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Alumni Profile: Xavier Ruffin ’10

Atlanta Day N Night Campaign – Social Media. FX Networks. 2016. Art direction and sound design. BFA Communication Design | 2010 Business Minor Creative Director, Cynosure Creative Agency Milwaukee, Wisconsin “MIAD gave me far more than the valuable gifts of...

Alumni Profile: Debbie Sajnani ’16

k/lab Landing Page – Brand Launch. 2017. Digital Design Debbie Sajnani BFA Communication Design | 2016 Digital Designer, Kohl’s Corporate  Milwaukee, Wisconsin “The most important skill I developed as a Communication Designer at MIAD was learning how...

Alumni Profile: Kelsey Barnowsky ’11

Maine Office of Tourism Adventure Brochure Poster Foldout. Art direction and design. Print. Kelsey Barnowsky BFA Communication Design | 2011 Freelance Designer Former Senior Art Director, BVK Milwaukee, Wisconsin “MIAD provided invaluable one-on-one mentoring and...

Alumni Profile: Kyle James ’15

The Death Drive.  Still from short film. Digital. Watch at VIMEO.COM/124107920 Kyle V. James BFA Time-Based Media | 2015 Communication Design Minor Independent Filmmaker Professor/Technician, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Milwaukee, Wisconsin “My education...

Alumni Profile: Manuja Waldia ’14

Pelican Shakespeare Book Cover Design – Romeo & Juliet. 2016. Print Manuja Waldia BFA Communication Design | 2014 Visual Designer, Genesys Freelance Designer & Illustrator Indianapolis, Indiana “MIAD provided me a myriad of classes to experiment and realize...

Alumni Profile: Lauren Cook ’16

Wahl Beard Battle – Wahl Canada. Social media design. 2016. Digital. Lauren Cook BFA Communication Design | 2016 Illustration Minor Social Media Designer, Hoffman York Milwaukee, Wisconsin “The biggest thing that MIAD gave me was the confidence to believe in both...

Alumni Profiles: Sean O’Leary & Mary Diaz ’04

Yisheng Organic Brand Strategy Sean O’Leary & Mary Diaz ’04Co-Founders at Babel Lab LLC, babellab.com We started Babel Lab in 2010 out of our home office in Minneapolis. Since then, our work has evolved to incorporate brand design, marketing,...

Alumni Profile: Monika Meler ’03

Originally from Brodnica, Poland, Monika Meler earned her B.F.A. from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.  She continued her studies at Purdue University, where she earned an M.A., followed with an M.F.A from the Tyler school of art, Temple University.  While...

Alumni Profile: Adam Osgood ’06

Assistant Professor of IllustrationColumbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio Freelance Illustrator & Animator   Adam Osgood is an Assistant Professor at the Columbus College of Art & Design and teaches a variety of Illustration courses with a...

Alumni Profile: Justin Thomas Kay ’04

MKE to NYC. attended New Berlin West High School, New Berlin, WI | graduated 2004, BFA Communication Design currently managing creative director at Doubleday & Cartwright in New York part of the team that redesigned new Milwaukee Buck’s logo Milwaukee Bucks...

Alumni Profile: Dave Olsen ’04

Dave Olsen, 2004 Designer, Rafeal Vinoly Architects PC San Francisco, California I am a designer at Rafeal Vinoly Architects PC. Our main office is located in New York, but I have been working out of the San Francisco office, which is specific to the development of...

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...