MICATalks 2018 – This Friday!

Join Alumni for MICATalks on Friday…

Come join us for a night of TED Talk inspired lectures as a hand-picked panel of successful alumni from a wide range of professional worlds share their journey with the MICA community. Speakers will be presenting on their current work and how they navigated life after graduation to get where they are today. The panel features alumni:

Jaime Bandres ’06 Graphic Design [UNIQLO]
Sara Dittrich ’14 Interdisciplinary Sculpture [Interdisciplinary Artist]
Melani Douglass ’15 Curatorial Practice [National Museum of Women in the Arts]
Jess Marx ’12 Photography [Freelance Product and Food Photographer]
Babs Tarr ’10 Illustration [Freelance Illustrator]

These incredible artists and designers will be each giving short presentations and taking questions as a panel. The event will be followed by a catered mix and mingle outside of the lecture hall, so come prepared to be a part of the interaction in this intimate lecture setting.

Register to Attend – https://micatalks2018.eventbrite.com

Free for MICA students and alumni. RSVP Required.

MICA Photo Department Staff Exhibition!


Side Hustle: Photo Dept. Staff Show is now on view in MAIN 0 Gallery (located on the ground floor of the Main building) until February 20, 2018! Come and check out work from the Photo Crib Staff! This exhibition features work by Heather Braxton, Sara R. Hill, Emma Mattson, Jefferson J. Steele, and Andrew Voxakis.

MICA Photo Faculty show in Rosenberg Gallery

“Balancing Act”, a group show of MICA Photo Faculty work, now on display…

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MICA Photo is pleased to announce that the Photography Faculty have a group exhibition, Balancing Act, now on display in the Rosenberg Gallery Located on the second floor of the Brown Building. Please take some time to stop by to see recent work by faculty members Regina DeLuise, Todd Forsgren, Kottie Gaydos, Jay Gould, Alex Heilner, Sara Hill, Nate Larson, Lynn Silverman, and Colette Veasey-Cullors. The exhibition is currently open, and will remain on display until February 19th.


Elsewhere seeking 2018 Interns!

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Elsewhere’s 3-floor museum contains an evolving collection of artworks made of cultural and material surplus that provide an experimental setting for +40 artists to create new work and community partners to enjoy every season.



Internships offer a professional, creative, and hands-on opportunity to work alongside a small team of arts organizers, peer interns, artists, and community partners within a collaborative work environment.

Each year, interns are selected to live onsite 3-4 months for a Spring, Summer and Fall session. Interns are paired with core departments (Communications, Operations, House, Programs) and work with a supervisor to refine their skill-sets in advancement of emerging leadership and the organization.

For more information: goelsewhere.org/internships

Applications are due Friday, March 16th, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.

Call for entries: XL Catlin Art Prize


01-XL-Catlin-Art-Prize-Jamie-Fitzpatrick-01The US edition of the XL Catlin Art Prize is now accepting submissions. With a First Prize of $10,000, and Second Prize of $3,500 The competition will focus on the reemergence of figurative art in the contemporary art world.

The 40 work exhibition will tour San Francisco, Chicago and New York City. Exhibition jurors include curators from MoMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney and Gagosian Gallery.

Prize Jurors are: Nicole Eisenman, Eric Fischl and Amy Sherald.


• Open to figurative paintings, drawings and prints
• Only undergraduate and graduate art students are eligible


The submission deadline is February 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST. For more information on eligibility, For award notification and submission process, go to xlcatlinartprize.com or

email info@xlcatlinartprize.com.


Our mailing address is:

New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013

MICA Photo Visiting Artists Spring 2018

MICA Photo hosts amazing list of visiting artists…

MICA Photo is pleased to announce some exciting visiting artists for Spring 2018. These events are open to the public as well as MICA students/staff so be sure to come early to save your seat…!

Deborah Willis – February 7th, 12:00pm, Main 110 (http://debwillisphoto.com/home.html)

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Shirin Neshat – February 15th, 7:00pm, Falvey Hall (http://www.gladstonegallery.com/artist/shirin-neshat/#&panel1-1)



Dawoud Bey – March 5th, 6:00pm, Lazarus Auditorium (http://stephendaitergallery.com/artists/dawoud-bey/)

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MoMA seeks Summer intern

Summer internship announced for the MoMA this summer…



Location: New York, NY

Sector: Museums/Hist. Societies

Position Level: Entry Level

Education: None Specified

Position Type: Internship Paid


Application Deadline: 02/11/2018


The Museum of Modern Art is seeking internship applications for the Summer program (June 11th- August 17th, 2018). The Seasonal Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students and beginning professionals with practical experience in a specific area of museum work at The Museum of Modern Art. In addition to departmental work, each Tuesday interns participate in professional development activities designed to increase understanding of the Museum’s various collections, exhibitions, and departments. The Museum hosts approximately 25 interns per season in just about every department. Participants may arrange for academic credit through their school, but it is certainly not a requirement. Department choices are listed here: https://www.moma.org/about/get-involved/internship-departments

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Refer to https://www.moma.org/about/get-involved/internships-seasonal-guidelines for application and instructions. The deadline to apply is February 11, 2017. You must send all components of the application materials together. Summer 2018 internships require a minimum commitment of five days per week (Monday- Friday). The schedule is 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. One must have a minimum of two years of college completed (or equivalent) by June 2018 in order to apply.