THREE

June 28–July 13

ARTISTS

TAMARA CEDRE

Studio Art

In this current body of work, I have begun photographing women against the vernacular of a domestic American landscape. Here, interior moments and the gestures of personal effects form possible becomings.

BRENDAN HUGHES

Studio Art

I am examining the idea of making, in particular the making of hand-made objects in reaction to mass-produced objects.

DAN LOVALLO

Studio Art

Combinatorics. Randomness. Algorithms. They are my father, son and holy ghost. From 118 elements (and counting), we get all that we can see…including ourselves.

DAVIN WATNE

Studio Art

By using the tactile, seductive qualities of material I create a visual language that explores desire’s relationship with culture, exposing artifice and materialism as an integral part of cultural development.

EMILY HARRIS

Studio Art

Multi-disciplinary in my approach, I choose to respond in a way that privileges the “feminine,” a sensitive, materially responsive, holistic approach in contrast to the hard borders that typify a Western capitalist society.

JEFF HENSLEY

Studio Art

Interested in how we emotionally, intellectually, and physically connect to materials around us, and the structures in place that guide these responses.

JONATHAN TAYLOR

Studio Art

Everyday domestic life is filled with darkness. Not so much the usual nightmares and petty anxieties, but rather more simply, dark like a room with the curtains drawn.

KATRINO BELLO

Studio Art

My paintings are about these questions that I pose to myself in my attempts to paint in compliance or resistance to what I already know has left its imprint on me.

SARAH KOLJONEN

Studio Art

My art is influenced by my upbringing as a bi-racial female in Hong Kong, witness to regime changes, influx of new culture, and migration of families.

TOBIN ROTHLEIN

Studio Art

There is a palpable and finite tension within the skewed balance of humans and our surroundings; the structures and systems that shape, define, and encase us—economic, political, cultural, social.

ADA PINKSTON

Community Arts

Community Confluence is an installation that explores race, class, and the urban environment by way of the rivers beneath us.

DENISE R. DUARTE

Community Arts

The metaphor of the diversity of plants illustrates that it is a human construct to narrow the definition of normal.

DESMOND VINCENT MOORE

Community Arts

I am creating a series of functional devices that will serve as a way to connect people through interaction in a gallery and outdoor setting

DIXON STETLER

Community Arts

The Welcome Mat Project is a giant 40’ doormat, woven with spent bicycle inner tubes, created through a series of community ‘Weaving Bees’ held in East Baltimore.

JILLIAN BRANCH

Community Arts

My work consist of mixed media paintings on found objects, which are used to comment on social issues surrounding education, organized religion, addiction and mental illness.

MICHELLE NUGENT

Community Arts

The Pedicab Project records, preserves, & shares oral histories collected in communities through a series of pedicab rides physically operated by Michelle Nugent.

NELLE OWENS DUNLAP

Community Arts

Culture Jam and a Biscuit is a campaign to interrupt the constructed realities of the mass media using digital tools and online community building.

RACHAEL SHANNON

Community Arts

Breastival Vestibule explores the process of “re-entry” for participants returning from intentional feminist communities back into mainstream culture.

TIFFANY BLACK

Community Arts

We suffer and heal as steadily as we inhale and exhale; I search for balance through my artwork and through leading spiritual health workshops in East Baltimore.

WHITNEY FRAZIER

Community Arts

Cycles is an arts and social justice project addressing women’s health
issues in East Baltimore neighborhoods.

ALLISON GULICK

Curatorial Practice

Reloading the Canon: African Traditions in Contemporary Art aims to address the influence of African art on the Western Canon of Art History.

CATHERINE AKINS

Curatorial Practice

Stories inForm from the Baltimore American Indian Center focuses on contemporary forms of storytelling including collective publications, graphic novels, performance and documentaries.

CHLOE HELTON-GALLAGHER

Curatorial Practice

An exhibit celebrating local outfit Globe Poster Printing Corp. and their iconic posters promoting African-American music in the golden era of R&B.

