Visiting artist, Tara Sellios, to present her work to MICA students

Tara Sellios Visiting Artist Lecture November 8, 10:30am, M020…

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 Please join us for a visiting artist lecture by Tara Sellios on Wednesday! Tara will be discussing her exhibition “Sinuous,” currently on view at Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore. The works features snake skeletons ringed by winged insects in flight. The exhibition’s title derives its origin from the Latin word sinus, meaning “a bend” having many lithe and supple turns. Sinuous describes a kind of cold-blooded undulation; an inhuman bending of the spine. In addition to her visual work, the artist will also discuss her professional strategies as a working artist.
Tara Sellios (b. 1987, Boston) received her BFA in photography with a minor in art history from the Art Institute of Boston in 2010. Recent solo exhibitions include Testimony at Blue Sky Gallery, Portland and Luxuria at Gallery Kayafas, Boston. She is a Massachusetts Cultural Council fellowship recipient and was named an emerging photographer to watch by Art New England magazine. Tara is represented by Gallery Kayaks in Boston.

New book published by MICA Photo alum, Rose Marie Cromwell (Class of 2005)

Rose Marie Cromwell’s new book, “El Libro Supremo de la Suerte” on sale now…

MICA Photo is proud to announce the release of a new book by alum, Rose Marie Cromwell. Rose sent us a note recently to update us on her recent string of successes:

“I’m thrilled to announce the pre-sale of my first book: “El Libro Supremo de la Suerte”, which will be published early this spring by TIS Books.  A very limited number of books are available at a discounted price, so I urge you to order yours today!  The project was shortlisted for the Mack First Book Prize and was featured in the British Journal of Photography’s “Ones To Watch” issue earlier this year.

PRE-ORDER EL LIBRO SUPREMO DE LA SUERTE

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I’m also honored to have been selected to exhibit work at the Prizm Art Fair in Miami Dec. 5-17, during Art Basel.

My editorial work was recently featured in The New York Times, and The New Yorker, and on the cover of the Financial Times Weekend Magazine ($1 subscription required to view).

Below you can see installation images from the first exhibition of El Libro Supremo de la Suerte, at the Antítesis Art Space in Panama City, Panama this past August.

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Warm Regards,

Rose Marie Cromwell”

www.rosemariecromwell.com

Joseph Kohl Retrospective

Maryland Historical Society presents: “Unscripted Moments: The Life and Photography of Joseph Kohl”

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Unscripted Moments: The Life and Photography of Joseph Kohl at the Maryland Historical Society, November 9, 2017

The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) is proud to announce the opening of “Unscripted Moments: The Life and Photography of Joseph Kohl”, an exhibition celebrating one of Baltimore’s most distinctive and forward-looking photographers.

“Unscripted Moments: The Life and Photography of Joseph Kohl”, showcases Baltimore in the 1980s and 1990s through the extraordinary eye of local photographer Joseph Kohl (1957-2002). Saved from the landfill and sent to MdHS by exhibit curator Linda Day Clark and her husband, the late photographer Carl Clark, the photos in Unscripted Moments provide a invaluable and evocative record of the city drawn from Kohl’s professional work and personal snapshots, including many images never before published or exhibited. Subjects range from political protests, sidewalk scenes, and animal curiosities to the nighttime world of sex workers, BDSM play, and the underground music scene. Kohl’s warmly rendered portraits of friends, models, and strangers are a highlight of the show. Like a time capsule from the end of the last century, Unscripted Moments offers a whirlwind panorama of city life during the Schaefer, Schmoke, and O’Malley years. What emerges is a vision of Baltimore that’s open-hearted and raw, cosmopolitan and compassionate — and a portrait of a photographer who exposed his love for the city and all its variety in every shot.

An opening party will be held on Thursday, November 9 from 6:30 to 9:30 P.M. at the Maryland Historical Society’s France Hall. Music will be provided by local DJ Landis Expandis. Beer will be served by Waverly Brewing Company, with themed light fare and a signature cocktail for the evening prepared by Chef Shirlé Hale-Koslowski of Four Corners Cuisine and Baby’s On Fire cafe. Tickets are free for MdHS members and $20 for nonmembers.

