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Helena Keefe ’00 is set to receive her MFA from UC Berkeley this month.

Keefe's work will be featured in the 44th Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition. The exhibition runs from May 8–June 8 at the Berkeley Art Museum.

HOT TEA's Ludlow, 2014

Burnet will be showing off a number of MCAD alumni at the upcoming​ Select Art Fair NYC, a 44-booth contemporary art fair exclusive to contemporary galleries and print publishers.

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The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design has announced the winners of the 2014 Windgate Fellowships, awarded to ten graduating college seniors with exemplary skill in craft. Included in this list of winners is recent graduate Kassandra Huynh.

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A number of MCAD alumni are participating in the Midwest Comic Book Association's SpringCon 2014, happening next weekend at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

In addition to Dan Jurgens ’81 being the special guest, the following MCADians will also have a presence at this major event.

Teresa Paschke '85

Congratulations to Teresa Paschke '85 on her recent promotion to professor in integrated studio arts at ISU College of Design.

Vote Now for Your Favorite Poster!

Senior Lindsey Hall's poster has made it to the final round of the Metro Transit Green Line Poster Contest. There is a public vote to decide the winner of the competition.

Photo from Moffitt-Finnegan's Artist Website

Congratulations are in order for graduating senior Meagan Moffitt-Finnegan, who has been awarded the Minnesota Center for Book Arts Collegiate Fellowship!

Jerome Emerging Printmaker's Residency

Lindsay Splichal ’13 and Hend Al-Mansour ’02, MFA, will be featured in an upcoming exhibition as part of their Jerome Residency.​

Barbara Schulz photographed by Shelly Mosman

Faculty member Barbara Schulz has been featured in the May issue of Minnesota Monthly.

Maria Albornoz

Student Maria Albornoz's artwork has been featured on Pitch Zine's blog, Pitch-Present. Accompanied with photos of the artwork is an article describing her process and inspiration.

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Faculty member Andy DuCett was asked by the Walker Art Center to take part in their "Old School Art School" program—a drawing studio that takes place alongside the Walker's exhibition Hopper Drawing: A Painter’s Process.

Beautiful: A Graphic Novel

Beautiful: A girl's trip through the looking glass is a new graphic novel by Marie D'Abreo ’94.

Cindy Gilbert

Cindy Gilbert, director of the Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program, has been invited to create an educational webinar on the topic of biomimicry and architecture called "EcoBalance and Biomimicry: Inspired by Nature."

Amanda Lovelee

Amanda Lovelee ’10, MFA, is the latest artist to step into the position of St. Paul's City Artist in Residence (CAIR).

Bronze Pour Process

Have you ever thought about the work that goes into creating objects cast in metal?

Shot and edited by student Kay Mach, this video shows faculty member Brad Jirka's sculpture class going through the entire process of pouring molten bronze into molds.

Curt McNamara

An article by faculty member Curt McNamara has been published in the latest issue of Zygote Quarterly.

MCAD Alumni Illustrate Powerful Book in Wake of Haiti Earthquake

Non-profit group Headwaters Relief Organization has teamed up with members of the MCAD community to create a book educating the children of Haiti on earthquake safety.

Pillsbury Logo

As a response to Pillsbury House Theatre’s production of Michael Milligan’s play Mercy Killers, faculty member Natasha Pestich is creating thought-provoking prints and installing them around town.

Teagan White for Old Bust Head

Design and branding agency Tribe recently teamed up with Teagan White ’12 to illustrate a collection of brew identities for the Virginia-based Old Bust Head brewery.

Erik Brandt's Ficciones Typografika in etapes

Faculty member Erik Brandt's Ficciones Typografika project continues to gain coverage. The popular project is featured in the April 2014 edition of the Swiss publication IDPURE (No. 34) and the March 2014 issue of the highly respected French magazine étapes (No. 218).

Emmett Ramstad, Individually We Come Together

Emmett Ramstad ’07, MFA, presents his latest sculptural work in a show that just opened in Phoenix, Arizona.

In Knowing You Unknown, Ramstad delves into intimate banality, questioning what makes people unique.

Mark Mallman

Mark Mallman ’95 has been added to the lineup for this summer's Midwest Music Showcase at the Twins Stadium. Ten musical acts have been selected to play before and during a different game throughout the 2014 season.

Heidi Marshall, Essential Guide to Critical Reading and Writing

MCAD Learning Center Director Heidi Marshall's co-authored e-book, Essential Guide to Critical Reading and Writing, is now available to purchase on Amazon.

Tip Floor, oil on canvas, by Michael Kareken

Faculty member Michael Kareken will exhibit his work in an upcoming group show at the Bloomington Art Center. Fruitful and Multiplying addresses the issue of overpopulation and its effects. The exhibition is curated by artist John Schuerman and also includes Mayumi Amada and Jim Proctor.

Bill Rebholz for Pollen

Bill Rebholz ’12 and Andres Guzman ’09 recently attended a conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and illustrated the day's occurrences in real time.