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2019 IMDA MFA Thesis Exhibition
Tuesday, April 9 – Saturday, April 26
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture
Artists’ reception: Friday, April 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. 
Satellite Events
  • Saturday, April 13, 12-3pm: Nicole Ringel & Leah Michaels; Lion Brothers Studio
  • Sunday, April 14, 2-5pm: Leah Michaels; Full Circle Photo
  • Thursday, April 18, 2pm: RTKL Lecture with Chinen Aimi Bouillon

MFA Thesis Award

At our graduate review day event today, Mina Cheon (IMDA ’02), presented the first MFA Thesis Award to graduating IMDA student Parastoo Aslanbeik. This fund was founded and inspired by Mina, and the IMDA program is especially grateful for her leadership and generosity. Each year, one graduating IMDA MFA student will be awarded $1000 for the most outstanding thesis exhibition and written thesis. Cara Ober, artist and editor of BmoreArt, served as juror.

Selected photos from the MFA Thesis Exhibition, Lucky Suns



The Intermedia + Digital Arts MFA program is committed to emerging practices that pose unique conceptual and social challenges. Graduate students are provided with newly retrofitted downtown Baltimore studios, state-of-the-art labs; close relationships with active faculty; prestigious visiting artists and scholars; exhibitions opportunities; Baltimore’s vibrant art scene; and competitive Research Assistantships for applicants who qualify. For more information or a tour, please contact our graduate program director Lisa Moren.


Images are from the MFA Thesis Exhibition at the Center for Art Design and Visual Culture [ CADVC ], April 2016.
Left Tom Boram ’16 “Star Trick: The Next Iteration”, interactive modular HD video [ stills ], 2016. Image Courtesy of the artist.
Right Cliff Evans ’16 “The Way Station and the Gravity Well” MFA Installation view at the CADVC. Photography by Marlayna Demond.