DEANA HAGGAG

Curatorial Practice

For her thesis, Deana Haggag has been directing Gallery CA located in the City Arts building, which houses 69 live/work spaces for artists.

EMILY CLEMENS

Curatorial Practice

Clifton Park Works, an outdoor site-specific exhibition in Clifton Park features new work to engage visitors with fascinating, yet largely forgotten history.

GABRIELLE BUZGO

Curatorial Practice

Perception & Ability is an exhibition at Evergreen Museum & Library that addresses the way imposed labels can limit our perceptions of an individual’s abilities.

HYEJUNG JANG

Curatorial Practice

EXCHANGE: a home-based artist residency, an experimental socially-engaged art project exploring the concept of home and integrating contemporary art into everyday life.

JAIMIANNE AMICUCCI

Curatorial Practice

An exhibition linking Baltimore refugees to the pottery traditions of their home countries by exhibiting work made by refugee students along side traditional vessels.

MATT SPALDING

Curatorial Practice

@ the Trails allows the audience to explore the grounds of Cylburn Arboretum by using technology to create artfully interactive experience.

BRIAN PELSOH

Graphic Design

Explorations into queer theory through digital technology and design that play with embedded assumptions of gender and sexuality.

INNA ALESINA

Graphic Design

Test Kitchen for Change is a platform for engaging communities around the topic of healthy food systems.

JASON MATHEWS GOTTLIEB

Graphic Design

Eat Yourself™ is a game for smartphones and tablets about a flying pig who eats himself in the pursuit of happiness.

 

JAVIER LOPEZ

Graphic Design

b-xlab is a laboratory for our design process. We limit, disrupt and introduce rules for collaboration in order to create surprising results.

JULIE SAYO

Graphic Design

Asthma + Design explores how graphic design and technology can improve and simplify health communications for asthma management.

KELCEY TOWELL

Graphic Design

Various & Sundry is a collection of products & tools for creative workspaces with a commitment to design, utility, & quality materials.

LUIZ LUDWIG

Graphic Design

b-xlab is a laboratory for our design process. We limit, disrupt and introduce rules for collaboration in order to create surprising results.

NICKI DLUGASH

Graphic Design

Mathematical formulae are proof that beautiful patterns exist in our world – and yet, I still need to see these beautiful patterns with my own eyes.

QIAN LI

Graphic Design

I present an interactive way to teach, or lead the audience to feel the relationship of  reflex zones on their hands with related organs of their body.

SARAH ROBERTSON

Graphic Design

Companion is a visual exploration into the ties that bind humane with canine – and how those relationships can be positively influenced by design.

YOUNG SUN COMPTON

Graphic Design

Publishing-Stuff is a digital publishing endeavor and print-per-request bookshop exploring how we read in an effort to design better reading experiences.

DINGDING HU

Illustration Practice

My thesis is a about the story of Kiwi-Pedia, which try to reflect of young people of the current generation, in a humor and satire way, telling in a bitter-sweet graphic novel format.

JUN CEN

Illustration Practice

The animated short film Mutual Tunnels depicts a mysterious spiritual journey of two characters in an imaginative world.

LISA PERRIN

Illustration Practice

My thesis project is informed by the language, imagery, and stories of Eastern European Jewish culture, but re-informed and modernized.

NARGOL AREFI

Illustration Practice

I am writing and illustrating a children’s book about a friendly giant named Bernard.

SARA BARNES

Illustration Practice

eyra is an online illustration gallery striving to showcase beautiful and thoughtful illustration, adding to the greater cultural dialogue.

TONG SU

Illustration Practice

“Pretty Little Secrets” is a series of female dresses with illustrations on each of them that tell stories of the artist to her audience.

ANDREW LUBAS

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

In my paintings, I create a balance between the structural and the gestural; the ordered and the entropic; the construct and the construction.

BRETT BAUREIS

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

It is best to take pleasure in the fleeing and interposing that suspends inevitable capture.

CURTIS MILLER

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

I innately gravitate to the in between. Printmaking – Painting; Figurative – Abstract; Image – Object.

