MCAD News


Jill Waterhouse

MCAD kicked off the spring 2016 semester with a bang by presenting four new exhibitions and a concert.

GRRRL PRTY Performs at MCAD

Kicking off the new semester with an amazing concert by feminist hip-hop group GRRRL PRTY.

Map of the upcoming Sculpture Garden

The Walker Art Center has some big plans for renovating their sculpture garden and Aaron Spangler ’93 happens to be a part of it.

People's Library

The People's Library is a conscious community of student artists that is creating positive change within and beyond the walls of MCAD.

Culver with one of her paintings

J.M. Culver ’06 presents her solo exhibition WHERE BACK WHEN in the Gage Gallery at Augsburg College.

Work by Leslie Barlow

Lots of MCADians are being recognized by Minnesota Monthly as the creators of the Best New Art of 2016!

Patch Man, James O'Brien

James O'Brien ’89, James Dryden ’96, and faculty member Jody Williams are featured in the University of Minnesota's student-run newspaper the Minnesota Daily.

Sara Suppan and the Guerrilla Girls, Photo by Nathan Lewis

Sara Suppan ’15 is featured in the Star Tribune in an article about the upcoming Guerrilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover.

Work by Jody Williams

A solo exhibition by faculty member Jody Williams is on view at Augsburg College's Christianson Gallery.

Starvin' Carvists

The Starvin' Carvists, including member Steve Bateman ’99, are featured in an article by culture and entertainment magazine Volume One for their uniquely fantastic snow-carving ways.

Great Places Celebration

This past semester, students in Craig Rice's class partnered with the Sensible Land Use Coalition for their third annual Great Places Celebration.

Robot made in the museum's Cardboard Gallery

Keith Braafladt‎ ’86 has spent his last four Saturdays hosting an event that features lots of cardboard and creativity.

Medium Resolution

In the exhibition Medium Resolution, faculty member Jason Ramey combines his training as a furniture designer with new research into 3D printing techniques. The resulting architectural sculptures contain myriad domestic narratives and create psychologically charged spaces.

Work by Stack and Jenkins

MCAD faculty member Valerie Jenkins and Laura Stack have an exhibition at the Rosalux Gallery titled New Work. 

How to Talk about Art

MCAD Continuing Education offers night, weekend, and online art and design classes designed to match the personal and career interests of students of all ages, levels, and backgrounds.

Student Exhibition at The Nicollet

At the end of the Fall 2015 Semester, several students in Gudrun Lock’s Ideation and Process class chose to showcase their final projects at The Nicollet café on Eat Street, just a few blocks from MCAD.

Sarina Brewer Pink Squirel

Sarina Brewer ’93 has been profiled by Crave for her "creepy-cute" rogue taxidermy.

Work by Chad Rutter

Debris Field shows off Rutter's dynamic drawings that explore individual and cultural fascination with natural disasters.

Patricia Jacques

Current student Patricia Jacques has been awarded the DesignAShirt.com Creative Excellence in Graphic Design & Marketing Intelligence Scholarship.

Kate Worum

Britni West ’08, Sean Connaughty ’89, and Kate Worum ’11 have been named Artists of the Year by City Pages.

Comic panel by George Folz

George Folz ’10 is featured on the Guardian for his year-long project #darthdays.

Nixie Trierweiler, 11 years from Mpls

For the past thirty-seven years, the Star Tribune has hosted the Oh, You Turkey! art contest for children.

Spatial Strategies

Faculty member Ben Moren discusses his new app project on Forecast Public Art.

MCBA's 2015 Winter Book

In celebration of Minnesota Center for Book Arts' thirtieth anniversary, their annual Winter Book features the writings of their artist community, including faculty members Karen Wirth and Jody Williams.

New MCAD MFA Gallery and Studios

The MFA program is moving closer to MCAD's main campus!