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A man who could ‘see into people’ (Kenosha News)

George Pollard was unique as a portrait artist, prolific in his craft and yet so personable his subjects were able to relax and reveal themselves as naturally as possible, according to art aficionados and historians who remember the man and his many works. George...

Coffman honored for leadership in art (Stevens Point Journal)

An accomplished artist, author, musician, songwriter and educator from Jefferson will receive the Laird Youth Leadership Foundation Award for Leadership in Art on Monday, April 21, at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Terrence Coffman, former president of the...

Cedar Marie & Shana McCaw in Beloit

Foundations faculty members Cedar Marie and Shana McCaw have had work accepted into the 51st Beloit and Vicinity Show at the Wright Museum of Art. (McCaw will be exhibiting work with her husband/collaborator Brent Budsberg.) The show will run May 16 to July 17. The...

Natalie Schraufnagel at IDSA Midwest

Natalie Schraufnagel made a presentation on her senior portfolio to more than 350 professional educators and students at the IDSA Midwest confernce at the Marriott Plaza in Kansas City, KS, on April 5, 2008. Download the presentation (PDF format) To download and read...

State announces major arts education initiative

Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton announced on March 28, 2008, at MIAD a new task force on arts and creativity in education, convened to ensure that Wisconsin has the creative workforce and entrepreneurial talent needed for in the 21st century global economy. “I...

Creative Fusion 2008

Creative Fusion returns for a sold-out success The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design’s Creative Fusion fundraiser returned as a sold-out success on May 3 to benefit scholarships at Wisconsin’s only independent college of art and design. Download the news...

2008 Senior Exhibition

Milwaukee’s largest and most eagerly awaited spring show – MIAD’s 2008 Senior Exhibition – opens Gallery Night, Friday, April 18, 5 – 9 p.m. The exhibition celebrates the innovative works of 145 artists and designers representing the college’s 11 Bachelor of...