Awards & HonorsDiscover MIAD students, faculty, staff and alumni being recognized for their innovation, creativity, success and positive contributions to the world around us.
Product Design majors and alumni from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) received national and international awards.
Ua Si Creative, co-founded by Christina Vang ’09 (Communication Design), was selected by the City of Bloomington (Minnesota) to create the WE mural, which will be located in the city’s South Loop neighborhood.
New Studio Practice: Fine Arts alums Phoenix Brown ’19 and LaNia Sproles ’17 were named to the 2021 gener8tor Art cohort.
Two MIAD students were among the top three students recognized in the 2020-2021 Zinc Challenge Student Design Competition. Bryce Lee ‘22 (Product Design) and Szymon Salamon ‘22 (Product Design) each won a $2,000 prize for their designs.
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Fromm Petfest partnered with MIAD for the fourth year in a row on its Petfest Poster Contest, challenging the senior class of Illustration students to design the 2021 Fromm Petfest poster.
For the sixth consecutive year, Colectivo partnered with MIAD to create a series of cup designs. This year, Colectivo chose five MIAD Illustration student designs to appear on Colectivo Coffee cups.
Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) recognized Olivia Paul ’21 (Product Design) as a 2021 Student Merit Award Finalist.
Ben Herbert ’22 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) was one of only 16 students selected across 80 schools to be accepted into the 2021 Yale Norfolk Summer Program.
The Sarah Ball Allis Thesis Award is a one-time award to four Spring 2021 MIAD seniors. The awards support thesis projects by feminist artists that help propel the feminist movement forward, and is generously funded by the feminist artists of the Sarah Ball Allis Art Museum Exhibition.