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GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING April 23rd, 24th, 30th!
Questions about registration or your progress toward Graduation?
Sign up for an advising appointment with Erin Jakowski!
Sign up sheets are posted in the Office of Graduate Studies.
I AM ART: Community Art Collaborative Festival
Family fun activities will include face painters, drum line performers, artmaking.
Tracing Fictions, Grad Ex Opening Reception, April 24 7-10pm
The Station North Chicken Box
1 West North Ave Baltimore, MD
In collaboration with the Maryland Institute College of Art and the Station North Arts and Entertainment District, GradEx presents Tracing Fictions, an exhibition of graduate student work. Spanning multiple disciplines, the show investigates the relationship between reality and fiction; themes of technology, history, and illusory realms are present throughout the exhibition.
This exhibition will be showcasing the works of: Amber Eve Anderson, Michael Benevenia, Stephen Clark, Alex Grabiec, Rachel Guardiola, Rachel Hamel, Taha Heydari, Sara Hill, Mag Hebert Huot, Kei Ito, Art Morrill, Alex Schechter, Sarah Schneider, Mikela Thraser, and Qiannan Zhou.
Join us for our opening reception on April 24th from 7-10pm. For more information about the exhibition, please visit http://www.micagradcommunity.org/grad-ex.
MICA GRAD SHOW OPENING RECEPTION -- Friday April 17th, 2015 -- 5-7pm
Afterparty 7-9pm @ The CROWN
Fox 3, Decker and Meyerhoff Galleries, Fox Building
Fred Lazarus IV Center: Sheila & Richard Riggs and Leidy Galleries
Pinkard Gallery, Bunting Center
North Avenue Market, 16 W. North Avenue
101 W. North Avenue Gallery
North Avenue Market & 101 W. North Avenue
Thurs - Sat, 2-7pm
You're Invited to The Crown April 17
(Open to the public)
Get your free drink ticket for the Afterparty!
Visiting Artist Lectures
Thursday, 4/16 // Designing a Better Tomorrow: Achieving greater impact through design
Thursday, April 16
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fred Lazarus IV Center,
Center for Social Design, 170
A public lecture with Jeremy Kaye of Tomorrow Partners
Jeremy Kaye is a partner at Tomorrow Partners in Berkeley, California, leading innovation endeavors to reimagine experiences, services and business models with a broad spectrum of clients, including blue chips, start-ups, civic institutions, foundations and NGOs. Kaye spent the first decade of his career at Nike, Patagonia and J. Crew, and previously headed up global brand strategy, service design and branded environment initiatives at Ziba Design and his own consultancy, Colab.
Growing up in Apartheid-era South Africa gave Kaye a deep social conscience and a drive to use design for positive change. He is an advisory board member for the Alabama Innovation Engine and a frequent facilitator for AIGA’s Design for Good initiatives.
Friday, 4/17 // Dutch Social Art & Design: Makerstories from the next generation
Friday, April 17
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fred Lazarus IV Center, Center for Social Design, 170
A public lecture with Roger Teeuwen and Iris Schutten, Willem de Kooning Academy
Roger Teeuwen and Iris Schutten will show how young Dutch artists and designers position themselves as game changers by taking transitions in society as the trigger for their projects. They will show projects from successful alumni and graduate students of the acclaimed Willem de Kooning Academy and present the new, international magazine Beyond Social, an open source, collaborative publishing platform investigating social art and design by sharing knowledge, research, opinions, projects, failures and proposals.
Roger Teeuwen and Iris Schutten are redesigning the curriculum of the well-known Willem de Kooning, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Academy is the first European Bachelor Art School in which social art and design are integrated in a four-year, interdisciplinary program focused on art and design in relation to sustainability, open design, gamification and cultural diversity.
Friday, 4/24 // Nancy Princenthal, Character and Sensibility: The Biographical Impulse
Friday, April 24
Fred Lazarus IV Center, Auditorium, L115
Nancy Princenthal is a New York-based critic and former senior editor of Art in America, where she continues to write regularly. She also contributes to Artforum and The New York Times, among other publications. She is currently on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts, New York.
Sponsored by: LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting.
