MICA’s Art Market Returns December 10th – 14th: Vendors needed!!

From the MICA Art Market committee and the MICA Alumni Association:

We are pleased to announce that MICA’s Art Market is returning on December 10th through the 14th!  Sponsored by the MICA Alumni Association, this four-day sale allows shoppers to find new works from both emerging and leading artists in their respective fields, and get ahead on their holiday shopping with a wide variety of unique handmade gifts.

Questions about how Art Market works come to the informational meeting on Wednesday October 1st, from 3-4 in Brown 320.

Any undergraduate or graduate students, staff, faculty or alumni who would like to sell their work this year can register online starting on Wednesday, October 8th at 12:30 pm. Registration will close on Friday, October 10th  at 4:30 PM. The Art Market is limited to 275 artist vendors. After registering you will get an email confirming that we have received your information. On Wednesday, October 15th, you will get another email confirming either your participation or placement on the waitlist.  Visit mica.edu/Events_and_Exhibitions/Art_Market to register.

For more information, or to register feel free to check our page on the MICA website, which we will be updating shortly, or feel free to email us at artmarket@mica.edu with any questions you may have!

Rick Sands Workshop – Deadline extended until Tuesday, Sept. 30th

The deadline to be in Rick Sands’ workshop has been extended until Tuesday, September 30th.  Here’s how to enter:

There are 12 available spots for students in Rick’s workshop.

To be considered you must be currently enrolled in the MICA Photo Studio Lighting course or have taken the course previously. To apply please submit a portfolio of five images that demonstrate your interest and explorations in artificial lighting.  Please upload your images as high quality jpegs by Sept 30th to http://www.dropitto.me/micaphoto, the password is micauser, please label the files with your last name and first initial.  The chosen participants will be announced on Friday, October 3rd.


Call for Photographers for the Experimental Fashion Show on April 18, 2015

From Molly Sydnor:

I am participating in the class; multimedia event, which is creating the experimental fashion show every year, this year on April 18th. We are currently in search for photographers. We will also be posting fliers, but I know often people like me miss the fliers completely.

If you are interested in shooting for this event, please contact Molly directly at msydnor@mica.edu.

Gallery Talk– Brady Wilks: Soul of The Land and Selected Works – this Wednesday, Sept. 24 @ noon

From Professor Nate Larson:

Brady Wilks: Artist Talk - Soul of the Land


Come hear the artist talk about art, approach and the why.  Brady Wilks acrylic gel lift transfer method on wood and other methods will be discussed including several works to be included in the artist’s book on alternative photographic processes to be published by Focal Press later this year.

Gallery Artist Talk September 24th at 12:00pm noon.

Exhibit opens September 2 through October 9, 2014

“I hope to see you at the reception, and look forward to speaking with you about my work.”

Gormley Gallery – Notre Dame of Maryland University
4701 N. Charles St.
Fourier Hall, 2nd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21210


Gormley Gallery is on the second floor of Fourier Hall, which is on the corner of N. Charles and Homeland Ave.  

To attend this event, check out the Facebook event page: 

Call for entries: SPE Mid-Atlantic Member’s Exhibition. Deadline is this Sunday, Sept. 21st!!!

From Professor Jay Gould:

Please consider submitting your work for the upcoming SPE Mid-Atlantic Member’s Exhibition that will be held at Sunshine Art + Design in Lancaster, PA.  The exhibit will be open during the SPEMA REGIONAL CONFERENCE, November 7-9, 2014.


There is no fee to submit, and the DEADLINE IS QUICK!  Sunday, Sept. 21.



Rick Sands Coming to MICA, Oct. 17th – 21st

“Why I Write About Art,” a talk by Wayne Koestenbaum, Thursday, September 25 @ 7 PM, Lazarus Center Auditorium

-From the Office of Diversity and Critical Studies department
Why I Write About Art,” a talk by Wayne Koestenbaum
Thursday, September 25, 2014, 7PM, All are Welcome.
MICA, Fred Lazarus IV Center, Auditorium, 131 W North Ave, Baltimore.
Wayne Koestenbaum, a poet, painter and cultural critic, is Distinguished Professor of English at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Koestenbaum’s work, both in poetry and nonfiction, has explored the social and mental life of American queer intellectuals. Humiliation, Koestenbaum’s critically acclaimed disquisition on the meaning of humiliation (both personal and universal), was praised by John Waters as “the funniest, smartest, most heartbreaking yet powerful book I’ve read in a long time.”

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