ERIKA DIEHL

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

Ein Fisch ist das einzige Tier, das nicht weiß, was Wasser ist.

JASCHA OWENS

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

Through deep engagements with pattern and repetition I attempt to subvert my own perceptions in hopes that I may gain new insights.

KYLE HACKETT

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

Through painting, I investigate my position within society and attempt to answer my insecurities behind a history of unanswered progress.

VINCENT HUI

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

These are not for the apathetic ones.

BENJAMIN ANDREW

Mount Royal School of Art

Time-traveling scientists study the natural world through participatory events and projects blurring fiction and reality. Join the Chronoecology Corps!

CELAN BOUILLET

Mount Royal School of Art

My work investigates ideas of home and our attempt to find our place in transient and surreal natural environments.

CHRISTINA BILLOTTE

Mount Royal School of Art

The intention of my work is to produce subliminal instinctual and psychological attractions through the vibrations of color and the “music” of spheres.

DI FANG

Mount Royal School of Art

In this four channel synchronized video, I construct a world that conveys the stark loneliness and
alienation of a formerly prosperous and frustrated city.

GEORGE BELCHER

Mount Royal School of Art

I am investigating the essential components of visual signification in imagery and objects: the boundaries between something meaningful and something empty.

IRENE AGNES O’LEARY

Mount Royal School of Art

Using painting and photography, I translate portraits of women into an evolving narrative of a filtered reflection of modern ‘femininity’ and middle class America.

LAURA PAYNE

Mount Royal School of Art

A meditation on the inevitable failure of mass media to document and adequately capture the human subject.

MONICA STROIK

Mount Royal School of Art

My work is focused on the investigation of space: environmental, virtual, psychological, and gestural.

SAMANTHA FEIN

Mount Royal School of Art

My artwork explores contemporary psychosocial issues, nonlinear narratives, and absurdist humor.

SEUNG-BEOM CHO

Mount Royal School of Art

I am interested in pointed shaped forms which are inefficient to fabricate, inconvenient and dangerous to use and structurally fragile.

DANA SOUTHERLAND

Photographic & Electronic Media

My work deals with finding a balance with one personality who wants to emerge into the conscious mind while the other wants to keep her hidden within the unconscious.

HODO LEE

Photographic & Electronic Media

My photographic work highlights subtle relationships between elements in seemingly isolated landscapes.

JENNIFER YUKIE UEDA

Photographic & Electronic Media

The line between Japanese-American is the bridge that binds my cultural, racial and national identities. My work explores the notions of being Hyphenated American.

KAMIE LYNN

Photographic & Electronic Media

Encasing is a series of photographs of relationships with images.

KIRSTEN SCHUNK

Photographic & Electronic Media

My photomontages are whimsical illustrations of an imagined story.

 

KRISTIN FURBECK

Photographic & Electronic Media

My work addresses space in photography through the compression and play on the expansive quality of the traditional aerial perspective.

LEAH MARIE DANIELS

Photographic & Electronic Media

My work is about the unique state between wakefulness and sleep, also known as Hypnagogia.

MARIAN OCHOA

Photographic & Electronic Media

Color acts upon our emotional state. These chromatic phenomena are events to be seen, felt, and experienced in multiple circumstances of vision.

MICHAEL ESCALANTE

Photographic & Electronic Media

Instead of taking photographs, and presenting them as prints, I am the presenting the camera, not a camera that takes photos, but a camera that destroys photographs.

PERRY MANUK

Photographic & Electronic Media

“About 50 Feet” is about aesthetics based on personal space and environment.

SARAH CARMAN

Photographic & Electronic Media

These photographic objects are “memory containers” built to encourage an interaction with the viewer to experience their own memories.

SEAN BARBER

Photographic & Electronic Media

My work challenges society’s widely accepted assumption of music being solely confined to the audible world.

STEVEN J. DEMBO

Photographic & Electronic Media

An exploration of my encounters with dichotomies of the human condition using the visual metaphors of megastructures and ‘the street’.

YOUNGHAK KIM

Photographic & Electronic Media

Reaching the nihility of mind and absence of ego through the meditation is the goal of my work. It is about Zen through the trivial objects in our daily life.

