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Washington Post Honors MICA as a Great Place to Buy Art

MICA is Mentioned as Offering Original, Affordable Art

Posted 06.01.11 by MICA communications

Cynthia Beth Rubin, "Trees in Glen, State 8,"  pen-and-ink and photo digital composite.

In a piece about smart ways to invest in furniture for your home, the Washington Post focused on MICA as a great place to buy original art by students and undiscovered artists. Designer and Post contributer Dana Tydings suggested buying a few small pieces to hang together, or saving for one or two large statement pieces. The online article also included a photo gallery, which featured the work of MICA alumna Cynthia Beth Rubin '77 (MFA in Painting).


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Image caption: Cynthia Beth Rubin, "Trees in Glen, State 8,"  pen-and-ink and photo digital composite.

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.