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MIAD has ‘Wright’ presence

MIAD associate professors Will Pergl and Lynn Tomaszewski were both selected as judges for the 53rd Annual Beloit & Vicinity Exhibition, at Beloit College’s Wright Art Museum. The exhibition runs through July 23 in the courtyard and north gallery. Also at the...

Creative Educators Institute supports yearlong learning

MIAD’s Adult Learning program continues this summer with the Creative Educators’ Institute, an innovative one-week program July 26 – July 30. Highlights include:   Support for teachers’ classroom work through the development of their own portfolio Integration of...

Prof. Jill Sebastian honored as Woman of Influence

Sculpture professor and public art expert Jill Sebastian received a 2010 Woman of Influence Award from the Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee. The newspaper believes she is the first artist to receive the highly selective award. Sebastian was honored in the...

Yi, Thomsen, and Hallblade chosen for 2010 WI Triennial

MIAD professor Jason S. Yi, adjunct faculty member Sonja Thomsen, and alumnus Chad Hallblade (’02) were chosen from a pool of more than 480 applicants to participate in this year’s Wisconsin Triennial, which runs through August 15 at the Madison Museum of...

Prof. Will Pergl showing at Kennedy Center States Gallery

MIAD Associate Professor Will Pergl is showing at the 2010 International VSA Festival: Exhibitions at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC June 6 – 20, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Exhibit is free and open to the public. Trained in both painting and sculpture, artist...

Alumna’s web concept promotes ‘buy local’ for arts

Alumna Valorie Schleicher ’01 (Sculpture) has started a new web-based art advocacy resource for artists and galleries with a goal of promoting local artists. BuyLocalArtWisconsin.com, whose tagline is “Artists Helping Artists Enriching Our...

Internship leads to award-winning logos

Jackie Berndt’s (Communication Design ’10) winning designs for the Milwaukee County Historical Society’s (MCHS) logo design competition were unveiled April 26, 2010 at the society’s annual recognition banquet at the Pfister Hotel, which...

MARN Mentor/Mentee Exhibition

The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) is partnering with MIAD to present the 2010 Mentor/Mentee Exhibition May 27 – June 25 in the college’s Brooks Stevens Gallery. An Opening Reception was held at MIAD Thursday, May 27, from 5 – 9 p.m., with...

2010 Juried Exhibition

Twenty-two outstanding artists and designers show their works in the MIAD 2010 Juried Exhibition, June 8 – July 24, in the college’s Frederick Layton Gallery. MIAD faculty selected the works from the 2010 Senior Exhibition, with two students representing...