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HEMI/MICA Extreme Arts Program Artist in Residence Application Deadline

March 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI) and the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) are pleased to announce the Semester Artist/Designer in Residence. The goal of this artist/designer in residence is to bring MICA and JHU faculty together to collaborate and explore ways to represent, visualize, and/or interpret HEMI research. Visual representations of HEMI research can include, but are not limited to:

  • Data visualization
  • Interpretation, translation, and/or effective communication of large amounts of data
  • Response to research regarding HEMI ‘extreme’ events, collaborations, interdependent systems through:
    • Storyboarding and narrative
    • Animation
    • Photography
    • Graphic Design and graphics
    • Interactive arts or products
    • Games
    • Information visualization
    • Illustration
    • Drawing
    • Painting
    • Sculptural forms or materials

The semester in residence is expected to take place in either the fall semester from late August – December 2019 or the spring semester from January – May 2020.


Current MICA full-time faculty and part-time faculty who have taught nine credits per academic year for the past two consecutive years are eligible to apply for this semester in residence.

Proposal Format

  • Title Page – Include proposal title, faculty name and contact information (email and phone numbers)
  • Curriculum vitae of the faculty member
  • Portfolio of relevant work (include images or link to website)
  • Narrative – Not to exceed three pages. The narrative should address the following:
    • Describe the research or work you intend to pursue as part of this semester in residence
    • Describe the materials, methods and/or types of representation you intend to use for the exploration.
    • Identify the goals and objectives for the project. What do you hope to achieve?
    • Project Timeline (including deadlines and evaluation)
    • Description of what you anticipate will be the final deliverable(s)
    • Name(s) of the JHU faculty with whom you will be collaborating. For reference, a list of HEMI faculty can be found here.


Proposals are due by 5PM on Monday, March 25, 2019. Please email the proposal as a single PDF document to Jessica Ader ([email protected]).

Click here for more information about the requirements and proposal process.