MCAD News


Studying Abroad in Florence, Italy

Jenna Graham shares what it's like to study abroad in Florence, Italy, including learning more about the Renaissance, having loads of studio time, and dealing with language barriers.

Crockett at the Nobles County Art Center

George Crockett ’62 has returned to his home town of Worthington to show off his work.

Amanda Lovelee stands in front of her pop-up meetings mobile

After Amanda Lovelee ’10, MFA, realized that city planners had limited time to meet one-on-one with residents for feedback at public meetings, she decided it was time to bring the meetings to the residents.

Creating and Running Your Own Business at MCAD

In a hands-on approach to studying business, students in Creating and Running A Business produce mock business plans with the option of making these plans a reality.

Incoming student Isaac Passwater

Incoming student Isaac Passwater is featured on the Daily Inter Lake's website.

Food provided by the campaign and the University of Columbia, MO

Miranda Rensch ’09 happened to be in Nepal when the earthquake hit and now is looking to help.

Painting party with Nokomis Healthy Seniors and Roosevelt High students

Greta McLain ’12, MFA, is making headlines for her mural that will be displayed on the Folwell Performing Arts Magnet School.

2015 Auction at MCAD

During Friday night's annual art party, guests bid on art while supporting MCAD students and alumni.

Dakota Hoska ’12 is featured in this month's issue of Minnesota Women's Press

Anders Nilsen

Faculty member Anders Nilsen sat down with Marc Sobel of The Comics Journal to discuss his early life, current work in comics, and teaching at MCAD.

Hannah Brown's work at Spyhouse

Current student Hannah Brown is the second MCAD student this spring to have artwork on display at our favorite neighborhood coffee shop, Spyhouse.

Nehemiah Nesheim with his winning poster, Beertopia

Current student Nehemiah Nesheim's poster was chosen as the winner of Summit Brewery's First Impressions Poster Contest.

Emily Bartz in Brighton

Emily Bartz shares some insight into her experience in Brighton, England, discussing local customs, how it feels to be there, and what she's learned so far.

2015 Spring Commencement

The Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis.

HOTTEA's technicolor pool

HOT TEA's (aka Eric Rieger ’07) technicolor swimming pool is featured on Colossal.

Posting for Itinerant Objects: New Wood Sculpture

Stephen Klassen ’09, MFA, announces the upcoming exhibition Itinerant Objects: New Wood Sculpture.

Alex Worre and Dan Cordell of Solid Manufacturing Co.

Erin Moren ’07, Nate Moren ’08, and Alex Worre ’12 are featured in Midwest Home's Best of the Twin Cities list.

Justitia Omnibus

Faculty member Brad Jirka is featured in CODAmagazine for his Bohemiawerks project Justitia Omnibus.

Bridge by David Goldes

Faculty member David Goldes sits down with Lightsey Darst from MN Artists. 

Photograph by Josh Olson (josh-olson.com)

Current student Josh Olson is this year's Minnesota Center for Book Arts Collegiate Fellowship recipient.

Commencement Ceremony 2015

At the spring 2015 commencement reception, brand-new graduates reflect on their college experiences and excitedly look toward the future.

32 Under 32

Eric Drommerhausen ’07, Carla Zetina-Yglesias ’07, and Matt Lunneborg ’06 are nominated for this year's 32 Under 32.

Twelve Forever poster by Julia Vickerman (juliavickerman.tumblr.com)

Julia Vickerman ’06 recently made a short for Cartoon Network. 

Work by Tom Garrett (tomgarrett.us)

Faculty member Tom Garrett is featured in Giuseppe Castellano's article No, GO to Art School.