MCAD News


MN Marriage Amendment Commemorative Serigraphs

MCAD was honored to participate in the marriage event for same-sex couples at the Minneapolis City Hall on August 1, 2013. As part of this community celebration, MCAD students, alumni, and faculty designed commemorative serigraphs to mark the momentous occasion.

Work by Song Yer Thao

We Are Hmong Minnesota, an exhibition currently on view at the Minnesota History Center, involves Sieng Lee ’14, MFA, Song Yer Thao '11, MFA, and Pao Houa Her ’09.

Lee is the lead exhibition designer for the event. Thao and Her have artwork featured in the exhibition.

We Are Hmong Minnesota
On view through November 29
Minnesota History Center

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Faculty emertus Ruth Voights

Professor Emeritus Ruth Voights will be a guest speaker at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for CreativeMornings/Minneapolis.

SPRING BREAK

Spring break is finally here! Can you believe it?

Work by artist Aaron Marx

The Drawing Project (co-directed by faculty members Lynda Monick-Isenberg and Shannon Brunette) will be hosting Endless Drawing + Hydroelectricity at the Guthrie Theater with artist Aaron Marx.

The Original Selfie, An MCAD Alumni Event

Celebrating a much-loved faculty member and an exciting annual competition!

Little Dickins by Wanda Seamster, courtesy of wandaseamster.com

Wanda Seamster ’71 has been appointed to the Springfield Arts Commission in Oregon after recently moving from Alaska.

Seed lead artist Ta-Coumba Aiken

Former student Ta-Coumba Aiken is one of the lead artists for the John Biggers Seed Project (Seed).

Posting for Living Future 2015

Faculty member Denise DeLuca will be co-facilitating a workshop at the Living Future 2015 un-conference Thursday, April 2.

MCAD Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day gives potential students an insider's look at MCAD facilities and an opportunity to tour the campus!

Aaron Draplin

Aaron Draplin ’00, founder of Draplin Design Co., will share career insights with Springfield Creatives members and the general public during his “Tall Tales from a Large Man” presentation at Missouri State University on March 26.

Sculpture by Ellen Gagner

A jury comprising all MCAD fine arts sculpture faculty members has selected current students Sloan Armstrong, Ellen Gagner, and Cassandra Rebman as nominees for this year's International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award competition.

Charissa Roby

Current student Charissa Roby is featured on Isanti County News.

Kat Breithaupt

The MCAD walls are always available for installations that pertain to any medium. Students are allowed to showcase their originality through a new perspective, whether it be for a class critique or a personal experience.

Katie Rose Kaufman

Meet the students who attended MFA Admitted Student Day at MCAD!

Lunation Artwork

Emily Hoisington ’08, MFA, has organized Lunation: 29 days of darkness and light, a book of prints and an exhibition about the relationship between humans and the cosmos with a focus on what it means to be female and experience the rhythm of the lunar cycle.

Emmett Ramstad

Emmett Ramstad ’07, MFA, is everywhere this spring. From publications, to lectures, to exhibitions, he's so busy we think he might be superhuman.

Red, Black, and White Adire Pattern by Diana Eicher

Faculty member Diana Eicher was invited to participate in an exhibit celebrating the fifty year anniversary of the University of California Santa Cruz.

Part two in a series on the teaching artist minor: Teaching Artist: Practicum lets students teach in classrooms across Minnesota. Students come out of it with real-life experience, hilarious anecdotes, and grand insights into the true purpose of art.

Luisa Rivera's illustration for Brigitte MOM

MFA student Luisa Rivera is featured in the newest issue of the German magazine Brigitte MOM.

Marlon James by Katherine Turczan

Faculty member Katherine Turczan is featured in The New York Times this week.

1970s poster by Patrick King

Patrick King ’76 is hosting a Kickstarter campaign that everyone will love.

Made at MCAD

Photos and student opinions from the Made at MCAD reception that took place Friday night.

Check out the premiere of NORTHBOUND on GeekNation

Lullskull Ltd. (Nathan Anderson '03, Jason Hagen '02, and Seth Anderson) are proud to announce the premiere of their original web series NORTHBOUND airing on the entertainment website GeekNation.