MCAD News


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.

Photograph of Jacob Schroeder by Savanna Ruedy

It seems that Jacob Schroeder ’14 is being recognized everywhere lately. Not only was he recently featured in Forget Good's summer issue, but he also sat down this month with local arts and culture blog​ MPLSTYLE to chat about his approach to artmaking.

Organism as Symbolism features the work of Lynda Monick-Isenberg

Faculty member Lynda Monick-Isenberg has teamed up with Steve Ozone in their exhibition Organism as Symbolism

Monica Haller at work on Beneath the Ground

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has unveiled Beneath the Ground, a museum-wide exhibition by Monica Haller ’05, MFA.

Luisa Rivera is a current student studying illustration.

Congratulations to Luisa Rivera, whose work was recently published in VisteLaCalle magazine. 

BØJE by Kassandra Huynh

Kassandra Huynh ’13 has been selected as one of forty finalists to compete at the IWF 2014 Design Emphasis Student Furniture Design Competition in Atlanta.

SIGNAL poster by Jiyun Lou

SIGNAL posters by Jiyun Lou 14, MFA, have been featured on Golden Bee—Moscow International Biennial of Graphic Design's Facebook page, which collects "the best world achievements in graphic design."

Staff member and alum Tyler Page talks with Blurb about being a graphic novelist

Faculty member and alum Tyler Page has been featured in Blurb's monthly newsletter. In the interview, Page speaks about his experience being a self–publishing graphic novelist.

Congrats to all the McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship Recipients

Congratulations are in order for David Bowen, Sam Gould, Alexa Horochowski, Michael Hoyt ’94, Alison Malone ’92, Lamar Peterson, Joe Smith, and Tetsuya Yamada: these eight talented artists are each 2014 McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship recipients.

Berliner 137, 2013, by Gregory Ganeles

Gregory Ganeles ’10 and Greg Graham currently have their work featured in the exhibition Ganeles and Graham at the Groveland Gallery.

Street art in Dallas by Faile, captured by Google Street View technology

We can't be alone in our excitement about Google's soon-to-be-launched Street Art Project, an online gallery of the world's amazing variety of street art. Google has steadily been capturing many of these images with "Google Street View technology."

Fun-House is one day only, so don't miss it!

Faculty member Gudrun Lock is teaching a summer intensive called Collaborative Processes in which students have created works responding to the environment in a Northeast Arts District building. The public is invited to see and experience the works during a one-day-only event. We don't have all the details, but judging by the title this is sure to be a "fun" time.

OMG Transit is an app that helps navigate transportation in Minneapolis

The Minnesota Cup announced today that it has advanced seventy teams of Minnesota-based entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators to the second round of the 2014 competition.

White Lotus by Cy DeCosse

Cy DeCosse ’52 currently has work on display at the VERVE Gallery of Photography.

His exhibition features work experimenting with platinum printing and the gum dichromate technique, which allows him to capture flowers and vegetation in a way that is enchantingly beautiful.

Barry Newman, left, speaks to MinnPost about being a Minneapolis sign painter

Minneapolis sign painters Barry Newman ’99 and Forest Wozniak are featured on MinnPost. 

ICONS: Film. Fashion. Rock N' Roll.

Cult Collective, an emerging cultural curating events team, is producing ICONS: Film. Fashion. Rock N' Roll.

Roman Verostko is the pioneer of algorithmic art

Long before most people had even heard of algorithms, Roman Verostko was writing them to program drawing machines.

The soul of Matthew McConnaughey, reaped by Molly Gates

Molly Gates ’14 was featured yesterday in a Mashable story (that was later picked up by MTV) about some rather unique products she sells on Etsy: human souls, or more specifically, celebrity souls.

Amarinthine by Rosemary Valero-O'Connell

Dawson Walker ’14, Anna Bongiovanni ’09, and current students Leigh Luna, Rosemary Valero-O'Connell, and Jack Gross are featured on Comics Beat.

A 2014 Artist Fellow working on his sculpture in progress

Faculty member Donald Myhre  has received a Franconia Sculpture Park/Jerome Artist Fellowship. Myhre will create new three-dimensional art on site for the park's 2014/15 public exhibition.

Red Moon Rising by Zach Collins and Kacper H. Kieć

Join Zach Collins ’14, MFA, and Aaron Beebes this Friday for a book signing of their latest publication, Recycled Trophies.

Pre-Order Adventures with Barefoot Critters by Teagan White

Adventures with Barefoot Critters by illustrator Teagan White ’12 is featured on Amazon as one of "the best picture books of June."

Taxidermy Art by alum Robert Marbury is available for pre-order on Amazon

Robert Marbury ’04 is set to release a book entitled Taxidermy Art: A Rogue's Guide to the Work, the Culture, and How to Do It Yourself, illustrated by Teagan White ’12.

Autumn Frozen Motion by James Burpee

Minnesota painter and former faculty member James Burpee's paintings are featured in his latest exhibition, In a New Light. He has been an instructor at the college level since 1960, teaching at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design through 1996.