Pre-College Art and Design Residency Program, Summer 2021

Experience one of the most challenging and rewarding opportunities for young artists and designers.

During the remote version of the Pre-College Art and Design Residency program, focus will continue to be on academic rigor and personal creative growth, as well as experience practicing with a college level curriculum (college credit is earned upon completion of residency). 


Schedule Overview of Remote Pre-College Residency, Summer 2021

Dates: July 2 - July 31, 2021

One 4-week synchronous remote session will be offered with two time options:

Option 1: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm (EST)
Class options: Animation, Drawing & Painting, Fiber & Textiles, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interdisciplinary Art, Photography & Digital Imaging

Option 2: 7 pm - 12 am (EST)
Class options: Illustration, Graphic Design, Drawing & Painting

Students participating and completing the residency will receive two (2) college credits.

Application closes on April 30, 2021.

Remote Class Format

All studio courses meet Monday through Friday at your preferred option time, in a combination of live sessions, demonstrations and then independent studio time to help accommodate students in various time zones. In the evenings & weekends, students participate in creative workshops and experience the local Baltimore artist community. All classes will be held via Zoom, and all coursework, assignments, schedules, and details of the class will be on Canvas, our Learning Management System MICA will provide access to our admissions team and scholarship opportunities.

We Welcome International Pre-College Students!

We’re excited to have you on campus, and introduce you to Baltimore, Maryland, virtually. We anticipate a fun and exciting program, filled with culture, community, and exploration as we help you to build your portfolio and prepare you for what it’s like to attend and study at an art & design school. If you have any questions regarding language proficiency test scores, temporary health insurance, or next steps, please contact our office at precollege@mica.edu or call us at (410) 225-2219.

A group of students huddles around a computer in a Game Design classroom.
A group of students eating lunch in the Meyerhoff dining hall.
Students view artwork on a large screen. A faculty member sits at the front of the class.
A group of students huddles around a computer in a Game Design classroom.

Pre-college students at a Game Design class in Dolphin

Credit

Justin Tuscalas

A group of students eating lunch in the Meyerhoff dining hall.

Pre-college students eating lunch in Meyerhoff

Credit

Colby Ware

Students view artwork on a large screen. A faculty member sits at the front of the class.

Pre-college classroom

Credit

Justin Tsucalas

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Open Studies Offices 1229 Mount Royal Place Baltimore, MD 21217