Category:Maryland Institute College of Art alumni
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The following 80 pages are in this category, out of 80 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 80 pages are in this category, out of 80 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Carter (artist) – John Carter is an American artist and film director based in New York City, using the professional name Carter for his artworks. He was born in 1970 in Norwich, Connecticut Carter studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art and he then studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1994, and the University of California, Davis, earning an MFA degree in 1997. Carter is best known for his artwork that spans various media from painting and photography to sculptural installations, film and his works have also been shown at the Royal Academy in London and the Museion in Bolzano, Italy. A comprehensive catalogue of Carters work edited by Georg Kargl was published in 2008 titled, publication Studios in 2009 published Carters, California Film,1996. Carters first feature film, Erased James Franco was released in 2008 and it stars the American actor, James Franco in a performance that has him reenact every film and television appearance from his entire career. The film also features Franco playing the part of Julianne Moore as her character in the film Safe directed by Todd Haynes, Maladies, written and directed by Carter was filmed in New York in December 2010. It stars Catherine Keener, James Franco, David Strathairn, Alan Cumming, Fallon Goodson and Mary Beth Peil and its soundtrack was composed by J Ralph. In 2013, Maladies, premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival, Carter, Beside Myself at Lisa Cooley by R
2. Hugh Bolton Jones – Hugh Bolton Jones was an American landscape painter. He grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where he received his training as an artist. While studying in New York he was influenced by Frederic Edwin Church of the Hudson River School. After spending four years in Europe he settled in New York in 1881 and he was celebrated for his realistic depictions of calm rural scenes of the eastern United States at different times of the year, usually empty of people. He won prizes in major exhibitions in the US and France. His paintings are held in collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hugh Bolton Jones was born to a family in Baltimore. His parents were Hugh Burgess Jones and Laura Eliza Bolton and his mother was descended from a family that had come to Pennsylvania with William Penn and later moved to Baltimore. His father was an officer in an insurance company. Hugh attended the Quaker School for his secondary education and he went on to study at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore under David Acheson Woodward, the portrait painter. Between 1865 and 1876 Jones spent a part of his time in New York. In 1865 he took lessons in New York from the art designer Carey Smith, for a few months he studied under Horace Wolcott Robbins before Robbins and Frederic Edwin Church left for Jamaica. Church had a influence on his style. Jones began to exhibit at the National Academy of Design in 1867 and he became a close friend of the painter Thomas Hovenden in New York. In 1868 Jones and Hovenden set up a studio in Baltimore. In the summer of 1870 Jones spent four months in Europe with his family and he exhibited scenes from England and Ireland at the 1871 Baltimore Artists Sale. He had joined the Allston Association of artists and collectors in Baltimore by 1872 and he spent the summer of 1873 sketching in Maryland and Virginia, traveling by railway. His 1874 painting Summer in the Blue Ridge was exhibited at the National Academy of Design and was highly praised, in 1876 Jones and his younger brother Francis Coates Jones left for a four-year visit to travel and paint in Europe
3. Better Call Saul – Better Call Saul is an American television crime drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. It is a prequel of Gilligans prior series Breaking Bad. The first season, which premiered on AMC on February 8,2015, the shows 10-episode second season premiered on February 15,2016. The series has been renewed for a 10-episode third season, which will premiere April 10,2017, like its predecessor, Better Call Saul has received critical acclaim. The series premiere held the record for the scripted series premiere in basic cable history at the time of its airing. In July 2012, Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan hinted at a possible spin-off about Saul Goodman, in April 2013, the series was confirmed to be in development by Gilligan and Gould, the latter wrote the Breaking Bad episode that introduced the character. Bob Odenkirk stars as lawyer Jimmy McGill, in January 2014, it was announced that Jonathan Banks would reprise his Breaking