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2015_pr_josh_christensen-5608wsSummer Gallery Night & Day, July 24 – 25, showcases the best and brightest of the 2015 graduating class, high school students’ advanced works and a scavenger hunt for families.

On view in the Frederick Layton Gallery through Gallery Day, Saturday, July 25, the 2015 Juried Senior Exhibition features capstone work from more than 30 newly graduated seniors representing all of MIAD’s Bachelor of Fine Arts majors.

For two days only, students from MIAD’s Pre-College Advanced Studio Concepts course show a variety of work created throughout the three-week program, including collage printmaking, photography, drawing, graphic design, illustration and figure drawing.

1391131_684815444958075_708896783_nThis exhibit of high school student work is on view in the Brooks Stevens Gallery Friday, July 24, 5 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, July 25, 10 a.m. – noon. Families with young children should note that this exhibition includes both nude and clothed figure drawings.

Families can challenge each other to find how many times MIAD’s logo colors are used in the 2015 Juried Senior Exhibition for a chance to receive tickets to the Student/Alumni Art & Design Sale Preview Night on December 3. Logo color scavenger sheets are available at the building’s security entrance desk Gallery Night and Day.

MIAD’s talented alumni and faculty are showing at galleries throughout Milwaukee for Gallery Night and Day, including at:

  • Tory Folliard’s largest exhibition of the year,“The Salon Show,” has its Opening Reception July 24, 6 – 9 p.m. Featured alumni and faculty include Terrence J. Coffman (former MIAD president), Doug Hatch ’83 (Painting), Breehan James (Faculty), Mark Mulhern ’73 (Layton Alumnus and Faculty), Jennifer Price ’10 (Painting), Brook Slane ’05 (Illustration) and Tom Uttech ’65 (Layton Alumnus).
  • Var Gallery & Studios’ “Collective Show” features the work of its twenty-five dynamic studio artists, including: Tegan Andrich ’12 (Drawing), Kathryn Belongia ’12 (Communication Design), Blythe Davis ’12 (Sculpture), Angela Minga ’05 (Illustration), Summer Morrison ’05 (Illustration), Josh Hintz ’12 (Drawing), Leah Mierow ’13 (Drawing), Francesca Narvaez ’12 (Printmaking), Renee Navis ’12 (Drawing), Christian Sis ’12 (Drawing), Brian Schneider ’14 (Drawing), Allison Taylor ’12 (Drawing) and Allyson Smith ’12 (Drawing).
  • MATERIAL Studios + Gallery hosts its Grand Opening on July 24, 5 – 10 p.m. MIAD alumna Melissa Dorn Richards will be leading the artist collective with long-time Plaid Tuba artist Pamela Anderson. Alumni and faculty with open studios include Melissa Dorn Richards ’96 (Sculpture), Emannuel Fritz ’12 (Sculpture), Chrystal Gillon ’91 (Drawing), Lydia Jarvis ’11 (Communication Design) and Niki Johnson (Faculty).

Click here for information on MIAD’s Pre-College Program.