Patrick and Tom at Festival

This past weekend, MCAD faculty members Patrick Coyle and Tom Schroeder were invited to screen their films at the Big Water Film Festival in Ashland, Wisconsin. 

Work by Kathryn Miller

MFA student Kathryn Miller participated in Schlechthin Unvergleichlich, a group show in Andes, New York, last summer.

Cosmos Tarot and Oracle deck

MCAD students and alumni Lindsay Nohl, Jenny Bookler, and Chris Hajny present COSMOS, an exhibition featuring one hundred pieces, eighty-eight constellations, and one hundred artists from around the globe.


Current MFA student Alex Mitchell and Jo Yeh ’15, MFA, are involved with a project organized by the Gymnasium for the Mcknight Foundation.


Last week the international conference for the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) was held at the Minneapolis convention center, just blocks away from MCAD’s campus. If you happened to stop by, you would have had a chance at seeing a few of our students at the more than 2,500 person event.

DeCosse's Work

Cy DeCosse ’52 recently opened up a solo exhibition at Gallery 270 featuring work from nine of his unique portfolios.

Blanket Fight by Brooklynd Turner

The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles recently announced the 2015 winners for their annual student competition and exhibition highlighting the year’s best illustration.

The work will be shown on their website and exhibited at the SILA Gallery. Congratulations to the following MCAD illustration students.

Ana Sofia interns for BCBG

Student Anasofia shares her experience interning for fashion powerhouse BCBG Max Azria Group.

Imady presenting her work

Current MFA student Essma Imady spoke at Mia last month.

Sing a Song of Uptown, lead artist Greta McClain

Andres Guzman ’09 and Greta McClain ’12, MFA, are featured in the CityPages article "Twin Cities' Newest Murals and Where to Find Them".


Jessica M. Dandona's History of Furniture class took a day to explore Mia's wide collection of furniture.

Posting for exhibition

Kara Faye Gregory ’14 and Carla Rodriguez ’11 are featured in an upcoming exhibition at CO Exhibitions.

Revolution V, 2015, by Amy Sands (

Four MCAD faculty have been selected as presenters for the upcoming national AICAD Symposium: Exploring Science in the Studio.

Work by Allegra Lockstadt

Allegra Lockstadt ’10 recently created illustrations for Ballinger Leafblad's annual report. 


Every October the amusement park Valleyfair turns into Valleyscare.

Pumpkin Carving at MCAD

Students let their creativity run wild at the annual pumpkin carving get-together.

A piece from Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf

Current student Rosemary Valero-O'Connell chats with ComicsAlliance about her work with Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf.


What is it like to create scenery by hand on feature films like Brave, Finding Nemo, and The Good Dinosaur?

Aaron Draplin

Aaron Draplin ’00 recently lent his voice to the extremely popular podcast WTF with Marc Maron.

From the postcard for Aiken's upcoming show

Former student Ta-coumba Aiken presents the exhibition Intricate Simplicities of the Spirit.


Student report Sarah Hormanski checks out the latest in piercing trends around MCAD.

Katie DeYoe Loppet Festival Poster

Katie DeYoe ’10 recently designed the poster for this year's City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival.

Peaceful Coexistence by Mieko Yamazaki

Mieko Yamazaki ’01 will be included in the group exhibition titled Hello! at her studio building, Homewood Studios.

Cleo Malone

Cleo Malone brightens up a corner of the library with her exhibition Paper/Thread.