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Off-Campus Events & Exhibitions Featuring MICA Community in November

MICA students, faculty, staff and alumni are keeping busy with events and exhibitions across the region, nation and world

Posted 11.01.12 by MICA COMMUNICATIONS

Aaron McIntosh, Fragment 3

Members of the MICA community have work showcased in exhibitions throughout the United States and the world in November 2012. Here are some of the highlights (check back frequently as this will be continuously updated):


November 9
, Maryland Art Place, 8 Market Place #100 
MICA CONNECTION:  Faculty member Lynn Silverman
This fall benefit for Maryland Art Place is hosted by Baltimore Raven Ray Lewis and his fiancé, Juliana Childress. 

Perspectives: A Look through Cultural Lenses
On view through December 9, Goucher College: Silber Galler
MICA CONNECTION:  Joyce Yu-Jean Lee '10 (Mount Royal School of Art)

Joyce J. Scott: On Kilter
On view through November 10, Goya Contemporary, 3000 Chestnut Ave.
MICA CONNECTION: Joyce J. Scott '70 

Artwork by Jess Marx.The Baltimore Museum of Art Contemporary Wing Reopening
November 17 & November 18, The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr. 
MICA CONNECTIONS: Faculty members Valeska Populoh '06 '07 (fiber, Art Education), Maren Hassinger, Renee Van der Stelt, Zvez Stojmirovic '06 (Graphic Design), and Melissa Webb '96 (fiber); staff member Kyle Van Horn '03 (painting); students Naomi Davidoff, Emily Schubert, Jenna Boyles, Grace Kubilius, Ana Komar and Christina Kapustos; and alumni Antonina Clarke '12 (fiber), Jessica Marx '12 (photography), Joyce Scott '70 (art education), Alexz Giacobbe '12 (fiber), Gaia '11 (interdisciplinary sculpture)
The Baltimore Museum of Art will celebrate the reopening of the contemporary wing with two free special events: a late night of music, dancing, performances and more on November 17 from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. followed by a day of performances, music, demonstrations and artmaking activities on November 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festivities will include these MICA connections:

  • Experimental Garment Performance led by faculty member Melissa Webb '96 (fiber) with Naomi Davidoff, Emily Schubert, Valeska Populoh '06 '07 (fiber, Art Education), Antonina Clarke '12 (fiber), Jenna Boyles, Grace Kubilius and Christina Kapustos
  • Hat Demonstration led by alumna Jessica Marx '12 (photography)
  • Teaching assistants and volunteers Emily Schubert, Alexz Giacobbe '12 (fiber) and Ana Komar
  • Collaborative art project designed by Maren Hassinger and led by her students on November 17
  • Letterpress demonstration by MICA staff member Kyle Van Horn '03 (painting) on November 17
  • Short talks in the galleries on November 17 by MICA faulty members Renee Van der Stelt and Zvez Stojmirovic
  • The reinstallation also features a new large work by MICA alumni Gaia '11 (interdisciplinary sculpture) and a suite of prints by Joyce Scott '70 (art education)


Image caption: Artwork by Jess Marx '12 (photography).

First Impressions, Sol Print Studios
On view through November 30, Stevenson University, St. Paul Companies Pavilion, Stevenson, MD
Reception: October 11, 6-8 p.m.
Art Talk: November 13, 4 p.m.
MICA CONNECTION: Faculty member Katherine Kavanaugh


Illustration: Outside the Box
On view November 1 through November 26, The Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD
Reception: November 4, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
MICA CONNECTIONS: Faculty members Warren Linn and Whitney Sherman, as well as former faculty member Sally Wern Comport

Portraiture Now: Drawing on the Edge
On view November 16 through August 18, National Portrait Gallery,  Eighth and F Streets NW
MICA CONNECTION: Mequitta Ahuja, Stewart McMillan Artist-in-Residence
Four of the five paintings Mequitta Ahuja has in the show were made during her residency at MICA during the 2011-12 school year.

Adejoke Tugbiyele, Proof, Palm stems, copper, brass and steel wire, 2012.Agendas: Concepts and Thematics in Sculpture's Expanded Field - Community Engagement
On view  through November 17, Brentwood Arts Exchange, 6600 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale, MD
MICA CONNECTION: Adejoke Tugbiyele '13 (Rinehart School of Sculpture)
Teresia Bush will jury this exhibition by members of Washington Sculptors Group.

