Professional Development & Career

Professional Development & Career

Artist, Aesthete, Rock-climbing Aficionado, Towson Studio Art MFA Candidate 

You Wu and their art will undoubtedly survive any impending apocalypse.

Owner of the multi-use Mount Vernon building talks about her move from DC to cultivate community

Nestled on a lively strip in Mount Vernon, Akwaaba House is an 18th-century, three-story building that exudes a love of Black life.

For Carroll—a regular contributor to BmoreArt—contemporary writing about Black artists has to move past tokenism

"The canon has purposely left out certain creatives and we’re trying to rectify that. Let’s not see this moment as a trend."

Tiffany Jones talks community art, motherhood, and the honesty of Baltimore's art scene

"I feel like the city wouldn't be what it is without its artists or creative people."

MICA MFA Candidate, Multidisciplinary Artist, and Spectacle

"Don’t come if you don’t already know what you want to get out of yourself."

The artist discusses her career so far, doing her sisters’ hair, and the contemporary figure painters who inspire her. 

Painter Monica Ikegwu’s goal is to take “ordinary people and make them into art in the ordinary clothes that they're wearing.

A Studio Visit with the 2019 23-year-old Sondheim Prize Winner

Brown’s installation and photography work, which asks her audience “to confront race and identity in modern terms,” challenges some viewers to recognize microaggressions they may not have previously considered.

The challenges of being a good boss, James’ impressive sock collection, and what it takes to give a show that little something extra to make it truly resonate with the public

Thomas James sees curating as putting the works of different artists together in fresh combinations, creating new contexts and providing new inroads to the public to review.

A shaman, self-care enthusiast, and performance artist is a master of all things ritual bathing, meditation, and breathing.

A discussion about the power of performance to move people to tears, meditation as a daily practice anyone can do, and the rewards of truly listening to yourself.

Artist, Educator, Curator, Activist, and Member of the Lumbee Nation

“Amongst our people, education is a real value, because we haven’t always had easy access to it.”

Nick Primo spends his days measuring: how long it’s going to take on a given day to commute from Baltimore to his day job in Smithsonian American Art Museum’s (SAAM) ...

Victoria Pass recommends you stop buying cheap shoes. The MICA professor of visual culture has built her own impressive shoe collection over the last 15 years, buying only a pair ...

Strategies to help make your experience of art more direct, effective, and pleasurable

Due to insularity, technology, the art market, and a majority of writing about art, we now carry a bevy preconceived notions about the kind of art we are supposed to love, how to love it, and how it's supposed to make us feel.

Damon Arhos is a little obsessed with a particular shade of lavender. The hue appears again and again in his art, functioning, he explains, as a shorthand for the gayness ...

Donna Drew Sawyer’s home mirrors her personality: understated, charming, full of eclectic art, but also utilitarian. There is ample natural light, a kitchen with the right amount of adult appliances, ...

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