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Faculty Member Piper Shepard and Alumnus Jacolby Satterwhite Named USA Fellows for Innovation in The Arts
Fiber faculty member Piper Shepard and Jacolby Satterwhite ’08 (Painting) were just awarded fellowships by United States Artists (USA) for innovation in the arts. Shepard was named a USA Distinguished Fellow in crafts and Satterwhite was named a USA Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz Fellow in visual arts.
The MICA Community is welcome to create zines & buttons in the Decker Library as an outlet for emotion following the recent presidential election. Come for community, creation, and discussion. Starting at noon, Nov.22nd.
When looking for a project on which to base the thesis for her M.F.A. in Curatorial Practice, Yvonne Hardy Phillips didn't have to gaze far beyond the stoop at her former home at 1139 Harford Ave., on the corner of Harford Avenue and Biddle Street.
Open Access is the international movement to remove paywalls and copyright restrictions on information. The Decker Library is seeking to spread awareness of, and advocate for, Open Access policies in the sciences, arts, and academia. See a selection of items from MICA's archives that are currently availble though OA, online at digitaldecker.mica.edu.
An international team of researchers led by Dr. Robin Corbet, part-time faculty member in MICA's Humanistic Studies Department and astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has discovered the first gamma-ray binary in a galaxy other than our own using data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and other facilities.
Brockett Horne and Ellen Lupton launch a massive open online courses on graphic design history.
Joyce J. Scott '70 (Art Education B.F.A.) has been named a 2016 Fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The fellowships, popularly known as "genius" grants, are awarded annually and carry a five-year, $625,000 prize, which recipients are free to use as they see fit. A native of Baltimore, Scott is best known for her use of small, delicate beads to craft strong messages of societal issues embedded in gender, race and class.