Safiyah Cheatam, M.F.A. ’21, intermedia and digital arts, always has… Continue Reading From nurture to apocalypse (and back again) —The Mundane Afrofuturism of multimedia artist Safiyah Cheatam
SPARK, an annual group exhibition of works by faculty, staff, alumni, and students at UMBC and Towson University returns for its fifth edition August 13-September 25. SPARK: New Light features work from 24 artists, and opens concurrently with the Founder’s Day Grand Reopening of The Peale, a celebration of the completion of extensive renovations to the historic facility. Continue Reading Sparking History at The Peale
In addition to pursuing her own art, Corrie Parks promotes her students, helping them enter the professional art world with as few barriers as possible. Continue Reading Corrie Francis Parks: Artist, Community Builder, and Advocate for Students
The past pandemic year saw arts communities unable to connect with audiences in traditional ways. Usually reliant on people gathering together to experience their work, creators and performers were thrust online. Some artistic experiences were rendered impossible, but the challenging situation didn’t slow the creative efforts of visual and performing artists of UMBC’s Class of 2021. Continue Reading UMBC’s latest graduates in the arts forge new creative paths despite a challenging year
UMBC artists are once again in the limelight at the annual SPARK pop-up gallery, a joint project with Towson University that can be enjoyed in person through June 26 at Maryland Art Place in downtown Baltimore. Continue Reading SPARK IV: A New World?
In this first year of Baltimore’s mash-up of eclectic and electric art festival Light City and the annual book festival—a hybrid called Brilliant Baltimore—UMBC shone brightly. Continue Reading UMBC Shines at Brilliant Baltimore
Visiting senior research scholar Marvin Heiferman explores the intersection of photography and science in a new collaborative book called Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe. Continue Reading Depth of Field