ZHAO JING

Photographic & Electronic Media

Poetry Series is a visual translation of nineteen classical Chinese poems which Ezra Pound brought to western artists and poets.

ADEJOKE TUGBIYELE

Rinehart School of Sculpture

My latest work examines the intersection of sculpture, dance, storytelling and music, thematically combining elements of science fiction and mythology.

HYE JIN KIM

Rinehart School of Sculpture

I repeatedly reveal and simultaneously conceal my identities in my works.

MARK JOSEPH OLIVER

Rinehart School of Sculpture

“Cathedral” uses a combination of suburban and Gothic architecture to create a sacred space within the mundane and capture a moment both intimate and infinite.

MIHAELA A. SAVU

Rinehart School of Sculpture

Wanderers have imaginary roots; their true home is a timeless realm, a mythical stretch where everything is simultaneously estranged and familiar.

NARA PARK

Rinehart School of Sculpture

My work comments on how imitations substitute the genuine as they are produced as a copy of an idealized original. It glorifies today’s culture with faux products.

TONY RANSOM

Rinehart School of Sculpture

Horror Vacui is a video game that allows players to explore the dangers and triumphs of life within the mindscape of obsession.

ALEXANDRA L. CROSBY

Critical Studies

The cave metaphor remains distorted in theory and representation; speleological science, feminism, and art critique this popular metaphor.

DANDEE PATTEE

Critical Studies

My thesis examines the politics of making contemporary functional pottery, looking closely at meaning in use and the importance of a movement deeply rooted in community.

INGRID MARIA PIMSNER

Critical Studies

My thesis explores the manner in which negative space surrounding an object or figure in a painting can elevate said object or figure into an abstract idea.

JESSICA LYNN BITHER

Critical Studies

My MA thesis applies critical theory concerning the scopophilic gaze to Hans Bellmer’s doll photographs.

OMER WASIM

Critical Studies

Relying on a lens of structuralism, my MA thesis examines and analyzes gay art in the U.S. before, during, and after the AIDS epidemic.

RENWICK HERONIMO

Critical Studies

My thesis focuses on the binary relationship between the “ideal” and the “real” in relation to Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” and other aesthetic reflections.

AMANDA ALLEN

Social Design

Designing a Hub for Radical Collaboration and Social Change

BECKY CHEN

Social Design

Teaching multiculturalism in a monoculturistic society.

Social Design, Meet Social Science:  An Intersection.

HEEJIN SUH

Social Design

Exploring the relationship between malnutrition and obesity among the teenagers in Baltimore and developing a creative design intervention.

JONATHAN ERWIN

Social Design

Acknowledging climate change, this work aims to develop strategies and foster connections for existing, dealing and evolving with crisis.

MIRA AZARM

Social Design

Identifying a system of knowledge sharing that can clarify communication and best practices between urban farms across the US.

ALEJANDRO SALINAS

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

Design practitioner by day, theory junkie by night, debt-laden by choice.

ANNE MARIE JASINOWSKI

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

My designs are an extension of my personality—adventurous, bold, communicative, and layered with details. I draw inspiration from nature, fashion, food, and music.

BONNIE SILVERBERG

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

From the day that I was able to hold a crayon, I have always been passionate about the arts and thrived on being creative.

CHELSEA MAYMON

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

Chelsea designs the postcards, posters, gift bags, and invitations.

DANIEL KHANG

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

Ever evolving Graphic Designer / Illustrator.  Wants to use design to make a positive impact in society.

ESTHER MEENA YI

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

I like images. I like words and images. I like to see both.

HADLEY C. ROBIN

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

A strong communicator, I enjoy thinking about how to convey a message to a particular audience. I am most interested in systems design and user interface design.

JESSICA KATE PAVONE

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

I’m a former journalist and art-history major. My work explores the nexus where words, text, and typography intersect with design’s formal—and playful—possibilities.

KAVEH HAERIAN

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

I relish the occasion to disentangle a problem through design. I take great pains in obsessing over balances and harmony and when appropriate discord and chaos.

