Feb. 16 – Feb. 22
MIAD named a top design school for third straight year; two MIAD students receive honors
- For the third consecutive year, MIAD has been named a Top Graphic Design School by Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) magazine.
- Junior Ana Villarama and senior Josie Borja Truax have been named 2018 Students to Watch by GDUSA.
- More info here, here and here.
Submissions and donations open for Alumni Thesis Scholarship
- MIAD seniors can apply for an Alumni Thesis Scholarship to help cover the expenses of fabricating and installing their Senior Exhibition projects.
- The Alumni Thesis Scholarship is supported by MIAD alumni. Alumni can continue to support the scholarship through online donations.
- Students can apply online through February 20.
Justin T. Nalley visits MIAD, Feb. 22
- ISO MIAD presents Justin T. Nalley for a meet and greet on Thursday, February 22 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the second floor Perspectives Gallery (299).
- Nalley’s exhibition, Take Care, is on view in the Perspectives Gallery through February 23.
Also on view now
- Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition, generously sponsored in part by the Mary L. Nohl Fund of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, is on view in the Frederick Layton Gallery through March 10. More info.
- Chair5: Perspectives on Form, Function and Innovation, a highly interactive and experimental furniture exhibition co-produced by the Chipstone Foundation and MIAD, is on view in the Brooks Stevens Gallery through March 3. More info.
- Work by Keith Negley ’00 is on view through February 16 in the Illustration/Communication Design Alumni Gallery on the second floor.
Additional Humanly Possible/Chair^5 programming
- February 21 – Guest Speaker: Michael Puryear, a world-renowned furniture maker
- February 22 – Panel Discussion: Markets for Furniture Makers and Collectors
- March 1 – 100 Lullabies (Lullaby Songs for Refugees)
- March 7 – Guest Speaker: Mollie Ferguson, MIAD alumna and furniture maker
MIAD kicks off first-of-its-kind Designship program
- MIAD has officially launched Designship, a first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program for design graduates aimed at filling the void of management training for designers.
- Read about it on the MIAD website.
- Read about it via the Business Journal, the BizTimes and Shepherd Express.
- Like Designship’s Facebook page and follow its Twitter account.