Wendel White in the Perspectives Gallery!

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New Perspectives Gallery exhibition opens today!

Selections from

Guggenheim Fellow Wendel White!

From his artist statements:

+ Schools for the Colored is an extension of the ideas that formed the project Small Towns, Black Lives, in that, it is a continuation of my journey through the African American landscape.

+ The photo-based works in this project [Red Summer] survey the sites of race riots and race conflicts between 1917 and 1923.

Don’t miss the chance to view this provocative exhibition!

Contact Email * naomishersty@miad.edu
Contact Name * naomi shersty
Website Link https://www.facebook.com/PerspectivesGallery/
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If you are planning to apply for the Summer MIAD Florence Program and wish to be considered for a need-based grant, you MUST get your COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKET turned in by the November 17th deadline. A complete application includes application form, two letters of support from MIAD faculty or staff, a statement of intent, financial aid info form and the $600 course fee/tuition deposit.

Application packets can be picked up outside office 450B.
Contact Jenny Krantz with any questions. Late applications can not be considered for grants.

The regular program application deadline (no need-based grant consideration) is December 1st.

Contact Email * jkrantz@miad.edu
Contact Name * Jenny Krantz

Artist Talk – Henrick Drescher & Francis Jetter

Date Of Event * Thursday, November 9, 2017
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7:00 PM
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Union Auditorium
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Two world renowned illustrators and artists will be giving a talk about their artwork and careers. They are both part of the current exhibition in the Layton Gallery, “FANTASTIC: Four Contemporary American Illustrators”.
Contact Email * marklawson@miad.edu
Event Coordinator * Mark Lawson
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On view now – Chair5 and FANTASTIC

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Chair5: Perspectives on Form, Function and Innovation, a highly interactive and experimental furniture exhibition co-produced by the Chipstone Foundation and MIAD, is on view in the Brooks Stevens Gallery through March 3.

FANTASTIC: Four Contemporary Illustration Artists, featuring the work of Henrik Drescher, Frances Jetter, Katherine Streeter and Carl Dunn, is on view in the Frederick Layton Gallery through December 2.

Contact Email * danaehrmann@miad.edu
Contact Name * Dana Ehrmann
Website Link https://www.miad.edu/newsroom/gallery-news

MIAD Creativity Series

Date Of Event * Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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6 p.m.
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4th Floor Raw Space
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The MIAD Creativity Series presents Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated writer and director Rob Schrab and “Embrace the Dumb: The Rob Schrab Experience” Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6 p.m. in the 4th Floor Raw Space.

“How did I end up here?” TV and movie writer and director and MIAD alum Rob Schrab shares his quirky take on career success and failure, and the path he took to work on the animated film Monster House and the 81st Academy Awards, as well as the TV shows The Sarah Silverman Program, Community, Parks & Recreation, Blue Mountain State and The Mindy Project.

This event is free & open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Visit miad.edu/creativityseries for more info.

Generously sponsored by the Argosy Foundation

Contact Email * danaehrmann@miad.edu
Event Coordinator * Dana Ehrmann
Website http://miad.edu/creativityseries
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Blood Drive Results – Thank You !

On behalf of the patients and hospitals served by BloodCenter of Wisconsin, “Thank You” for your commitment and efforts in supporting this life-saving endeavor.

Here are the results of your tireless efforts and the invaluable contribution from your network of donors:

Registered Donors:      30

First Time Donors:     19 (This is AWESOME)

Lives Impacted By Your Efforts:      81


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Letting the Assignment Incubate

Great papers seldom come fully formed. Use waiting time (e.g., walking to class, waiting
in line at the bank, doing laundry) to think about what you have to do in this assignment
and how you want to respond. You’ll be surprised how much this extra thinking time can

For more tips and strategies for college success, talk to a tutor in the Learning Commons!

Contact Email * cathrynwilson@miad.edu
Contact Name * Cathryn Wilson


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Once you’ve got an idea of what you want to say, try to create a visual representation.
Maybe you want to draw a concept map to show how your ideas are related. Or perhaps you want to write your main ideas on big sheets of paper in different colors. These strategies can help you identify weaknesses in your structure or gaps in your logic. And besides, they’re fun!

For additional strategies to develop your ideas in writing, please stop in to chat with a tutor. They are trained and eager to be supportive in your path to success! Peer tutors are available MondayThursday, 11 am to 6 pm.

Contact Email * cathrynwilson@miad.edu
Contact Name * Cathryn Wilson

2nd Floor Vending Being Removed – Use Your Funds

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If you have an account with the vending on the 2nd Floor we recommend you use your funds asap. It is not recommended that you add money on to your account. The company can remove their equipment at any time. It makes sense to pay as you go in the interim. We are sorry for this inconvenience. Look for an improvement in vending coming 2nd semester.
Contact Email * rickyheldt@miad.edu
Contact Name * Ricky Heldt

Best Practices For Selling Your Artwork

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Visiting Artist and Guest Speaker: Cory Malchow
Tuesday, November 7th
11:15 am – 11:45 am
MIAD Student Union

What you will learn:

How to be your own best salesperson
Self-promotion as an artist
How to present your work
How to price your work
Learn more about the MIAD Holiday Sale
Questions and Answers

Visiting Artist/Speaker Info:
MIAD Alum Cory Malchow has been working as an artist for 20+ years. He’s best known for expanding Gallery 326 which has helped sales for many local artists.

Currently, Malchow is the proprietor of Blue-Collar Works where he repurposes objects and antiques into industrial, steampunk art. He showcases his artwork in the Milwaukee area and throughout the Midwest.

Contact Email * rickyheldt@miad.edu
Contact Name * Ricky Heldt