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Graduate Alumni Success

MICA's 360-degree approach to graduate education - focused not only on creative skills but also on community engagement, professional development, collaboration and risk taking - produces graduates who are highly regarded leaders in a wide array of fields. Here are just a few examples of alumni from MICA's graduate programs who are successfuly pursuing creative careers - on their own terms.

In the News

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Amy Sherald '04 (LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting) has been selected by the National Portrait Gallery to paint former first lady Michelle Obama's official portrait.

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Alumni Snapshot

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Baltimore-based artist Cindy Cheng '11 (Mount Royal School of Art M.F.A.) is the 2017 winner of the $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.

READ Cheng's alumni profile.

Shape Your Future

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MICA's graduate alumni represent 20 unique programs of study; and mindful of how each step of a student's education contriubes to their long term success, professional development opportunies are integrated throughout the curriculum.

Learn more about The Graduate Experience at MICA.