Natasha Pestich (Adjunct Faculty, Fine Arts) has work featured in "Art Formerly Known As Prints," the winter cooperative exhibition at Highpoint Center for Printmaking. The exhibition opened on December 7, 2012 and runs through January 26, 2013.
Quodlibetica's Constellation 22 again featured a lineup of MCAD staff, faculty, and alumni. Faculty and founder Lightsey Darst, staff member Jenna Westrick, and alum Katelyn Farstad were among the contributors.
A story on the MCAD Art Sale was featured on BoingBoing, one of the world’s most read blogs. BoingBoing receives more monthly page views than the websites of all regional newspapers and most national newspapers. The article also links to the Star Tribune story about the entrepreneurial success of MCAD artists.
Tom Garrett is part of a group exhibition at the Katherine E. Nashgallery at the Regis Center for Art. Minnesota Funk. a group exhibition that playfully explores the diverse side of Minnesota culture kicks off the 10th anniversary year. The public reception was on December 6 at the Regis Center.
A blog post by Jim Keefe (Adjunct Faculty, Design) on the business of cartooning was highlighted by The Beat, the news blog of comic culture. The Beat is listed as one of the twenty-five best blogs of 2012 by Time online.
Matthew Plumstead ‘08 was interviewed in Dwell, a magazine on modern design and architecture. The interview focused on his Integrated Workstation project, which won a Red Dot award for best design concept.
Erin Moren ‘07 and Nate Moren ‘08 are the co-owners, designers, and fabricators of Tandem Made, a Minneapolis based custom design and build studio. They are excited to announce the launch of their new website designed by Justin McKinley ‘10 and developed by Tyler Stefanich ‘09. Visit the Tandem Made site at tandemmade.com.
Tom Garrett created illustrations about the executive chef of the White House and the Obama family for the December 2012 issue of Food Network Magazine. Garret’s seven illustrations are based on the process of creating the holiday gingerbread house.
A new digital magazine called MPLSzine has been coordinated and produced by MPLS Collective. Several MCAD alumni and students have been involved in the production and have submitted content to the zine, including Julian Howley, faculty member Robert Algeo, and Clarissa Hamilton, who is the layout Director for the zine.
Matthew K. Berg was recently hired by MN Film and TV as their new Production Services Manager. Most recently, Berg worked as assistant to producer Christine Walker on the indie feature, Stay Then Go, which was shot on location in Minneapolis in September.
Escaping Logik was a solo exhibition presented at Fine Art in Space by Brooklyn-based artist Anthony Pugh ’02. Pugh presented acrylic painted works, as well as over 100 watercolor pieces. In conjunction with his new work, he is releasing a limited edition sketchbook entitled Escaping Logik.