UMBC’s Intermedia and Digital Arts (IMDA) M.F.A. Program is accepting applications from interdisciplinary artists seeking to expand or reinvent their practice. Committed to art that poses unique conceptual and social challenges, IMDA provides artists a studio, state-of-the-art and emerging facilities, cutting edge curriculum, research and teaching assistantships, engaged faculty and prominent visiting artists. Graduate students take advantage of Baltimore’s vibrant art scene pursuing issues such as food justice, the environment, transportation, urban interventions, translation, race and gender identity, gift economies, and technology in both intellectual and formal terms.
Financial packages include Research Assistantships in teaching and research centers, providing tuition remission, health care and a stipend. Other merit-based grants are available.
Artists that have given 1-on-1 feedback to graduate students include: Janine Antoni, @rtMark, Zoe Beloff, Catherine Chalmers, Paul Chan, Annica Cuppetelli and Cristobal Mendoza, Paul DeMarinis, Tony Dove, Johanna Drucker, Hasan Elahi, eteam, Wendy Ewald, Darko Fritz, Guerrilla Girls, Dana Hoey, Nina Katchadourian, Matmos, Larry Miller, Alison Knowles, Margot Lovejoy, Joseph Nechvatal, Keith Piper, William Pope.L, Michael Rakowitz, Andrea Robbins and Max Becher, David Rokeby, Mark Tribe, Fred Wilson, Martha Wilson, Karen Yasinsky and The Yes Men.