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Summer Internships 2011

Department,Internships — KVH @ 2:12 pm, Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Below is a GENERAL list of summer internship possibilities.
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It is your responsibility to contact a faculty member for a recommendation. You should have a working relationship with this instructor, as they are recommending you for a position.
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When you decide on your submission, email your information to dolphininternships@gmail.com
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All information compiled will be updated to this post. We will try to keep track of where everyone is placed/applying.

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Department Exhibition reception this friday

Department,Exhibitions — KVH @ 1:32 pm, Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

This Friday evening, please join the Printmaking Department at the opening reception of the 2011 Printmaking Department exhibition: Of Other Spaces.

This year’s exhibition is a major departure from how we have run this in the past. Students managed the entire ordeal, invited a guest curator Benjamin Levy (alumni of the Department), advertised, and installed the show completely on their own. And it looks better than ever.

Reception info:

Friday evening, April 1,
6:30 – 9 PM
Rosenberg Gallery, Brown Center 2nd Fl.

The show is only on display until Monday, April 4th, in the morning. Don’t miss it!

See you Friday!



Senior Commencement Proposals DUE!

Department — KVH @ 1:14 pm, Monday, March 28th, 2011

Hey Seniors (yes, all of you)!

Your exhibition proposals are LATE! They were due to the Printmaking office by LAST FRIDAY, March 25th. Bring them to Dolphin 3rd Fl. immediately!

If you intend to show work in the Senior Exhibition, this is a requirement. Bring them to us post haste.



Jim Sherraden speaking TONIGHT

Department — KVH @ 11:17 am, Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Don’t forget! Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Print is on campus today, and lecturing at 6 PM in Falvey Hall. This lecture is not to be missed!

See you there!



Spring Break Hours

Department — KVH @ 12:44 pm, Friday, March 11th, 2011

Spring break starts this afternoon! (wooo!)

The Dolphin Building will be open all next week, every day, from 7AM to 11PM.

Printer hours however will be limited to Wednesday’s hours only. Please plan accordingly.

Have a great break – it’s been a busy semester so far, I think we’ve earned this break.



Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Print

Department — KVH @ 6:29 pm, Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Jim Sherraden, the manager of Hatch Show Print in Nashville, TN, will  be lecturing at MICA on Tuesday, March 22nd.

Jim Sherraden, the manager and chief designer of Nashville’s Hatch Show Print, will speak about Hatch’s work, both new and vintage, as well as the future of printmaking and letterpress.

Hatch, which has produced vivid and iconic show posters for American entertainers since the 1870s, is today part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and continues to create eye-grabbing posters for musical acts from Sheryl Crow and Dave Matthews Band to mainstream country stars, such as Garth Brooks and Wynonna Judd.

The Hatch printshop, now a mix of working museum, letterpress shop and tourist attraction, produces new posters from century-old type and cuts that once advertised the circus coming to town, fairs, revivals, carnivals and music acts both famous and obscure.

Bob Cicero of Globe Poster and Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Print.

Sherraden, an artist and printmaker as well as the driving force at Hatch, is an entertaining and authoritative speaker on the golden age of the show poster and the rebirth of letterpress printing and the physical poster in a digital age.

The lecture will include a question and answer session, and Hatch posters will be on sale in the lobby of Brown Center before the lecture.

Lecture info:
Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Print
Tuesday, March 22nd at 6PM
Falvey Hall, Brown Center
MICA, 1301 W. Mt. Royal Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21217

This lecture will be open to the public, and should not be missed by anyone!



Work Pick-Up

Department — faculty @ 9:19 am, Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

A huge thanks to everyone who entered work into the 2011 Printmaking Department Exhibition!

We got a ton of really amazing submissions for the Juried Department Exhibition!


This is a Juried show, of course, and as such we aren’t able to pick everybody’s work. Email notifications of whose work was accepted and whose was not will be sent on Wednesday morning (March 9th), so be sure to check the email you provided on your entry form.

The pick-up date for un-accepted work is:

FRIDAY, MARCH 11th 3:00 – 6:00 PM , 3rd floor Dolphin computer lab

Thank you all again for  your submissions, and good luck!

any further questions please contact Kim: michalak.kim@gmail.com



New Photo Plates

Department — KVH @ 12:46 pm, Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

This is a Public Service Announcement –

If you are using photo litho plates, then you probably already know this, but: Our regular supplier of Photo Litho Plates was out of stock. We ordered a different brand to *probably* finish out the semester. If you are buying a new plate from us anytime soon, please note that the exposure times are MUCH shorter. Consult a faculty member AND shoot some test plates to be sure of your new times.

Good luck and happy printing!



Exhibition Deadline SATURDAY!

Department — KVH @ 12:41 pm, Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Reminder all – the deadline for the Department Exhibition, being curated this year by the Senior Majors, is THIS SATURDAY! Work must be dropped off in person.

Here’s the original post with all the details and the submission form.



Congrats to Gaia

Department — KVH @ 12:28 pm, Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Gaia (you all know who he is) will be awarded this year’s SGCI Undergraduate Fellowship Award for his ongoing series The Legacy Project.

The award and stipend is offered yearly by Southern Graphics Council, and their conference is being held this year in St. Louis, MO. He will be on hand to accept his award.

Other pieces from the same series are already on display  in Baltimore, and more are on the way in the upcoming show http://www.baltimoreopencity.com/.

MICA has a little write up about him here as well.

More of his work can be seen on his website: http://www.gaiastreetart.com/ , and almost everywhere you look here in Baltimore city.

Congratulations!



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