The Intermedia and Digital Art (IMDA) graduate program facilitates students’ engagement with emerging artistic practices to address conceptual and social challenges. With studios in Baltimore’s progressive art community, it provides engaged faculty; research centers, broad interdisciplinary opportunities, career development in the fine arts, independent teaching and professional exhibition venues. Graduate students are involved with community activities, street interventions, race and gender identity, generative art, bio-art, and media and installation.
IMDA graduates acquire the practice and commitment that propels an adventurous, and personal artistic practices to a new level. IMDA alumni present their work at distinguished museums, galleries, festivals, and conferences around the world and have garnered long-term support from prestigious granting sources. Many have successful gallery representation, run their own artists’ spaces, work in the production industry, and have become academic leaders at some of the most rigorous art academies and universities in the field.
Visiting artists give one-on-one feedback to graduate students, past lecturers include: Janine Antoni, Zoe Beloff, Paul Chan, Annica Cupetelli and Cristobal Mendoza, Paul DeMarinis, Tony Dove, Hasan Elahi, eteam, Karen Finley, Guellermo Gomez-Pena, Barbara Hammer, Dana Hoey, Nina Katchadourian, Larry Miller, Alison Knowles, @rtMark, Guerrilla Girls, Keith Piper, William Pope.L, Michael Rakowitz, David Rokeby, Paul Rucker, Frances Torres, Mark Tribe, Ted Victoria, Matmos, Fred Wilson, Martha Wilson, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Karen Yasinsky, and The Yes Men.
For more information or a tour, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, Graduate Program Director Lisa Moren email@example.com, or visit imda.umbc.edu.
Memories So Fair and Bright
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Artists Contemplate Sovereignty in Santa Fe
The Santa Fe Art Institute’s 2024 International Thematic Residency focuses on what sovereignty means for artists from across the world.
When I Am Empty Please Dispose of Me Properly
Ayanna Dozier, Ilana Harris-Babou, Meena Hasan, Lucia Hierro, Catherine Opie, Chuck Ramirez, and Pacifico Silano explore the myths of the American Dream at Brooklyn’s BRIC House.
How Did Early Modern European Craftspeople Pass On Their Knowledge?
A new book about object making critically examines a written history of working with materials.
Dual Portrait of Old Master Rachel Ruysch Holds a Trove of Secrets
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has just acquired the rare painting, which depicts the Dutch artist at work surrounded by her signature flora.
Pratt’s 2023 Fine Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition Is On View in Brooklyn
The two-part exhibition features the work of 41 graduating artists across disciplines, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, and integrated practices.
Did Van Gogh’s Disdain for the Eiffel Tower Inspire “Starry Night”?
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Greek Museum Welcomes Dogs For World Stray Animal Day
Furry friends and their pawrents can visit Athens’s National Museum of Contemporary Art for free this weekend.
The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation Presents The Feminine in Abstract Painting
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Ai Weiwei Recreates Monet’s “Water Lilies” Using 650,000 LEGOS
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Did a Simpsons Episode Predict the Florida “David” Outrage?
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NYU Steinhardt Opens 2023 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
Taking place at 80WSE Gallery in New York’s Greenwich Village, Part I is on view from late March through April while Part II opens in May.
Coasting the Topography of South Asian Futurisms
As part of Hyperallergic’s Emily Hall Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curators, Sadaf Padder presents an exhibition to offer insight into her curatorial process.
I’m a Florida Drag Queen and I’m Scared
I’m truly at a loss for what to do for work and what kind of life I can expect to live.