MCAD News


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.

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."