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2017 Milwaukee Film Festival features alumni short films

2017 Milwaukee Film Festival features alumni short films

This year’s Milwaukee Film Festival highlights its close MIAD ties by presenting short films created by Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design alumni. MIAD is also a community partner of the Milwaukee Film Festival. The Alligator Hunter   “The Alligator...

Alumni Newsletter: September 2017

New Initiatives     Newsletter September 2017 Alumni News, Opportunities, & Events – a community of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee School of the Arts,  and Layton School of Art alumni- ANNOUNCING NEW MIAD ALUMNI COORDINATOR We are...
Dave Nelson ’02: On Making Design Front and Center at Microsoft

Dave Nelson ’02: On Making Design Front and Center at Microsoft

Original article published by 99U (article link) Dave Nelson: On Making Design Front and Center at Microsoft The company’s principal creative director on how the small-team model works inside a big company with such a global reach and why the team’s...
Debut novel by alumnus Michael Mazza on sale now

Debut novel by alumnus Michael Mazza on sale now

Michael Mazza Michael Mazza ’80 is riding the wave. Since graduating from MIAD, Mazza has worked as an art and creative director all over the world, in places like Milwaukee, Phoenix, Dallas, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. Now living in San Francisco, he is a...
Boris Pelcer ’07 featured in WOW x WOW

Boris Pelcer ’07 featured in WOW x WOW

  Boris Pelcer – Somewhere Fantastic and Glorious – Artist Interview by Tim MacLean, WOW x WOW | posted in: Artist Interviews Original article published by WOW x WOW, an online art resource, specializing in the promotion and celebration of the very best New...
Kyle James ’15 awarded Brico Forward Fund grant

Kyle James ’15 awarded Brico Forward Fund grant

Bourne, Taylor ’15 James ’15 For the second consecutive year, Kyle James is a Brico Forward Fund grant recipient. At the 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Awards Brunch, James was awarded the grant which includes $5,000 in post-production services, legal...
Saige Rowe ’15 one of “15 Artists in NY Who Deserve Solo Shows”

Saige Rowe ’15 one of “15 Artists in NY Who Deserve Solo Shows”

MIAD Photography alumna Saige Rowe is highlighted in an artsy.net article as one of 15 artists who deserve a solo show: The July group show has become an art-world standby, but it remains a nimble platform for galleries eager to introduce new artists during the summer...
Manuja Waldia ’14 creates cover designs for Shakespeare classics

Manuja Waldia ’14 creates cover designs for Shakespeare classics

In honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Penguin Classics launches a redesigned Pelican Shakespeare Series, with alumna Manuja Waldia (Communication Design) creating the vibrant cover designs. Manuja Waldia book cover designs Waldia, a newcomer...
Gabriela Riveros ’16 designs Milwaukee Film Festival campaign art

Gabriela Riveros ’16 designs Milwaukee Film Festival campaign art

Milwaukee Film Festival Recent Illustration graduate Gabriela Riveros ’16 put her creative talents to work designing the 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival campaign art. Milwaukee Film Festival andlocal female owned design shop Lone Shoe Graphics hired Riveros to design...
Craftsmanship and culture celebrated during Summer Gallery Weekend

Craftsmanship and culture celebrated during Summer Gallery Weekend

Nirmal Raja Three women explore their respective cultures through art,and students and local artisans showcase innovative furniture design during Gallery Weekend, July 22 – 23 at MIAD. Artists Sabin Aell, Nina Ghanbarzadeh and Nirmal Raja ’08 (Painting) illustrate...