Samples of Student Work

2-d & Book Arts || Photography & Photoshop || Web & Interactivity || Time-based Work


2-d & Book Arts
Photography & Photoshop || Web & Interactivity || Time-based Work ]

 

Hannah Rae Velie

BCAC Butterfly Stencil Project
Hannah Rae Velie
Community Engagement Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Spring 2011
BCAC spray paints 850 butterflies around Baltimore City to represent the 850 children seen by the Baltimore Child Abuse Center in 2010. This stencil was part of the overall community engagement project.
News Coverage at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmJOesOlZk0

 

Paige Rommel

Paige Rommel
Word Picture Exercise
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Fall 2008
Having explored basic type controls in Adobe Illustrator, students are challenged to create an image using only type areas or type on a path.

 

Lauren Davis

Lauren Davis
Word Picture Exercise
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Fall 2007
Having explored basic type controls in Adobe Illustrator, students are challenged to create an image using only type areas or type on a path.

 

Liza White

Liza White
Mailer/Postcard Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Fall 2009
Students use Adobe Illustrator to layout type and design for an item to travel through the U.S. Postal Service. Multiple copies of the same mailer are produced. Students mail a copy to themselves, to the instructor, and to art professionals who will offer feedback.

 

Kim Hiles

Kim Hiles
Mailer/Postcard Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Fall 2010
Students use Adobe Illustrator to layout type and design for an item to travel through the U.S. Postal Service. Multiple copies of the same mailer are produced. Students mail a copy to themselves, to the instructor, and to art professionals who will offer feedback.
During Fall 2010, students created work in response to PBS Frontline’s “The Persuaders.”

 

Sophie Landry

Sophie Landry
Mailer/Postcard Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Fall 2009
Students use Adobe Illustrator to layout type and design for an item to travel through the U.S. Postal Service. Multiple copies of the same mailer are produced. Students mail a copy to themselves, to the instructor, and to art professionals who will offer feedback.

 

Mier Lou

Time
Mier Lou
Mailer/Postcard Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Fall 2009
Students use Adobe Illustrator to layout type and design for an item to travel through the U.S. Postal Service. Multiple copies of the same mailer are produced. Students mail a copy to themselves, to the instructor, and to art professionals who will offer feedback.

 

Anna Showers-Cruser

Communicate
Anna Showers-Cruser
Book Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Spring 2008
As a culmination to exploring Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, students create a bound book. Illustrations are created with the aid of both Photoshop and Illustrator. Typography, page design, and final layout are completed in Illustrator.
( view the pages )

 

Paige Vickers

The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Growing
Paige Vickers
Book Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Fall 2008
As a culmination to exploring Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, students create a bound book. Illustrations are created with the aid of both Photoshop and Illustrator. Typography, page design, and final layout are completed in Illustrator.
( view the pages )


Photography / Photoshop
2-d & Book Arts ||  Web & Interactivity || Time-based Work ]

 

Tanner Oakes

Street Photography of Fells Point
Tanner Oakes
Self-directed Final Project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Spring 2014
( project statement & full image series )

 

Carlyn Thomas

Carlyn Thomas
Self-directed Final Project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2010
( full image series )

 

Audrey Gatewood

Lexei
Audrey Gatewood
Self-directed Final Project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2013
( project statement, full image series, & interview )

 

Sam Buettner

Sam Buettner
Self-directed Final Project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2013
( project statement & full image series )

 

Julian Paul

Julian Paul
“Time Traveler” compositing exercise
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Spring 2014
project overview and additional samples )

 

Allan Carey

Allan Carey
“Triplets on Vacation” compositing project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Spring 2011
project overview and additional samples )

 

JiYoung Shih

Ji Young Shih
“Old Meets New” project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2012
In this project, students were asked to explore traditional and digital techniques as well as image appropriation. All diptychs were required to contain the following techniques divided between the images: pinhole photography, photogram, “scanner-gram”/”scan-ography”, digital compositing, image appropriation.

 

JiYoung Shih

Brooke Savage
“Old Meets New” project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2012
In this project, students were asked to explore traditional and digital techniques as well as image appropriation. All diptychs were required to contain the following techniques divided between the images: pinhole photography, photogram, “scanner-gram”/”scan-ography”, digital compositing, image appropriation.

 

Jessica Stein

Jessica Stein
An image about childhood, shot asymmetrically
“Content + Intent” project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Spring 2012
project overview and additional samples )

 

Angelo Skarlatos

Angelo Skarlatos
An image that will shock everyone who sees it, employing blurred motion
“Content + Intent” project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2012
project overview and additional samples )

 

Colleen Wynn

Colleen Wynn
An image about something intensely private or personal, composed split down the middle.
“Content + Intent” project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2011
project overview and additional samples )

 

Andrea Wozniak

Shadows of Nature
Andrea Wozniak
Self-directed final project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2014
Selection from a series of work containing composed cast shadows.

