As you all know, I have been immersed in my Curatorial Practice Graduate Studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and about to complete my first year! I have been enjoying my time here, working very hard on an exhibition in collaboration with my peers, my Thesis and many other projects.
THIRTY: 30 Creative Minds Under 30 is a series of monthly talks featuring thirty emerging Baltimore artists under the age of thirty. All of the participants will use a diverse range of creative practices, from visual art to performance, curatorial, community art, design, film, photography and technology to create visual
experiences. Through these talks, guests will be able to learn about interdisciplinary practices and how these creative minds all share a similar goal: to present a visual experience. Every month 2‐3 artists will convene to present their perspectives on current cultural trends and how that plays into their practice, use of media and
Conceptually, THIRTY originated through Michelle Gomez, a MICA undergraduate alumni and current Curatorial Practice candidate. Ms. Gomez serves MAP through her student seat on the Program Advisory Committee (PAC) and by chairing the THIRTY committee. Other THIRTY committee members include Briony Evans Hynson, also a MICA alumni, and Joe Letourneau, MAP’s new Program Advisory Committee Chair.