Illustration | Minneapolis College of Art and Design


Explore the world of illustration at MCAD and learn how to communicate emotions and ideas as a creative visual. Careers in this field can range from illustrating for entertainment and educational purposes to teaching and being a fine artist.

As an Illustration major, you will: 

  • Explore traditional and nontraditional forms of illustration
  • Learn to clearly communicate ideas and tell stories
  • Sharpen your technical and conceptual illustration skills

MCAD's Illustration graduates have gone on to create work for Target, Fantasy Flight Games, Scholastic, Adidas, Animal Adventure, and more.

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