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Alumni Newsletter: September 2015

  Alumni Newsletter – a community of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee School of Art and Layton School of Art alumni –      September 2015 MIAD’s New Catalog Designed by Alumni    Stacey Steinberg...
New exhibits celebrate alumni work at Fall Gallery Night Oct. 16

New exhibits celebrate alumni work at Fall Gallery Night Oct. 16

From digital-media to traditional still life paintings, MIAD alumni and faculty offer a diverse range of works with two exhibit openings during Fall Gallery Night. Opening Friday, Oct. 16, Motion 15: A Juried Alumni Media Exhibition explores the diversity of...
Motion 15 brings digital-media works to MIAD

Motion 15 brings digital-media works to MIAD

MIAD alumni create digital-media works that examine the diversity of motion-based media in Motion 15: A Juried Alumni Media Exhibition. The exhibit features 16 MIAD alumni from a variety of majors, each creating a unique motion-based digital media work that expresses...
Traditional Korean papermaking is celebrated at Villa Terrace

Traditional Korean papermaking is celebrated at Villa Terrace

Hanji, a Korean handmade paper that has been known to last more than a thousand years, is celebrated at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, October 9 – January 3. Three artists from Korea and five Milwaukee artists come together in an exhibit celebrating the art...
Milagros Ramirez gains valuable experience in GM internship

Milagros Ramirez gains valuable experience in GM internship

Industrial Design senior Milagros Ramirez spent her summer putting her hard-earned knowledge to good use.  Ramirez completed a coveted internship with General Motors after working with the company during the MIAD/GM collaboration last year.  In...
Japanese Design Today 100 Makes a Stop at MIAD

Japanese Design Today 100 Makes a Stop at MIAD

Everyday products can offer tremendous insight into a culture, providing a glimpse of what everyday life may entail.  The Japanese Design Today 100 traveling exhibition allows viewers to explore 100 works that represent Japanese product design, ranging from innovative...
The Naked Truth opens October 16 at MIAD

The Naked Truth opens October 16 at MIAD

Artist group “Boy Heavy, Girls Welcome” has deep roots in the MIAD community. Several core group members, Chris Andrews ’91 (Sculpture), Pete Schassler ’90 (Painting), Todd Dakins ’95 (Illustration) and Troy Tatlock ’92 (Painting), met while students at MIAD....

Aeron Knutson

Aeron KnutsonAssoc. AIA, Interior Designer Aeron has spent a lifetime designing spaces. Born in Boulder, Colorado, Aeron moved with his family over 15 times in 15 years, living in Washington, Utah, California, Florida, Illinois and Wisconsin. Every time he arrived in...

Alumni Profile: Serafima Kovalevskaya ’13

Serafima Kovalevskaya BFA Interior Architecture and Design | 2013 Communication Design Minor Associate Designer Starbucks Coffee Company Seattle, Washington Serafima Kovalevskaya currently holds an associate designer position on the Licensed Store Development team at...

Alumni Profile: Michael Vollrath ’14

Michael Vollrath BFA Interior Architecture and Design | 2014 Intern Architect Hospitality Interiors Group of HKS, Inc. Dallas, Texas Shortly after graduating from MIAD, Michael Vollrath landed an Intern Architect position within the Hospitality Interiors group of HKS,...

Alumni Profiles: Ben Husnick ’10 & Arthur Talayko ’11

Ben Husnick BFA Interior Architecture and Design | 2010 Arthur Talayko BFA Industrial Design | 2011 Founders, Designers and Fabricators The Good Land Studio Milwaukee, Wisconsin A few years after graduating from MIAD with an interest in furniture and building, Ben...