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One Giant Leap
Social design leaders discuss the way forward in this professional frontier.
Winners Announced for MICA Up/Start Venture Competition
MICA is pleased to announce the winners of the Up/Start Venture Competition, the college's first pitch and start-up contest for students, graduates…
Star on the Rise
The work of painter Amy Sherald ’04 (Hoffberger School of Painting M.F.A.) was always autobiographical in nature, but the artist says her move…
A Conversation with Taha Heydari
LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting alumnus talks about Baltimore and Tehran.
Power to the Young
M.F.A. in Graphic Design students team with Ph.D. candidate to empower Baltimore’s Growing Girls.
International students reflect on their experiences as graduate students at MICA.
Community Arts as a Way of Life
Epiphanies often happen during the most mundane of tasks. For Ashley Minner, that moment-when she was able to put a name to her life’s work-came…
Connections Forged in Baltimore Continue Around the World
Filipino artists Ashley Dequilla ’12 and Toym Imao ’12 collaborate on series of murals in their home country.
Culture of Change
Hannah Brancato ’07, ’11 and Rebecca Nagle ’08, co-founders of FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, are seeking to not only support survivors…
Promoting the political power of creatives.
MICA Announces $600,000 Ratcliffe Foundation Grant to Support Future Creative Entrepreneurs
Pitch Competition Will Award up to $100,000 for up to Five Winning Teams in April BALTIMORE--MICA has been awarded a three-year, $600,000 grant…
The Korean Community
Discover how artists from MICA are giving Baltimore’s growing Korean community voice through art.
Designing for America
It seems like such a clear solution to reducing recidivism rates prevalent in the criminal justice system: create an easy-to-use SMS text tool…
A Conversation with Shinique Smith
MICA Alumna talks about the people, places, and ideas that have influenced and inspired throughout her remarkable career.
The Changing Landscape of Art & Design Education
“What do you see as the major changes in art and design education and how do you see MICA responding to these changes?” This is a question I…
Black by Design
MA in Social Design candidate Diamond James advocates for deeper, co-creative engagement between universities and communities.
Iman Djouini & Jonathan Taube: Getting the Elephant Out of the Room Through Art
After Iman Djouini ’09 and Jonathan Taube ’10 graduated from MICA, the couple then left for New Orleans to obtain their master’s degrees in printmaking…
The Art of Urban Environmentalism
Find out how MFA in Community Arts students are collaborating with an East Baltimore activist to confront environmental injustice.
The Artists Talk
Collaborative duo and 2015 Sondheim Prize winners, Daniel Wickerham and Malcolm Lomax sit down for a Q&A about their artistic practice.
Since completing her graduate degree at MICA, Siobhan Vicens has led arts integration professional development sessions for Baltimore City educators…
Maura Dwyer: Art that Builds Trust and Relationships
Maura Dwyer ‘12 (Interdisciplinary Sculpture B.F.A.) avoids biographies, as she finds that words do not adequately represent her as an artist…
Juan Carlos Castro
Before attaining his position as assistant director of art education at Concordia University in Montréal, Québec, Canada, Juan Carlos Castro…
Edgar Reyes: Art of the Times
Edgar Reyes ’14 (Community Arts M.F.A.) was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States with his mother as a child. Since…
Setting the Design Standard
The Wm. O. Steinmetz ’50 Designer-in-Residence Program
Site Specific, The Baltimore Area
Five young alumni — based in the Baltimore area — who have carved out impressive creative spaces.
Those That Can, Teach
Meet a few of the visiting artists and critics who are an essential part of graduate education at MICA.
The Genius of Joyce J. Scott
Joyce J. Scott ’70 (Art Education B.F.A.) has been named a 2016 Fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The fellowships…
My Favorite Things
A recent alumnus reflects on his love for Baltimore.
High-profile freelance jobs for new Google app puts alumni work in the hands of people around the world.
Learn how the graduate student-run exhibition committee’s growth has mirrored that of the neighborhood it calls home.
Daniel Wickerham and Malcolm Lomax: You’ll Know If You Belong
For Daniel Wickerham ’09 (Painting B.F.A.) and Malcolm Lomax ’09 (Painting B.F.A.), their latest installation project serves as a conduit from…
Dr. Karen Carroll, Dean of the Center For Art Education
As Dr. Karen Carroll — MICA’s “Art Mama” in residence — prepares to retire, her students and colleagues laud her singular brand…
Adobe Design Achievement Awards: Hitesh Singhal ’16 and Monica Amneus ’16
Every year, MICA students become proud recipients of national awards. We chose just two of these talented young artists to feature in these pages:…
Baltimore mayoral candidates to take part in first-ever forum on arts and culture
Registered candidates from the 2016 Baltimore mayoral race were invited to take part in this first-of-its-kind Citizen Artist Baltimore Mayoral…
MICA Faculty Member Leads Discovery of First Gamma-Ray Binary Outside the Milky Way
An international team of researchers led by Dr. Robin Corbet, part-time faculty member in MICA's Humanistic Studies Department and astrophysicist…
Paul Mirel: MICA’s Starman
Paul Mirel takes time after his day job at NASA to bring art and science together.
Turning Lemonade Into a LibGuide
How a MICA librarian turned a pop culture phenomenon into a learning resource.
MICA’s MFA in Curatorial Practice director and long-time curator-in-residence prepares to retire
Jann Rosen-Queralt: The Artist as Change Agent
Growing up in Michigan, Jann Rosen-Queralt spent a lot of time around the Great Lakes, which holds 90 percent of North America’s fresh surface…
In Good Company
When the 46 Unites States Artists (USA) fellows were announced at the end of 2016, winners included luminaries across creative disciplines …
Jamie Bennati is currently teaching photo and video classes in Goiânia, Brazil and has plans to help a local group of women create crafts out…
Building a Better 3d Printer
“These are game-changing technologies…with the potential to change medicine, agriculture, and other critical industries. One goal, for example…
Envision. Create. Transform.
In 2005, Baltimore was one of eight cities in the country included in the Ford Foundation’s Arts Integration and Education Reform Initiative…
Designing the Digital Classroom
Baltimore Sun Op-Ed: Supporting Arts Funding
As the chief executives of the Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, and The Walters Art Museum — three anchor visual…
This winter, the holiday season arrived a little early for Maharani, Swarna and Kamala — three of the six Asian elephants living at the…
Faculty Member Piper Shepard and Alumnus Jacolby Satterwhite Named USA Fellows for Innovation in The Arts
Fiber faculty member Piper Shepard and Jacolby Satterwhite '08 (Painting) were just awarded fellowships by United States Artists (USA) for innovation…
Joyce J. Scott '70 Wins MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant
Joyce J. Scott '70 (Art Education B.F.A.) has been named a 2016 Fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The fellowships…
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