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Colectivo chooses five cup designs by MIAD Illustration students

For the sixth consecutive year, Colectivo partnered with MIAD to create a series of cup designs. This year, Colectivo chose five MIAD Illustration student designs to appear on Colectivo Coffee cups. Congratulations to Jessica Cardenas ’21, Tala Drescher...

MIAD Product Design senior honored as an award finalist

Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) recognized Olivia Paul ’21 (Product Design) as a 2021 Student Merit Award Finalist. The nationwide competition seeks to highlight the very best creativity, problem solving and design brilliance in each of...

MIAD seniors honored with the Sarah Ball Allis Thesis Award

The Sarah Ball Allis Thesis Award is a one-time award to four Spring 2021 MIAD seniors. The awards support thesis projects by feminist artists that help propel the feminist movement forward, and is generously funded by the feminist artists of the Sarah Ball Allis Art...
Four MIAD seniors selected for the Grilled Cheese Grant

Four MIAD seniors selected for the Grilled Cheese Grant

Four New Studio Practice: Fine Arts seniors were selected as recipients for the sixth annual Grilled Cheese Grant.  Anna Siemsen, 1st place, $900 Helena Baka, 2nd place, $600 August-Lain Weickert, 3rd place, $450 Rylee Krumrei, 4th place, $250 The grants provide...

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....