Visual Arts

Prison Nation

The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents the exhibition Prison Nation. Most prisons and jails across the United States do not allow prisoners to have access to cameras. At a moment when an estimated 2.2 million people are incarcerated in the US, 3.8 million people are on probation, and 870,000 former prisoners are on parole, how …

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Karen Finley: Baltimore Psychic Portraits

UMBC’s Department of Visual Arts presents Baltimore Psychic Portraits, Karen Finley’s portraits of historically influential Baltimoreans, on display in the Hallway Gallery on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building. Finley was in residence in the Department of Visual Arts for the first week of September. (Read about her visit at BmoreArt: ENTERING ENCHANTMENT: AN …

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Paternal Rites

Paternal Rites is a first-person essay film by Jules Rosskam that examines the secret underbelly of a contemporary Jewish American family as they grapple with the after effects of physical and sexual abuse on their present-day lives. It is also a groundbreaking film about the nature of trauma and memory itself: the ways in which trauma …

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Rosy Keyser lecture

In conjunction with the exhibition Distal’s Musk: Rosy Keyser (more here), presented at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture from October 31 through December 14, the CADVC presents a lecture by the artist. Rosy Keyser (born 1974 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a Brooklyn-based, American contemporary painter and sculptor, known for working in large-scale gestural, …

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Spectrum: 2019 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) presents Spectrum: 2019 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, featuring artworks by Dan Bailey, Steve Bradley, Cathy Cook, Jules Rosskam, Evan Tedlock, and Vin Grabill. Spectrum provides an in-depth exploration of recent research projects in film, video, photography, sound, installation, and sculpture by selected members of UMBC’s Department of …

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Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter

The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter, the first retrospective of the artist’s career in over thirty years. Drawn from his archive at UMBC, the 55 works in this exhibition created between 1962 and 2006 highlight Fichter’s exploration of the human condition across photography, printmaking, and painting. Fichter …

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