Wednesday, 4/22 // Bannister to Basqiat -- 150 Years of African-American Painting
Tuesday, 4/21 // POWER Speaker Series
with Eddie Conway
Tuesday, April 21, 7-9pm, MICA PLACE (free and open to the public)
During this session, Mr. Conway will look at the state’s use of the prison system as a calculated form of oppression, along with its power relationship to and negative impact on individual prisoners. Included in this discussion will be the impact returning prisoners have on certain communities after their encounter with the prison system. Mr. Conway will look at this process from personal experience and share several stories. Time will be provided for questions and answers.
PODEROSAS: A Chat with Maria Gabriela Aldana & Guests
Tuesday, April 28, 7-9pm, Creative Alliance at The Patterson (free and open to the public)
A conversation to discuss the development of Latin American female leaders in Southeast Baltimore, where 30% of the community is Hispanic. Maria Gabriela Aldana invites Carla Chavez, Alejandra Martinez, Yesenia Mejia and Nicoletta de la Brown, four women of Hispanic descent with multiple identities and races, to speak about how we identify ourselves, or not, to obtain power. We will discuss opportunities, competition amongst ourselves and how we can support one another through unity. Workshop is FREE and childcare is available. Bring a dish to share, such as fruit, tamales, or vegetables. Conversation will be in Spanish with interpretation for English speakers available. Men are welcome! Please register with Maria at 410-276-1651 x209 or email email@example.com
Critique of Richard Florida’s Creative Class (rescheduled from March 3)
with Dominic Moulden
Tuesday, May 5, 7-9pm, MICA PLACE (free and open to the public)
The rise and fall of Richard Florida's Creative Class — a critique and reflection by community organizer Dominic Moulden on the role of the arts and the evolution of a community's local economy. What is the creative class? How and why did this theory become relevant? Is the creative class another way to displace, dispossess and dispose of the indigenous artist?
Saturday, 4/25 // Community-Based Learning (CBL)
This spring semester Community-Based Learning course is using photography and storytelling to share the lives of Waxter seniors in this culminating exhibition.
Saturday, April 25th
Friday 4/24 // Free Intensive from Artists U/Baltimore
April 24th - 25th, 2015 (sign up here)
Friday, April 24, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday, April 25, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
at the Baltimore American Indian Center,
113 S. Broadway, Baltimore MD 21231
This intensive is about building a sustainable life as an Artist. Additionally, they'll be addressing topics such as, why artists are poor and why they shouldn't be, tools artists have used to make things easier, and how to build a life that is balanced, productive, and sustainable. Learn more about Artists U/Baltimore and their Intensive Programs here.
MICA GRAD SHOW 2015 Student Gallery Talks
Community Arts, MFA
Gallery Talks: Tuesday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 28,1pm - 6pm
Decker Gallery, Fox Building
Photographic and Electronic Media, MFA
Rinehart School of Sculpture, MFA
Gallery Talks: Wednesday, April 22, 12pm - 2:30pm
Pinkard Gallery, Bunting Center
Meyerhoff Gallery and Fox 3 Gallery, Fox Building
Jeremy Wescott, PEM, Pinkard Gallery
Tianhong Chen, PEM, Pinkard Gallery
Nicolena Moon, PEM, Pinkard Gallery
Amy Yee, RINE, Meyerhoff Gallery
Teal Waibel, RINE, Meyerhoff Gallery
Yihan Yang, PEM, Meyerhoff Gallery
Yirang Song, RINE, Meyerhoff Gallery
Mianzhang Zhoa, Meyerhoff Gallery
Cici Wu, RINE, Fox 3 Gallery
Shannon Patrick, PEM, Fox 3 Gallery
Photographic and Electronic Media, MFA
Rinehart School of Sculpture, MFA
Gallery Talks: Thursday, April 23, 12pm - 2pm
101 W. North Avenue and Sheila & Richard Riggs
and Leidy Galleries, Fred Lazarus IV Center
Christophe Katrib, PEM, 101 W. North Avenue
Sara Hill, PEM, Riggs Gallery
Leah Cooper, PEM, Riggs Gallery
Neil Nguyen, PEM, Riggs Gallery
Cecelia Song, PEM, Riggs Gallery
Magali Hebert-Huot, RINE, Leidy Gallery
LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting, MFA
Artist Presentations: Friday, April 24th, 2pm - 5pm
Fred Lazarus IV Center Auditorium
Curatorial Practice, MFA Thesis Shows
Show Runs through 4/19 // The Man of Mode
Performances run Thursday through Sunday over two weekends, April 9–19. All shows are in BBOX in the Gateway at 8 PM, except the 2 PM matinee on Sunday, April 19. Tickets are $10 for the MICA community (students, staff, and faculty) and all students everywhere with valid ID, and $15 general admission. Tickets are available online at rivalsofthewest.org, at the MICA store, and at the door, as available.
