Still from Britni West's Tired Moonlight

Several MCADians will be showing works in the 34th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, which opens this Friday.

Dawn Beacon working with a student

Dawn Beacon ’95 recently spent a morning creating art with Stone Creek Charter School students.

Hyper Vigilant by Shirl Chouinard, courtesy of

The Winona State University CLASP Lecture Series is hosting Violence Against Women and Children: A Challenge for Sustainable Human Development with Shirl Chouinard ’93 tonight.

PowerPlays by Rachel Knoll

Rachel Knoll ’13 is working with designer Meredith Oberg ’13 on a new Kickstarter campaign and would love your support!

Work from AOV6 at the Soap Factory

Faculty member Daniel Dean is featured in the exhibition Art(ists) on the Verge (AOV6) at the Soap Factory.

Ascher Studio

Read on for an exclusive tour of fine arts studio major Ascher Sinkkonen's studio!

Vintage Milwaukee bus passes

Faculty member Kindra Murphy is featured in the article Farewell to Milwaukee's Classic, Hand-Crafted Bus Passes on CityLab.

George Morrison

One of the many exciting places to visit around the Twin Cities is the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. The center is a huge building located just on the outskirts of downtown, and within view of the massive St. Paul Cathedral.

Posting for New Appropriations, presented by Triple Canopy and Revolver

Faculty member Lara Rodriguez will speak during this year's Association of Writers Conference.

Window by Jaron Childs

Former student Jaron Childs is featured in the exhibition How to Make a World.

Ken Sakurai with the 2015 Summit Prohibition Repeal Poster

Ken Sakurai ’98 designed the latest Summit Prohibition Repeal poster for Summit Beer.

Faculty member Ed Charbonneau and his studio mate Jeremy Szopinski worked with Hastings High School art students and their teacher to paint and design the school's new mural.

Work by Song Yer Thao

We Are Hmong Minnesota, an exhibition currently on view at the Minnesota History Center, involves Sieng Lee ’14, MFA, Song Yer Thao '11, MFA, and Pao Houa Her ’09.

Professor Emeritus Ruth Voights

Professor Emeritus Ruth Voights will be a guest speaker at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for CreativeMornings/Minneapolis.


Spring break is finally here! Can you believe it?

Work by artist Aaron Marx

The Drawing Project (co-directed by faculty members Lynda Monick-Isenberg and Shannon Brunette) will be hosting Endless Drawing + Hydroelectricity at the Guthrie Theater with artist Aaron Marx.

The Original Selfie, An MCAD Alumni Event

Celebrating a much-loved faculty member and an exciting annual competition!

Little Dickins by Wanda Seamster, courtesy of

Wanda Seamster ’71 has been appointed to the Springfield Arts Commission in Oregon after recently moving from Alaska.

Seed lead artist Ta-Coumba Aiken

Former student Ta-Coumba Aiken is one of the lead artists for the John Biggers Seed Project (Seed).

Posting for Living Future 2015

Faculty member Denise DeLuca will be co-facilitating a workshop at the Living Future 2015 un-conference Thursday, April 2.

MCAD Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day gives potential students an insider's look at MCAD facilities and an opportunity to tour the campus!

Aaron Draplin

Aaron Draplin ’00, founder of Draplin Design Co., will share career insights with Springfield Creatives members and the general public during his “Tall Tales from a Large Man” presentation at Missouri State University on March 26.

Sculpture by Ellen Gagner

A jury comprising all MCAD fine arts sculpture faculty members has selected current students Sloan Armstrong, Ellen Gagner, and Cassandra Rebman as nominees for this year's International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award competition.

Charissa Roby

Current student Charissa Roby is featured on Isanti County News.