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MICA Alumni Selected for Conner Contemporary Art Show

Conner Contemporary Art’s annual invitational survey opens July 11 at Taurus Development in Washington, D.C.

Posted 06.24.08 by MICA Media Relations

Nathaniel Fink

WASHINGTON--Works of art by nine May graduates of Maryland Institute College of Art are featured in "ACADEMY 2008," Conner Contemporary Art's annual invitational survey that opens July 11 at Taurus Development in Washington, D.C.

The exhibition, now in its eighth year, is dedicated to outstanding painting, video, sculpture and photography by recent fine art graduates of college art programs in the mid-Atlantic region.

MICA graduates Jamie Andrew (BFA, painting), Andrew Buckland (MFA, Photography & Digital Painting), Andrea Chung (MFA, Mount Royal School of Art), Nathaniel Fink (BFA, photography), Ryan Foti (BFA, painting), Wayde McIntosh (BFA, painting), James Swainbank (BFA, painting), Virginia Warwick (MFA, Rinehart School of Sculpture) and Aleksander Zhikulin (BFA, general sculptural studies) all have work in the show.

"ACADEMY 2008" is on view July 11-26 at Taurus Development, 1341 H St., NE. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday, noon-5 p.m. A reception with the artists takes place July 11, 6-8 p.m.

For more information about the exhibition, call 202-588-8750 or visit the Conner Contemporary Art Web site.

To learn more about MICA's alumni-artists, call 410-225-2300

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 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 49 states and 52 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 ten by U.S. News and 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.