"MCAD taught me to adapt. It taught me how to take lemons and make wildberry iced tea."
Although Audet originally came to MCAD to be a painter, she realized that her true excitement came with building canvas frames. She turned her focus to furniture design and has never looked back.
"Before the program, my sense of sustainability was that it needed to happen but it was an esoteric pursuit. I have come to discover that not only is it 100% pragmatic, but also that the world is waiting for us as trained professionals to usher in this new era of thinking."
Kern is a freelance comic artist and illustrator, a musician, and a contract artist for Gaia Interactive.
Loma is a flame assistant at Volt Studios who assists with visual effects and post production of films and commercials. She has worked for clients including Subaru, Target, and Arby's.
Worre has always known she has to be involved in every component of a project—from designing to manufacturing. She and her fiancé now run their own home and leather goods business.
Dritz has over 14 years of graphic design experience working at public institutions. She enjoys design challenges and engaging people in sustainable activities and lifestyle choices.
"What MCAD helped me realize was that design wasn’t just what I did, but the lens I used to explore my world."
Chesworth is an animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios who has worked on Oscar-winning movies Frozen and Big Hero 6.
Perry lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he works at Mike Perry Studio. He is the designer of the most recent MCAD Viewbook.
After active duty in the U.S. Air Force, Ellingson received degrees in painting and printmaking. What followed was a very successful career with national and international recognition.
Hubacek discusses his career as a designer, reminisces about his favorite spots on and near MCAD's campus, and shares thoughtful advice for students.
For Arnold-DeWitt, art goes two ways—it's both deeply internalized and a dynamic means for global outreach.
“The versatility of the [sustainability] program allows you to apply sustainability principles to a diverse number of industry sectors." —Garza
Shortly before graduation, Polus started working at a small Minneapolis marketing agency called Ideapark. She's now been working there for three and a half years as a project manager.
My passion is to design and create jewelry that is beautiful and sustainable for the discerning, conscientious person who understands and loves good design.
Lowe balances her time between creating documentaries, showing work in exhibitions, and sharing her knowledge as a professor at Gustavus Adolphus College.
After graduating, Kovacevic set out to explore the mecca of all creativity—New York City. She's since worked in Minneapolis and Chicago and plans to tackle more cities in the future.