Jo Smail and Fabienne Laserre

Juried Faculty Exhibition: It… Through Sunday, Nov. 1

Fox Building: Decker and Meyerhoff galleries, Bunting Center: Pinkard Gallery


It… features the work of MICA’s world-renowned full-time faculty, highlighting their diversity in content, medium and style. This year, the show is juried, allowing a select number of faculty members to exhibit a substantial body of work.


Serving as juror is artist and art historian Melissa Ho, assistant curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. In her time at the Hirshhorn, Ho has co-curated the exhibition Dark Matters: Selections from the Collection with Mika Yoshitake and is coordinating the exhibition Barbara Kruger: Belief+Doubt, which will run through December 2014. Previously, Ho acted as exhibition consultant on Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as curatorial assistant on the retrospective Barnett Newman at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Ho has taught at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C.


Participating Artists: video and film arts faculty member Nadia Hironaka; photography faculty member Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman; foundation and painting faculty member Fabienne Lasserre; graphic design faculty member Lili Maya and Chair of Interaction Design and Art James Rouvelle; fiber faculty member Aaron McIntosh; The Poyais Group with fiber faculty member Olivia Robinson ’98 (fiber), Jesse Ball, Thordis Bjornsdottir and Jesse Stiles; painting faculty member Jo Smail; and printmaking faculty member Eva Wylie.

sketches by Jo Smail

Eva Wylie

Aaron McIntosh

The Poyais Group (Jesse Ball, Thordis Bjornsdottir, Olivia Robinson, and Jesse Stiles)

Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman