Please note: MICA's campus will be CLOSED December 23-26, 2016 and January 1-2, 2017 for the winter holidays. This includes graduate studios and collaborative workspaces.
Graduate On-Campus Housing:
Graduate students living in MICA residence halls (MICA PLACE or Leake Hall) will have access to their living spaces for the entirety of the break. You will be able to access your residence on all MICA holiday closure days listed above. Please contact Evyn Cosgrove in Residence Life if you have questions about access to your residence.
Graduate Independent Studios & Collaborative Workspaces:
This Friday, December 16th, all MICA Campus buildings will close at 7:00 PM, which includes studios/program workspaces. All students will be required to leave MICA buildings Friday evening by 7:00 PM. Please plan accordingly. Graduate students may remain in Lazarus Center past 7:00 PM for Salon, which takes place from 9:00-11:00 PM on the 5th Floor; all students who remain to attend Salon must leave the building by midnight.
December 17t, 2016 - January 15, 2017: graduate students may access graduate independent studios and collaborative workspaces in Lazarus Center, Brown Center, Fox Building, and MICA PLACE from 9AM to midnight, seven days a week EXCEPT the MICA holiday closure days listed above (no access on those dates). You will need to show your MICA ID to access your workspace.
Lazarus Center will return to a 24-hour schedule on Tuesday, January 10th to accommodate the Low-Residency Winter Session which takes place in that facility. All other MICA buildings will return to their regular semester schedules on Monday, January 16th, but administrative offices (including the Grad Office) will be closed January 16th for the MLK holiday.
JHU/MICA Film Centre
The Film Centre will operate on a different schedule. Please see the list of dates/hours below. You will need to show your ID to access the Film Centre.
JHU/MICA Film Centre Hours:
December 27-30, 2016: 9 am–10 pm
December 31, 2016: 9am-5pm
January 1-2, 2017: CLOSED
January 3-8, 2017: 9 am–10 pm
Beginning Monday, January 9, the Film Centre hours will be 7am - 2am.
Campus Shuttle Service, Winter Break Schedule Change
- Limited shuttle services will resume on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 with the Evening Safety Shuttle running from 5 pm–midnight.
- Regular shuttle services will resume Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
- Shopping and Social Shuttles (including the H-Mart Shuttle) will not run during Winter Break. They will resume Friday-Sunday, January 20-22, 2017.
- **A shuttle will be available to take MICA students to BWI Airport. This shuttle, which is free and available on a first-come/first-served basis, will leave from Founders Green at the below dates and times**
-Saturday, December 17, 2016: 10 am and 12 pm (LAST AVAILABLE SHUTTLE)
MAT Demonstrations of Learning, 12/14, 12/15, 12/16
When: Wednesday, 12/14; Thursday, 12/15; Friday, 12/16 (Times are listed in the schedule above)
Where: Lazarus Room L160
Hoffberger and Toys for Tots, TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO DONATE
Please donate new and unwrapped toys to the drop off location right outside the Office of Graduate Studies in the Lazarus Center, 119.
For more information, email Will Watson
MPS, Business of Art & Design Final Pitch Session, 12/15
Where: Leake Hall ABox
Please join the Business of Art & Design, YR5 cohort as they give a 2-minute pitch of their business concepts.
Save The Date, Arts Everyday 10th Anniversary Celebration
NEW COURSE ALERT
SHOUT-OUTS & FIST-BUMPS
Graphic Design Students Win Big
Daniel Frumhoff MFA '17 received recognition as a finalist in the Latin category of the Morisawa Type Design Competition. YAY Daniel! For more information on Daniel's great work, click HERE
OPPORTUNITIES & OTHER NEWS
UP/Start Venture Competition, Due 1/22/2017
Questions regarding the UP/Start Venture Competition or business/entrepreneurship should be directed to MICA's Entrepreneurship Evangelist, Stephanie Chin, at firstname.lastname@example.org
For a copy of the informational flyer, click HERE
Open call for faculty positions, California College of the Arts
Open call for faculty position, University of California, Irvine
Open call for faculty position, University of Arts Helsinki
Artist Residency Opportunities at Skowhegan School, Due 1/9/2017
As in year’s past, MICA will again participate in Skowhegan's Matching Fellowship program and will award full scholarships for up to two (2) successful applicants. In your application - indicate in the Financial Aid portion that you are eligible to participate in the matching school fellowships program.
Include the following contact information:
Name of School Contact Erin Jakowski
For more information or to learn how to apply, click HERE
Artist Residency Opportunities at The Studios at MASS MoCA, Due 1/10/2017
For more information or to apply, click HERE
Artist Residency Opportunities at Rijksakademie Residency, Due 2/1/2017
Artist Residency Opportunities at Taleamor Park, Due 2/14/2017
There is a simple online application form due six weeks before the start of the proposed residency, but later applications are considered whenever space remains. However, applications for assistantships for any 2017 date are due February 14, 2017.
For more information, click HERE
To contact the directors, email email@example.com
CRU 2016 Photography Contest, Due 12/31/2016
- PEOPLE. Capture the portraits that demonstrate the breadth of expression and emotion the human spirit can evoke.
- STREET. Show us the beat from the street. The faces, activities, encounters, and candid moments that comprise the urban environment.
- NATURE. Mountainscapes, gardens, waterways, weather, the sky-choose your best shots to illustrate the grandeur of nature.
For more information and to learn how to apply, click HERE
INK IT – CALL FOR ENTRIES
BlackRock Center for the Arts is now accepting entries for the juried exhibition "INK IT: Contemporary Print Practices" to be presented February 11 - March 11, 2017 in the Kay Gallery. Juried by internationally recognized artist, curator, and educator Helen Frederick, the exhibit will highlight current fine art print practices by featuring the best graphic work by artists in the region who choose traditional and nontraditional printmaking processes to communicate images and words in multiple. Works by selected artists will employ techniques which include woodcut, linocut, lithography, engraving, etching, mezzotint, screenprinting, letterpress, monoprint, monotype, collographs, chine collé, solar plate, digital printing, along with current innovations. A solo exhibition in the Terrace Gallery at BlackRock will be awarded to one artist selected by the juror. Artists age 18 and older who live, work, or attend school in Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia are eligible to submit entries of up to three works completed within the past three years.
Entry Fee: Student Artist: $10 (up to 3 works per entry)
Submit entries online at: www.blackrockcenter.submittable.com/submit
BLACKROCK EXHIBITION PROPOSALS – CALL FOR ENTRIES
BlackRock Center for the Arts invites artists working in all media to apply for solo and group exhibitions to be presented in the Kay Gallery and Terrace Gallery from January 2018 – December 2018. Visual artists, independent curators, and coordinators of artist collectives and arts organizations who are over the age of 18 and live, work, or attend school in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC and West Virginia are encouraged to submit exhibit proposals. BlackRock hosts exhibitions of contemporary art by emerging and established artist working in all media, to include site-specific installations, video and other time-based media, performance, new technologies and experimental forms. BlackRock provides curatorial and exhibition support, publicity via print and social media, as well as hosting community engagement events. While BlackRock previously required that all two-dimensional artwork be hung from the gallery cable hanging system, we now allow alternative installation methods, to include work that may require nails, screws or other fasteners. Artists are responsible for transport of artworks, assistance with installation, and attending scheduled events. Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 (11:59 pm EST)
Entry Fee: $35.00
Application materials may be submitted online at: www.blackrockcenter.submittable.com/submit