A satellite exhibition will also appear at The Windup Space (12 North Avenue) throughout the month of November, featuring photos not on display at the MdHS main exhibit. MdHS will host a night of photography, music, and drinks to accompany the exhibition on Thursday, November 17 beginning at 7 P.M. at The Windup Space. The event will feature light refreshments and a cash bar. Admission is free.

The curators of Unscripted Moments include Linda Day Clark, nationally-exhibited photographer and Professor of Fine of Arts at Coppin State University; J.M. Giordano, photo editor at Baltimore City Paper and award-winning photojournalist; Josh Sisk, award-winning professional arts and culture photographer; and Joe Tropea, filmmaker and Curator of Films &  Photographs at MdHS.

 

Helen Glazer to exhibit new work at Goucher College

Helen Glazer: Walking in Antarctica

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Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College

October 18 – December 18, 2017

Reception: Tuesday, November 14, 6-8 p.m.

Helen Glazer spent seven weeks exploring the Antarctic wilderness with her camera, informed by scientific insights into the complex interactions of wind and water that shape the landscape. The exhibition of photographs and of sculptures based on 3D scans, takes the viewer over frozen lakes, around massive glaciers and over the sea ice, into a magnificent frozen ice cave, up gravel-covered windswept mountains, and through a lively colony of Adélie penguins.

1021 Dulaney Valley Road • Baltimore, Maryland 21204 • USA • telephone 410.337.6000

 

http://www.goucher.edu/rosenberg

Collaborative exhibition in Wilgus Gallery

“Knock Me Down”, a collaboration of new works by Sarah Eckstein & Nat Raum now in Wilgus Gallery…

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MICA Photo is pleased to announce the current show being exhibited in the Wilgus Gallery, “Knock Me Down”, a collaborative project by photography majors, Sarah Eckstein & Nat Raum. Please come to the opening reception in the Wilgus Gallery on Wednesday, November 1st. Exhibition runs through November 17th. Congratulations to Sarah & Nat!

MICA Photo alum, Ben McNutt, featured in “Vogue Italia”

Ben McNutt, Class of 2015, featured in Vogue Italia with a 19 image photo spread…

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MICA Photo is proud to announce that Vogue Italia is featuring a 19 image photo spread from Ben McNutt (class of 2015) in their current issue. Ben’s recent project is about Turkish oil wrestlers, and the subject matter ties in closely with his senior thesis photography project that he completed as an undergraduate here at MICA. Congratulations, Ben!

You can find the gallery of Ben’s images at:
Vogue Italia – Turkish Oil Wrestlers – Ben McNutt

MICA Photo student featured in L.A. exhibition

 Faith Couch, MICA Photo major, has new work featured at the New Image Art Gallery in Los Angeles…

  NEW IMAGE ART
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WITH YOU

New Image Art is pleased to present WITH YOUa group exhibition curated by Theresa Chromati featuring work byFaith CouchDerrick AdamsElliott Jerome BrownJrNaudline PierreAlexandria Smith, Devin N. MorrisYetunde Olagbaju, and GraceLynne

Theresa Chromati often explores partnership by capturing community in her work. In this group exhibition, “With You” Chromati has chosen works that focus on various forms of partnership from several artists. Chromati is interested in ways artists view partnership through conversation, support, and relationship. For example, Elliott Jerome Brown Jr,TBD (Kenny on the Hill), one distant figure that exhibits partnership between the images themselves. Although there are multiple images, they work together to illustrate time within a single setting. Additional works contribute examples of conversation, such as two arms depicted mirroring one another arranging a call and response in Beach Series, No Iby Faith Couch.

Each piece of work supports one another forming dialogue that welcomes you in, creating a partnership between audience and artists as well.

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FAITH COUCH

Faith Couch was born in Durham, North Carolina in 1997. Couch works predominantly in the medium of photography and video art. Her work highlights themes dealing with race, gender, sexuality and nationality. Couch is currently attending Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore MD, where she will complete her Bachelors of Fine Art in Photography.

An opening reception for the artists will be held on Sat, November 4th, from 7 to 10 pm

For all inquiries on works from this exhibition please contact: info@newimageartgallery.com 

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