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Basil Alkazzi opening this Friday

Department,Events,Exhibitions — KVH @ 9:34 am, Monday, March 24th, 2014

Basil Alkazzi is a renowned artist from Great Britain whose exhibition An Odyssey of Dreams is currently on display in the Rosenberg Gallery in the Brown Center. The large scale gouache paintings are abstract renderings of landscapes, skyscapes, flora, and vegetation.

alkazzi red flower

The exhibition was curated by Judy Brodsky, the founding director of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print & Paper, which was later renamed the Brodsky Center, at Rutgers University.

Judy Brodsky is a pioneer in the world of contemporary paper and print. She will be speaking at the opening this Friday at 5 PM. Printmakers are strongly encouraged to attend – a chance to see work curated by her and meet Judy in person is a rare treat.

The exhibition is on display now, and hangs through Sunday, April 20th.

Basil Alkazzi: An Odyssey of Dreams: A Decade of Paintings 2003-2012
Opening Reception: Friday, March 28th, 5-7PM
Rosenberg Gallery, Brown Center.

Spring Break 2014!

Campus,Department — KVH @ 9:27 am, Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Spring Break 2014 is next week, and technically starts this Friday at 5 PM! Woo!


Classes finish this Friday afternoon, and resume Monday morning, March 23rd.

Beginning Friday night, studio buildings will close at 11PM.
Dolphin should be open 7AM-11PM every day.

UPDATE: Printer Hours are limited over break, but will be available Tuesday and Thursday 12-2PM.

Please also note, the MICA store will only be open 9AM-5PM next week, and Campus Shuttles will only run until Midnight.

Other details including dining services and other campus building hours have been sent to your MICA email address.

Enjoy your break!

Juried Printmaking Exhibition opens March 11!

Department,Exhibitions,FUN! — faculty @ 8:15 am, Friday, March 7th, 2014

The Printmaking Department is pleased to present On The Mark, the 2014 Juried Undergraduate Printmaking Exhibition.  This year, the exhibition was curated by Laura Beth Langley.  She says  “looking at the diversity of works that were submitted for this exhibit, I chose impressions that emphasized a purposeful mark found only in printmaking and works that express the essential character of the medium”.   Please join us March 11 from 3-5pm for the opening!


Print Weekend Baltimore, 2014

cool,Department,Events,Exhibitions,FUN! — KVH @ 10:00 am, Thursday, March 6th, 2014

This is a busy weekend for exhibitions here in Charm City.

First and foremost, the 5th annual Print and Multiples Fair, hosted by Open Space is taking place Saturday and Sunday.


PMF is being held at the D Center, at 16 W. North Ave (next door to Baltimore Print Studios), Saturday and Sunday, March 8-9, from 12-6PM.

This is a huuuuge event, spanning multiple venues, 80+ vendors, music, sculpture, readings, interactive events, and so much more than we can list here. Details on all of the events can be found on this extensive Tumblr post.

Then, to get yourself in the mood…

Pregame your PMF weekend with Friday night openings on East Oliver St. The new,  ALLOVER STREET, presented by Process Collective is this Friday. Allover Street is a monthly series of simultaneous openings on E. Oliver St.


This month’s events include a print show called Black & White, curated by MICA Printmaking folk (Sonja Solvang, Marines Montalvo, Hunter-Savoy Jaffe & Marcel Mandeng), and exhibiting many more  (too many to mention!!).


Black & White, and is hanging in 2 locations:
Penthouse Gallery: 1511 Guilford Ave. Unit B501, aaaand
Annex 2E: 419 E. Oliver, Unit 2E.

The same night you can also find:
SPF Show at Springsteen Gallery, 1515 Guilford, Unit B303,
Techno Bambi at Lil’ Gallery, 1511  Guilford Ave. Unit C403,
Baltimore 1 at Gallery CA, 440 E. Oliver St, aaaaand,
A Print Media exhibition by our own Will McDermott, David Krasner, Matt Carignan, and Angie Heaps at Bodega Gallery 1511 Guilford Ave. Unit A100. More info on this show here. 

FINALLY, concurrent with the Saturday and Sunday PFM show, visit Discard Pile 2 doors over at Liam Flynn’s Ale House. Presented by Open Plough Market and Friends of Ibn Firnas, it’s a print & multiples fair focusing on the DIY, radical, and homegrown. This show was also organized by, and showcases many of our Printmaking Majors and Concentrators. Don’t miss it!

Discard Pile

The fair runs at the same time as PMF, Saturday and Sunday, 12-6PM.
More details can be found here. 

Inbred X Crossbed

Department,Exhibitions — KVH @ 2:26 pm, Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

This Friday, March 7th, be sure to visit the opening for the Jackie Riccio’s Solo Exhibition Inbred X Crossbed, 5PM in the Gateway Gallery. Info below!




jriccio_solo show

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