Alumni Careers

 

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Keogh Gleason'.

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.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Jim Ockuly'.

Remember “Don’t touch the art?” Jim Ockuly helped make our switch to “Please touch this to learn about the art!”

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mary Meehan'.

To understand Mary Meehan’s ambition, you need to know that MCAD has never offered a theater design degree...

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Cy DeCosse'.

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.

Painter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Peter Williams'.

Contradictions merge dramatically in the big paintings of Peter Williams. Seeing odd tensions in the cultures around him, he distorts them just enough to make his opinions clear.

Photographer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Shen Wei'.

Shen Wei went straight from his Shanghai birthplace to attend MCAD. He thought he’d learn to do graphic design, or painting. But then he picked up a camera for the first time.

Animator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mike Medicine Horse'.

Medicine Horse leads a team of animators at Hybrid Studios in St. Louis Park.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'George Morrison'.

“I’m not painting the lake as it is. But it’s there as inspiration, as spiritual guidance.”

Film Editor
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Stephen Rivkin'.

Rivkin was nominated for an Oscar for editing on James Cameron’s Avatar.

Photographer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Tom Arndt'.

Somewhere between street photography and solemn portraits sits the work of Tom Arndt. He’s drawn to public events, but is more likely to shoot the crowd than the parade.