If you would like to make an advising appointment to meet with Erin Jakowski, please stop by the Graduate Office to sign up for a time.
Keep it Fresh Graffiti Battle, 11/17
Last chance to support the Rinehart Canned Food Drive
ELECTIVE COURSE ALERT
Modernity, Difference, and Power: Race and Racism in the US
Ways this class might stand out from others:
- Opportunity for sustained engagement with texts and ideas about the concept of race and the construction of racial hierarchies
- Interdisciplinary approach, with the course team-taught by a historian and an architectural historian
- Advanced undergraduates and graduate students; mix of lecture, large and small group discussions, and research guidance
- Engagement with case studies and archives in Baltimore and an emphasis on producing original scholarship and/or theoretical analysis of artistic production
Grad Lab Workshop: Physical Interface
Grad Lab, Lazarus Center, 5th Floor
Who says your artwork has to sit still and be unresponsive to viewers? This workshop will introduce students to microcontrollers, a small computer you can use to detect, motion, heat, light touch and many other things. These devices can also allow you to control movement and talk to more traditional computers to control video, sound or whatever else you would like. In particular we will look at the Arduino microcontroller.
*It is highly recommended that you attend both the processing and electronics workshops before attending the this one
Instructor: Patrick Hunt
Career Development Workshop: Intro to Grants & Residencies, 11/17
Where: Main Building, 110
Career Development Mock Interviews (Registration Required), 11/18
Where: The Gateway, 200
Sign up for a mock interview with a MICA alum to better prepare yourself for any future interview. You can expect a quick 10 minute interview followed by helpful feedback to get those nerves worked out before the big day. You will walk away with a list of sample questions and tips for giving outstanding answers.
Registration required, contact Career Development for more information.
Electronics and Arduino II: Sensors and Motors
dFAB Studio (S120) in MICA Station Building
Learn to use sensors to make your Arduino interactive. Learn to drive motors to let your Arduino interact with you.
RSVP to Paul Mirel firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor: Paul Mirle
Finances for Artists: Basics and Beyond (Free Workshop)
The Motor House, 120 W North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201
This workshop will offer practical tools and approaches for managing our finances. We will answer questions, share resources, and look at valuing your time, revenue streams, self-employment, taxes, debt reduction, expense tracking, project budgeting, fundraising, and grant writing. Co-led by choreographer and activist Amy Smith, a national leader in financial thinking for artists, Finances For Artists is an opportunity to change your thinking and your financial trajectory.
To register for this event, click HERE
VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES
9:15-10:45 AM, Lazarus Center L006
Open to Graduate Students
Sponsored by Post Baccalaureate Fine Art
Chitra Ganesh is a multimedia artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her drawings, comics, installations, and collaborative work are rich in complex narratives. She has a B.A. from Brown University and an MFA from Columbia University.
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Lazarus Auditorium
Open to Graduate Students
Sponsored by the Leroy E. Hoffberger School of Painting
SHOUT-OUTS & FIST-BUMPS
Graphic Design Grads Win Big
Daniel Frumhoff, MFA '16 won a Merit Award in the HOW International Design Awards for the Packaging Ink Series.
Set Design On Fleek
OPPORTUNITIES & OTHER NEWS
You+ Graduate Fellowship, Application Now Open
The Meyerhoff You+ Graduate Fellowship supports professional development for outstanding graduate students who identify financial, social and critical resources relevant to their practice and articulate how, where and why access to these resources will help them reach their professional goals. This fellowship will nurture the work of students as they begin to redefine professional practice in their fields. The Meyerhoff You+ Graduate Fellowship is generously supported at MICA by the Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds. Graduate offerings in Professional Practice at MICA have also been supported by The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. To apply, click HERE
* To be considered for funding, current graduate students must complete two or more You+ Professional Development one-credit course modules.
Call for Artists: Western Maryland Blues Fest Visual Artist, Due 11/16
For guidelines to apply, click HERE
For more information about the festival, click HERE
GradEX Spring Submission, Due 11/20
The Squire Foundation, Artist in Residence Program
For more information or to apply, click HERE
Request for Proposals: Library Square Transit Placemaking Project, Due 12/1
The Southeast CDC can allocate up to $50,000 for this project. This budget includes all project costs, which could include, but are not limited to, artist fees, materials and equipment, licenses and permits, fabrication, installation, and creation of a maintenance plan.
Project proposals are due December 1, 2016. Once submitted, all proposals will be reviewed by a committee made up of community stakeholders and residents. We will select a proposal by January 2017. The project must be completed within six months.
For consideration please submit a CV and cover letter along with the following:
- Artistic vision for the project (500 words or less)
- Detailed conceptual drawings that are drawn to scale
- Samples of past work (no more than 3 images per project)
- An itemized project budget
- Three references