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MIAD students create visual responses to survivor writings

Work created by MIAD students as part of the LOTUS Legal Clinic’s “Untold Stories” project is on view at the Milwaukee Art Therapy Collective November 14 and 21. An online celebration, the “Lotus Untold Stories 2020 Showcase,” is November 13 at 6 p.m. “Untold Stories”...

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MIAD students gain internship experiences virtually

MIAD students gain internship experiences virtually

Professional experiences, such as internships, are an important part of a MIAD education. During summer 2020, three MIAD Communication Design students – Hanna Norland ’21, Krysta Oelhafen ’22 and Kelsey Robinson ’21 – participated in a virtual internship through The...

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MIAD welcomes four AICAD Fellows to campus

MIAD welcomes four AICAD Fellows to campus

Four AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellows joined the MIAD faculty this fall – Gabriela Escovar, Zuhal Feraidon, Yeon Jee and Aasawari Kulkarni. MIAD is one of only two colleges in the country hiring new AICAD Fellows this academic year.  The fellowship program, run by...

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MIAD Alumni Association Meeting September 24

MIAD alumni are invited to attend the next (virtual) MIAD Alumni Association meeting September 24 at noon (central time). Tune in to hear from alum, local artist and designer Ken Vonderberg '68 (Industrial Design)! He will share his insights into MIAD experiences...

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Pre-College goes virtual for the first time in history

Pre-College goes virtual for the first time in history

The MIAD Pre-College program provides an opportunity for high school students to develop their artistic skills and prepare to attend an art and design college. Pre-College went virtual this summer due to the pandemic. Students and professors met online everyday for...

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MIAD condemns Kenosha shooting

MIAD condemns law enforcement's continued murder of Black Americans and the tragic shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha near his three young, now severely traumatized, sons. We cannot comprehend the pain of his family and friends.   MIAD stands with other organizations...

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MIAD students continue to serve the community from home

MIAD students continue to serve the community from home

Every year, MIAD students complete thousands of volunteer hours with more than 200 Milwaukee area nonprofit organizations through MIAD’s Service Learning program. Due to the pandemic, service learning courses this summer and opportunities for students to contribute to...

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First-year students working to decolonize art history

First-year students working to decolonize art history

“Works of art history should not be forgotten but instead emphasized within a wider context that might begin to dismantle our society’s engrained western notions of postcolonial nationalism,” said Emily Beall ’24 in a video project presentation.  Beall was among 250...

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MIAD announces fall 2020 academic plan

MIAD announces fall 2020 academic plan

As the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) plans for fall and an increase in student enrollment, the college is making plans that are flexible to allow students and faculty to adapt quickly as information and situations change during the pandemic. “In...

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MIAD to match $10,000 in donations to fight racial injustice

MIAD to match $10,000 in donations to fight racial injustice

MIAD will commit $10,000 to match dollar for dollar donations by students, faculty, staff and alumni to selected nonprofit organizations in the City of Milwaukee fighting racial injustice.   Participants should make their donations directly to any of the organizations...

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June 9: A message from MIAD President Jeff Morin

June 9: A message from MIAD President Jeff Morin

Dear MIAD community,  In some ways, it feels the world has changed drastically since I wrote to you last Monday. And yet, we all know that structural inequities simply have not changed for Black Americans.  I have heard from many of you, via social media or directly...

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June 1: A message from MIAD President Jeff Morin

June 1: A message from MIAD President Jeff Morin

Dear MIAD Community, Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the events of the past week have brought renewed attention to another ongoing pandemic: the continuous killing of unarmed black people. For far too long, our nation, our city, and this college have been...

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Student designs chosen for Colectivo Coffee cups in May

For the fifth consecutive year, Illustration seniors reimagined Colectivo Coffee cups with their own designs. Colectivo’s creative team chose four student designs to appear on their cups at Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago locations in May 2020. Winning designs were...

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5 tips for staying positive and creative in isolation

5 tips for staying positive and creative in isolation

Matthew Lee, instructor at MIAD, spent 13 months at the Geographic South Pole for Antarctic winter to learn field medicine and teach watercolor classes. Last Friday during a virtual meetup hosted by the MIAD Innovation Center, he shared about his experience and advice...

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Six MIAD students awarded Alumni Thesis Scholarships

Six MIAD students awarded Alumni Thesis Scholarships

March 5, 2020 ... Social innovation. Empathy. Creativity. These are themes found among six MIAD Senior Exhibition projects recently awarded a 2020 Alumni Thesis Scholarship. The scholarship directly supports fabrication and installation of the students’ work, and is...

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