Streaks, colors, shapes and more! With summer sadly gone and fall now in full swing, I wanted to see what new looks students were coming up with.

Knight Arts Challenge

MCAD staff and alumni are among forty Knight Arts Challenge winners.

Winners were selected based on the criteria of making art accessible in St. Paul, "bringing it more deeply into the city's neighborhoods and engaging and enriching the lives of the people who live there." Together, the awards total $1.29 million.

Work by Abbi A Allan, courtesy of her website (

Abbi Allan ’08, MFA, is featured in an exhibition at the Larson Art Gallery.

Student Kim

MCAD students recently showed off their acting chops in The Monologues.

2014/15 Jerome Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition

“Every exhibition here seems to have a good turnout; I feel like my life can only improve by going to these things.”

Vikings Stadium Art

Congratulations to our many students and alumni whose work will be displayed at the new U.S. Bank Vikings Stadium!

Erik Brandt

MCAD's Chair of Design Erik Brandt will be presenting at the upcoming AIGA Design Conference in New Orleans. 

Culvers Victory

J.M. Culver ’06 has created two large-scale paintings titled The Fight and Victory. Commissioned by the Glass Foundation, Culver began the paintings after doing research on Aeries, Nike, symbolism, and victory over cancer.

Work by Shana Kaplow

MCAD faculty member Lynda Monick-Isenberg and her former student, Shannon Brunette, also a teacher/artist, have launched The Drawing Project: Making Our Mark.

Ana Sofia Gomez

Entrepreneurial studies student Ana Sofia Gomez was recently nominated as a Super Intern.

Work by Yevak

MFA student Eric Yevak is in a show this month and will be opening a new exhibition next month as well.

Work by Julie Buffalohead (

Julie Buffalohead ’95 has been collaborating with the Highpoint Center for Printmaking for her latest exhibition at the Rochester Art Center.

Full Fashion Panic Models

Meet five up-and-coming fashion designers who showcased their looks at Full Fashion Panic, part of the Mechademia Conference on Popular Asian Cultures.

Work by Madison Elyse Rubenstein (

Madison Elyse Rubenstein ’13 participated in a live painting event at the Mall of America yesterday.

Gaming Graphic

The Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures is a provocative and intriguing event for those who are curious about Japanese animation.

Euclide work

View work by Gregory Euclide '08 in Telescope, an exhibition at the Instinct Art Gallery.

Batgirl by Jessica Burke, courtesy of

Emily Sheehan ’06, MFA, will be the judge for Jacksonville State University's show Ley Lines.

East Side, 2015, by Rod Massey

Rod Massey ’71 is featured in an exhibition at Groveland Gallery.

The studio space of Robert Koehler

MCAD's first president Robert Koehler is featured in a MinnPost article about Minneapolis's early art scene.

Foundation 3D Projects

This week I explored the world of Foundation 3D with Brad Jirka. The students were finally able to put their hard work on display outside of auditorium 150 for their first critique.

Jay Coogan

The fall semester at MCAD is well underway and it is great to have the campus filled with our students’ energy again.

Transfigure by Michal Sagar

Michal Sagar '96 will be opening the exhibition season at Schaefer Gallery on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus with The Beginning of the Third Dream.

Dan Lund

Dan Lund '89 returns to MCAD and shares wisdom from his success at Disney and his own personal endeavors.