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.)

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, the exhibition The Korshak Collection: Illustrations of Imaginative Literature offers an amazing exploration of both illustrative art and the evolution of the visual landscape of science fiction and fantasy literature. Featuring work by both American and European artists and spanning more than a century, these vivid illustrations bring to life adventures, beings, and worlds conjured in novels such as Don Quixote, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Tarzan, and pulp magazines including Amazing Stories, Weird Tales, Fantastic Adventures, and Wonder Stories. (Click heading for full description.)

2017 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
Glass Oil Blood
Exhibition: April 14 – 28
RTKL Award Lecture: Thursday, April 27, 2-3 p.m.
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.)

RTKL Award Presentation

Visual Arts
RTKL Award Presentation: Ghazaleh Keshavarz “Naftoon”
Thursday, April 27, 2 p.m
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

RTKL Award recipient and IMDA M.F.A. candidate, Ghazaleh Keshavarz, will discuss her thesis project Naftoon, an installation work in the thesis exhibition, Glass, Oil, and Blood. (Click heading for full description.)

Observational Virtual Reality at the IRC

Interdisciplinary
Introducing Observational Virtual Reality
Tuesday, May 2, 4 – 6 p.m.
Imaging Research Center (108 Information Technology and Engineering)

Watching someone else use virtual reality can be dull. You can’t see what they are seeing — you just see them waving their arms around and reacting to things while you’re left to wonder what’s going on. But what if you could see what the user is seeing, and still watch them as they move through the virtual world? How might this richer way of seeing people experience the environment lead to new research questions and outcomes? What can we learn about people by seeing through their eyes and ours at the same time? (Click heading for full description.)

Artist’s Talk: Donato Giancola

Visual Arts
Artist’s Talk: Donato Giancola
Thursday, May 4, 5 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Award-winning illustrator Donato Giancola, best known for his endlessly creative and exquisitely rendered science fiction and fantasy illustrations, will discuss his broad range of illustrative work. (Click heading for full description.)

2017 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition

Visual Art
Visual Arts Senior Exhibition
May 23 – June 9
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the 2017 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)