Bad role as Mike Ehrmantraut and be a series regular. Aaron Paul announced having had serious talks with Gilligan for possible guest appearances, dean Norris, another Breaking Bad alumnus, announced that he would not be appearing, partly due to his involvement in the CBS series Under the Dome. Anna Gunn also mentioned a talk with Gilligan over possible guest appearances, Michael McKean was cast as McGills elder brother Chuck, having previously guest-starred in an episode of Odenkirks Mr. Show and Gilligans X-Files episode Dreamland. The cast also includes Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin, Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler, in October 2014, Kerry Condon was cast as Stacey Ehrmantraut, Mikes daughter-in-law. In November 2014, it was announced that Julie Ann Emery and Jeremy Shamos had been cast as Betsy and Craig Kettleman, by July 2013, the series had yet to be green-lighted. Netflix was one of many interested distributors, but ultimately a deal was made between AMC and Breaking Bad production company Sony Pictures Television, Gilligan and Gould serve as co-showrunners and Gilligan directed the pilot. Former Breaking Bad writers Thomas Schnauz and Gennifer Hutchison joined the staff, with Schnauz serving as co-executive producer. Also on the staff are Bradley Paul, and Gordon Smith. In developing the series, the producers considered making the show a half-hour comedy, in October 2014, Odenkirk called the show 85 percent drama,15 percent comedy. Better Call Saul also employs Breaking Bads signature time jumps, as filming began on June 2,2014, Gilligan expressed some concern regarding the possible disappointment from the series turnout, in terms of audience reception. On June 19,2014, AMC announced it had renewed the series for a season of 13 episodes to premiere in early 2016, however. The first teaser trailer debuted on AMC on August 10,2014, in May 2015, Gilligan confirmed that more of the prominent characters from Breaking Bad would be making guest appearances in season 2, but remained vague on which characters were likely to be seen
4. William Henry Rinehart – William Henry Rinehart was a noted American sculptor. He is considered the last important American sculptor to work in the classical style, the son of Israel Rinehart and Mary Rinehart, William Henry Rinehart was born near Union Bridge, Maryland, where he attended school until he was nearly eighteen. He then began to work on his fathers farm, but also became the assistant of a stone-cutter in the neighborhood, in 1855 Rinehart went to Italy to continue his studies. While there he executed two bas-reliefs in marble, Morning and Evening, on his return, two years later, he opened a studio in Baltimore, where he executed numerous busts, a fountain-figure for the main U. S. Post Office in Washington, DC, and two figures, Backwoodsman and Indian, flanking the clock in the House of Representatives Chamber of the U. S. Capitol. In 1858 he settled in Rome where he would live the rest of his life, Rinehart is buried in Baltimores renowned Green Mount Cemetery. Rinehart was financially successful in his lifetime, executing many commissions for wealthy, American patrons often traveled to Italy to meet Rinehart and plan projects for their estates back in America. Rineharts most important patron and sponsor was William T. Walters, William Henry Rinehart left his estate in trust for the teaching of sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art. In his name, MICA established the Rinehart School of Sculpture, the Rinehart Schools alumni would include the estimable Hans Schuler, born the year Rinehart died. Bas-reliefs of Morning and Evening, plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, Backwoodsman and Indian, bronze, Monumental Clock, House of Representatives Chamber, U. S. Capitol. Now exhibited in the Capitol crypt, sleeping Children, marble, Sisson tomb, Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland. At least 25 replicas in plaster and marble, woman of Samaria, marble, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. Marble replica at Metropolitan Museum of Art, leander, marble, Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey. Marble replica at Chrysler Museum of Art, bust of Mrs. William T. Walters, marble, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland. Hero, plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D. C, antigone Pouring a Libation over the Corpse of Her Brother Polynices, plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D. C. Marble replica at Metropolitan Museum of Art, taney, bronze, Maryland State House, Annapolis, Maryland. Bronze replica at Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland, endymion, plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D. C. Marble replica at Corcoran Gallery of Art, bronze replica at Rineharts grave in Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland
5. Maryland Institute College of Art – Maryland Institute College of Art is an art and design college in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It was founded in 1826 as the Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts, the school is located in the Bolton Hill neighborhood, along Mount Royal Ave. The main campus is about 1.5 miles from downtown Baltimore, MICA hosts pre-college, post-baccalaureate, continuing studies, Master of Fine Arts, and Bachelor of Fine Arts programs, as well as weekend young peoples studio art classes. The Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts was established in November 1825, by prominent citizens of the city of Baltimore, such as Fielding Lucas, Howard, William Hubbard, Thomas Kelso, John H. B. Latrobe, William Meeter, Hezekiah Niles, William Roney, William F. Small, S. D. Walker, John D. Craig, Jacob Deems, William H. Freeman, Moses Hand, William Krebs, Robert Cary Long, Jr. Peter Leary, James Mosher, Henry Payson, P. K. Stapleton, James Sykes, P. B. Williams. A course of lectures on subjects connected with the arts was inaugurated and a library of works on mechanics. After about its first decade of being located at The Athenaeum at the southwest corner of East Lexington, in November 1847, Benjamin S. Benson and sixty-nine others of New Jersey and his opponent Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire—. During the American Civil War, the Institute served briefly as an armory for the Union, on February 7–8,1904, the Centre Market and the Maryland Institute building of 1851 burned down along with 1,500 other buildings in downtown Baltimore during the Great Baltimore Fire. Temporarily, classes are moved to spaces above other covered municipal markets in the city, Michael Jenkins donated the future site of the Main Building on Mount Royal Avenue near the new Bolton Hill neighborhood in the northwest, which opened in 1908. It was to house the School of Art and Design, felix Agnus along with Frank A. Furst and Henry Clark, with ex-officio members – Mayor E. Clay Timanus and Comptroller George R. Heffner. C. Along the Anne Arundel and Howard Counties lines, upon opening, the Main Building had spaces for pottery, metal working, wood carving, free-hand drafting, and textile design, as well as a library, galleries and exhibition rooms. The galleries and exhibition rooms were important, because at the time of construction, in 1923, the Institutes galleries hosted the first known public showing of Henri Matisses work in the United States, brought over from Europe by sisters Claribel and Etta Cone. The Institute legally changed its name to the Maryland Institute, College of Art in 1959, the consolidation of MICA to the Mount Royal campus is furthered by the purchase of the Mount Royal Station, a former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad train station, in 1964. During that time, the College focused on increased interaction with the international art world—offering study abroad programs, MICAs campus is a milieu of diverse buildings from different periods of Baltimores development. The State of Maryland, the Carnegie Foundation, and a number of local benefactors contributed funds to build the Main Building, Michael Jenkins donated the land on which the Main Building was built, stipulating that the new building not clash with the nearby Gothic Revival Corpus Christi Church. Otto Fuchs designed the studio plans. The architecture was designed to evoke a feeling of the Grand Canal of Venice, the exterior marble is carved from Beaver Dam marble, excavated from the famed Baltimore County quarry near Cockeysville, Maryland
6. Juan Fernando Bastos – Juan Bastos is an American portrait artist of Bolivian descent who also creates other representational art, including pieces that utilize mythology and symbolism. He works primarily in painting and drawing and currently resides in Los Angeles and his formal training began at age 13 with de Aguirre, as well as artists Agnes Ovando-Sanz de Franck, Gonzalo Rodriguez, and another aunt, noted artist Maria Esther Ballivian. He was introduced to the masterpieces of the great European artists, copying the works of da Vinci, Michelangelo, in 1977, Bastos enrolled at Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz where he studied architecture. He moved to Washington, D. C. in 1979, enrolling first at Georgetown University, in 1982, he was admitted to the Maryland Institute College of Art where he continued his studies in Fine Arts graduating Cum Laude in 1984. He received his Masters of Fine Arts from Towson University in 1986, from his home in Baltimore Bastos began his career and, in 1988, had his first solo show at gallery Arte Unico in La Paz. It featured portraits of Bolivian society figures, including Ximena Sánchez de Lozada and his first major solo exhibition in the U. S. was held in 1989 at the Knight Gomez Gallery in Baltimore. Entitled