 

Shane McFaul
Shane McFaul

Mudane Luminosity
Shane McFaul
Self-directed final project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Spring 2012
An exploration of the “painting with light” technique in the family home.

 

Alex Ayala: PietaAlex Ayala: St. Sebastian

Pieta
St. Sebastian

Alex Alaya
Self-directed Final Project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC],
Spring 2012

 

Katherine BobbyKatherine Bobby

Katherine Bobby
Self-directed final project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC],
Spring 2014
Combining her passion for drawing with her final project, this student photographed “living spaces that mythical female characters could occupy”.

 

Tuira Van de GraaffTuira Van de Graaff

Tuira Van de Graaff
Self-directed Final Project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC],
Fall 2014
Selections from the student’s final project looking at the world through the eyes of a child.

 

Kat AvilesKat Aviles

Kat Aviles
Self-directed Final Project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC],
Spring 2013
Selections from this student’s final project exploring collections.

 

Hyun Park
Hyun Park

Hyun Park
Self-directed final project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2014
Selections from the student’s final project placing zoo animals into new venues.

 

Ben Shaffer
Ben Shaffer

Ben Shaffer
Self-directed final project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Spring 2014
Selections from the student’s final project exploring “reflective surfaces in a way to create the illusion of looking into another world…”

Jasper Dudley
Jasper Dudley

Jasper Dudley
Self-directed final project
VCII: Camera Vision [UMBC], Fall 2014
Selections from the student’s final project exploring the textural properties of objects when seen at an extreme close-up.


Web / Interactive
2-d & Book Arts || Photography & Photoshop || Time-based Work ]

 

Oranges

Oranges
Nina Palomba
Interactive Story Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Spring 2010
Taking Inspiration from Mark Amerika’s Grammatron or Rosemary Joyce, Carolyn Guyer, & Michael Joyce’s Sister Stories, students are asked to create a seemingly endless interactive “story.” Students worked through the planing process including flowcharts and a strawman prior to creating and linking the pages in Dreamweaver. (opens in a new window)

 

cAsey with a capital a

cAsey with a capital a
Robbie Lawrence
Self-directed Final Project
Electronic Media and Culture [MICA], Spring 2006
.gif animation and image maps in an HTML website. (opens in a new window)


Time-based Work
2-d & Book Arts || Photography & Photoshop || Web & Interactive Work ]

 

Muntadar Al-luwaim, Claudia Yee,
Alex Ayala

Physicality of Sound Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Fall 2012
In this project, students were introduced to the work of deaf sound artist, Christine Sun Kim. They were then asked to film and record audio in response to the questions, “What does sound look like?” and “What does sound feel like?”

 

Small Deceits
Caitlyn Taggart
Physicality of Sound Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Spring 2013
In this project, students were introduced to the work of deaf sound artist, Christine Sun Kim. They were then asked to film and record audio in response to the questions, “What does sound look like?” and “What does sound feel like?”

 

Hassun Visits His Friends House
Muntadar Al-luwaim
Self-directed Final Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Fall 2012

 

Jason Cardarelli
Self-directed Final Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Fall 2011

 

A New Friend
Jasmine Martin
Found Object Stop Motion Animation Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Fall 2013

 

Oral Tradition
Michael Chiarella
Self-directed Final Project
Electronic Media & Culture [MICA], Fall 2010
originally presented as a looped projection

 

The Creation of Me
Erika Hagen
“Me, in Three Acts” Animation Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Fall 2014
In this project, students were asked to create an animation about themselves that incorporated aspects of motion graphics, object-based stop motion, and pixiliation.

 

UMBC Squirrels are Trolls
Emily Ferguson
Self-directed Final Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Spring 2012

 

The Hamburger Games
Brendon Thach
“Me, in Three Acts” Animation Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Fall 2014
In this project, students were asked to create an animation about themselves that incorporated aspects of motion graphics, object-based stop motion, and pixiliation.

 

New Book…
Scott Thorpe
“Found Object Machine” Stop Motion
Animation project

VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Spring 2013
In this project, students were asked to consider machines and machine like movement as they prepared a stop-motion animation.

 

Driving Lessons
Carmella Pombuena
“Found Object Machine” Stop Motion
Animation project

VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Spring 2013
In this project, students were asked to consider machines and machine like movement as they prepared a stop-motion animation.

 

The First Time Dorm Student
Ronald Gardiner
Self-directed Final Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Fall 2014

 

Reunion
Steven Mauler
Self-Directed Final Project
VCIV: Time-based Media [UMBC], Spring 2012

 

Unpredictable
Heather Winchell
Self-directed Project
Electronic Media and Culture [MICA], Fall 2010
Winner of The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Arts & Acadame’s Film Contest, January 2011.

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