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Society of Illustrators honors five MIAD students

The Society of Illustrators has accepted a record five MIAD Illustration students and recent alumni to the organization’s 2021 Student Scholarship Competition. Congratulations to Josh Beedy ’21, Emily Bowers ’20, Anja Brandl ’22, Colleen Schinler ’21 and Lindsey Yeager ’21 for their winning entries!

The Society of Illustrators’ Student Scholarship Competition is the largest and most prestigious student illustration competition in the country. Students’ work is submitted by the college’s faculty. From more than 8,700 entries, a jury of professional peers, including illustrators and art directors, select the 300 most outstanding works. 

Selected pieces will be exhibited in the Society of Illustrators’ online gallery beginning June 2 and published in a catalog. Scholarship awards are granted to about 25 students whose work is deemed the best of the best.

Josh Beedy ’21 (Illustration)

Emily Bowers ’20 (Illustration)

Anja Brandl ’22 (Illustration)

Colleen Schinler ’21 (Illustration)

Lindsey Yeager ’21 (Illustration)


MIAD alum named designated artist for ABCD gala event

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) alum and employee Cheryl Klein ’98 (Drawing) was selected as the designated artist for the After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD) 25th anniversary gala on June 15, 2024.

Illustration and Animation faculty publishes book

Associate Professor Adam Osgood, who teaches Illustration and Animation courses at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), will publish Motion Illustration: How to Use Animation Techniques to Make Illustrations Move through Bloomsbury in August 2024.

MKE airport unveils inaugural MIAD student exhibition

Positivity abounded at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport on June 27 as the airport and the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) unveiled the inaugural installation of MIAD student artwork in the busy D concourse.