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Alumni awarded 2020 Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships

Ck Ledesma (Painting) and Nirmal Raja ’08 (Painting) have received 2020 Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships. Finalists included Phoenix Brown ’19 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) and MIAD instructor Janelle VanderKelen. Read more. 

MIAD students awarded Cream City Foundation scholarships

Three MIAD New Studio Practice: Fine Arts students – Abby Schwab ’22, Sara Moralez ’21 and Michie M ’23 – were recipients of the 2020 LGBTQ+ Scholarship presented by Cream City Foundation. Read more.

IAD students receive international recognition

Four MIAD Interior Architecture and Design students received international recognition for their work in the 2020/21 Juried Drawing Exhibition by the Design Communication Association (DCA). The following students and their designs were reviewed and accepted into the...

MIAD Alum designs 2020 Milwaukee Film Festival poster

Jade Watring ’11 (Illustration) created the campaign art for the 2020 Milwaukee Film Festival. The artwork features technicolor butterflies emerging from chrysalis to represent the film festival transforming to a virtual platform this year. 

Communication Design alum awarded American Web Design Award by GDUSA

Amanda Levinate ’20 (Communication Design) was awarded a professional American Web Design Award by GDUSA for her 2020 Senior Exhibition project called Co- The Together App. The app helps partners overcome communication challenges to better their relationship....

Vanessa Lara ’23 receives scholarship for mask design

Vanessa Lara ’23 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) won the VIVO Masks $1,000 Masquerade Scholarship Design contest with the mask she created celebrating Mardi Gras and “Dia de Los Muertos” in Mexican culture.

MIAD seniors selected for The Grilled Cheese Grant

Three New Studio Practice: Fine Arts seniors were selected as recipients for the fifth annual Grilled Cheese Grant.  Yhazmin Sanders-Sanchez, 2nd place, $500 Maria Alfaro, 3rd place, $400 Nick Drain, 5th place, $285  The grants provide support for seniors working on...

MIAD Alum awarded for Innovative Sign Design

Eric Bailey ’01 (Illustration) took top honors in the Wisconsin Sign Association’s 2019 Sign Design Contest. He won first and second place for brand signs at Saint Kates Arts Hotel and Ironworkers Local 8. Read more. 

MIAD senior receives 2020 SGCI Gamblin Student Award

MIAD senior receives 2020 SGCI Gamblin Student Award Maria Alfaro ’20 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) received the 2020 SGCI (Southern Graphics Council International) Gamblin Student Award. Each year, Gamblin presents awards to three SGCI members. News MIAD in...