MAAE & MFAST MLK Weekend Winter Intensive Session
In preparation for your visit, the Office of Graduate Studies is coordinating with your program directors to make your extended weekend the most productive. Please visit the Winter Session 2015 page, for updated class schedules by program, student resources, and tips to help your time on campus run smoothly.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Graduate Studies for assistance. Call us at 410.225.5274, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intersectionalities Workshop Series, Spring 2015
In response to local and national events that (we believe) represent the beginnings of cultural/social/civil shifts taking place in our country and on our campus, Graduate Studies would like to provide the graduate community a supported space and time to process and respond to this changing context.
Kalima Young, Project Coordinator for the Office of Community Engagement's Baltimore Art + Justice Project, will lead a series of discussions focusing on:
Please add the adjacent dates to your calendar.
Intersectionalities Workshops: Spring 2015 Schedule
Friday, January 23, 3-5pm
Friday, February 13, 3-5pm
Friday, March 13, 3-5pm
Friday, April 10, 3-5pm
All workshops meet in Room L 109, Lazarus Center, 1st Floor.
MICA GRAD SHOW 2015: TEACHING, MA (Show # 1 of 3)
Graduating MFA Student Fellowships Applications
Online applications for MICA fellowships will not go live until Spring.
- Walters Traveling Fellowship (Open to ALL Graduating MFA students)
- Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship
- St. Mary's College of Maryland - MICA - Artist House Teaching Fellow Residency
- MFA Fellowship Studio @ the Bromo Seltzer Tower (Open to Graduating MFA students)
For more information on each fellowship, past winners and proposals, and qualifications, visit the Graduate Competitive Fellowships page.
Thurs 1/22 GRAD LAB: Restricted Roles
In case you missed the first round of Grad Lab workshops that are required to checkout some equipment here is your chance to get access to the Restricted Roles. Roles covered will include Strobes, Panasonic HD, Medium Format SLRs, LED lights and Z7Us.
A Full list of Spring 2015 classes can be found on the Graduate Research Lab Schedule of Classes page.
Grad Lab, Lazarus Center,
Thurs 1/29 Grad Lab: Tech for Exhibitions
So you spent weeks or months creating video, audio and other multimedia artworks. How do you go about showing it? This workshop will cover some important aspects of displaying media/multi-media based work in exhibitions. The workshop will cover what equipment is available to you from exhibitions, and how it is best utilized.
Grad Lab, Lazarus Center,
Wednesdays // Morning YOGA Series in Lazarus Center, Spring 2015
Please join the MICA Fitness Center as we bring Relaxation YOGA to you at the Lazarus Center 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, and 12/3 at 9am in the Auditorium.
Sessions will be led by Charm City Yoga. All skill levels can participate.
Questions can be directed to Trenton Nettles at Fitness@mica.edu
Hope to see you there!!!
Spring 2015 Schedule
Feb 11 and 25
Mar 11 and 25
April 8 and 22
Mark Your Calendar!
Wed 2/4: Grants & Residencies for Grads Workshop
Career Development is hosting uniquely tailored workshops to Graduate students on Grants & Residencies!
More information onMICA Career Development website.
Wednesday, February 4 - 2:30-4:00 pm
Lazarus Center Auditorium
Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Friday 1/30, 10:00am-12pm
Lazarus Center Auditorium
Sponsored by LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting
Reading Painting: Abstraction and Legibility
Nancy Princenthal is a New York-based critic and former senior editor of Art in America, where she continues to write regularly. She also contributes to Artforum and The New York Times, among other publications. An author of books and monographs, Princenthal is currently on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts, New York.
Friday, 1/15: Three New Exhibits at School 33
“Sometimes a Great Notion,” a mixed media exhibition curated by Randall Scott of Randall Scott Projects in Baltimore. This group exhibition includes work from Atsuko Chirikjian, Neil Feather, Hannah Hiaasen, Scott Hazard, and Kung Chee Keong.
Opening Reception Friday, January 15 from 6-9 pm
School 33 Art Center
Rotman Design Challenge Invitation
Lighthouse Works: Call for Applications
From Mississippi to Ferguson: Still Struggling for Racial Justice
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, Larry Rubin will share his experiences as a white, Jewish civil rights activist. In the 1960s, Larry was a SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) organizer, a voting rights activist, and a union organizer.
He will discuss how lessons learned in the 60's civil rights movement inform the struggle for racial justice today.
Hampshire College seeking FT Assistant Professor Photography
Iheap / Call for application 2015-2017 : Economies
The Institut des hautes études en arts plastiques (Iheap) offers participants a course of study wherein they can free themselves from the inherited art history of the 20th century by investigating crucial issues of art in the 21st century, an ongoing history in which participants will eventually take part.
Thursday 1/ 29: Gallery CA / The Peacemaker
Gallery CA will host a phenomenal performance revealing the rarely seen development (from boy to leader) of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in a Community Theater production called, 'THE PEACEMAKER' Written by Arnold Pinnix and Directed by Daniel Wynne. This feature exposes the many layers of a young boy King whose “dream” forever changed a nation...our nation.
Featuring Pastor Ryan Palmer, Senior Pastor, Seventh Metro Church, as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
PERFORMANCES ARE $FREE$ TO THE PUBLIC
January 29th 2015, 7:30pm
*Must sign guest list to enter performance @http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/805096
1/29: Australian Wine Night (MICA Grad Show Thesis Marnie Benney)
@ The National Aquarium of Baltimore
Drink up in the land Down Under! We’re celebrating Australia Day with a special new event for the 21-plus crowd. Enjoy light fare and complimentary tastings of Australian wine accompanied by interactive didgeridoo performances. Sip on something you like? Buy a glass of your new favorite vino at our cash bar!
Nothing pairs better with wine than art, so we’ll also be showing “Nature in the Dark,” a captivating video series created by artists around the world, throughout the evening. Produced by Jan Hendrik Brueggemeier of La Trobe University’s Centre for Creative Arts and Marnie Benney of the Maryland Institute College of Art, the video series creatively showcases animal life in Victoria, Australia, drawing inspiration from scientific fauna surveys.
RSVP & Purchase Tickets Online
Price: $30 for general public; $20 for members
Must be 21 or older
Open Call Submissions for SPARE: AN ACCESSIBLE JOURNAL OF LEISURE
Here is to a leisurely 2015.
May your days be filled with spare time for all the hobbies, pastimes, and side projects you have not yet found the chance to realize.
And don't forget, the deadline for Issue 1 submissions on the theme of “Seeking” is February 1, 2015. Please email submissions to email@example.com
SPARE is produced by Christopher Attenborough and Kristian Bjørnard. The theme for issue two is “Patience.”More information forthcoming.
New Sculpture Garden Call for Entries
Wed 2/4 Alumni Monica Stroik '13: Infinitesimal
Deadline 2/1/15 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture 2015 session
Applications due: February 1, 2015
The deadline to apply to Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture's 2015 session is approaching. Founded in 1946, Skowhegan is a school and residency for emerging artists on a 350-acre campus in central Maine. Skowhegan offers its participants an inquiry-based community bolstered by peer-to-peer critique, site specificity, and a long-standing tradition of experimentation that can only occur when removed from commercial and academic structures.
The nine-week program also offers unparalleled mentorship with five resident and six visiting faculty members. Program participants join an intergenerational community of artists that transcends decades, trends, media, and artistic paradigms.
Skowhegan admissions are need-blind, and financial aid is available for all who are accepted.
Applications for the nine-week session are available online and are due February 1.