Skip to Main Content
Find Art + Articles
Filter Art + Articles
News or Story
Film, Video & Photographic Arts
Design & Media Arts
Matching Art & Articles
View the Results
Art & Articles
game, design, product, design
Making Baltimore the Film City
A look at the new Film Centre
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
See how this year’s recipients will strengthen Baltimore’s neighborhoods and bolster the city’s identity.
Center for Social Design
Learn How Design helps people get the things they need to make their lives better.
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…
Building a Better 3d Printer
“These are game-changing technologies…with the potential to change medicine, agriculture, and other critical industries. One goal, for example…
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…
A Conversation with Taha Heydari
LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting alumnus talks about Baltimore and Tehran.
Promoting the political power of creatives.
Turning Lemonade Into a LibGuide
How a MICA librarian turned a pop culture phenomenon into a learning resource.
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…
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…
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…
High-profile freelance jobs for new Google app puts alumni work in the hands of people around the world.
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…
Setting the Design Standard
The Wm. O. Steinmetz ’50 Designer-in-Residence Program
First-Year Juried Exhibition
New associate dean Marcus Civin reflects on a strong show by the MFA class of 2017.
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…
Leslie King-Hammond Graduate Award
Incoming and returning students share their perspectives on diversity and creative discourse.
Eric Allard works with developmentally delayed children in a special needs preschool in Owings Mills, Maryland.
Designing for America
It seems like such a clear solution to reducing recidivism rates prevalent in the criminal justice system: create an easy-to-use SMS text tool…
The Art of Urban Environmentalism
Find out how MFA in Community Arts students are collaborating with an East Baltimore activist to confront environmental injustice.
The Korean Community
Discover how artists from MICA are giving Baltimore’s growing Korean community voice through art.
MICA’s MFA in Curatorial Practice director and long-time curator-in-residence prepares to retire
Those That Can, Teach
Meet a few of the visiting artists and critics who are an essential part of graduate education at MICA.
Connections Forged in Baltimore Continue Around the World
Filipino artists Ashley Dequilla ’12 and Toym Imao ’12 collaborate on series of murals in their home country.
Envision. Create. Transform.
In 2005, Baltimore was one of eight cities in the country included in the Ford Foundation’s Arts Integration and Education Reform Initiative…
The Genius of Joyce J. Scott
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…
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…
One Giant Leap
Social design leaders discuss the way forward in this professional frontier.
Paul Mirel: MICA’s Starman
Paul Mirel takes time after his day job at NASA to bring art and science together.
In Good Company
When the 46 Unites States Artists (USA) fellows were announced at the end of 2016, winners included luminaries across creative disciplines …
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…
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…
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…
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…
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:…
Black by Design
MA in Social Design candidate Diamond James advocates for deeper, co-creative engagement between universities and communities.
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…
Events & Exhibitions
View All by Topic
Pages You've Visited
Give to MICA
Apply to MICA
STUDYING AT MICA
First Year Experience
Undergraduate Majors & Minors
Non-Degree Learning Opportunities
EVENTS + EXHIBITIONS
The Baltimore Advantage
Search for anything and everything at MICA:
See All Results