MICA was included in 91 press clippings in January 2010, representing the College in many great ways--how our students, faculty and alumni are impacting communities at large; how our faculty are viewed as experts in their fields; and how MICA is an active force in enhancing the Baltimore art scene. The number of clippings is a nearly 20 percent increase from December 2009.
Posted 02.23.10 by mica media relations
In January, MICA was included in 91 press clippings, ranging from full features to mentions in national publications. This is a nearly 20 percent increase from December. Below are highlights of these articles; for a more comprehensive list with links, click here. These show a great representation of the College in many respects--how our students, faculty and alumni are impacting communities at large; how our faculty are viewed as experts in their fields; and how MICA is an active force in enhancing the Baltimore art scene.
MICA's visibility has also grown substantially online this month. There are now more than 1,600 Facebook "friends" and 1,750 Twitter followers for MICA_news, the highest number of followers of all the AICAD schools. The mica.edu/News component of the MICA Web site had significant traffic, getting 14,609 page views in January, a 36 percent increase from December. The story of alumnus and former faculty member Flores McGarrell's death in the Haitian earthquake garnered the most views by far, followed by the Web cast of his memorial. The press releases about The Telepathy Drawings and the Warren Seelig retrospective also ranked highly.
- Baltimore Sun, Messenger Spotlight MICA Exhibitions in Three Feature Articles
- MICA Faculty Member Mina Cheon '99 Delivers Unity Week Artist Keynote Address in Dedication to Flores McGarrell '97 '98
- Flores McGarrell '97 '98 Dies in Haitian Earthquake
- Leslie King-Hammond Serves as Expert in Washington Post Article About Race and Art
- Washington Post Magazine Highlights the Life, Work of Matthew Spiegelberg '05
- North Avenue is 'Staging a Revival' With the Help of MICA, According to Baltimore Magazine
- ARTnews Magazine Showcases the Garment Sculptures of Shinique Smith '92 '03
MICA COMMUNITY MENTIONS
- Renaissance Society in Chicago Mounts Photography of Anna Shteynshleyger '99
- John MacConnell '07 Creates Mural for Family on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A., M.A./M.B.A., M.A.T., M.P.S. and continuing studies students from 49 states and 65 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.