Grad Studies Announcements
Grad Lab Schedule Changes
Although the Lab will keep it’s normal operating hours during this time, there may be last minute changes to the schedule. Check the Grad Lab door or website for up to date information.
Please be advised that all questions, concerns or services requiring the Coordinator will need to be postponed until Monday Sept 15th.
Additionally, the Grad Lab Workshop for this Thursday Sept 11th will now be Studio Lighting. The Intro to Digital Printing Workshop will be run next week on Sept. 18th. These Changes have been noted on the Grad Lab Website.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Friday, 9/12 - Closing Reception: It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
We have a great show-closing coming up this Friday in the Gateway Building titled, “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time.” There are works of photography, drawings, and paintings on display. We’d love to have you come out and support your fellows in the graduate community.
The closing reception will be held in the Gateway Building this Friday from 6-8pm. Refreshments will be served, so bring a friend!
Brought to you by Grad Ex!
Propose to GradEx!
So if you’ve got some work and you want it seen
send it to us and we’ll see if we can make you some green.
Just kidding. But it is nice to show everyone what you’ve been up to.
What we will need:
Images of your work
Image list with title, size, medium, and date of work
Any text that you would like to accompany your work (i.e. artist statement, description, etc.)
Please email you submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10:00pm this Friday, September 12th to be considered.
Friday, 9/12: President's Ice Cream Social
All undergraduate and graduate students are invited to celebrate the start of the school year with Sammy! Come out and enjoy some delicious ice cream being served by MICA administrators.
Meet the Graduate Studies Staff !
Frequently Asked Questions
Visiting Artist Lecture Series
- Silas Munro, 12pm, Graphic Design Seminar Room, Brown Center, 4th Floor - Sponsored by the MFA in Graphic Design
- Tim Hoover & Jessica Karle, 3pm, Main 110, Main Building, 1st Floor - Co-sponsored by the MFA in Graphic Design and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Graphic Design
- Kelly Rand, 12:15pm, Lazarus Center Auditorium, Lazarus Center, 1st Floor - Sponsored by the MFA in Illustration Practice
- Alex Klein, 7pm, PEM Seminar Room, Lazarus Center, 4th Floor - Sponsored by Photographic and Electronic Media
- Jutta Koether, 10:30am, Lazarus Center Auditorium, Lazarus Center, 1st Floor - Sponsored by the LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting
Friday, 9/19: 21st Century Gonzo - Panel Discussion and Film Screening
Please join MICA School for Professional Studies for a Gonzo event starting at 5:30 on Friday September 19 with WYPR's Aaron Henkin as he moderates a panel in a discussion about art, design, and business, and how the gonzo approach can lead to innovation.
Panelists include Richard Best, recent MICA Design Leadership graduate, and Founder and Visionary for Section.1; Ben Savage, Flying Dog Chief Marketing Officer; and Adam McGuiness, Creative Director and designer.
Stay For No Good Reason, the new Ralph Steadman documentary, with an introduction by Flying Dog CEO Jim Caruso, who will share personal stories about Hunter and Ralph, and how both men influence Jim and his company.
RSVP at https://21stcenturygonzo.eventbrite.com.
Thursday, 9/11: Grad Lab Workshop - Studio Lighting
**If you would like to checkout Strobe or LED kits you must attend this workshop
Instructor: John McNeil
Thursday, 9/11: 7:30-10:30pm
Lazarus Center, 5th Floor
Thursday, 9/18: Grad Lab Orientation
Attending new students will be added to the Lab's equipment checkout system and given space on/access to the Grad Lab Drobo. Don't know what a Drobo is? Come to the orientation and find out! Thursday, August 28th, 10-11am at the Grad Lab. Repeat sessions will be held Friday, August 29th from 10-11am and Wednesday, September 3rd from 2:30-3:30pm
Instructor: Patrick Hunt
Thursday, 9/18, 1-2pm
Grad Lab, Lazarus Center, 5th Floor
Friday, 9/19: Exhibitions Workshop
- Proper art handling.
