Land/Trust: Closing Reception + Film Screening
FASQA's 3rd Annual Benefit Drag Show
Tickets can be purchased at http://bit.ly/bootsandheels. Tickets are $5 for MICA student tickets, $8 for college students in the Baltimore Collegetown Network, $10 for general admission, and $20 for VIP passes (includes priority seating and snacks/drinks before the show and during intermission).
Pictures for last year's show:
If you cannot attend the show but still would like to contribute to the scholarship fund, you can donate at:
MFACA's POWER Speaker Series Event!
Location: 814 North Collington Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205
BLACKBIRD- Curated by Alexis Dixon (Curatorial Practice MFA)
Reception: March 9, 2018 6 - 9 pm
Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center
847 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Click here for more information
BABBLE Curated By Yuzhuo Mark Zhang (Curatorial Practice 2018)
On view: March 2 - March 28，2018
Reception: March 2, 2018 7:00 PM - 9 PM
Location: Gallery CA (City Art Building, Baltimore)
440 E Oliver Street, Baltimore, MD
Featured artists: Jianfeng Yao, Alina and Jeff Bliumis, Gerald Leavell II, Brendan Fernandes, Lucio Pozzi, Naoko Wowsugi. Curator: Yuzhuo Mark Zhang
Gallery CA is a contemporary arts space devoted to showcasing local, regional, national and international artists. The gallery also serves as an agent for community engagement by offering regular programming and creating sustainable partnerships with local arts institutions and community organizations.
VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES
Christopher Darling | 02.21.18
12:00p - 1:15p
Lazarus Auditorium (L 115)
Christopher Darling received an MFA in Illustration as Visual Essay and a Paula Rhodes Award for Exceptional Achievement in Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 2010, he co-founded Carrier Pigeon Magazine, a publication of illustrated fiction and fine art. Darling has freelanced as an illustrator for over ten years, and he has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts, among others. This Lunchtime Lecture is sponsored by MICA's MFA in Illustration Practice.
Anna Cutler | 2.26.18
At 6:00 pm, Monday, February 26th, Anna will lecture and then there will be time for questions and discussion. The lecture is free and open to the public in MICA's Lazarus Center Auditorium. Please join us, invite others and spread the word.
Here is a short introductory video: http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/learning-tate
Here is a longer one: https://vimeo.com/153705820
Anna Cutler is Director of Learning at Tate. Over the last 30 years, she has worked in education and cultural settings at a local, national and international level. Her purpose has been to explore and improve educational interventions in a range of cultural and cross-disciplinary arts environments. She is known for her innovative experiments in practice and the building of new theoretical perspectives. She aims to generate high-quality educational provision that is rooted in research, and is committed to positive, long-term change that is profound, sustainable and inclusive. Anna believes in transformational leadership and partnership working practices that are based on trust, generosity and respect. In September 2016, she initiated Tate Exchange, an ongoing program of events developed by artists, practitioners, the public and associates, both within and beyond the arts sector, aimed at building a dialogue around art, society, and the wider issues facing us today.
Tim O'Brien | 02.26.18
12:00p - 1:15p
Lazarus Auditorium (L 115)
Illustrator and portrait painter Tim O’Brien has a knack for pop culture, often infusing it into artistic visions that simultaneously reveal its strangeness and familiarity. His work has been published most notably in TIME Magazine as well as GQ, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and many others. Tim has designed several US Postage Stamps. O'Brien has received multiple awards and recognitions from the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Spectrum and the Art Directors Club. Tim has over a dozen paintings in the collection of the National Gallery, Washington, DC., and is the president of the Society of Illustrators, New York City. This Lunchtime Lecture is sponsored by MICA's MFA in Illustration Practice.
