Minneapolis, MN—August 2018—The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) is pleased to be spotlighting the art and research undertaken by both full- and part-time faculty in the 2018 MCAD Faculty Biennial. This year more than fifty faculty members in the college’s Arts Entrepreneurship, Design, Fine Arts, Media Arts, and Liberal Arts Departments will be participating in an exhibition in the Main and Concourse Galleries and presenting papers, film screenings, performances, and readings as part of a Faculty Forum Series in Auditorium 140.

The wide variety of media and formats will showcase the breadth of the faculty’s expertise and offer audience members multiple opportunities to visit MCAD’s campus.

A special one-hour screening during the Sunday, September 7 reception will include an animated trilogy by Tom Schroeder titled bike trip, a short experimental film by Jason Coyle titled Same Bare Place, and a film by Sam Hoolihan titled Expanding the Frame: Stasis and Motion.

Throughout Campus August 24–September 23, 2018

Opening Reception

Friday, September 7, 6:00-9:00 p.m. with special screenings by Tom Schroeder, Jason Coyle, and Sam Hoolihan beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Auditorium 150.

Faculty Forum Series Schedule of Events

Events take place at noon unless otherwise noted

Tuesday, September 11, 12:00 p.m., Auditorium 140 Stephen Rueff (Arts Entrepreneurship Department) – Panel Discussion
Wednesday, September 12, 12:00 p.m., Auditorium 140 Jen Caruso (Liberal Arts Department) – Presentation Frenchy Lunning (Liberal Arts Department) - Presentation
Thursday, September 13, 12:00 p.m., Emeritus Gallery 215 Katherine Turczan (Media Arts Department) – Presentation
Friday, September 14, 12:00 p.m., Auditorium 140 George Hoagland (Liberal Arts Department) – Presentation
Monday, September 17, 12:00 p.m., Auditorium 140 Arlene Birt (Arts Entrepreneurship Department) – Presentation
Tuesday, September 18, 12:00 p.m., Auditorium 140 A. Rafael Johnson (Liberal Arts Department) – Reading
Thursday, September 20, 12:00 p.m., Auditorium 140 Gerald Ronning (Liberal Arts Department) – Workshop/Performance
Thursday, September 20, 6:30 p.m., Black Studio Piotr Szyhalski (Media Arts Department) – Performance
Friday, September 21, 12:00 p.m., Auditorium 140 Anna Chisholm (Liberal Arts Department) – Presentation

Participating Faculty:

  • Abbi Allan 
  • Betsy Alwin 
  • Jaime Anderson 
  • Michael Banning 
  • Arlene Birt 
  • Raina Belleau 
  • Kelsey Bosch 
  • Jen Caruso 
  • Ed Charbonneau
  • Anna Chisholm
  • Jason Coyle 
  • Andy Dayton 
  • Genevieve DeLeon 
  • Shannon Estlund 
  • Gretchen Gasterland-Gustafsson 
  • John Gaunt 
  • Shannon Gilley 
  • Regan Golden-McNerney 
  • George Hoagland
  • Emily Hoisington 
  • Sam Hoolihan 
  • Jan Jancourt 
  • Brad Jirka 
  • A. Rafael Johnson
  • Gudrun Lock 
  • Frenchy Lunning 
  • George Mahoney 
  • Paula McCartney 
  • Lynda Monick-Isenberg 
  • Ben Moren 
  • Alison Nowak 
  • David Novak 
  • Jim O’Brien 
  • Rob Perez 
  • Sarah Petersen 
  • Nicholas Rivers
  • Gerald Ronning 
  • Stephen Rueff 
  • Gabriel Ruegg 
  • Tom Schroeder 
  • Ben Severns 
  • Rik Sferra 
  • Kristin Solid 
  • Piotr Szyhalski 
  • Jody Williams
  • Jacob Yeates 

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to visual arts education and is home to more than 750 students and offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and continuing education classes for all ages.