Frequently Asked Questions


How does one become a member of ICAD?


What are some of ICAD's projects and activities?


What are ICAD's goals?


Who are your members?


How does one make a donation to ICAD?


How does one become a volunteer or intern with ICAD?



How does one become a member of ICAD?
Request a membership form by email, or fill out the online form here. There is a $35 yearly membership fee which entitles members to art exhibitions at the ICAD Art Gallery or and ICAD events, professional development consultation, and information and applications for other shows at local art galleries and art centers.


What are some of ICAD's projects and activities?
Summer internship volunteer programs for high school students . May Arts Expo - A celebration of international people and culture . Fall Silent Auction and art exhibition . Winter After School Art program . Saturday Morning Art Lessons for Children . Community mural projects . Cross cultural exchanges . Cultural Collaborations


What are ICAD's goals?
1. To foster excellence, diversity, and vitality in our public programs, activities, and events.
2. To offer artistic opportunities for artists and art enthusiasts for professional, educational, and developmental growth as well as entertainment.
3. To develop partnerships with local businesses, arts and civic organizations, which may provide financial or in-kind support for ICAD programming.
4. To involve the business community collaboratively in our public programs, which broaden educational opportunities for artists, students, and the community.


Who are your members?
Our members are fully established professional artists and developing fine and performing artists from all over the world who live and work in the Mid Atlantic region and along the East Coast. Many are of various ethnic groups including American Indians, European , Jewish , Mexican, Peruvian, Colombian, African American and others. We represent plurality and multiculturalism at its best.


How does one make a donation to ICAD?
If you would like to make a tax deductible financial donation to ICAD, please make a check payable to: International Center for Artistic Development, Inc., Inc., and mail it to: ICAD; 6001 Jamina Downs; Columbia, MD 21045. You will receive a thank you letter with our Federal Tax ID number acknowledging your donation. Donations are always welcome. You may earmark your donation for specific programs, if you like. All donations not marked for specific programs are used to support the May Arts Expo and public school internship programs.


How does one become a volunteer or intern with ICAD?
Anyone interested involunteering or interning with ICAD should telephone the studio at 410-730-6008 and request an application. Complete the application and submit it either in person or by mail. You will be called for a personal interview.