'Stories of Home' Highlights College’s International Alumni, Students, Faculty
Posted 06.17.09 by MICA Media Relations
BALTIMORE--MICA and the Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) present Stories of Home, an exhibition of artwork by MICA's international alumni, students and faculty, Tuesday, Aug. 4-Friday, Nov. 13 in the exhibition space of the upper level of the International Terminal at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).
Artists in Stories of Home examine the bearings of memory, identity, cultural affinity, politics, creativity and spirituality. Exhibition submissions, which have come from as far away as Japan, demonstrate the College's worldwide influence. The show will expose international and domestic travelers to MICA's diverse community and its undergraduate, post-baccalaureate and graduate-level fine art programs.
Artists include MICA alumni Nandini Chirimar '93 (India), Jin Young Kang '09 (Korea), Maria Karametou '79 (Greece), Myungwon Kim '07 (Korea), Kyoung Lee '03 (Korea), Ryozo Morishita '75 (Japan), Changsoon Oh '66 (Korea), Nara Park '08 (Korea), Yea Jin Song '09 (Korea) and Elena Volkova '02, '07 (Ukraine), student Stanford Watson '09 (Jamaica) and faculty Mina Cheon (Korea) and Charlie Hahn '07 (Korea).
For more information, call 410-225-2300.Image caption: Ryozo Morishita '75, The Basin of a Waterfall (detail), sumi ink on rice paper, 2006.
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 3,300 B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A., M.A./M.B.A., M.A.T., M.P.S. and continuing studies students from 48 states and the District of Columbia 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 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.