MCAD News


State of the Art features work by faculty member Andy DuCett

In 2013, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s curatorial team hit the road to investigate what’s happening in American art today. After logging more than 100,000 miles and crisscrossing the United States to visit nearly 1,000 artists, they've created a one-of-a-kind exhibition that offers a new perspective on American art.

Alum Kayla Kern's work with the 2013 MCAD Commencement brochures

Alum Kayla Kern's graphic design work is featured on BA Lady Creatives.

The article showcases a number of pieces that embody her "funky, messy-chic style," including her work with the latest MCAD Viewbook, an Anna Wolf promotional calendar, and a Design Club Fundraiser poster.

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Alum Cherith Lundin's work examines the architectural contours of every day life

Cherith Lundin ’00, MFA, will be featured in An Excess of Ground, a Saint Mary's University art show.

Artwork by alum Emily Sheehan. Photo courtesy of emilysheehanstudiosite.com

Emily Sheehan ’08, MFA, will be showcasing new drawings in her upcoming third solo exhibition I Have My Moments.

Girl Slave Singer 3 by alum Hend Al–Mansour, courtesy of www.hendalmansour.com

When the city of St. Paul proposed to cut down a tree trunk that had succumbed to root diseases, Hend Al-Mansour ’02, MFA, countered with a different idea: leave the trunk for her to paint.

Illustration by Anthony Pugh ’02

Anthony Pugh ’02 recently had the opportunity to design and paint a mural for the FDA's Real Cost campaign.

Photograph by Allea Lovely

Current Student Allea Lovely is featured on Turning Art, a website that allows subscribers to rotate new artwork into their home as frequently as they like.

JeongHo Park ’13, MFA, holding his prize

The Type Directors Club recently honored some of the world’s best typographic designers at their annual awards ceremony.

Ink Babel by alum Andrea Carlson

Work by Andrea Carlson ’05, MFA, is on display in the exhibition Ink Babel currently on view at Bockley Gallery.

DesignWorks Rebranded Macalester's Bookstore, The Highlander

It's been a busy summer for MCAD's DesignWorks. Among their many projects, they were asked by Macalester College to rebrand their bookstore, the Highlander.

Alum Karolina Karlic will launch Primer this month

Karolina Karlic ’05 will be hosting a book launch for her latest release, Primer.

Kitsune: of Foxes and Fools was the first game released by the company

Charles Price ’13 is the art director for Diamond Dust Dreams Inc., a startup company that recently introduced the game Kitsune: Of Foxes and Fools, which will be in select stores by the end of August.

Robin Moline's work featured on the postage stamps

Illustrator Robin Moline ’81 is the artist behind the latest US Postal Service Farmer's Market postage stamps.

For the last few months, MCAD's roof has been home to beehives in an effort to expand the population of bees. If we happen to one day be able to harvest some honey, it will be an even sweeter deal for everyone.

Woodstock 2014 Artisan's Market

Plans are in motion for the upcoming Woodstock 2014 Artisan's Market and organizers are looking for new artists, foodies, and crafters to feature.

Natasha Pestich's work in Addendum

Faculty member Natasha Pestich is showing an artist's book and drawings in a group exhibition in Chicago entitled Addendum. Faculty members Pamela Valfer and Ben Moren and alumni Michael Mott, Tynan Kerr, and Isa Gagarin will also have work featured in the exhibition.

Alum Brent Schoonover's work will be on the Monster Cereals

General Mills has teamed up with DC Comics to redesign the iconic characters of their Monster Cereals. Included in the redesign is artwork by Brent Schoonover ’02.

Alum Michael Marcon's print will be on House of Cards

A set director for the Netflix original series House of Cards has chosen one of alum Michael Marcon's commercial art prints to be used as background art in the third season of the show.

Work by Jodi Reeb ’95

 Jodi Reeb ’95 has been interviewed by Kara Nothem, a student at the Arts Institute of Minneapolis. 

Tell Me About Your Mother by Allison Bolah

Allison Bolah ’14, MFA, will be screening her new film series Tell Me About Your Mother tonight in Minneapolis.

Strange Nature begins filming this month.

Shooting for the feature film Strange Nature begins this month on the Iron Range. Alec Schwandt ’13 will be serving as director of photography for the project, while Arne Wilkin ’14 and current student Vokee Lee are members of the crew.

From There to Here features the work of MCADians Turczan and Tavera

Faculty member Katherine Turczan and Xavier Tavera ’14 will be featured in the upcoming exhibition From There to Here.

Photograph by David Goldes fromt the series Traces

It seems that people can't stop talking about faculty member David Goldes.

Beautiful Beast by Jared Tuttle

Catch alum Jared Tuttle's eye–catching illustrations at Spyhouse Coffee's Nicollet location through September 1.

Work by Erik Brandt, courtesy of typografika.com

Faculty member Eric Brandt is featured in an article on Designboom to commemorate the one-year anniversary of his exhibit Ficciones Typografika.