MCAD News


MCAD alumni Meyer, Weber, and Chesworth helped animate Big Hero 6

Last night marked the second year in a row that Disney animators Andrew Chesworth ’07, Matthew Meyer ’01, and Justin Weber ’08 were part of an Oscar-winning team.

Prince mural designed by Kate Worum

Kate Worum ’11 is behind some of the awesome murals popping up around the Twin Cities lately.

MCAD Admissions Staff Melissa Huybrecht and Scholarship Recipient Sophie Weber

Tomorrow MCAD will award two $60,000 MCAD Scholastics Merit Scholarships to Gold Key winners who have been admitted to the college. In addition, seven $3,300 Pre-College Summer Session scholarships (covering the entire program tuition) will be awarded to Gold Key winners who are high school juniors.

A Day in the Student Affairs Office

When it comes to declaring a major, starting a club, or simply attending an event, MCAD Student Affairs and Activities is where it's at!

A still from Polzine's film The Votive Cube

Current student Margaret Polzine's film The Votive Cube was selected to be screened at the 2015 Speechless Film Festival.

Katherine Turczan on MN Original

Faculty member and photographer Katherine Turczan is the latest MCADian to be featured on Twin Cities Public Television's weekly arts series MN Original. The episode will air this Sunday, February 22, at 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. on TPT 2.

Amanda Lovelee ’10, MFA, is featured on MN Original's latest episode celebrating printmaking.

Lovelee, a multidisciplinary artist based in St. Paul, discusses The Call and Answer Project, a project about square dancing, hand holding, and connecting.

delicious pizza

The popular Black Sheep Pizza restaurant has finally opened a location on Eat Street.

A screenshot from Szyhalski's app Ding an Sich

Faculty member Piotr Szyhalski presents the app Ding an Sich, interactive artwork comprising a series of twelve canons that respond to the user’s touch to create individual experiences.

Timothy Hamilton

MFA candidate Timothy Hamilton’s If You Cling To Me, I'll Clang To You will soon be on view at SooVAC. Hamilton's latest work includes a large-scale kinetic installation along with prints and drawings.

Illustration by Alexis Politz

Current student Alexis Politz will be making art at Rap For Life, an upcoming benefit for at-risk youth. Funds from the show will go to the Kulture Klub Collaborative.

The Frog Maiden by Aimee Hagerty Johnson

The current issue of Ladybug magazine features the work of children’s book illustrator Aimee Hagerty Johnson ’10.

Illustration by Joslyn Schmitt

Alum Joslyn Schmitt's newest illustration was featured on the Allen Interactions blog and the February issue of Technology Enabled Learning Excellence Essentials.

Katie Rose Kaufman

Living on your own for the first time can be great, but it can also be a letdown when you don't get along with your roommate. So what's a person to do when problems arise?

Valentine's Day at MCAD

It’s that time of year again filled with love, laughter, and sometimes heartache: Valentine's Day!

Allegra Lockstadt Illustration for Racked: Fashion Gateway Drugs

Beautiful illustrations by Allegra Lockstadt ’10 are featured in fashion website Racked's recently published article "Fashion Gateway Drugs," art directed by Dylan Lathrop ’09.

Still from Doomtree Video directed by Maria Juranic

Maria Juranic ’05 lends her impressive filmmaking skills to the Doomtree crew in their latest video.

Currents branding by This Is Folly

This Is Folly is "riding a wave of gratitude" since finding out their work will be included in the upcoming 2015 HOW Magazine International Design Competition.

World-renowned artist Wanda Gág

The city of New Ulm, Minnesota, is looking to commission a qualified sculptor to design a public art piece in honor of Wanda Gág, class of 1916. The bronze sculpture will be placed in front of the local library.

Painting by George Morrison; Image courtesy of the Minnesota History Center

The Minnesota History Center celebrates the first comprehensive retrospective of work by George Morrison ’43, "a key Native American modernist" who is renowned for his landscape paintings and sculptures.

Postcard for Work By Artists Gregory Euclide and Melissa Loop

Work by Artists Gregory Euclide ’08, MFA, and Melissa Loop ’05 will be opening at Track 29 Gallery next Thursday.

Illustration for Down the Rabbit Hole

Current students John Wilinski and Leigh Luna illustrated for the article Down the Rabbit Hole on Pollen.

Scott Seekins giving a special tour at the MIA

Scott Seekins ’68 recently gave a tour at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and they featured some of his best moments in a video.

Karen Lindholm-Rynkiewicz

Karen Lindholm-Rynkiewicz ’80 teaches engineering and design at Muskego High School, Wisconsin. She is featured on page five of the school's magazine Pathways.