Don’t miss this opportunity to support theater at MICA and to get a brilliant look at ourselves as we used to be—and still are, though our costumes may have changed!
MICA Animation Festival- Call for SubmissionsCall for Entries - MICA Animation Festival 2015
Deadline: April 22nd by 2:00 PM
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Read Street Market-- CALL FOR ARTIST BOOTHS
The market is on Read St between Howard and Park Ave. Bring a table and some chairs and set up early that morning to claim your space and sell whatever you want.
April 25th and 26th
8am - 6pm
April 24th & May 3rd // # Pirate Radio
(OluShola Cole '15 Mount Royal School of Art, MFA) @ Red Emma's Bookstore
Part talk show, part installation and full homage to the works of artists Nina Simone, Sparrow, Brecht, Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya and Kathy Acker and others, #PirateRadio features Cole's time traveling alter ego Pirate Jenny and fellow collaborator and sound artist Mark Gunnery. Highlighting Baltimore based activists and artists against a backdrop of ambient sound, topics and conversations will revolve around historic pirate and slave interactions in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay area, with room to discuss those dynamics locally and nationally in the 21st century.
Please join us at Red Emmas Bookstore & Coffeeshop:
April 24th 6pm - Sunatirene (Sound Artist)
Josiah Morgan (Baltimore Activist and researcher)
May 3rd 6pm - Paul Rucker (Visual Artist & Cellist)
For more information on Cole's work:
FB Event links:
Friday 4/17-4/19 // Coding for Community: A Civic Hackathon
At the beginning of the event, participants will coalesce in ad hoc teams around projects that engage them and draw on their talents and experiences. Tickets are $5, and meals and snacks are provided. To register, visit goucher.edu/codingforcommunity.
Projects will be designed, built, and presented over the course of the weekend. Leaders from technology, sustainability, and regional cultural spaces will judge projects for the monetary prizes (first, $500; second, $200; third, $100), as well as provide feedback to all teams.
This event is sponsored by Goucher College’s graduate programs in Cultural Sustainability, Digital Arts, Environmental Studies, and Management. For more information, contact Michael Scott-Nelson, academic program director in the digital arts program, at 410-337-6464 or Michael.Scott-Nelson@goucher.edu.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS // INTO THE TEETH OF THE WIND
For more information one can access our online page at https://ccs.ucsb.edu/creative-activity/teeth-wind-1
To submit one can access our submissions manager at https://windsteeth.submittable.com
Current MICA students are invited to apply to be InterLink Assistants during the 2015-16 year.
InterLink Assistants will work with International Affairs at MICA, providing cultural, academic, and practical and organizational resources to international students. InterLink Assistants will work out of the International Affairs reception area as they create resources and plan events for the MICA international student community.
Positions are available for undergraduate and graduate students. Please see the attached job descriptions for further information.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and the contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2015
Grant Opportunity: Research Associates Foundation of Baltimore April 24, 2015
Autodesk Pier 9 WorkshopCall for public installations"The Future of Making Things"
Submission deadline: April 17, 2015
Semifinalist interviews: April 22–April 24, 2015
Proposal selection date: May 1, 2015
Installation completion date: November 2015
More information on the Edge Competition call
MICA NETWORK OPPORTUNITIES
Log onto www.MICAnetwork.com to learn how to apply to these opportunities!
CALLS FOR ENTRY, RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS
Deadline: May 1, 2015
WARP Artist Village