As the holiday shopping season is nearing its final weeks, Maryland Institute College of Arts has kicked off its fourth annual Art Market. Admission is free and offers access student, faculty and alumni talent whose original and creative works of art that have made MICA a leading institute in the art world. Holiday shoppers can expect to see items for sale including jewelry, illustrations, paintings, prints, posters, sculptures, mosaics, stationery, T-shirts, ceramics, textiles, book arts, toys and wrapping paper amid the bustling and spirited atmosphere of over 200 artists this year. Artists this year include printmakers Kyle Van Horn and Hillery Sproatt, ceramist Jeremy Simms and painter Joseph Roberson.
Looking for a way to give back this holiday season? The Art Market, which is sponsored by MICA's M.P.S. in The Business of Art and Design program and MICA Alumni Association, helps to provide need-based student scholarships while also helping to extend student professional development and advance peer-to-peer networking.
The fourth annual MICA Art Market runs through Sunday, December 11th, from 10am-6pm each day at the Leidy Atrium and Falvey Hall lobby of the MICA Brown Center (1301 W. Mount Royal Ave). —Jessica Hargest, intern