MFA student Leslie Barlow chats about the Minnesota State Fair, starring in an episode of MN Original, and creating paintings for the new Vikings Stadium.

some bugs are silly by Shawn McCann

Shawn McCann ’02 will be in Wahpeton this week for a book signing event at the Red Door Art Gallery. 

Bower Bird Exhibition

MCAD alumni Francesca Bushko and Lindsay Nohl are some of the selected artists to participate in the upcoming Bower Bird Exhibition that the Light Grey Art Lab will be hosting.

Jay Coogan

Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement Cindy Theis and I have just returned from visits with alumni in New York and Chicago. It was very inspiring to see and hear what our alumni are doing in these communities. I am headed to San Francisco to meet with alumni in the Bay Area on November 5 at the office of Rich Bumgarner ’94.

Nick Ruiz

Finding the perfect gift to give is not always easy, and it usually grows more difficult with a generation gap.

Lockstadt's design for I AM MPLS

Allegra Lockstadt ’10 is the designer behind the latest branding for I AM MPLS.

Mono No Aware

Faculty member Sam Hoolihan is featured in Mono No Aware in Brooklyn, New York.

Virtual Reality by Google

“This project and class has pushed me to go beyond my limits.” –Anna Taberko

Reflection participating artists

Current MFA students Leslie Barlow and Christopher Selleck will be featured in the upcoming Made Here exhibition. 

Jonathon Miles

On Monday night, students gathered 'round for MCAD's annual Thanksgiving Feast and talked about their own holiday traditions.

MCAD Art Sale Purchase

Last weekend, MCAD opened its doors for the 18th Annual MCAD Art Sale.

Mcad tattoo

Creative works of art flow through the MCAD student body!

Work by Jodi Reeb-Myers

Jodi Reeb ’95 will be opening up her studio for a holiday art sale.

Adam Garcia, photo by Margaret Jacobsen

Adam Garcia ’06 sat down with The Great Discontent to talk about his successful career as a graphic designer.

Illustration for the Harry Potter series by Mary GrandPré

Mary GrandPré ’05, best known for her work with the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, will be speaking at the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library.

Ashley Akpaka Banner

Bobby Rogers ’14 has been featured in AfroPunk for his latest photo series titled Ghost.

Floating Tamarack Bog

Reid Thorpe ’97 has opened a solo exhibition titled Trail Views at Ames Center in Burnsville, Minnesota. 

"I needed a place to put some things that we weren’t allowed to talk about"

Lucy Mink Covello ’95, MFA, was recently interviewed by arts and culture blog Hyperallergic.

dandona and kohl

The secret is out! Faculty are bringing more hands-on learning materials to students in the classroom.

Raised on Ritalin by Tyler Page

Tyler Page ’02, MFA, is featured on Graphic Medicine's podcast.

Work by Lynda Monick-Isenberg

Faculty member Lynda Monick-Isenberg is featured in a group exhibition at the Phipps Center for the Arts.


MCAD faculty member Piotr Szyhalski is expanding his ongoing project Labor Camp by opening a solo exhibition at the Soap Factory titled Three Factory Pieces

Charging station at MCAD

Graduate assistant Heather Peebles recently wrote about charging electric vehicles on MCAD's campus.

Ashley Rades illustration

Illustration majors Alison and Ashley give the inside scoop on illustrating a children's book.

Cast of the Night Alive

MCAD Continuing Education student Sara Richardson has been featured in the Pioneer Press in an article about  Jungle's Night Alive.