Category Visual Arts

Todd Forsgren Adelaide’s Warbler (Setophaga adelaidae), 2009 From the series Ornithological Accession no. 2016-07-001

Depth of Field

Visual Arts
Depth of Field: Acquisitions to the Photography Collections, 2008 – 2018
Through December 19
Reception: Wednesday, November 14, 6 – 8 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

The exhibition Depth of Field presents approximately one hundred images acquired over the last ten years by UMBC’s Photography Collections through generous gifts from donors and artists. The photographs on view highlight the breadth and depth of the collection and illustrate the range of forms, technology, and artists that historically shaped the medium and are presently impacting its ongoing evolution. (Click heading for full description.)

John Ruppert

LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert

Visual Arts
LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert
January 31 – March 16
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents an exhibition of work by artist John Ruppert entitled LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert. The exhibition will span the artist’s recent explorations with installation, sculptural objects, photography, and sound as it relates to the world around us. Influenced by his intense interest in natural phenomena, Ruppert’s overarching investigation will focus on the intersection of the natural world and humanity. In a broader sense, he seeks to develop a heightened consciousness of our precarious existence on the planet. (Click heading for full description.)

Tom Kiefer

El Sueño Americano/The American Dream

Visual Arts
El Sueño Americano — The American Dream
February 4 – May 23
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

The Library Gallery presents an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer, titled El Sueño Americano/The American Dream, featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects brought by migrants across the United States border with Mexico that were subsequently confiscated or forfeited at a Customs and Border Control facility in southern Arizona. (Click heading for full description.)

IMDA Exhibition

2019 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
2019 Intermedia and Digital Arts (IMDA) Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
April 9 – April 26
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) and the Department of Visual Arts present the 2018 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 9, 5 to 7 p.m. (Click heading for full description.)

Dan Bailey

“Seeing the Unseen Landscape”

Humanities Forum — Lipitz Lecture
“Seeing the Unseen Landscape”
Dan Bailey, professor of visual arts
Wednesday, May 8, 4 p.m.
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

In this talk, Dan Bailey considers human scale, perception, and natural landscape, which are central to his current work on long-duration photography of landscapes and a reconstruction of Baltimore’s geographic past. (Click heading for full description.)

Senior Exhibition

2019 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition

Visual Art
2019 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition
May 21 – June 14
Opening reception: Tuesday, May 21, 5 – 7 p.m.
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the 2019 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

SEEING SCIENCE: Photography, Science and Visual Culture
Ongoing on

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.)