February 4, 2020
Sketch Artists at the Impeachment Trial are Capturing Scenes that the Cameras Cannot
Veteran court artist Arthur Lien '76 (BFA, General Fine Arts) based in Baltimore, began working for NBC News in 1980, and is covering the trial for the New York Times. He’s one of three court artists inside the chamber. Read more
MICA Valentines
Did you know that MICA has an incredible history of matchmaking? Today we have featured Saskia '99 and Eric Lehnert '99 who met here at MICA in 1997 in a yoga class. They have been together for 23 years, raised 2 kids, and are both "living and breathing creative beings who try to put into practice those skills that we were able to hone during our days at MICA." See the rest of Saskia and Eric's story and all the other MICA love stories on Facebook.

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Many Voices. One Plan. A Roadmap for MICA’s Future
After collectively creating a new mission and vision that articulates the College’s foundational values, beliefs, and aspirations, the MICA community is now shaping its next strategic plan – a five-year action roadmap culminating in MICA’s bicentennial in 2026. Read more and give your opinion
MICA's Coronavirus Update
With news of the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan, China as well as the appearance of an unusually severe strain of influenza here in the United States, we wanted to provide updates and information on both illnesses. Read more   
MICA Awarded $510K from ArtPlace America, Will Build Field of Creative Placemaking
MICA is pleased to announce it has been awarded $510,000 in grant funding from ArtPlace America to further its work in building the field of creative placemaking – a field that supports the furthering of healthy, equitable and sustainable communities. Read more
Monica Ikegwu '20
Monica originally wanted to be a pediatrician. Instead, when she was 17, her father convinced the Carver High School graduate to apply to MICA, where she is now a senior majoring in Painting. Earlier in 2019, she sold out a solo show at the Los Angeles gallery Band of Vices and in 2020 she will have a show in Baltimore’s City Hall galleries. Read more
Diyou Wu '14
Forbes 30 Under 30
Congratulations to Diyou Wu (MFA, Illustration) for making the Class of 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 for Art & Style! Find her on instagram: @decue_wu Read more
Corliss Cavalieri '81
MacDowell Fellowship
Congratulations to visual artist Corliss Cavalieri (BFA, Painting) on receiving the MacDowell Fellowship this Spring! Find him on Instagram: ccavalieri  Read more
Noelle Stevenson '13
Novels to Read in 2020
Congratulations to author/illustrator and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power showrunner Noelle Stevenson (BFA, Illustration) on releasing a new graphic memoir in January, The Fire Never Goes Out ! Read more
Retired MICA faculty member, Dr. Joan Gaither, leaves a lasting impact
Dr. Joan Gaither’s birthday party has become an annual summer tradition for her family, friends, and colleagues filled with music, food, and celebration. Although Dr. Gaither is the guest of honor, she has humbly and generously chosen Maryland Institute College of Art as her beneficiary.  Read more
Chicago Alumni/ Parent Reception
Thursday, February 13
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Join us in Chicago on February 13th, as Annet Couwenberg (Fiber Department), receives the Distinguished Teaching of Art Award by the College Art Association.
Mixed Media Speaker Series
Thursday, February 6

Poet, critic, and translator, Susan Stewart will headline the 1st Mixed Media event of the year on February 6 in the Brown Center. Stewart will also be giving a poetry reading at noon on Friday, Feb. 7 in Lazarus Auditorium. She will read from Cinder: New and Selected Poems, as well as selections from newer work.

Both events are free and open to the public. Read more
Internship + Career Fair
Friday, February 28

Each year, more than 50 employers come to MICA’s Internship + Career Fair to meet with students and alumni, review their resumes and portfolios, and hold informal interviews for a wide range of art and design career opportunities. Students and alumni in all disciplines are encouraged to attend, as past attendees have secured many job and internship hires!  Read more
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