Wednesday, April 13, 2011

MICA PRESENTS LECTURES: 2 VIEWS OF ART

ART@LUNCH: LIFE AFTER ART HISTORY, THEORY, AND CRITICISM
WHEN:
Wednesday, April 20, 12:30 PM
WHERE: Brown Center: Room 320, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.
Samantha Gainsburg ’10, Charlotte Albertson ’08 and Lara Antal ’10 discuss their professional work following graduation from MICA’s art history, theory & criticism program, answering questions and sharing real-world lessons. Gainsburg, who majored in art history and general fine arts with a concentration in curatorial studies, is an exhibition assistant in prints, drawings and photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Her career built on her experiences while attending MICA, including internships and Exhibition Development Seminar experiences over two years. Albertson graduated with a dual degree in art history and sculpture, and began working for Artex Fine Art Services, an international company specializing in moving, installing and conserving fine art. Albertson joined the staff at MICA in 2010 to pursue her passions: fundraising and awareness of the arts. Antal, who also studied art history and general fine arts, lives in Brooklyn and is an intern for Cumulus Studios, Manhattan. She has exhibited her work in Baltimore, New York and Santiago, Chile.

EMILY PILLOTON, PROJECT H
WHEN: Thursday, April 21, 7 PM
WHERE:
The Gateway: BBOX, 1601 W. Mount Royal Ave.
imageEmily Pilloton is the founder and executive director of Project H Design and instructor of Studio H, a yearlong design-based curriculum for a public high school in rural North Carolina. Trained in architecture at the University of California-Berkeley and product design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Pilloton believes in the process of design beyond just the product. Project H empowers communities and works outside of the design bubble to apply design to global issues in ways that matter. Former managing editor of Inhabitat.com, writer and unwavering optimist, Pilloton is also a PopTech social innovation fellow and has presented at TEDGlobal and many other conferences.