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A Site to Behold – COMMOTION No.8 Spring 2019

A Site to Behold – COMMOTION No.8 Spring 2019

The journey from Fairman Studios' MICA MPS-BAD degree to Up/Start 2018 and the evolution of Illustr8science® is featured in the newest issue of COMMOTION, MICA's Graduate Studies alumni magazine. View the article by clicking on the images below, or...

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MICA coverage of the 2018 Up/Start Venture Competition

MICA coverage of the 2018 Up/Start Venture Competition

The Up/Start Venture Competition, an initiative of MICApreneurship, focuses on incubating and building creative business ventures within the MICA community. Working with industry partners, UP/Start provides mentorship and capital to help nurture ideas into sustainable businesses…

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Baltimore Business Journal: Up/Start 2018

Baltimore Business Journal: Up/Start 2018

Fairman Studios LLC, founded by Jennifer Fairman, took home the top funding prize in the MICA’s third annual UP/Start Venture Competition. The final leg of the competition was held Thursday evening on MICA’s Baltimore campus. Eight student and alumni-led companies competed for more than $100,000 in prizes…

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Up/Start Coverage on medium.mica.edu

Up/Start Coverage on medium.mica.edu

Jennifer ‘Jeni’ Fairman ’17 (Business of Art & Design M.P.S.) never thought she would be a business owner. After receiving her first Masters degree in medical and biological illustration from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Fairman envisioned her life post-grad, where working for an employer for a myriad of years would be the norm…

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Technical.ly Baltimore Up/Start 2018 Coverage

Technical.ly Baltimore Up/Start 2018 Coverage

Fairman Studios: Jennifer Fairman, a Master’s student in MICA’s Business of Art and Design program, won $30,000 to grow her visual communication services for health sciences. The studio has shades of Baltimore’s creative and scientific sides, specializing in illustration, animation and infographics…

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