The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) is pleased to be spotlighting the art and research undertaken by both full and part-time faculty in the 2016 MCAD Faculty Biennial. This year some 50 faculty members in the college’s Design, Fine Arts, Media Arts, Entrepreneurial Studies, and Liberal Arts departments will be participating in an exhibition in the Main, Concourse and Black Box Galleries, installing work in the MCAD Sculpture Garden, or presenting papers, film screenings, performances, and readings as part of a Faculty Forum Series.
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design, on behalf of the McKnight Foundation, is proud to announce the eight recipients of the 2016 McKnight Fellowships for Visual Artists: Erik Benson, Julie Buffalohead, Leah Edelman-Brier, Tia-Simone Gardner, Monica Haller, Jay Heikes, Pao Houa Her, and Caroline Kent, all of the Twin Cities metro area.
Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) President Jay Coogan was recently elected as the chair of the board for the Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD). Coogan began serving his term in early May.
Minneapolis, MN —April 11, 2016—The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is pleased to present the culminating exhibition of graduating Master of Fine Arts candidates. Presenting a variety of disciplines including photography, painting, animation, printmaking, illustration, sculpture, performance, and graphic design, the exhibition will feature work by 32 artists and designers. This exhibition is the result of a two-year interdisciplinary journey of intensive research and studio practice. Whether you’re interested in contemporary sculpture and illustration or cutting-edge graphic design, this exhibition will challenge viewers with fresh perspectives and visual structures.
Minneapolis, MN—April 5, 2016—The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), already nationally known for hosting the largest college art sale in America, announces The Auction at MCAD, now in its fourth year. Featured works by distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, and friends will be auctioned with proceeds supporting the MCAD Scholarship Fund.
Minneapolis College of Art and Design invite you to an evening of creativity and celebration at Open Studio Night 2016. Check out work by the newest generation of emerging talent, meet the artists, get a behind-the-scenes look at their studios, and rub elbows with others in Minnesota’s creative community. Candidates in MCAD’s interdisciplinary MFA program explore a vast array of ideas through a multitude of media including animation, comic arts, drawing, design, fiber arts, filmmaking, installation, interactive media, painting, paper and book arts, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and sound. There’s something intriguing for everyone.
Robert Adanto’s The F Word explores radical “fourth-wave” feminist performance through interviews with a new generation of feminist artists who use their bodies as subject matter.
The following exhibitions are organized as part of the Guerrilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover. From January to March 2016 the Takeover will include more than twenty arts and cultural organizations in Minneapolis/St. Paul and surrounding cities. From small non-profit art centers to major cultural institutions in the region, these partners will be highlighting gender and race inequalities, taking on stereotypes and hypocrisies, and promoting artistic expression by the often overlooked and underrepresented.
EVENT: Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices. Now in its eighteenth year, the sale is a Minnesota tradition that has generated more than $2,500,000 for emerging artists.
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce our involvement as a Host Sponsor for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 2015 Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, Oct. 25-28, themed Transforming Sustainability Education.