MCAD News


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.

Tom Garrett Illustrates Celebrities Before Fame

Ever what wonder what Zach Galifianakis did before becoming a member of the Wolf Pack?

Hend Al-Mansour

Doctor-turned-artist Hend Al-Mansour ’02, MFA, was featured Wednesday on Minnesota Public Radio.

Betsy Byers

Zoe Shulman ’13 and faculty members Betsy Byers and Karen Gustafson are all involved in the group exhibition About Space—Contemporary Abstraction, comprising work that expands the boundaries of space and abstraction.

Eric Syvertson Untitled Detail

MFA candidate Eric Syvertson has a new show opening this Saturday night at Soo Visual Arts Center. 

Kayleigh Fichten Breaking Form

Fichten and Drum interrupt our conventional realm through use of everyday imagery and source material from National Geographic Magazines in order to construct an emblematic and thought-provoking world.

Fountain of Youth by Steve Bateman and Jason Anhorn

Late last month, Stephan Bateman ’99 and Jason Anhorn took first place at the United States National Snow Carving Competition in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Mat Ollig

Mat Ollig ’10 is helping to shape the future of arts education at his old high school.

Clementine Fox Comic

A comic by student Leigh Luna is now running on GoComics, "the web's largest catalog of syndicated newspaper strips and web comics," which features everything from the classics (yeah Peanuts!) to recent hits like the Argyle Sweater