BMORE Than The Story Wins Design Award

BMORE Than The Story: Runner Up, Design Education Initiative Award Core77 Design Awards 2017 The death of Freddie Gray and his treatment by police sparked anger, protest, and violence in Baltimore during April 2015. National and local media implicated area youth in the crime and destruction, whether they committed it or not. Their overriding narrative…

Tax Incentives for Individual Artists

Calling all artists, designers, and creative professionals! Tax season is here, and we’ve put together a handy guide for those of you who might be able to use the Maryland Arts & Entertainment Districts Income Tax Subtraction Modification for Individual Artists when filing your 2014 taxes. Confused as to what this tax incentive is, and…

Bmoreart teams up with WTMD for ‘Everything On It’

WTMD Radio and Bmoreart present a new exhibit by Baltimore artists Andrew Liang and Zoe Friedman, with an opening reception and concert from 7PM to 10PM, Friday, March 28.  “Everything On It” will be on display March 24 through April 30 at the WTMD studios, 1 Olympic Place in Towson. The opening reception features live performances by Americana duo Mountain…

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,…

Center for Design Practice wins Ashoka U award

The Center for Design Practice (CDP) at MICA, which launched in 2008, just received an Ashoku U – Cordes Innovation Award for 2014. The award, presented by The Ashoka U Exchange from Brown University, is awarded to highlight “some of the most high-impact” innovations in social entrepreneurship. Established by Mike Weikert, CDP is multi-faceted social…

An Afternoon with Paul Rucker, Artist in Residence at MICA

“When the rapture happens, I can still play this thing,” Paul Rucker said, pointing at his early 20th century cello. “It survived Word War II – it’ll be around long after I’m gone.” Paul Rucker is a visual artist and musician who has recently moved to Baltimore as MICA’s Artist in Residence. His previous home…