Image caption: Adejoke Tugbiyele, Proof, Palm stems, copper, brass and steel wire, 2012.

Linling Lu: Lilac
On view November 10 through December 22, HEMPHILL, 1515 14th St. NW
Opening Reception: November 10, 6-8 p.m.
MICA CONNECTION: Linling Lu '08 '11 (painting, LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Art)


Strokes of Genius
On view November 2 through November 24, Maryland Federation of Art, 18 State Circle, Annapolis
Reception: November 11, 3-6 p.m.
MICA CONNECTION: Shana Goetsch '11 '12 (MA/MFA Community Arts) will exhibit work and faculty member Mark Karnes will act as juror


On view  through November 11, Rawls Museum, 22376 Linden St., Courtland, VA
MICA CONNECTION:  Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann '09 (Rinehart)

Aaron McIntosh, Fragment 3Todd Knopke, Aaron McIntosh & Megan Sullivan
On view November 12 through December 21, Flippo Gallery, Randolph Macon College 
MICA CONNECTION: Faculty member Aaron McIntosh 
This curated exhibition features three contemporary artists whose practices call upon textiles to create image-based work. I will be showing a collection of new works, loosely titled "fragments," which includes works of photography documenting my familiar homeplace that accompany quilting diagrams, a series of pieced samplers and unfinished quilt tops. 

Image caption: Aaron McIntosh, Fragment 3.


StalwART: The Art of Christopher Carter
On through December 30, The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
MICA CONNECTION: Christopher Carter '89 (general fine arts)



In & Out of Town
On view  through November 4, Locust Grove: The Samuel Morse Historic Site, 2683 South Rd., Poughkeepsie
Reception: September 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
MICA CONNECTION: Bruce Bundock '74 (general fine arts)

3 Tributaries
On view through November 3 at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Closing Reception: November 3
MICA CONNECTION: Shana Goetsch '11 '12 (MA/MFA Community Arts)
Additionally, Goetsch will hold a free printmaking workshop on October 13, 12-3 p.m. in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness month. This process is the same one used for the series, 3 Tributaries. "One of the most important resources for people experiencing domestic violence is a safe space, emotionally, spiritually and physically. Explore your own thoughts and experiences with ‘safe spaces' in the form of a collograph printmaking workshop. This hands-on workshop will detail creating a printmaking plate as well as a simple hand printing process that can be easily duplicated at home."


Blackout, 23:15 EST 14 Aug. 2003
On view through January 13, 2013Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
MICA CONNECTION: Julie Jankowski '03 (Mount Royal School of Art) 


Home Work: Domestic Narratives in Contemporary Art
On view through November 3, Green Hill Center for Art, 200 North Davie St., Greensboro
MICA CONNECTION: Faculty member Lauren Adams 


On view through November 4 at the Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Piazza Orazio Giustiniani, 4 00153 Rome
MICA CONNECTION: Chul Hyun Ahn '02 (Mount Royal)
Chul Hyun Ahn will exhibit as part of a select list of the world's finest artists working in light, including Dan Flavin, Lucio Fontana, Francois Morellet, Bruce Nauman and Ivan Navarro, in the upcoming Neon exhibition at the Museo D'Art Contemporanea Roma (MACRO) in Rome, Italy.

Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good
On view through November 25, 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale
MICA CONNECTION: Graham Coreil-Allen '10 (Mount Royal)
Situated within disparate zones of overlap, contradiction, ambiguity and interstice, the ongoing New Public Sites project consists of playful walking tours, radical maps and poetic typology that investigate the ways in which invisible sites and overlooked features exist within our everyday environment. The New Public Sites walking tours will be included in Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good, the official U.S. presentation at the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale. Organized by commissioner and curator Cathy Lang Ho of the Institute for Urban Design, with Ned Cramer and David van der Leer, the exhibition features an array of direct action strategies for improving the urban public realm, represented through a system of interactive hanging banners and pedestrian installations.


Platform New Experimental Music Sound Art Festival
November 17 through November 18
MICA CONNECTION: Faculty member Jason Sloan
Faculty member Jason Sloan will be one of three artists representing the United States at this two-day event. 

If you would like to be included on this or subsequent-month listings, please e-mail the exhibition information to news@mica.edu.


Top Image Caption: Aaron McIntosh, Fragment 3.