Current Student

Rikiesha Metzger


March 29, 2024

Group Exhibition: Group show: Praxis and the Artist Philosopher

December 9, 2023

Publication "Black Artistic Thought and the Art of Freedom" in the journal Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching Art.

December 7, 2023

"Art + Spirituality," Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC

November 9, 2023

Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD

November 5, 2023

Group Exhibition "Celebration of the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences Faculty-Alumni Art Exhibit" at Morgan State University.

October 5, 2023

Group Exhibition "Don't Drag Me Down: Today's Battle for Liberation" Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL.

September 27, 2023

"Art & Spirituality" Panelist, Gormley Gallery, Notre Dame of Maryland University.

September 5, 2023

Group Exhibition "Art and Spirituality," Notre Dame of Maryland University, Gormley Gallery.

August 10, 2023

Presentation "Respect for Women According to Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalysis and Tupac Shakur’s Hip-Hop Lyrics," Howard University: Hip-Hop 50: Past, Present, & Future, Washington D.C.

June 19, 2023

Group Exhibition "My Breastmilk is the Best Milk" at theLoud-N-Clear Film Festival, Lyric Opera House, Baltimore, MD.

April 25, 2023

Participated in "Art Talk Tuesdays: Conversations with Artists, Busboys and Poets," Baltimore, MD.

April 15, 2023

Presentation "Introduction to Black Artistic Thought" at the Archival Silent Noise Conference, Towson University.

January 30, 2023

Contributing author "Heart Beating Beneath the Earth."

October 27, 2022

Presentation: “Mothering as a Work of Art” at SECAC, Baltimore, October 2022.

October 1, 2022

Solo Exhibition: "See Through Me" at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

March 10, 2022

Participation in an Artist Talk at Baltimore Museum of Art.

February 1, 2022

Group Exhibition: "Black History Month Community Gathering" Maryland Institute College of Art.

December 15, 2021

Award: Women's Jewelry Association Veterans Grant.

December 10, 2021

Panelist for Art As an Act Healing Symposium. Baltimore, MD

December 8, 2021

Guest Speaker for Youth and Business IG Live. Baltimore, MD

December 6, 2021

Group Exhibition: "How We Are Healing" Keswick Wise and Well Center, Baltimore, MD

November 16, 2021

Award: Maryland State Arts Council Grant

October 26, 2021

Participation: "Meet the Artists" Event for "Bad@ssery: Women Creating a Just Environment and World!" at Oakton Community College.

October 20, 2021

Co-Chair Panel: "Mothering as a Work of Art" at the 2021 SECAC Conference.

September 20, 2021

Panel Participation: i2021 AIGA Design Conference, Baltimore, MD.

August 23, 2021

Exhibition: "Bad@ssery: Women Creating a Just Environment and World" at Oakton Community College.

July 22, 2021

Guest speaker at "Summer Lunch and Learn Series" at Wide Angle Youth Media in Baltimore, MD

June 15, 2021

Exhibition: "OCA Digital Art Exhibition" at OCA Mocha Cafe, Arbutus MD.

May 1, 2021

Group Exhibition: Celebrating Mother’s Day at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

April 20, 2021

Presentation: “Teaching Art Online in the Home: Students-Art-Teachers” during the online symposium, Art School Pedagogy 2.0.

March 30, 2021

Group Exhibition: Busboys and Poets, Baltimore.

November 25, 2020

Award: 2020 SECAC Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award

November 20, 2020

Presentation: "Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: Life, Love, and Racism in America" at SECAC, 2020.

August 1, 2020

Named the Baltimore County Artist Guild's "Re A Thusana Resident Artist"

Job Appointments

August 21, 2023

Appointed Adjunct Faculty at Morgan State University, Department of Fine and Performing Arts.

Book Publications

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