Show your work in “Sporadic Salon II” at Full Circle Gallery

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DEADLINE: MARCH 6TH

We know it’s winter…we know it’s cold…but here’s an opportunity to show your work! Contribute work for the “Sporadic Salon II” at Full Circle Gallery. Bring a framed, ready-to-hang image, and be a part of the show.

Study in Venice this summer!

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Venice, Then and Now

VENICE: JUNE 15 – JULY 10

Explore the 56th Venice Biennale, the premier international exposition of contemporary art founded in 1895. You will be immersed in the sights & sounds of contemporary Venetian life. While in Venice you will visit Accademia Museum, Peggy Guggenheim’s jewel-like collection of modern art, the creatively curated Mario Fortuny Museum, the two sites of the opened François Pinault Collection, and the Prada Foundation to gain insights into the international art scene embedded in Venice.

Your studies will include the historic & cultural highlights of Venice through the ages using insightful critiques to enhance your learning experience in the studios, as well as on location. There are way too many highlights & benefits to detail in this blog post, so please open the attached pdf file to see the detailed information of  this amazing summer study abroad opportunity!

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Crusade Engagement Grant applications are now open!

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Submission deadline is April 17

Submit your most creative idea to connect new audiences to photography! Crusade for Art develops and supports innovative initiatives to create demand for art and opportunities to collect it. The Crusade Engagement Grant puts our greatest resource, the brainpower of our creative force, our artists, toward exploring solutions to the systemic problem of a lack of demand for art. This $10,000 grant aims to generate and highlight innovations and underwrite the execution of the best idea.

Click here for grant guidelines & information:

http://www.crusadeforart.org/grant-guidelines

 

“Gute Aussichten: New German Photography 2014/2015″ returns to Washington!

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Please attend the upcoming photographic exhibition featuring the work of contemporary young German photographers at the Goethe Institut. MICA Photo Professor, Nate Larson, will participate in a conversation with exhibition curator JOSEFINE RAAB at the Goethe-Institut Washington next Thursday, March 5, at 6pm. Their discussion will cover the “Gute Aussichten: New German Photography” exhibition. Reception following until 8 pm. Gute Aussichten is Germany’s most renowned competition for young photographers – the exhibition runs March 5 – May 1.

http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/was/ver/en13790807v.htm

Goethe-Institut Washington, FotoGalerie

No Charge

+ 1 (202) 289-1200

Gallery hours: M-Th 9-5; F 9-3

Guest lecture tonight with photographer/videographer, Victoria Fu

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Please attend this Artist Talk tonight with the renowned photographer and videographer, Victoria Fu. See the links below for more information, and to read a recent interview with the artist.

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Image of Victoria Fu courtesy of “artvoices magazine”

http://artillerymag.com/victoria-fu/

http://drainmag.com/interview-with-victoria-fu/

OPENING RECEPTION RESCHEDULED
Saturday, February 23, 7-10pm

ARTIST TALK*
Monday, February 23, 6-7:30pm

CURATORIAL TOUR
Thursday, March 12, 7-8:30pm

CLOSING RECEPTION
Friday, March 27, 7-10pm
*Artist Talk will be held at the Fred Lazarus IV Center at the Maryland Institute College of Art located at 131 W North Avenue. 

FYI…Classes cancelled after 6PM tonight.

Due to inclement weather, expected to include significant snow accumulation,classes will end this evening at 6:00 p.m. All buildings (including the Main Building and the Photo Dept.), with the exception of residence halls, will close at 7:30 p.m. Evening School for Professional and Continuing Studies classes are canceled. Shuttle service will be suspended at 8:30 p.m., unless weather conditions require earlier suspension. Dining halls will continue operations during regular hours, except for the Grill, which will close at 9:00 p.m. We will continue to monitor conditions and may make adjustments as needed. Please be careful while traveling or moving around campus this evening, and check mica.edu for official updates.

“Through A Lens Darkly”: Black Photography Fades Up To Joy

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Please watch this new documentary airing on PBS. “Through a Lens Darkly— Black Photographers and the Emergence of A People” challenges stereotypical images of African-Americans families and experiences through photography. African-American photographers are featured telling, preserving and reclaiming stories long distorted or hidden. The document airs on PBS Monday, Feb. 16.

Link to trailer for documentary:

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