MCAD News


Mirrored House by Rob Fischer, courtesy of www.rob-fischer.com

A number of alumni will be displaying work at the upcoming Full House (west) exhibition.

Photo courtesy of adfed.org

Of 164 nominees, Bryan Ische ’09, Taylor Snyder ’09, and Ben Johnson ’11 were named winners at the AdFed & Ad2 32 Under 32 awards held in late June. The award recognizes the thirty-two best and the brightest young advertising, marketing, PR, and creative professionals in the Twin Cities. 

An illustration by Andy DuCett, courtesy of andyducett.com

It seems that faculty member Andy DuCett is everywhere these days!

Fade by Tom Gormally ’77

Alum Tom Gormally's must-see sculpture Fade is currently on view as part of the Bellwether 2014: Connect Exhibition, an international juried sculpture exhibition.

Nate Hagen's Sustainable Design talk was a success

Faculty member Krista Leraas, arranged for MCAD's sustainable design program to sponsor ecological economist Nate Hagen's talk held at the MCAD Auditorium on July 10.

Steven Vander Meer's ’85 "Salmon Deadly Sins"

Alum Steven Vander Meer's short film Salmon Deadly Sins will be screened this Saturday at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. 

Painting by James Holmberg, courtesy of jamesholmberg.com

James Holmberg ’92 will be sharing brand-new paintings as well as a site-specific installation at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in his latest exhibition, Forever.

David Andree's MIA drawing project

Faculty member David Andree will be orchestrating a collaborative drawing project at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts later this month. This project is a part of the MIA's The Artist is In series.

The Ox-Bow School of Art

Faculty member Diana Eicher recently taught a nature printing class for the Ox-Bow School of Art in which students explored the beauty of the Ox-Bow dunes and landscapes and learned how to translate their unique visions into nature prints.

Hangin' Out in Havana by What Tyrants

The video for "Hangin' Out in Havana" by the What Tyrants is featured in City Pages as one of the top ten Minnesota music videos of 2014 (so far).

Kitsune: of Foxes and Fools by Ian and Charles Price

Charles Price ’13 is the art director of a new card game based on Japanese folklore.

Paper Tiger ’03 from Doomtree Records

MCAD alum Paper Tiger (aka John Samuels) has designed a new book out by Doomtree Records. 

Work by Chong Lim and his wife, Judi

Chong Lim ’71 and his wife, Judi, will be displaying their handmade and embossed paper at the outdoor event Arts in the Park in Belfast, Maine, in mid-July.

Annoyed by Bruce Peterson. Photo courtesy of brucepeterson.com

Alum Bruce Peterson's work is featured in issue 33 of Creative Quarterly.

This survey helps determine the space needs of artists and creative workers

Faculty member Jerry Allan is conducting a survey for artists living in the Hastings and River Valley area.

Untitled by Lyz Wendland, courtesy of lyzwendland.com

Lyz Wendland ’09, MFA, is currently displaying work at the Phipps Center for the Arts.

Greg Bro, who operates thebroshow.com, chats with Pioneer Press

Animator Greg Bro ’02 was interviewed by the Pioneer Press to talk about his website, thebroshow.com.

Kate Worum's Illustration for Allison Kaplan's Column

Kate Worum ’11 has a cute illustration accompanying Shopping + Style Senior Editor Allison Kaplan's July column in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

Micah by Ben Fredrickson (Minneapolis Series)

Benjamin Fredrickson ’03 is featured in this month's issue of OUT magazine. In the article, the photographer discusses his latest work—an exploration of the humanity behind current hookup culture.

Photo courtesy of Eliza Gomez's Facebook page (Art by EGo)

Current student Eliza Gomez will be a part of the RAWartists showing at the Pourhouse next month.

Weinland Park Story Book

Jean Pitman ’86, the youth programs educator at the Wexner Center for the Arts, was recently given the task of working on a public art project with teenagers in Weinland Park.

Installation by ConfettiSystems

Tomorrow is the opening day of NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, an exhibition spotlighting the burgeoning creative communities across the five boroughs, including of course the "maker-hub that is Brooklyn." The work of 100 artists and designers, including both big names like Yoko Ono and up-and-comers, will be on display.

Luisa Rivera's work in Oxford American Magazine

Current student Luisa Rivera's beautiful work has been featured in Oxford American Magazine.

Visit Michael Kareken's open studio today at Groveland Gallery

Michael Kareken will be be participating in Groveland Gallery's open studio tour this Saturday, June 28 as part of their "Summer Shorts" series of events.

Illustrations done by Adam Setala

Adam Setala ’13, MFA, was awarded a residency and will be spending July in Hameenkyro, Finland. During his time at the residency, he will be working on two books.