Josephine Halvorson | 02.27.18
10:30p - 12:00p
Lazarus Auditorium (L 115)
Josephine Halvorson grew up on Cape Cod, where she first studied art in Provincetown She attended The Cooper Union School of Art (BFA, 2003), and continued her interdisciplinary education at Columbia University’s School of the Arts (MFA, 2007). Halvorson has been granted three year-long fellowships in Europe: the Fulbright to Vienna (2003-4), the Harriet Hale Woolley at the Fondation des États-Unis, Paris (2007-8), and the Rome Prize at the French Academy at the Villa Medici (2014-2015). She is the first American to receive the French award. Halvorson is also the recipient of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (2009) and a New York Foundation for the Arts award in Painting. Her first museum survey was in 2015 at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, NC. Halvorson has had solo and group exhibitions in New York, London, Paris, Seoul, and Rome. She is represented by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, and Peter Freeman, Inc. Josephine Halvorson was appointed Professor of Art and Chair of Graduate Studies in Painting at Boston University in 2016.
YAN XING | 02.27.18
Co-sponsored by Rinehart MFA and Interdisciplinary
Yan Xing (Chongqing 1986- lives in Los Angeles and Beijing) s known for his interdisciplinary projects which have built a complex, compelling body of work that reflects critically on how history is manufactured today. In 2012 Yan Xing won the Chinese Contemporary Art Award for Best Young Artist; that year, he also received a nomination for the Future Generation Art Prize from the Pinchuk Art Centre and Focus on TalentsProject from Today Art Museum. Yan Xing has exhibited and performed extensively, at venues such as the Kunsthalle Basel; Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA; Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX; Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, CA; China Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing. His works have been featured at 7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale (2012); 3rd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art (2012) and 3rd Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art (2015), among others. In addition to his work as an artist, Yan Xing has curated exhibitions at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, Art Channel, Beijing and at the Yangtze River Space, Wuhan. Yan Xing has lectured at the University of the Arts Helsinki, Helsinki; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, among others. In 2016–2017, he was a Visiting Artist in the Department of Sculpture of the Yale.
Dawned Bey | 03.05.18
Grad Lab Workshop- Film Scanning w/Sara Hill
7:30-10:30 PM, Lazarus Center, 5th floor
This workshop will cover the basics of scanning film using Vuescan and the scanners available in the Grad Lab. If you are interested in using the Lab’s scanners to digitize film but don’t know where to start or if you have had trouble scanning film in the past this workshop is for you.
Artscape- Call for Proposals
Interactive artwork projects, fully commissioned and featured at the festival, showcasing the visual and/or performing arts. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, Feb 28.
Click here to apply for an Artwork Project(s).
Click here to apply for Charles Street Creative Projects.
Latino Museum Studies Program: Summer Fellowship
The deadline to apply is March 16, 2018.
Core Program seeking 2018-2019 applicants!!!
Our application deadline is April 1st and we hope you will encourage artists and writers who might benefit from this opportunity to visit our website www.mfah.org/core for more information.
Attached to this e-mail are a digital flyer and a PDF copy of a recent recruitment advertisement so as to make it as convenient as possible for you to share this information via e-mail and Facebook.
Thanks in advance for helping us to spread the word about the Core Program.
Core Residency Program Coordinator
Artist Opportunities at Montgomery College!!!
Due: March 19, 2018
Artist is Residence Program
A semester-long program including personal studio space, opportunity to interact and collaborate with students, and honorarium. Applicants can specify Fall or Spring semester. Access to department art facilities can be arranged. https://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/arts-tpss/residencies/
Due: April 6th, 2018
Applications for Open Gallery Themed Exhibition Series, Soapbox
Soapbox: Historically, a soapbox doubled as an impromptu stage upon which someone could stand to deliver a speech, usually of a political or social nature. This proposal invites artists to use the highly visible Open Gallery as their Soapbox. Preference may be given to voices, artists, and issues that are under represented in the current national socio-political climate. https://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/arts-tpss/exhibitions/opportunities.html
Exhibition Proposals for our King Street Gallery space.
A general call for proposals for one and two person shows, as well as curated group shows.