Category Visual Arts

Our People, Our Land, Our Images

Visual Arts
Our People, Our Land, Our Images
January 29 – March 18
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Opportunities to view indigenous peoples through the eyes of indigenous photographers are rare and recent. This photographic exhibition features the work of indigenous artists from North America, Peru, Iraq, and New Zealand. Distinctive in its historical reach, the exhibition includes newly discovered 19th-century trailblazers, members of the next generation of emerging photographers, and well established contemporary practitioners. (Click heading for full description.)

The Poet’s Brush: Chinese Ink Paintings by Lo Ch’ing 

Visual Arts
The Poet’s Brush: Chinese Ink Paintings by Lo Ch’ing 
February 1 – March 17
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents an exhibition of paintings by Lo Ch’ing, a Chinese poet-painter whose art is in tradition but expressive of contemporary sensibility. His artworks describe a path between the strong currents of his own short past, the millennia-old past of the Chinese empire, and the demands of today’s postindustrial, consumer-driven and individualist global citizen. (Click heading for full description.)

IMDA MFA 2018 Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
Tuesday, April 3 – Wednesday, April 25, 2018
IMDA MFA 2018 Thesis Exhibition
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. Information on artists and works exhibited to be announced. (Click on heading for full description.)

Eric Dyer and Lynn Watson

CIRCA Presents: Eric Dyer, Visual Arts, and Lynn Watson, Theatre

Interdisciplinary
CIRCA Presents: Eric Dyer, Visual Arts, and Lynn Watson, Theatre
Wednesday, April 25, 12 – 1 p.m.
216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Eric Dyer, professor of visual arts, and Lynn Watson, professor of theatre, who will speak individually about their recent research. (Click heading for full description.)

Senior Exhibition

2018 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition

Visual Art
2018 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition
May 22 – June 8
Opening reception: Tuesday, May 22, 5 – 7 p.m.
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the 2018 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition, celebrating the work of graduating seniors in Photography, Graphic Design, Cinematic Arts, Animation/Interactive Media, and Print Media. (Click heading for full description.)

Seeing Science

Interdisciplinary
SEEING SCIENCE: Photography, Science and Visual Culture
Ongoing on seeingscience.umbc.edu

Through its multiple components, SEEING SCIENCE looks at the forms scientific images take, what they reveal, how they transform the disciplines they serve, and lives they influence. (Click heading for full description.)

Joseph Beuys Sculpture Park

Visual Art
Joseph Beuys Sculpture Park
Open year-round
UMBC campus, inside Hilltop Circle between Administration Drive and Commons Drive

Joseph Beuys was an influential German artist known for his performances, sculptures, environments, vitrines, prints, posters, and thousands of drawings. Beuys highlighted the need for greater environmental awareness across the globe through his ongoing social sculpture project entitled, 7000 Oaks. With the help of over 20 organizations, 7000 Oaks inspired the planting of over 350 trees and several stones by over 500 people in Baltimore Parks and at the UMBC sculpture site in 2000. (Click heading for full description.)