in Visual Arts in 2012. Janine Antoni lives in New York and is represented by Luhring Augustine, NY.
3/7: Application Deadline for CONNECT: Fine Art Reviews
To participate in this event, STUDENTS MUST APPLY BY 12PM ON Friday, March 7th. Meeting times will be assigned by Monday, March 17th. All meetings will be scheduled in advance; there will be no walk-ins at the event.
To apply, please visit: http://micafineartreviews.weebly.com
All graduating students from all departments are eligible to participate. Please be advised that this event is not a replacement for the Internship + Career Fair on March 7th. If you wish to find internships and jobs, please attend the Fair; if you wish to create contacts and get feedback on your presentation and work, please come to the Fine Art Reviews!
We are delighted to welcome representatives from the following organizations to MICA for CONNECT: Fine Art Reviews:
- Area 405, Baltimore, MD, area405.com
- The Contemporary, Baltimore, MD, www.contemporary.org
- Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, www.creativealliance.org
- De Buck Gallery, New York, NY, www.debuckgallery.com
- doris-mae gallery, Washington, DC, doris-mae.com
- (e)merge art fair, Washington, DC, www.emergeartfair.com
- Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD, galleryca.org
- Gina Dean, Curator for Anthropologie, anthropologie.com
- Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, mdartplace.org
- Roving Project, Queens, NY, rovingproject.blogspot.com
- Transformer DC, Washington, DC, www.transformerdc.org
- Vis-Arts, Rockville, MD, visartsatrockville.or
- Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC, wpadc.org
Please refer any questions to Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Entry: Museum of Comic and Cartooning Art Festival
Form Submission Deadline: March 14th
Artwork Due: March 28th
Process and Deadlines:
Please fill out the application form and submit it with the images (1024X1024 maximum, 72 dpi, jpg) of your proposed project to email@example.com by March 14th. All artists will be informed of the juried result via email.
Submit the finished works in a minimum of 3 or maximum of 20 units to MFA ILP studio (Fox 415) by March 28th
NOTICE: A $25 table fee is requested once the artist is selected.
MoCCA Festival: April 5th & 6th, 2014 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions.
Student Mentorship Opportunity: InterLink
InterLink mentors will serve as peer mentors for international students, providing a structure for MICA international students to become connected with the MICA campus community. InterLink mentors will lead group activities and will be a resource for international students about academic, practical and cultural concerns.
- Plan, market and implement weekly InterLink activities
- Help international students adjust to life at MICA and in the U.S.
- Serve as a representative of MICA and a role model for international students
- Provide appropriate information and referrals to international students on a wide range of topics, including but not limited to banks, phones, campus resources, cultural questions, health system, classroom communication, academic success, social interactions, etc.
- Maintain confidentiality regarding all student interactions
- Assist with orientations, workshops, and meeting with international students as necessary
- Attend all mandatory InterLink training sessions
- Attend bi-monthly International Student Mentor meetings with International Affairs staff
- Keep accurate records of student contact and write a weekly summary of interactions/activity
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Intercultural communication and experience
- Willingness to help international students manage expectations and adjust to personal and academic challenges
- Ability to work as part of a team and independently
- Ability to take initiative and lead
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Familiarity with MICA campus and resources, as well as Baltimore area
- Willingness to find creative solutions
- Event planning
- Excellent research skills
Hours and Compensation: $1500 per academic year; flexible hours; minimum 5 hours a week
Reports to: Nora Banker, Interim Assistant Director, International Affairs
To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and the contact information for three references to email@example.com by March 28, 2014
1st Year Juried Show - Applications Due April 1st!
The application process for the 1st Year Juried Show will soon begin. Please review the information below and consider applying.
Programs Eligible to Participate:
Community Arts, MFA
Graphic Design, MFA
Hoffberger School of Painting
Illustration Practice, MFA
Mt. Royal School of Art
Photographic and Electronic Media
Rinehart School of Sculpture
Studio Art, MFA (Summer Low-Residency)
This year's guest juror is John Caperton, Jensen Bryan Curator, at the Print Center in Philadelphia, PA.
John Caperton has curated more than forty exhibitions for The Print Center since 2007, which have included the work of Edna Andrade, Jennifer Bornstein, Lucas Foglia, Katie Grinnan, Demetrius Oliver, Justine Kurland, Hirsch Perlman, Emma Wilcox and Bill Walton. Recent publications include Emma Wilcox: Where it Falls, Edna Andrade: Color Motion. He was on the curatorial team and in the publication of Philagrafika 2010: The Graphic Unconscious, a citywide contemporary art festival. Caperton oversees a number of The Print Center’s public programs, including its Artists-in-Schools Program, which places teaching artists in classrooms in Philadelphia public high schools. He moderated the keynote panel for the 2010 Southern Graphics Conference and participated in the Curatorial Intensive program of Independent Curators International. Caperton received his BA in Art History at the University of Chicago and was the Exhibitions Coordinator at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia where he organized exhibitions with artists Virgil Marti, Polly Apfelbaum, Thomas Chimes, Eileen Neff and Clare Rojas. He has also held positions at the Association for Public Art, Philadelphia and the Anderson Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA as well as guest curating exhibitions in Philadelphia.
To submit work for consideration, go to mica.slideroom.com by April 1st.
The application for 1st Year Show Submissions is listed under the category Current Students.
Students are asked to submit up to 3 pieces for consideration. A maximum of 5 images permits multiple images of the same work. Students will also be prompted to include an artist statement or summary of work, along with a website or tumblr account as a way to view additional work.
Students selected to exhibit their work in the show will be notified no later than May 1st.
In addition to selecting artists to show in each exhibition, John Caperton will work with selected students to plot the gallery during the exhibition process. The application process for the 1st Year Juried Show opens March 1st. The deadline for submitting work is April 1st. This show is an annual exhibition of the best submissions from our 1st Year students, I hope you will consider applying!