Category Visual Arts

Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture

Interdisciplinary
SEEING SCIENCE: Photography, Science and Visual Culture
Through April 2017

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.)

Altered State: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition

Visual Arts
Altered State: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition
Through March 26
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Altered State: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition presents paintings by 36 contemporary artists from Myanmar, the Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma. Created following the transition period of 2011, when a military-backed civilian government replaced oppressive rule by military junta and the country once famous for its seclusion re-entered the world stage, the paintings illustrate current artistic practice in Myanmar and present a series of creative viewpoints on a rapidly changing society. (Click heading for complete information.)

UMBC at Light City Baltimore

Interdisciplinary UMBC at Light City Baltimore March 31 – April 8 Baltimore City With art, ideas and entertainment, UMBC adds spark to Light City Baltimore! A festival of light, music, and innovation, Light City will transform Baltimore City with world class light displays and sculptures, video projections on buildings and interactive technologies to create once-in-a-lifetime […]

CIRCA Catalyst with Mark Alice Durant and Guenet Abraham

Interdisciplinary
CIRCA Catalyst with Mark Alice Durant and Guenet Abraham
Monday, April 10, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Dresher Center Conference Room (216)
Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Visual Arts Department professors Mark Alice Durant and Guenet Abraham will discuss their collaboration on Durant’s 27 Contexts: An Anecdotal History in Photography published by Saint Lucy Books. The publications mark a new direction for Saint Lucy a website devoted to writing about photography and contemporary art. Founded in 2011, Saint Lucy features essays, portfolios and wide-ranging conversations with artists, writers, and curators. (Click heading for full description.)

The Korshak Collection: Illustrations of Imaginative Literature

Visual Arts
The Korshak Collection: Illustrations of Imaginative Literature
April 10 – May 16
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Truly a vision of the fantastic, this exhibition is an amazing exploration of both illustrative art and the evolution of the visual landscape of science fiction and fantasy literature. (Click heading for full description.)

Visiting Artists: LoVid

Visual Arts
LoVid (Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus)
Visiting Artist & Designer Series Lecture
Wednesday, April 12, 5:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

The Department of Visual Arts presents a lecture by the collaborative artist project LoVid as part of the department’s Spring 2017 Visiting Artist & Designer Series. LoVid (Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus) creates large scale interdisciplinary projects that combine new technology with social interventions and public spaces. Their works explore the often invisible or intangible aspects of contemporary society, such as communication systems and biological signals. (Click heading for full description.)

2017 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
Glass, Oil, and Blood
Opening reception: Thursday, April 13, 5-7 p.m.
Exhibition: April 14 – 28
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture and the Department of Visual Arts present the 2017 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition Glass, Oil and Blood. Three MFA Candidates in the Intermedia and Digital Arts (IMDA) program, Melissa Penley Cormier, Ghazaleh Keshavarz and Jaclin Paul, present their time-based and installation works, digital photography, and objects in the exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)