MCAD News


Sherry Blanchard Stuart, Raven's Call

Sherry Blanchard Stuart ’64 will be showing her work in a number of upcoming exhibitions:


MCAD Wanted Ads Art Shanty

As part of the Art Shanty projects on White Bear Lake throughout February, MCADians empowered shantytown visitors to make connections through their Lost, Found & Wanted Shanty. 


Dr. Thomas O. Haakenson to give the keynote presentation

Faculty and staff member Dr. Thomas O. Haakenson has been invited to give the keynote presentation at the twenty-third annual Graduate Student Symposium of Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis.


Lensch Paper Wrapped Bead Necklace

Stringing together an intricate tapestry of precious metals, gemstones, and beads, Lensch's work examines how the smallest form is crucial to the binding together of a life.


MCADians accepted in Society of Illustrators Scholarship Competition

Congratulations to current students Kelsey King, Greta Kotz, Rosemary Valero O'Connell, Eddie Perrote, Allison Strom, and Jared Tuttle on their acceptance into the Society of Illustrators 2014 Student Scholarship Competition.


Lea Devon Sorrentino

Lea Devon Sorrentino ’12, MFA, has been asked to be a participating artist in the Arteles Creative Residency program starting this April.


HOTTEA, Pink Yarn Tennis Court and Racket

Street artist Eric Rieger ’07, aka HOTTEA, is stringing together a name for himself both here and abroad.


Jonathan Kaiser, Black Box for Impossible Research, detail

Faculty member Jonathan Kaiser has a new exhibition of installation work opening next Friday.


Don Jon, IMDB

Lauren Zuckerman ’82 edited the recent hit Don Jon, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson.


Scategories Poster

Current students Eddie Perrote and Leanna Perry team up with Bill Rebholz ’12 for a celebration of hand-lettering, design, and illustration in Scategories, an exhibition opening next month. 


MFA Shows

Join MCAD's MFA students for a weekend's (and a workday's!) worth of art openings. Attendees will be encouraged to view the artworks and share their thoughts on everything from public silence to social constructions to mystical transcendence.


Kelly Nipper Figure Underlay, Felt Overlay U, X, Y

In her exhibition Black Forest, on view at the prestigious Hammer Museum, Kelly Nipper ’93 mixes mediums in a show fit for the Brother Grimm. 


Toua Vang Greeting Card

Current student Toua Vang is a finalist in the seventh annual Gallery Collection greeting card contest. 


Elizabeth Erickson

Former faculty member Elizabeth Erickson presents Now and Then, Kinds of Light, an exhibition of paintings and mixed media work that celebrates the meeting of eastern and western culture, which will be on view next month at Form + Content Gallery.


Untitled Piece by Kara Andree

Faculty member Kara Andree is part of the group exhibition From Beyond the Window at the Katherine E. Nash gallery.


Twin Cities Service Jam Logo

Current student Stuart Wainstock is organizing a Global Service Jam, Minnesota style.


Lindsay Splichal Arts Leadership Program Exhibition Work

Lindsay Splichal ’13 is one of the rising stars in a new local program that is changing the way corporations and artists interact. The Art Leadership Program (ALP) is redefining corporate sponsored art by engaging companies through artists, installations, and exhibitions, rather than curated permanent collections.


Kate Casanova and Chris Koza

In honor of Valentine's Day, City Pages has asked some of the Twin Cities' cutest/coolest/funniest/awesome-est couples, "How did you meet?"


Joe Cecere

As someone who runs a leading brand strategy firm in the land of Fortune 500 company headquarters, it surprised Cecere to learn that Minnesotans scored worst in the nation when it came to employee engagement according to an early 2013 Gallup poll.


Christopher Deanes Sanford Middle School Mural

Christopher Aaron Deanes ’96 recently completed a mural for Sanford Middle School in Minneapolis. 


Kelly Ludeking

Interested in metal sculpture or learning how to weld? Kelly Ludeking ’97 is teaching two welding classes in late February for Crossings at Carnegie, an art gallery and gift shop in Zumbrota, Minnesota.


Courtney Reints-Piece from Moving Skin Exhibition

Recipient of last year's Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board Courtney Reints ’13 explores the art of taxidermy through photography.


Erin Nicole johnson

Globe-hopping Erin Nicole Johnson ’07 is in yet another country. Her past photography exhibitions have led her around the world from Hong Kong to France and now she is in London.


DeLuca and Koehler—Leadership from Pinecones

This spring, faculty member Denise DeLuca and Stefanie Koehler ’13, MA, will be presenting three workshops for the organization systems renewal graduate program at Bainbridge Graduate Institute in Seattle, Washington.


Diana Eicher

Faculty member Diana Eicher's article "Versatile Stencils" was published in the Winter 2013 issue of the British magazine Printmaking Today. The article includes Eicher's research on how to use Tyvek as a stencil for screenprinting.