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Students pursue yearlong Compassion project with GEHC

It was challenging to come up with ideas for something so out of the ordinary…. It really got me thinking of how our problem-solving skills that we develop through art can apply to many other fields of study. And that was the most awe-inspiring moment…...

Open Canvas 2012

Good Knight presented the 11th Open Canvas on Saturday, November 24, from 6-11 p.m. in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. Guests watched over 80 artists create paintings in a single day, with all work up for auction. Open Canvas is held in memory of William Joel...

Students, alumni dominate at Milwaukee 99

Students and alumni took home multiple medals and merit awards at the Milwaukee 99 United Adworkers Awards Show, dominating in many categories. Josh Rickun ’13 (Communication Design) was named the Student Winner, receiving Gold for his “Cafeteria...

Shawn Simmons featured in 1000 Artists’ Books

Faculty member Shawn K. Simmons had one of her artist’s books chosen for a book art compendium, “1000 Artists’ Books: Exploring the Book as Art,” by Sandra Salamony. Simmons’ book is featured on page 245.     Top image: 1000...

Designing Desire explores influence of marketing

Designing Desire: The Cultural Effects of Marketing, examines marketing’s influence on creating, promoting and perpetuating cultural norms and its social impact on specific groups of people. The exhibition is on view October 8, 2012, through February 9, 2013, in...

MIAD Creativity Series – Nov. 15

“I’ve visited many art and design schools around the world and found an atmosphere and confidence at MIAD that are unique… Students have a clear and well-deserved sense of themselves and their work, and that is a rare thing.” Mark Rios, FAIA,...

ID senior lights up national challenge with zinc

Industrial Design student Amber Petrouske ’13 was recently named one of three winners from among 100 in the national InterZinc Zinc Challenge. The surprising inspiration behind her winning design – Elite Cleat – was a family camping trip....