Category Visual Arts

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MFA Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
Thursday, April 3 — Friday, April 25
Opening Reception Thursday April 3, 5 – 7 pm
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the annual MFA Imaging and Digital Arts Thesis Exhibition featuring works by graduates Michael Farley, Charlotte Keniston, Alexandra Macchi, Shana Palmer, Carrie Rennolds and Dominique Zeltzman. (Click on heading for full description.)

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Book of Lies

Visual Arts
Monday, April 7 – Saturday, May 31
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

This exhibition examines the lie as human strategy using examples drawn from artists’ responses to the questions, “What is the lie with which I am most complicit?” and “What is the truth that most feeds my life?” (Click heading for full description.)

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Corazon del Sol: Truth, Lies & the Construction of Reality: A Conversation About Book of Lies

Humanities Forum, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
Wednesday, April 16 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Los Angeles based artist and curator Corazon del Sol will discuss Book of Lies, the conceptual art project and exhibition of the same name conceived of—but ultimately left unfinished—by her mother, conceptual artist Eugenia P. Butler. Del Sol will examine the lie as a human strategy for coping with life, and how artists use the lie to explore our relationship with the truth. (Click heading for full description.)

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The Arts at URCAD 2014

Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts
Wednesday, April 23 | 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Various Locations

A schedule of arts presenters for UMBC’s 18th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD), Wednesday, April 23. (Click heading for full description.)

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CIRCA Catalyst: Steve Bradley and Nicole King

Interdisciplinary
Monday, April 28 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
216, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

UMBC associate professor Steve Bradley of Visual Arts and assistant professor Nicole King of American Studies will present their collaborative research Mapping Baybrook, an interdisciplinary exploration of place that uses digital mapping to illustrate research on the history and culture of an industrial community in Baltimore, Maryland referred to as Baybrook—a merging of the names of two neighborhoods, Brooklyn and Curtis Bay. The story of Greater Baybrook reflects the tenacity of a community striving for sustainability in the boom and bust of U. S. industrial development. (Click heading for full description.)

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CIRCA Catalyst: Jan Baum and Eric Dyer

Interdisciplinary
Monday, May 5 | 12 Noon
Dresher Center Conference Room (216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

Circa Catalyst, an ongoing series promoting conversations around transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary research that fuses the performing and visual arts with other fields of inquiry and scholarship, presents Jan Baum and Eric Dyer. (Click heading for full description.)

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Senior Exit Exhibition

Visual Arts
May 22 – June 14
Senior Exit Exhibition
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art Design and Visual Culture presents the 2014 Senior Exit Exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)

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