Awards & HonorsDiscover MIAD students, faculty, staff and alumni being recognized for their innovation, creativity, success and positive contributions to the world around us.
Allie Fischer '21 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) is one of 15 students nationwide to be selected to attend the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program and Summer Academy in Houston, TX this summer. The program aims to provide specialized...read more
Lain Weickert '21 (New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) was awarded a $1,250 commission from the Our City Our Story initiative in Rockford, IL for a public art commission. The initiative is based on re-sparking community interest and investing into community culture. The...read more
Amy Cannestra ’06 (Communication Design) was selected to exhibit her work at the prestigious Biennale Arte 2019 in Venice, Italy. Her work is on view May 11 – November 24, 2019. This year’s Biennale Arte is its 58th international art exhibition.read more
Several MIAD Interior Architecture and Design students and alumni won 2018 American Society of Interior Designers WI Design Excellence awards. Jessica Boyung '15 Adam Gerhard '15 Jordan Hayne '19 Bryanna Pishion '17 Shantal Ramos '20 More...read more
Students volunteered to participate in a t-shirt design competition by Prevent Blindness Wisconsin. Lauren Kiser '19 (Communication Design) won first place for her "The future is brighter when you can see it" design. Kati Treu '19 (Illustration) won second place for...read more
Two New Studio Practice: Fine Arts juniors, Teena Wilder and Nick Drain, have been accepted to the prestigious Yale Norfolk Summer Program. They are only two of 26 artists to be accepted worldwide.read more
Lindsey Yeager '21 (Illustration, New Studio Practice: Fine Arts) has received a full scholarship to study at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, CO this summer.read more
“The Alligator Hunter,” a short film by Kyle James ’15 and Mallori Taylor ’15 (and Michael Bourne) was accepted into the Anima Syros Film Festival in Greece, and the London Short Film Festival. At the latter, their film took home the “Audience Favorite” prize.read more
The Designship logo received a merit award in the logo design category of the 2018 Adworkers Milwaukee 99 Show.
Designship is a MIAD apprenticeship/training program for MIAD design graduates in Southeastern Wisconsin.
The Milwaukee 99 Show is the annual awards show for the SE Wisconsin advertising community, presented by the United Adworkers.read more
Ariana Vaeth ’17 (Integrated Studio Arts) is one of three recipients of a new $15,000 fellowship (and studio space) from the Fellowship.art program. There were 140 applicants. More information.read more