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Alumni Success: Barb Paulini Nelson ’88

From Print to Products: How One Designer Communicates. attended Nicolet High School, Glendale, WI | graduated 1988, BFA Graphic Design (now Communication Design) served as an Art Director for 12 years before opening her own business Barb Paulini Nelson “An...

Vital Technology | Oct. 17 – Dec. 6

On view in the Frederick Layton Gallery through December 6, Vital Technology features eight interactive installations by Bryan Cera and Nathaniel Stern. Artist Talks – Wednesday, October 29, 6 p.m.Marisa Olson & Jennifer Chan Olson is a new media artist,...

Re-Imagined Events bring artifacts back to life

Re-Imagined Events, a series of events created by Nate Pyper ’12, launched Gallery Night, Friday, October 17, as part of the student-curated Re-Imagining – Re-Imaging, on view in the Brooks Stevens Gallery. All events are free and open to the public,...

Alumni Success: Martin Wasserman ’04

Learning to See. attended Nicolet High School, Glendale, WI graduated 2004, BFA Photography currently a freelance photographer: www.martinwasserman.com Martin Wasserman “MIAD taught me how to see the world differently, it taught me the ins-and-outs of the art...

Alumni Success: Linnéa Spransy ’01

Growing Ideas. graduated 1998, BFA Drawing, 2001, MFA Yale School of Art currently a studio artist: www.linneagabriella.com “I have, it would seem, an omnivorous curiosity…” Linnéa Spransy comes from a self-described “very colorful clan”...

Alumni Success: Steve Sorrentino ’02

Looking for Connections: Finding Collaborations. attended Zion-Benton Township High School, Zion, IL | graduated 2002, BFA Printmaking Project Manager at Abbott’s Creative Network   The following interview was conducted while Steve was working for Flux...

Alumni Profile: Jeremy Shamrowicz ’98

An Urban Innovator. graduated 1998, BFA double-major, Industrial Design + Sculpture, minored in Illustration currently President + Co-Owner of Flux Design www.thinkflux.com   Jeremy Shamrowicz “Everybody comes to MIAD for the same reason, they’ve got...

Alumni Success: Matt Obrakta ’05

Drawing Through The Lens. attended Bloomington High School, North Bloomington, IN graduated 2005, BFA Photography currently starting his own business Matt Obrakta “When I started at MIAD, I saw the majors as very defined, and almost segregated. Later, especially...

Alumni Success: Katie Musolff ’04

Painting Colorful Life Stories. attended West Allis Central High School, West Allis, WI | graduated 2004, BFA Painting currently a studio painter: www.katiemusolff.com   Katie Musolff “MIAD was the first place where people put value on intuition.” Q....

Alumni Success: Allyson Mellberg Taylor ’00

Continual Learning. attended J.I. Case High School Racine, WI graduated 2000, BFA Painting, minor in Printmaking | 2004, MFA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill currently works as a teacher + professional artist.   Allyson Mellberg Taylor “I loved...

Alumni Success: Tony Matelli ’93

Reality. Replicated (sort of). born in Chicago, IL | graduated 1993, BFA Sculpture, 1995, MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art currently a studio artist in NYC: tonymatelli.com “…it’s just real enough…” “Tony Matelli is a trickster, a...

Alumni Profile: Tony Matelli ’93

Reality. Replicated (sort of). born in Chicago, IL | graduated 1993, BFA Sculpture, 1995, MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art currently a studio artist in NYC: tonymatelli.com “…it’s just real enough…” “Tony Matelli is a trickster, a...