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Minneapolis, MN — September 2017 —The Minneapolis College of Art and Design MFA program is pleased to present De/Coding, the fall exhibition showcasing the work of first- and second-year MFA students. Presenting a variety of disciplines including photography, painting, animation, printmaking, illustration, sculpture, and graphic design, the exhibition features work by twenty-six artists and designers. It will take place in the program’s spacious new studio and gallery space, right up the street from MCAD’s main campus.

De/Coding explores the structures of communication in art and the connections between ideas, artworks, and perceptions to encourage dialogue. 

Event: MCAD’s Fall MFA Exhibition
Location: MCAD MFA Studios and Gallery 2201 1st A ve S, Minneapolis, MN (Gallery entrance on Stevens Avenue)
Reception: Friday, September 8, 6:00-9:00 p.m. including a performance from 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: September 2, 3, and 9, 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: September 9, 4:00 p.m.
Who: Free and open to the public


  • Alanna Stapleton
  • Anika Schneider
  • Binbin Shen
  • Cassandra Cook
  • Clarissa Odin
  • Donna Meyer
  • Grace Olson
  • Hallie Bahn
  • Heather Lamanno
  • Jennifer Jurgens
  • Jessica Welhaf
  • Jodie Burke
  • Jonathan Aller
  • Libby Wiswall
  • Maria Castillo
  • Mike Moen
  • Rachael Bonebright
  • Reza Nejati-Namin
  • Sherry Muyuan He
  • Shun Yong
  • Sishir Bommakanti
  • Wenjin Yao
  • William Jiang
  • Xiaojie Liu
  • Yijun Zheng
  • Yuanzhou Qian
  • Yuchen Zhang
  • Zoe Cinel