Myths & Dreams, it showcased Bastos’ emerging representational style that fused his Catholic roots with Andean mythology and symbolism. Two years later, the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D. C. presented Bastos’ work in a solo show, another one-man exhibition in La Paz in 1993 showcased both traditional portraits and representational works that explored the myth of the Lake Titicaca mermaids. By the late 1980s, Bastos was accepting a number of portrait commissions. Consequently, by 1999 he had established a high profile as a society portraitist to be featured, as one of six portrait painters. Over a two-year period culminating in 2004, Bastos delivered eight portrait commissions to the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine that featured Deans, the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering also commissioned a portrait of its principal donors. Other institutional commissions have included Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Bastos has been influenced by the works of Julio Larraz, Odd Nerdrum, and Lucian Freud. Notable private commissions have included portraits of art collectors, Eugenio López. He works in oils, pastels, pencil, watercolors, acrylics, in 1996, Bastos was featured in the Organization of American States America Viva television documentary series with the episode, Juan Fernando Bastos, Portrait of an Artist. Since 1996, Bastos has lived and worked in Los Angeles, one-Man Shows Portraits, Galeria Arte Unico, La Paz, Bolivia Myths and Dreams, Knight Gomez Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland Juan Fernando Bastos, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D. C. Bastos, Dwayne Franklin, Ricardo Hoegg & Alan M. C
7. Doug Hall (artist) – He lives in San Francisco, where in addition to his studio work he has been an influential teacher. From 1981-2008, he was a prominent member of the New Genres Department faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute, born in 1944, Hall graduated from Harvard College in 1966 with a B. A. in Anthropology. While an undergraduate, he involved in the radical politics. In 1969, Hall received his M. F. A. in sculpture from the Rinehart School of Sculpture and he attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the summer of 1967 where he met Diane Andrews. They were married later that year and in the summer of 1969, after completing graduate school, moved to San Francisco. In San Francisco Doug Hall, Diane Andrews Hall home page, T. R. Hall as The Artist President played the role of Kennedy and Doug Michels of Ant Farm was Jackie. The video has shown throughout the world and is considered a classic of early American video art. In 1978, the members of T. R, short videos in which he performed, like The Speech and This is the Truth from 1982, used humor and irony to continue his explorations of mass media and their relation to political rhetoric. This phase of his work, both its blatant reference to political imagery and Hall’s central role as a performer, culminated in two works, both completed in 1983. The installation was exhibited at The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York in 1984 and later in the decade was acquired for the museum’s permanent collection. The second was the videotape, Songs of the 80s, which was “based on a series of performances…that examine themes of displacement, anger, in 1987, Hall received funding from The Massachusetts Council for the Arts and Humanities and the C. A. T. Working with the videographer, Jules Backus, with whom he had collaborated on many of his videos, Hall accumulated mages of violent weather and extreme forms of technology. “Multiple video monitors and projections present televised imagery of storms, fires, floods, and industrial processes in a confluence of the natural. A blackened steel mesh fence tips precariously toward the viewer while a Tesla coil intermittently discharges arcs of lightning, the artist perceives weather conditions as concrete forces of destruction and renewal that symbolize the erosion of our social and emotional lives. Still available, Illuminating Video remains an important source for information about early video art, in addition to People in Buildings, the museum is acquiring The Victims’ Regret,1983, Terminal Landscape,1995, and The Order of Things,1997. In an interview with the historian, Richard Tuttle, Hall explained his shift to still photography as “a need to free myself from the narrative of time-based media. ”In a more recent on line interview in spring 2010 Hall added. Since then, large format photography has been Hall’s primary focus and he has traveled widely producing a significant body of work that compliments his earlier video and video installations. His photographs have shown in galleries and museums throughout the world and are included in several museum collections in both the United States and Europe