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MICA's Community Arts faculty are scholars, artists, and visionaries. We have devoted our practice and our teachings to providing a unique set of learning experiences grounded in art-based community development practice.

Community Arts (MFA) Faculty

Oletha DeVane

Oletha DeVane is an accomplished multi-media artist who explores political, social and cultural interpretations in a variety of mediums.   Learn more about Oletha DeVane

Tanya Garcia

Tanya Garcia is an artist, curator, educator, and organizer based in Baltimore whose media include photography, video, installation.   Learn more about Tanya Garcia

Kenneth Krafchek

Ken Krafchek has been a member of the MICA faculty since 1985 and received the Trustee Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching in 1998.    Learn more about Kenneth Krafchek

Fletcher Mackey

Fletcher Mackey currently teaches in the First Year Experience, Painting and Community Arts M.F.A. programs at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD.   Learn more about Fletcher Mackey

Kara McDonagh

Kara McDonagh works at the intersection of arts and culture, community building, and social justice organizing.    Learn more about Kara McDonagh

Dominic Moulden

A native of East Baltimore, Dominic T. Moulden is a community-accountable photographer, social justice documentarian, and frequent lecturer at various universities and conferences.   Learn more about Dominic Moulden

Paula L. Phillips

Paula Phillips utilizes the disciplines of fibers, photography, ceramics, and sculptural form in metaphorical, narrative-based mixed media paintings and fiber pieces that explore community issues and themes through varied collaborative, educationally-based practices.   Learn more about Paula L. Phillips