MCAD News


Photograph by Rachel Jennings

Current MFA student Rachel Jennings is in the latest issue of Forget Good.

The mural Harabedian created for the client

Kyle Harabedian ’13, MFA, recently completed a privately commissioned large-scale mural. The client was interested in creating a unique and fun family portrait to display in the family's home theater and contacted Harabedian after seeing his work online.

Some work from Pueblo's exhibition Fearless

Mervy Pueblo ’13, MFA, recently had a solo exhibition at Artinformal entitled Fearless.

Beyond the Buzz Exhibition Postcard

MCAD kicks off the spring semester with a joint reception for four exhibitions.

Yinfan Huang with a piece from her senior project at MCAD

UK-based website Inkygoodness interviewed Yinfan Huang ’14 and featured her work on their website.

Mike Perry's coloring book

Mike Perry ’03 is featured in the Huffington Post's article "13 Ways You Can Make Coloring Books A Part Of Your Adult Life."

Honduran Children

Entrepreneurial students Kadi Kaelin and Reno Olvera explain their remarkable journey to Honduras with help from International Health Services.

Work by Shirl Chouinard, image courtesy of www.shirlchouinard.com

Shirl Chouinard ’93 was awarded a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant.​

Image credit: Ricky Flores, 52 Park, 1984

Faculty member Lara Rodriguez's poem The Bronx: A Bibliography is published on Poor Claudia.

One of Folz's #darthdays panels

Gerard (George) Folz ’10 is all over the press for his latest project #darthdays.

This daily project involves Folz taking scenes from Star Wars and turning them into comic panels. 

#darthdays has, so far, been featured by Time, MTV, the A.V. Club, Den of Geek, and Laughing Squid.

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Displacement by J.M. Culver, courtesy of jmculver.com

J. M. Culver ’06 was awarded a $10,000 Artist Initiative Grant from the MN State Arts Board for 2015.

Her project includes a new series of large-scale figurative paintings, behind-the-scenes video documentation, a preview of works-in-progress during Art-A-Whirl in May, and a solo exhibition at the end of the year.

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Sree Nair 14, MFA

Sree Nair ’14, MFA, was awarded a Bell Museum of Natural History Artist Residency.

Osla Thomason's photo in the calendar

MFA student Yin (Jo) Yeh and staff member Osla Thomason are each featured in the Whittier Alliance's calendar that is distributed to residents of the Whittier neighborhood every year.

Incoming fall 2015 student Drew Brix

Incoming fall 2015 student Drew Brix was featured on the front page of his school's paper The Bridges for receiving an admittance and a scholarship from MCAD.

Carnival of Collectables opened in Sicklerville, New Jersey

Ulana Zahajkewycz ’03, MFA, recently opened an antiques and art mall called the Carnival of Collectables in Sicklerville, New Jersey.

Wall of red heels presented in Cheri Gaulke's exhibition

Alum Cheri Gaulke's interactive video installation Peep Totter Fly will be featured in the group exhibition WonderWomen at the University of Minnesota.

Love you, Meryl.

You asked, we answered.

After sharing a post about what to expect your first semester at MCAD, students wanted to know about their last semester at MCAD. Here we go . . .

Eric Rieger, aka HOTTEA, teamed up with Sesame Street to create one of his trademark installations for the their new website.

MCAD Commencement Photo

The class of December 2014 celebrates the completion of their degrees in the departments of fine arts, media arts, design, and entrepreneurial studies.

Of the Night by Luisa Rivera

Current student Luisa Rivera sat down with Modern Midwest to talk about her surreal illustrations.

MCAD's Pre-College Summer Session

Liz Allen, a Pre-College Summer Session alum, describes her experience in the program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Photo by Christopher Ludtke

Christopher Ludtke '92 is featured in the Minneapolis Photo Center's latest exhibition.

Inverse Echo will take place in the MIA's MAEP galleries

Faculty member Jonathan Kaiser will be hosting an opening for his exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts tonight.

Still-life drawing by Joe Sinness

Check out work from Joe Sinness ’05, MFA, at the Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery.