Office of Events

Meet Our Team

The Office of Events team: who we are, what we do, and how we can help you navigate your event at MICA.

Office of Events

Jon Lipitz - Director, Office of Events

Jon has over 30 years experience producing events and theater. Jon’s responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Office of Events. Jon takes the lead in planning and coordination of most major College events, including Commencement and all related activities, Portfolio Day and manages summer residencies. Jon specializes in the management of large events.

Nelle Somerville - Associate Director, Office of Events

Think of Nelle as MICA’s meeting and event professional. Her expertise is in catering and hospitality as well as space design for high touch internal events on campus. Nelle also manages all logistics and vendor relationships for ArtWalk.

 Event Coordinator & Art Market Manager

Emma Jo Shatto '17 - Event Coordinator, Office of Events

Emma Jo Shatto is a MICA alumnus (Painting ’17) working in MICA's Office of Events. Before COVID-19, Emma organized, implemented, and managed MICA's annual Art Market. Emma Jo’s work in the Office of Events has her supporting MICA's campus through facilitating and coordinating events with MICA departments, administration, and external clients. In March, with the start of the Novel Coronavirus pandemic in America, Emma has focused on creating, developing, and managing the MICAMade Online Marketplace.

MICA's Art Market

Randy Hadaway - Event Coordinator, Office of Events

Randy provides support for campus events through approving space for 25Live, MICA's space scheduling software, as well as, reviewing and approving installations in public spaces on MICA's campus. Additionally, Randy compiles and distributes the weekly Events/Security FYI and compiles MICA's Comprehensive (Goldenrod) Calendar.

Office of Events - Performance Spaces

Emily Schultz '17 - Manager, Performance Spaces

Emily oversees the performance spaces on MICA's campus, including A Box, BBOX, and Falvey Hall. Emily is responsible for space bookings, staff management, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the spaces.

MICA Performance Spaces

Delroy Gaither Jr. - Assistant Technical Manager, Performance Spaces

The Assistant Technical Manager is responsible for overseeing the audio-visual equipment in the performance spaces and coordinating technical support for various events, both in the performance spaces and across MICA's campus.

Ashe Coddington '19, Assistant Coordinator

Ashe assists with the coordination of events in performance spaces as well as other venues used as performance spaces. Additionally, Ashe assists with administrative tasks, maintenance, and providing audio-visual support for various events.

Kelsey Roher, Assistant Coordinator

Kelsey assists with the coordination of events in performance spaces as well as other venues used as performance spaces. Additionally, Kelsey assists with administrative tasks, maintenance, and providing audio-visual support for various events.

Contact Us

Office of Events

Location

Bunting Center 1401 W Mount Royal Avenue 350 Baltimore, MD 21217