Welcome Back to Baltimore! Tomorrow Night!
Opening Reception Fall Show: Illustration Practice, MFA
Riggs and Leidy Gallery, Lazarus Center
We will provide music and some grilling action! We will be providing most of the food including burgers, hot dogs, and vegetarian options as well. If you have any food allergies or preferences, please feel free to bring any of your own food for the grill. Desserts are welcome as well!
Open to only the Graduate Community! We will be IDing everyone at the door so please remember to bring yours!
BYOB BYOB BYOB!
1801 Falls Road, Rinehart Studios - 1st Floor - entrance through the big door on Falls Road
National Voter Registration Day!
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
1303 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217
Join MICA for a National Voter Registration Day celebration! Get registered to vote on site, learn more about voting in your state or here in Maryland, or make your own buttons! Share how you are - or want to be- civically engaged in your community. While you’re there, enjoy free snacks and take some pictures in our voter-themed photo booth. Civic engagement is for everyone, no matter where you call home! There will also be a satellite table on the First Floor of the Lazarus Center in the hallway, offering voter registration and information!
GradEx Exhibition: Mirror
The mirror shows "it" as if it was the most familiar stranger. when people stand in front of "it", "it" is strange, but in a trance is pulling your memory.
Opening Reception: Sept 28th 7:00pm-8:30pm
Rowhouse Project: Book Release and Artist Talk
Saturday September 29, 2018
7:00pm-10:00pm - Artist Panel @ 8:00pm
422 S Highland Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Springsteen hosts an evening for the Rowhouse Project book release. Please join us for a discussion with participating artists moderated by Resort, some food and drink to celebrate, and a preview of our new space slated to open in 2019.
Rowhouse Project took place between Summer 2014–Spring 2016 in a Baltimore rowhouse and presented exhibitions by Justin Lieberman, Josh Tonsfeldt, Trevor Shimizu, Zak Kitnick, Cynthia Daignault, Ajay Kurian, Van Hanos, and Sam Anderson.
This new publication brings together all eight exhibitions into one book. Edited by Lucie Fontaine, published by Hassla.
An initial release was hosted at Karma Bookstore on September 5th, and there will also be a talk at the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 on Sunday, September 22nd at 2pm.
VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES
10:00am – 11:30am
Nancy Princenthal is a Brooklyn-based writer whose book Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art (Thames and Hudson, 2015) received the 2016 PEN America award for biography. A former Senior Editor of Art in America, where she remains a Contributing Editor, she has also written for the New York Times, Artforum and the Village Voice. Princenthal is the author of Hannah Wilke (Prestel, 2010), and a co-author of two recent books on women artists. Her essays have appeared in monographs on Shirin Neshat, Doris Salcedo, Robert Mangold and Alfredo Jaar, among many others. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A.), Hunter College (M.A.), and the Whitney Independent Study program, she has taught at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; Princeton University; and Yale University, and is currently on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts.
Hosted By: Leroy E. Hoffberger School of Painting, MFA
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Javier Téllez’s work brings peripheral communities and invisible situations to the fore of contemporary art addressing institutional dynamics, disabilities and mental illness as marginalizing conditions. His film installations question the notions of the normal and the pathological, providing a fresh interpretation of classical myths, private and collective memories, and historical references. Tellez has had solo shows at institutions such as the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, the San Francisco Art Institute,Kunsthaus Zürich,Stedelijk. He has participated in DOCUMENTA, Manifesta, the Sydney Biennial, the Whitney Biennial, and the Venice Biennale, the Yokohama Triennial, and in many museum group shows at MoMA PS1, SITE Santa Fe, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Tamayo, Mexico City, and Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas.
Hosted by: Mt.Royal School of Art. MFA
Grad Lab Workshop: Shoot Your Work
Lazarus Center, Grad Lab L540
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
Instructor: Patrick Hunt
FLIV Woodshop Workshop: Frame Building
Lazarus Center, Basement 003A
Learn to make a professional looking frame for your drawings, paintings and photos. In this workshop, we will cover the steps of frame building from a buying lumber to a finished hangable frame. Please sign up in advance by clicking the link here! docs.google.com/document/d/1bvo_aeUvtztEEb_u1wJc-xR7FeOF3u523-pLTxsGXJs/edit?usp=sharing
FLIV Woodshop Workshop: Exhibition Display
Lazarus Center, Basement 003A
This workshop will teach you the best way to build a pedestal and a box shelf to display your work. I can also cover topics such as “what in the world do I do with the projector and the cords?” or any other questions you might have. Please sign up in advance by clicking the link here! docs.google.com/document/d/1MbIifunp9nSib-cXBayVGsGv1FSGZxcbjr0TS0WzJhQ/edit?usp=sharing
FLIV Woodshop Workshop: Crate Building
Lazarus Center, Basement 003A
In this workshop, we will go over the best ways to crate your work for shipping and what materials to use. Please sign up in advance by clicking the link here! docs.google.com/document/d/1S0Y7l5YTdNCmsrvN-ypAem20CzhkYg4-vh9jGFTp6QY/edit?usp=sharing
Get the Scoop: Behind the Scenes with Employers!
Learn more about their hiring strategies and what they look for in a portfolio!
Baltimore Clayworks Info Session + Portfolio Reviews!
Fox Building 218
Meet Ana Maria Economou, Community Arts Coordinator at Baltimore Clayworks! Ana Maria will present on Clayworks' studios, residencies, exhibitions, community work, and upcoming internship opportunities!
Portfolio Reviews: Ana Maria will also conduct portfolio reviews by application only.
RESUMES DUE: Friday, September 21 at 4pm
APPLICATIONS DUE: Sunday, September 23 at 11:59pm
For all event details and to apply for a portfolio review, visit www.mica.edu/Academic_Services_and_Libraries/Career_Development/MICAnetwork.html Log in, select "interview schedules" and then "sign-up for interviews I qualify for."
Split Lip Call for Art Submissions
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Submission Fee: None
If Selected: Payment is $50. Accepted work will be featured on our website (issue TBD), along with the artist’s bio and an interview.
Previously published artists include
Kaelin Ian Cooper
Submit via Submittable here! splitlip.submittable.com/submit/85642/art-photography
IRxSL Call for Art Submissions
Indiana Review & Split Lip Magazine are partnering on an issue set for May 2019! We are looking for collaborative work created by two or more artists or single-artist work that seriously considers the theme of collaboration.
About the Publications:
Now in its 39th year of publication, Indiana Review is a non-profit literary magazine dedicated to showcasing the talents of emerging and established writers. Its mission is to offer the highest quality writing within a wide aesthetic.
Recently named "one of the best new lit journals out there" by Powell's Books in Portland, Split Lip Magazine is an indie literary journal featuring voice-driven writing with a pop culture twist.
Deadline: November 15, 2018
Submission Fee: $3.00
If Selected: Accepted work will be featured in Indiana Review’s Summer 2019 issue (print), as well as online in Split Lip Magazine’s special May 2019 issue (online). Contributors will receive standard contributor payment from both magazines ($300 from IR + $50 from SL)
Submit via Submittable here! splitlip.submittable.com/submit/123977/indiana-review-x-split-lip-the-collaborative-folio