Remember “Don’t touch the art?” Jim Ockuly helped make our switch to “Please touch this to learn about the art!”
To understand Mary Meehan’s ambition, you need to know that MCAD has never offered a theater design degree...
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.
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.
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.
Medicine Horse leads a team of animators at Hybrid Studios in St. Louis Park.
“I’m not painting the lake as it is. But it’s there as inspiration, as spiritual guidance.”
Rivkin was nominated for an Oscar for editing on James Cameron’s Avatar.
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.
“My body of work as a whole is probably unavoidable,” says Bill Rude, who at 6’4” is hard to miss in person. On the big or small screens, however, his behind-the-scenes work really stands out.
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