Convergence 09 Includes Installation and Video, Corporeal Sculpture, Altered Photographs, Wall-Sized Drawings and Paintings
Posted 07.07.09 by MICA Media Relations
BALTIMORE--Maryland Art Place (MAP) presents Convergence 09, an exhibition of new work by recent graduates of Baltimore-area MFA programs, including MICA. Convergence 09 opens Tuesday, July 7 and continues through Saturday, Aug. 29 at MAP, 8 Market Place. Exhibiting artists include Alan Callander '09 (Photography and Digital Imaging), Katherine Mann '09 (Hoffberger School of Painting), Michael Dax Iacovone '09 (MFA in Studio Art) and Robby Rackleff '09 (Mount Royal School of Art).
Following extensive studio visits, the Program Advisory Committee of MAP selected eight artists who exemplify the most interesting and insightful work. Convergence 09 features projects in experimental installation and video, corporeal sculpture, altered photographs and wall-sized drawings and paintings.
Gallery hours are Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information about the exhibition, visit MAP's Web site.
For more information about MICA's MFA programs, call 410-225-2300.Image caption: Robby Rackleff '09, There Is No Such Army, digital animation, 2009.
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.