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Image: Kyle James ’15
MOTION15: A Juried Alumni Media Exhibit
MIAD alumni of all majors are invited to submit a motion-based digital media piece that expresses how time-based media functions within their own creative endeavors. This exhibition will showcase the diversity of motion-based creative works in a variety of fine art and design disciplines. Among the many possibilities are narrative and abstract videos, video installation, motion graphics, motion-based web design, animation and 3D motion imaging. Submissions should be recent accomplishments and should not have been featured in a previous alumni show.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Kim Miller (Chair of Fine Art, MIAD), Jamal Curry (Associate Professor of Fine Art, MIAD) and Monica Obniski (Demmer Curator of 20th and 21st Century Design, Milwaukee Art Museum) as the jurors for this show.
Work will be on view October 16 – December 5, 2015 in MIAD’s Frederick Layton Gallery, with an opening reception on Friday, October 16, 5 – 9 p.m., Fall Gallery Night. Best in Show will be awarded.
Jessie Spiess’09 is part of the group show “Haha…No! The Joke Was On Me the Whole Time?” at HQHQ Project Space in Portland, OR. The show is on view June 5 – July 28.
Katie Musolff ’04 recently showed at the Lakefront Festival of the Arts in Milwaukee on June 19-21. She will also be featured in the Des Moines Art Festival in Iowa from June 26-28, and the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair in Michigan from July 15-18.
Senior Industrial Designer Steve Hyma ’09 and Manager of Industrial Design Scott Bublitz ’99 were featured on Fox6Now as the reporter interviewed and toured the corporate headquarters of Milwaukee Tool.
Alexander is also showing at Gallery 224 as part of “Fur, Fins & Feathers.” The exhibition runs through July 25.
Photo by Devin Arch ’10
Collin Schipper ’11 and Emmanuel Fritz ’12 have received a fellowship for Bass Structures: the Mark of Sound from the Pittsburgh Technology Council to attend Create 2015, a festival celebrating the cross section between visual art and innovative technology. Like their Facebook page to see live updating of how the festival progresses.
Michael Meyer ’05, senior director of design and development at Granite Gear, is a recipient of the prestigious ‘SGB 40 Under 40’ Award (pg.32) from Sporting Goods Business Magazine.
Michael DelGaudio ’01, design director at San Francisco-based Frog, is featured in Forbes for working on a new U.N. project to simplify and streamline access to important data in disaster relief situations.
Alex Groh’s’11 company Muddy Water Press just celebrated its one-year anniversary of business in Davenport, IA. Muddy Water Press will be moving into a larger shop space, providing screen printing services focused purely for artists.
The new uniform design is also getting ESPN press as “it instantly transforms the Bucks into one of the NBA’s sharper-looking teams.”
Veronica Ceci’99 is one of two American artists who have been accepted into the International Biennial Festival of Portraiture.
“Encroaching Darkness (Subway II),” a full stone lithograph by Ceci, is currently on view at the Texas National 2015 at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, TX. Other exhibitions this year include, Ink! at the Silpe Gallery in Hartford, CT and PrintTX at the Nicole Longnecker Gallery in Houston.
Ceci was also honored to win a second place award in the printmaking category at the annual Arts in Harmony exhibition at the Sherburne County Government Center in Elk River, MN. Additionally, she has pieces featured in the upcoming issues of Studio Visitand Lunch Ticket Magazines.
Her solo exhibition, “Expanded Icons,” focuses on a full wall installation interpreting survey data and opens Saturday, July 25 at the Bone Black Gallery.
Do you have any news or updates you would like to share with the ALUMNI ASSOCIATION? Send them to Annie Hyma,
Manager of Alumni Engagement & Development Events.
Are you willing to engage with a current MIAD student through critique? Are you willing to mentor a student who is pursuing a degree in your field of expertise? Are you looking for a way to reconnect with MIAD in a fulfilling and creative way? If so please contact Annie Hyma, Manager of Alumni Engagement & Development Events, to learn more and get involved in MIAD’s new Alumni Mentoring Program.