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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 3,500 B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A., M.A./M.B.A., M.A.T., M.P.S. and continuing studies students from 49 states and 65 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.