Bmoreart: Baltimore’s Contemporary Art Authority

Cara Ober, a MICA grad, local artist, and professor, started the contemporary art publication Bmoreart in 2007, after realizing that Baltimore artists had no comprehensive source for visual art events and openings. In the last seven years, Bmoreart has grown to become one of Baltimore’s premier publications – focusing primarily on visual art but expanding to cover theater, film,…

GBCA to give $120,000 to artists in 2014

In 2014 the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance will give away $120,000 to Baltimore-area artists through a grant program called The Rubys. The first application deadline is February 2nd, and includes grants in the media and performing arts (see below for a detailed description of each discipline). The application requires all artists to be at least 21…

Coding for a career

I walked through the halls of Federal Hill Preparatory School in South Baltimore a couple weeks ago, passing colorfully painted walls draped with drawings of historical figures and marine animals. In the second floor computer lab, Gretchen LeGrand, Executive Director of Code in the Schools, was teaching a class of 5th graders an introduction to…

Deutsch Interviews: Lee Davis of The Center for Social Design at MICA

Lee Davis is a scholar-in-residence in the Center for Social Design at MICA where he also teaches in the Masters of Arts in Social Design program. Prior to his work at MICA, Davis spent 15 years as the co-CEO and co-founder of NESsT, a pioneer in incubating social businesses in emerging market countries of Latin America and Eastern Europe. He studied art at Connecticut…