MINKYEONG BAE

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

I enjoy being a stranger in other cities. It has taught me how much a little thing can be precious.

NIKKI EASTMAN

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

Some people have jobs that support their lives and then others have lives that are their jobs. I am an other, supported by passion and drive.

RACHEL VENTURA

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

Rachel Ventura is a Graphic Designer and a life-long Baltimorean. She strives to create eye-catching, fresh work to inform and delight the masses.

REBECCA FRIEDMAN

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

As a dancer of 21 years, I believe that many skills I have learned as a performer directly apply to my graphic design work.

SHIRAZ GALLAB

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

I am a graphic designer of multiple disciplines and influences. I was born in Sudan, raised throughout the United States and have a previous background in public policy studies.

T.L. BONADDIO

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

T.L. Bonaddio (informally known as Teresa and “T”) has built her life around books.

VERONICA STORM SEBASTIAN

Post-Baccalaureate in Graphic Design

I’m a writer turned designer who strives to create compelling messages through both content and composition.

SCHEDULE

MICA GALLERY HOURS

Monday–Saturday, 10 am–5 pm

Sunday, noon–5 pm

Free and open to the public

MFA Thesis I

March 29–April 14, 2013

RECEPTION

Friday, April 5, 5–7 pm

FEATURING

MFA Community Arts

D Center, 16 W. North Ave., One West North Ave.,

Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St., and Shelia and

Richard Riggs Gallery, 131 W. North Ave.

 

MFA Graphic Design

Decker and Meyerhoff Galleries, 1303 W. Mt. Royal Ave.

 

MFA Illustration Practice

Sheila and Richard Riggs Gallery, 131 W. North Ave.

MFA Thesis II

April 19–May 5, 2013

RECEPTION

Friday, April 19, 5–7 pm

FEATURING

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting
Mount Royal School of Art
MFA Photographic and Electronic Media
Rinehart School of Sculpture

 

Programs are intermingled

Decker, Meyerhoff and Fox 3 Galleries, 1303 W. Mt. Royal Ave.

Sheila and Richard Riggs Gallery, 131 W. North Ave.

D Center, 16 W. North Ave.

Metro Gallery,1700 N. Charles.

Leidy Atrium, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.

MFA Thesis III

June 28–July 13

RECEPTION

Friday, July 12, 6–8 pm

FEATURING

MFA Studio Art

Decker and Meyerhoff Galleries, 1303 W. Mt. Royal Ave.

Sheila and Richard Riggs Gallery, Leidy Gallery, 131 W. North Ave.

MFA Curatorial Practice Exhibitions

Global Perspectives

March 2–April 13, 2013

Baltimore Clayworks

5707 Smith Ave.

 

Reloading the Canon

March 5–April 2, 2013

Morgan State University

2201 Argonne Dr.

 

Perception & Ability

March 10–May 26, 2013

Evergreen Museum & Library

4545 N. Charles St.

Exchange

March 22–May 26, 2013

School 33

1427 Light St.

 

@ the Trails

April 19–May 15, 2013

Cylburn Arboretum

4915 Greenspring Ave.

 

Clifton Park Works

April 20–May 25, 2013

Civic Works

2701 Saint Lo Drive

Stories inForm

April 26–May 26, 2013

Baltimore American Indian Center

Heritage Museum

113. S. Broadway

 

Globe Posters: Not to be Missed!

April 27–June 15, 2013

Creative Alliance

3134 Eastern Ave.

 

Baltimore Crochet Coral Reef

May 3, 2013

Gallery CA

440 E. Oliver St.

MA + Post-Bac

MA Social Design

April 19–May 5, 2013

Pinkard Gallery

1401 W. Mount Royal Ave.

MA Critical Studies
Symposium

May 4, 2013, 10 am–6 pm

Walters Art Museum

600 N. Charles St.

Post Baccalaureate

Graphic Design

March 29–April 14, 2013

Fox 3, Pinkard Galleries

1303, 1401 W. Mount. Royal Ave.