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MICA Exhibits 'Community Art Works in Progress,' Dec. 8-18

Exhibit takes place in Fox 4th floor hallway galleries

Posted 11.19.09 by MICA Media Relations

Natalie Tranelli ’10 and Arianna Clatterbuck, 'Confusion and Boredom'

BALTIMORE--Community Art--Works in Progress highlights the Master of Arts in Community Arts (MACA) students' recent work, Tuesday, Dec. 8-Friday, Dec. 18 in Fox 4th floor hallway galleries, Fox Building (1303 W. Mount Royal Ave.). Each artist explores a visual thesis project that represents personal growth, exploring the role of a community artist and his or her relationship with an AmeriCorps community-based residency site. Grounded in principles of social justice, the artwork provides a platform for the multiplicity of diverse voices in the community to come to life, as understood and interpreted by the artist.

MICA's galleries, which are free and open to the public, are open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. They are closed on major holidays. For more information, call 410-225-2300.

Image caption: Natalie Tranelli '10 and Arianna Clatterbuck, Confusion and Boredom, collaborative portrait, 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 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.