Maryland Institute College of Art: Pre-College Art & Design Program

    Maryland Institute College of Art: Pre-College Art & Design Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
    • Application Deadline: 04/30/21
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    Experience one of the most challenging and rewarding opportunities for young artists and designers. Collaborate with MICA expert faculty, visit working professionals, earn college credit, learn how to put together an application portfolio that stands out, and expand your creative skills – all during the summer.

    Experience one of the most challenging and rewarding opportunities for rising Junior and Senior high school artists and designers.

    During the remote version of the Pre-College Art and Design Residency program, focus will continue to be on academic rigor and personal creative growth, as well as experience practicing with a college level curriculum (2 college credits are earned upon completion of program). 

    The program is a combination of live instruction, independent studio time, and a variety of community events, workshops and artist talks. Students will receive ongoing support and feedback from MICA faculty and Undergraduate teaching assistants, as well as build a community of peer support through critiques and collaboration. 

    All studio courses meet Monday through Friday at your preferred option time, in a combination of live sessions, demonstrations and then independent studio time to help accommodate students in various time zones. In the evenings & weekends, students participate in creative workshops and experience the local Baltimore artist community.

    All classes will be held via Zoom, and all coursework, assignments, schedules, and details of the class will be on Canvas, our Learning Management System MICA will provide access to our admissions team and scholarship opportunities.

    Cost and Session Information

    Dates: July 2 - July 31, 2021

    One 4-week synchronous remote session will be offered with two time options:

    Option 1: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm (EST)Class options: Animation, Drawing & Painting, Fiber & Textiles, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interdisciplinary Art, Photography & Digital Imaging

    Option 2: 7 pm - 12 am (EST)Class options: Illustration, Graphic Design, Drawing & Painting

    Cost for each session includes tuition and fees: $3,990

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