Valley City, North Dakota native who went to art school, advertising art director who discovered photography, custom-publishing entrepreneur, world traveler, and devoted MCAD Trustee.
To understand Mary Meehan’s ambition, you need to know that MCAD has never offered a theater design degree...
Remember “Don’t touch the art?” Jim Ockuly helped make our switch to “Please touch this to learn about the art!”
In the Golden Age of American movies, MGM sent out the most prestigious product—not just its stars (“more than there are in heaven!”) but its total, overall, look was famous.
Blessed with swift success, and barely out of MCAD, Jennie Smith knew what she needed next: more learning.
John Howard Sanden tried to paint the best in people. Right after his graduation, he became Art Director for Billy Graham’s Evangelistic Association, where he spent fourteen years.
"[Paint] is a material that is used to directly express many things including when and where commerce occurs."
Nick Schenk just didn’t know how to quit. The onetime Fine Arts major, who nevertheless took a bunch of film classes, just knew he wanted to make movies.
In his own work, he uses both studio and plein-air approaches, with a passion for boats, water, and “Other People’s Parties,” an ongoing painting series.
Richard Lack spent his life determined to revive and sustain painting traditions.
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