Katie Duffy (class of 2014) featured in Satellite Art Fair with Terrault Gallery (link).
Mount Royal artists featured at the Peale Museum for the 2016 Transmodern Festival (link).
Cola Aaliyah-Yejide Anderson (class of 2015), Stephanie Barber (Mount Royal Artist in Residence), Cheeny Celebrado-Royer (class of 2016), Xin Ni (class of 2017), Yael Sloma (class of 2018) and Danni Tsuboi (class of 2016),
Markele Cullins/Suldao Abdiruhman, Isa Leal, LabBodies, Selina Doroshenko (class of 2016), Laure Drogoul, Valeska Populoh, Alicia Pulglionosi, SLee Triolo and Parade Collective.
Cold Open Verse is a collaborative project Blonde Art Books and Poet Transmit (Victoria Keddie and Cat Tyc) for Knockdown Center, Queens, and Printed Matter’s 2016 New York Art Book Fair at MOMA/PS1 (link).
Josh Sender (class of 2016) contributed work in the preview reel curated by Blonde Art Books.
During the 2016-2017 school year, MICA welcomes new full-time faculty members to the College's community (link). Individually contributing their unique experiences as artists, designers and educators, MICA's new faculty includes Mount Royal Alumni:
Kyle Kogut, Lydia Lee, Rea Martin, and Josh Sender (class of 2016) featured in an online exhibition at Connersmith.
In collaboration with the Maryland Institute College of Art, GradEx presents Do You Remember?, a solo exhibition of Bryan Funk (Mount Royal '17).
Jae Kuem Ko (Mount Royal '98) debuted a site-specific installation entitled flow 流, the latest addition to her series "Forces of Nature," at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston (CAMH). Flow 流 is on display at CAMH now, until Sept. 18. Locally, you can see some of her work at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC.
The performance of #PirateRadio proposes a live performance in the format of a roundtable hosted by Shola Cole aka Pirate Jenny (Mount Royal '15) and First Mate/Collaborator Mark Gunnery.
This discussion will hold space within a sonic background of collected sounds and focus on the ideas of activism, the #LivesMatter Movement, race, and equality within artistry. Conversation will regard race along lines of access, music and culture – especially women of color on so many expressive front lines of activism. Concepts and connections within the history of piracy, borders and boundaries will potentially be explored in past, current and future strategies of artistic and socio-cultural equality. Confirmed guests include Fields Festival Artists, GreyDolf, Abdu Ali and Sheila Gaskins
Luke Ikard (Mount Royal '17) and L.E. Doughtie (Mount Royal '15) were both selected to show in the juried group show, SPECIAL COMBO at Terrault Contemporary- curated by Doreen Bolger, Former Director of the BMA, Amy Cavanaugh-Royce, Executive Director Maryland Art Place, and Lu Zhang, Business Manager of The Contemporary.
Cheeny Celebrado-Royer (Mount Royal '16) and Jonathan Latiano (Mount Royal '12) are both semifinalists for the Baltimore based 2016 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The competition awards a $25,000 fellowship to assist in furthering the career of a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in the Greater Baltimore region.
Featuring: Ali Seradge (class of 2014), Cheeny Celebrado-Royer (class of 2016), and Taha Heydari.
The media is the way we see the world beyond our own. That vision is sold to us as a reality when it is in fact a fabrication. Social media has also become complicit in selling us the illusion of knowledge.Text message, videoblogs, and peer to peer modalities allow for a more direct view of our world and each other. Ali Seradge, Cheeny Celebrado-Royer, and Taha Heydari address the way our main channels of communication are curated
A collaboration between Cheeny Celebrado-Royer (Mount Royal '16) & Cindy Cheng (Mount Royal '12) presented by 'Sindikit.
Eunjung Park (class of 2015), had a solo show at Napoleon Gallery in Philadelphia after winning their fourth open call. The show, Shelf Life, was up from 7/3/15 to 7/31/15. EJ was also a semifinalist for the 2015 Sondheim Artscape Prize.
Erinn Hargerty (Class of 2016) becomes a full-time teaching faculty in the Animation department at MICA.