Awards & HonorsDiscover MIAD students, faculty, staff and alumni being recognized for their innovation, creativity, success and positive contributions to the world around us.
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.
Director of Human Resources Dusty Hoot receives a 2020 HR award from the Milwaukee Business Journal. Read more (subscription required to read full article).
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...
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.
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. Learn...
Vanessa Lara '23 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) won the VIVO Masks $1,000 Masquerade Scholarship Design contest with the mask she created celebrating Mardi Gras and "Dia de Los Muertos" in Mexican culture.
Three New Studio Practice: Fine Arts seniors were selected as recipients for the fifth annual Grilled Cheese Grant. Yhazmin Sanders-Sanchez, 2nd place, $500 Maria Alfaro, 3rd place, $400 Nick Drain, 5th place, $285 The grants provide support for seniors working on...
Eric Bailey '01 (Illustration) took top honors in the Wisconsin Sign Association’s 2019 Sign Design Contest. He won first and second place for brand signs at Saint Kates Arts Hotel and Ironworkers Local 8. Read more.
Teena Wilder '20 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) is the recipient of the 2020 McClure-Scanlin Visual Artist Residency award. She has had numerous exhibitions in South Carolina and Wisconsin, and her work has appeared in publications such as Jet Magazine.
Maria Alfaro '20 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) received the 2020 SGCI (Southern Graphics Council International) Gamblin Student Award. Each year, Gamblin presents awards to three SGCI members.