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Making Baltimore the Film City
A look at the new Film Centre
The Art of Urban Environmentalism
Find out how MFA in Community Arts students are collaborating with an East Baltimore activist to confront environmental injustice.
Since completing her graduate degree at MICA, Siobhan Vicens has led arts integration professional development sessions for Baltimore City educators…
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…
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…
A Conversation with José Ruiz
The new director of MICA’s M.F.A. in Curatorial Practice discusses his goals for the program and the role curators can play in society.
Juan Carlos Castro
Before attaining his position as assistant director of art education at Concordia University in Montréal, Québec, Canada, Juan Carlos Castro…
Leslie King-Hammond Graduate Award
Incoming and returning students share their perspectives on diversity and creative discourse.
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.
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.
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.
Promoting the political power of creatives.
Culture of Change
Hannah Brancato ’07, ’11 and Rebecca Nagle ’08, co-founders of FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, are seeking to not only support survivors…
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…
Star on the Rise
The work of painter Amy Sherald ’04 (Hoffberger School of Painting M.F.A.) was always autobiographical in nature, but the artist says her move…
In Good Company
When the 46 Unites States Artists (USA) fellows were announced at the end of 2016, winners included luminaries across creative disciplines …
Site Specific, The Baltimore Area
Five young alumni — based in the Baltimore area — who have carved out impressive creative spaces.
A Conversation with Taha Heydari
LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting alumnus talks about Baltimore and Tehran.
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:…
Dandelion Wine Collective — Winner of $25k during 2017 UP/Start Competition
It’s no coincidence that the word “collective” is in the title of the new venture from Paloma Hernando ’17 (Illustration B.F.A.) and Bekky Sunmi…
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…
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…
My Favorite Things
A recent alumnus reflects on his love for Baltimore.
Edgar Reyes: Art of the Times
Edgar Reyes ’14 (Community Arts M.F.A.) was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States with his mother as a child. Since…
MICA Names First 5 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence at Open Works Makerspace
MICA is pleased to announce its five new Entrepreneurs-in-Residence at Open Works through its recent partnership with the Baltimore Arts Realty…
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…
Designing the Digital Classroom
The Artists Talk
Collaborative duo and 2015 Sondheim Prize winners, Daniel Wickerham and Malcolm Lomax sit down for a Q&A about their artistic practice.
Daniel Wickerham and Malcolm Lomax: You’ll Know If You Belong
For Daniel Wickerham ’09 (Painting B.F.A.) and Malcolm Lomax ’09 (Painting B.F.A.), their latest installation project serves as a conduit from…
Interdisciplinary Sculpture: Reece Cox
Reece Cox ’17, who came to Baltimore from Charlotte, N.C., was adamant that he wanted to be a figurative painter. “I’ve taken a few leaps since…
Eric Allard works with developmentally delayed children in a special needs preschool in Owings Mills, Maryland.
As an undergrad at MICA, Sabrina Chin amassed a wealth of experience through work in the community, study abroad, and internships. Today, she…
Club Sweetness — 2017 UP/Start Finalist
Brittney Dori Wilson ’16 was just finishing a master’s degree in paralegal studies at George Washington University and working for the federal…
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…
Learn how the graduate student-run exhibition committee’s growth has mirrored that of the neighborhood it calls home.
DANAE — Winner of $25k in 2017 Up/Start Competition including People’s Choice Award
When Winston Frazer ’16 (Painting B.F.A.) was a junior at MICA, his experience during a Summer Travel Intensive to the island nation of São Tom…
Guitars by Evil Evil — Awarded $20k in 2017 UP/Start Competition
Benjamin Torres ’15, ’16 (General Fine Arts B.F.A., Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design) always loved music. He played bass in his teens and…
This winter, the holiday season arrived a little early for Maharani, Swarna and Kamala — three of the six Asian elephants living at the…
MICA’s MFA in Curatorial Practice director and long-time curator-in-residence prepares to retire
Zee Bait Co. — Awarded $25k in 2017 UP/Start Competition
Growing up angling in the creeks and streams of southeast Pennsylvania, Hunter Grogan ’14, ’16 (Environmental Design B.F.A., Business of Art…
Paul Mirel: MICA’s Starman
Paul Mirel takes time after his day job at NASA to bring art and science together.
Jann Rosen-Queralt: The Artist as Change Agent
Growing up in Michigan, Jann Rosen-Queralt spent a lot of time around the Great Lakes, which holds 90 percent of North America’s fresh surface…
Social Design: Smile Indias
Smile Indias ’17 (Social Design M.A.), this year’s graduate student speaker at MICA’s 168th Commencement on Monday, May 15th, believes that the…
High-profile freelance jobs for new Google app puts alumni work in the hands of people around the world.
Upcycle Outerwear — 2017 UP/Start Finalist
“I like thinking about how to use materials differently,” said Trisha Chenney ’17 (Interdisciplinary Sculpture B.F.A.), a finalist in the upcoming…
Illustration: Briana Arrington
The undergraduate student speaker at MICA’s 168th Commencement on Monday, May 15th, Briana Arrington ’17 (Illustration B.F.A.) brings energy…
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…
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