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One Giant Leap
Social design leaders discuss the way forward in this professional frontier.
Community Arts as a Way of Life
Epiphanies often happen during the most mundane of tasks. For Ashley Minner, that moment-when she was able to put a name to her life’s work-came…
MICA Faculty Member Leads Discovery of First Gamma-Ray Binary Outside the Milky Way
An international team of researchers led by Dr. Robin Corbet, part-time faculty member in MICA's Humanistic Studies Department and astrophysicist…
Joyce J. Scott '70 Wins MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant
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…
Jamie Bennati is currently teaching photo and video classes in Goiânia, Brazil and has plans to help a local group of women create crafts out…
The Artists' Role in Baltimore, and New Directions for an Art Institution
President Samuel Hoi joins Baltimore's local NPR station, WYPR to talk about how the role of artists in society, and in the city, continues to…
Winners Announced for MICA Up/Start Venture Competition
MICA is pleased to announce the winners of the Up/Start Venture Competition, the college's first pitch and start-up contest for students, graduates…
Since completing her graduate degree at MICA, Siobhan Vicens has led arts integration professional development sessions for Baltimore City educators…
U.S. News & World Report Rankings Recognize MICA's Graduate Programs as Top in Nation
Baltimore--MICA's graduate programs have once again been ranked in the top 10 of Master of Fine Arts programs in the nation by U.S. News & World…
MICA Announces $600,000 Ratcliffe Foundation Grant to Support Future Creative Entrepreneurs
Pitch Competition Will Award up to $100,000 for up to Five Winning Teams in April BALTIMORE--MICA has been awarded a three-year, $600,000 grant…
The Art of Urban Environmentalism
Find out how MFA in Community Arts students are collaborating with an East Baltimore activist to confront environmental injustice.
Adobe Design Achievement Awards: Hitesh Singhal ’16 and Monica Amneus ’16
Every year, MICA students become proud recipients of national awards. We chose just two of these talented young artists to feature in these pages:…
The Changing Landscape of Art & Design Education
“What do you see as the major changes in art and design education and how do you see MICA responding to these changes?” This is a question I…
A Conversation with Shinique Smith
MICA Alumna talks about the people, places, and ideas that have influenced and inspired throughout her remarkable career.
Black by Design
By Diamond James
MA in Social Design candidate Diamond James advocates for deeper, co-creative engagement between universities and communities.
The Korean Community
Discover how artists from MICA are giving Baltimore’s growing Korean community voice through art.
Dr. Karen Carroll, Dean of the Center For Art Education
As Dr. Karen Carroll — MICA’s “Art Mama” in residence — prepares to retire, her students and colleagues laud her singular brand…
Learn how the graduate student-run exhibition committee’s growth has mirrored that of the neighborhood it calls home.
Baltimore mayoral candidates to take part in first-ever forum on arts and culture
Registered candidates from the 2016 Baltimore mayoral race were invited to take part in this first-of-its-kind Citizen Artist Baltimore Mayoral…
Faculty Member Bridges Art and Nature Through Smithsonian Fellowship
Both art and science can attempt to explain what lies beneath the surface. A Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (SARF) has helped Fiber Department…
Emmy Award-Winning MICA Alumnus Promotes the Nickelodeon Brand
Christopher Papa ’02 (general fine arts) loves to tell stories, and animation gives him a unique outlet for his creative expression. There are…
Faculty Member Allen Moore Partners with Director and Producer Ken Burns
The growth of MICA’s Film and Video Department and the addition of the MFA in Filmmaking program have put a spotlight on the College’s emerging…
Students Recognized by Gates Foundation for Reimagining Children’s Health Records
MICA students gain real life experience, showcasing their skill set outside of the classroom in national competitions and large-scale collaborative…
As an undergrad at MICA, Sabrina Chin amassed a wealth of experience through work in the community, study abroad, and internships. Today, she…
Eric Allard works with developmentally delayed children in a special needs preschool in Owings Mills, Maryland.
See how this year’s recipients will strengthen Baltimore’s neighborhoods and bolster the city’s identity.
Making Baltimore the Film City
A look at the new Film Centre
Back to School
A reflection on what the LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting has to offer.
Leslie King-Hammond Graduate Award
Incoming and returning students share their perspectives on diversity and creative discourse.
First-Year Juried Exhibition
New associate dean Marcus Civin reflects on a strong show by the MFA class of 2017.
Center for Social Design
Learn How Design helps people get the things they need to make their lives better.
A Conversation with Ellen Lupton
The director of the MFA in Graphic Design talks about the current state of the field and MICA’s graduate program.
Film and Video Chair Nadia Hironaka Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Film and Video Chair Nadia Hironaka was awarded a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The foundation…
MICA Alumna Helps Repair Brain Injuries
With the swipe of a finger, iPhone and iPad gamers are underwater, battling swarms of fish and dangerous sharks. This sets the scene for Shark…
Using Creativity as a Weapon Against Ebola
Creativity will literally save lives, quickly, if Architectural and Environmental Design Department faculty member and architect Timmy Aziz and…
Since 2010, Emily Wade has taught art classes to children with cancer and their families through the hospital's pediatric oncology unit, a program…
Eric Hooper is principal at Pathways School in Silver Spring, MD.
TT: A Jack of All Art
TT the Artist ’06 (General Fine Arts) could never be put in a box. With filmmaker, creative director, performer, community artist, and designer…
Social Media Abuzz For ‘ARTPOP’ Album Cover Release
Pop singer and songwriter Lady Gaga tapped internationally acclaimed artist Jeff Koons ’76 (general fine arts) to design the ARTPOP album cover…
Faculty Member Shadra Strickland Illustrates for Renowned Author Toni Morrison
“Baltimore chose me,” said MICA Illustration Department faculty member and Trustee Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching recipient Shadra Strickland…
NASA Partners with MICA Students on Short Films
Students at MICA often collaborate with working professionals on real-world projects, with outcomes that can have local, national, and even global…
Alumna Chronicles Life in the Big City with Hit Show
Who knew Broad City, a Comedy Central television series, would be such a hit? The fans did, and they were right. The show, nominated for the…
Faculty Set the Example in Building Sustainable Professional Careers
To launch a succccessful ca reer, it’s vital that students develop both a high degree of competency in their chosen discipline and make professional…
Alumni Bring Their Expertise to Google and Xerox
Technology-based careers require innovation and attention to detail. However, one doesn’t have to major in computers or engineering to succeed…
Baltimore Design School and MICA Collaborate Through Teaching
A collaborative effort between then MICA president Fred Lazarus IV H’14 and Maryland State Senator Catherine E. Pugh, Baltimore Design School…
Alumni Launch Entities and Initiatives to Integrate Art into Communities
Many members of the MICA comm unity showcase their creative and artistic talents through their own small businesses and product lines. Below…
Risks and Rewards: MICA Alumni Succeed as Entrepreneurs
Creative businesses founded by MICA alumni stretch disciplines and showcase the endless possibilities of a MICA degree. THUSS + FARRELL Established…
Errol Webber: Harnessing the Power of Video and Film
MICA is known for the creative license it inspires. Nowhere is that more evident than in the projects of some of the independent artists and…
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