- 2-D and 3-D artwork hanging problem-solving.
- Tech. equipment assistance.
CAA Graduate Student Conference Travel Grants
Mural Design and Painting Competition
The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)–Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center, is opening up registration for its first Mural Design Competition. Registration for the contest will open at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Contestants must submit their mural designs before registration closes at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, October 26, 2014. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, October 28. The students are encouraged to complete the painting as early in the semester as possible, but no later than Sunday, January18, 2014.
Theme: “Ride the ETC Wave of Innovation.” The murals should vividly depict Baltimore as a beautiful city and include motifs of Entrepreneurship | Technology | Connections.
Students from MICA will be competing for a $1,000 cash award. Students can use the award for supplies, tuition or to help with their expenses. To register, students should go to www.etcbaltimore.com/mural-contest, fill out the application form and upload their mural design no later than, 11:59 p.m., Sunday, October 26, 2014.
CLICK HERE to download the full prospectus
Free Admission: Innovation Factory Annual Summit & Mosh Pit Competition
Johns Hopkins Carey Busines School @ Legg Mason Tower
100 International Dr
Baltimore, MD 21202
Be inspired, share ideas, and drive transformational change with like-minded innovators. The 2nd Annual Innovation Factory Summit & Mosh Pit Competition at Johns Hopkins University is a chance to collaborate with game-changing entrepreneurs, inspiring social innovators, and cutting-edge healthcare inventors.
If you are part of a start-up, our Mosh Pit Competition is an opportunity not to be missed. Entrepreneurs selected as finalists, will have the opportunity to pitch their businesses to a room full of capital. Our investor judge panel includes angel investors, venture capitalists, foundation presidents, and fellowship representatives, all of whom are looking to Johns Hopkins for the next billion dollar idea! Submissions to the Mosh Pit Competition are due by September 10th.
Admission is free for JHU students, alumni, and staff. For our Industry supporters, please use promo code 'INDUSTRYFRIEND' to receive complimentary admission.
We hope you can make it!
Curatorial Practice in the News
Station North CSA, Baltimore’s first Community Supported Art Program
Station North Arts & Entertainment, Inc. Launches 2nd Season of Community Supported Art Program with Happy Hour at New Pen & Quill Restaurant
Baltimore, MD - Station North Arts and Entertainment, Inc. (SNAE) is pleased to announce the second season of the Station North CSA, Baltimore’s first Community Supported Art program.
Based on the same concept as Community Supported Agriculture, the Station North CSA will provide participating shareholders with the freshest art that Baltimore has to offer as selected by an assembled jury of Station North art celebrities. Shares are available for $350, and each shareholder is entitled to six works of art with funds supporting participating artists’ creation of new work. At three presentation events, four different artists will present their previous work and explain their artistic style so that shareholders may select their two preferred artists. One month later, shareholders will receive their work from a talented local artist. In all, there are 60 total shares available and there are 24 artists participating in the program, a substantial increase in size due to the first season's overwhelming success. For additional information, a list of participating artists, and to purchase CSA shares, visit the Station North CSA page at www.stationnorth.org/projects/stationnorthcsa.
Shares may be purchased via Brown Paper Tickets for $350 through September 22. Each share entitles the shareholder to six works of art.
Unwind, Relax, and Enjoy Baltimore Collegetown's WELCOME (BACK!) TO BALTIMORE Annual Reception for Graduate and Professional Students
5:00 - 8:00 pm
University of Maryland, Baltimore
621 W. Lombard St.
(Southern Management Corporation Campus Center)
Mix and mingle over beer, wine, and Baltimore-inspiredbites. Meet other graduate students, learn about B-more, play games, and maybe take home a Charm City raffle prize!
Register by September 14 at
Just $10 for food, drinks, and fun!
Additional information can be found on the Baltimore Collegetown website.
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