MCAD News


Train Cars at North Irving Avenue, Minneapolis, 2014 by Michael Banning ’04, MFA

Michael Banning ’04, MFA, has a string of exhibitions this fall.

Lundin joins two other HATCH Projects Residency artists for this exhibition

Cherith Lundin ’00, MFA, is in her first exhibition with HATCH Projects at the Chicago Artists Coalition, opening tonight.

Diamond Head Slope by David Friedman, courtesy of davidfriedmanart.com

David Friedman ’65 has three paintings featured in 36 Views of Leahi, an exhibition curated by master artist Masami Taraoka.

Thumbs up (we must be living right) By Andy DuCett

Faculty member Andy DuCett's drawing Thumbs up (we must be living right) has been added to the permanent collection at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Philagrafika features artists from all disciplines

Faculty members Natasha Pestich and Dennis Lo are featured in the exhibition Philagrafika: 10 Years of Innovative Printmaking. 

Tom Garrett's illustration for

Faculty member Tom Garrett created the illustration for the debate Why Do Women Pay More than Men for the SAME Haircut? for UPFRONT Magazine.

Textile

MCAD students describe their favorite mediums, including textiles, photography, painting, and animation.

Dr. Jessica M. Dandona will be presenting a paper next month

Faculty member Dr. Jessica M. Dandona is gearing up for an upcoming trip to Texas where she will be a presenter at a conference.

Natural spaces are the subject of Kristen Lowe’s recent documentary.

Kristen Lowe ’88 is speaks about her recent documentary Painting the Place Between in Southwest Metro Magazine.

Spangler working on the woodcuts for the exhibition

Aaron Spangler ’93 will be presenting work at Highpoint Edition—an invitational collaboration between Highpoint Center for Printmaking and selected artists.

My Heart Wanders Back to You by Melissa Loop

View the latest paintings by Melissa Loop ’95 in the exhibition Seize

Artwork by Sundstrom-Gramer, courtesy of www.marysundstromart.com

Former student Mary Sundstrom-Gramer has been honored by the Albuquerque Art Business Association for excelling in arts and giving back to the community. She is one of eight outstanding artists referred to as "Local Treasures."

Iman Raad, Ficciones Typografika 100–102 (72”x36”). Installed on October 17, 201

Faculty member Erik Brandt's Ficciones Typografika project just won't quit racking up publicity. The much-beloved gallery-in-an-alleyway project has been featured in a number of printed and digital publications on a local to international scale since its inception more than a year ago.

Robin Schwartzman and Tom Loftus will review golf courses around the world

Faculty member Robin Schwartzman and her partner Tom Loftus have been invited to Doha, Qatar, this November to work with students and faculty in the design and fabrication of a mini golf course for the festival Tasmeem Doha.

Ben Currie

In honor of National Arts in Education Week, students and alumni talk about their favorite art instructors.

Lisa Kill

Did you know that MCAD's walls are always available to install and showcase student work?

Mark Mallman will defend a secret movie tonight

Mark Mallman ’95 is the September host of Trylon microcinema's The Defenders series.

Jamie Thomas

Student Reporter Jamie Thomas is a senior fine arts studio major.

Sarah Wieben's The Nature of Trees is on display at Gallery 360

Faculty member Sarah Wieben currently has an exhibition on view at Gallery 360.

Sand Wash Basin by Jill Mudge ’78

Jill Mudge ’78 is displaying some of her latest photography in the exhibit Horses of the West this month at the Rodgers Memorial Library.

Glow-in-the-dark buttons designed by Chase Van Weerdhuizen

Faculty member Brett Smith created cute ice cream buttons in hopes of easing the nerves of incoming students at MCAD fall orientation. The buttons were such a hit that they were featured on Busy Beaver Button Company's website.

CreativeMornings theme artwork by Erin Jang

Tess O'Connor ’10 has been working as project manager for the Twin Cities chapter of the international lecture series Creative Mornings.

Paige Guggemos ’10 founded the Pizza Club with Chris Cloud

Pizza connoisseurs Paige Guggemos ’10 and Chris Cloud have started a very special club dedicated to the popular treat.

Unicorn Empire, founded by Amber Whitney ’09, creates fandom–inspired apparel

Amber Whitney ’09, founder of Unicorn Empire, has been featured on Hypable.

Barb Schlulz was a featured artist at the MN State Fair

Faculty member Barb Schulz was a resident artist at this year's Minnesota State Fair.