'Waking Up From the Inside Out,' A Retrospective Book on Smail's Work Is Available
Posted 08.27.09 by MICA Media Relations
BALTIMORE--Goya Contemporary, 3000 Chestnut Ave., Suite 214, features MICA painting faculty member Jo Smail in Conjurations, Tuesday, Sept. 1-Wednesday, Oct. 14. The exhibition evokes the casting of magical spells, the invocation of spirits, an incantation or a trick. A reception will take place Saturday, Sept. 12, 5-8 p.m.
Waking Up From the Inside Out: Jo Smail 1998-2009, a 132- page retrospective book published by Goya Contemporary is available in September. Essays are by Terence Maloon and Karen Wilkin. Images from Conjurations are featured in chapter six.
Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, by appointment noon-5 p.m. For more information about the exhibition, visit Goya Contemporary's Web site.
For more information about MICA's painting program, 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 3,300 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.