Made at MCAD 2023: All-Student Juried Exhibition | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Made at MCAD 2023: All-Student Juried Exhibition

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Reception: Friday, March 24, 6:00–8:00 p.m., Awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m.

This annual juried exhibition features the best work submitted by current MCAD students pursuing all degrees in design, fine arts, media arts, and entrepreneurial studies. This year students submitted over 350 works for the jurors’ consideration and 51 pieces were selected for exhibition. 

Awards will be announced Friday, March 24th during the opening reception. 

Participating Artists

Josh Anstrand
Hershel Auberon
Gaby Beilke
Katherine Bockelmann
Rudy Brumm
Skylar Bull Lyon
Abriana Burns
Sally Carr
Charlie Douglas
Tiff Dresher
Sarah Dyar
Nico Enstrom
Jo Farley
Sophia Fox
Lauren Frontuto
Kara Faye Gregory
Link Guist
Ren Harris
Maz Hawj
Yifei He
Breanna Hickmott
Caleb Kerkman
Ian Kim
Kassie Kodet
Lokho Kotile
Naoto Lichtbalu-tepley
Avery Luthhardt
Anna Lyle
Ashley McNamara
Claire McKevitt
Nicholas Nicome
David Okoronkwo
Juliana Olave
Abbey Owen
Lyssa Owens
Joanna Quick
Reghan Sage
Luke Smith
Camryn Smith
Wesley Speakman
Kasandra Suarez
Chance Tatum
Shreya Tuladhar
Kiaan Van Dusseldorp
Vernon Vanerwood
Fin Weber

2023 Made at MCAD Jurors

Kehayr Brown-Ransaw is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, and educator based in Bde Óta Othúŋwe/Mnísota (Minneapolis/Minnesota). Brown-Ransaw’s practice engages in conversations of familial histories, concepts of gendered work, tradition, and Blackness/Black identity through quilting, weaving and printmaking. His curatorial and teaching practices are concerned with access, representation, and the presentation of marginalized communities.

Brown-Ransaw received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Furniture Design from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He has exhibited work at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, FilmNorth, Vine Arts Center, Soo Visual Arts Center, with public works at Franconia Sculpture Park. He is the recipient of a 2023 Center for Craft Curatorial Fellowship, 2020/21 Emerging Curators Institute (ECI) Emerging Curator Fellowship, 2020/21 Jerome Early Career Fellowship, 2021 Franconia Sculpture Park Mid-Career Artist Fellowship, and 2021 Artist-in-Residence at the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum & Gallery. He is the recipient of a FY2021 State Arts Board Creative Support for Individuals grant, 2020 Visual Arts Fund Community Relief Grant from Midway Contemporary Art on behalf of The People’s Library, and FY2020 Next Step Fund Award from the Metro Regional Arts Council.

Jaś Stefański is a graphic designer and developer working out of Minneapolis, MN. He is ½ of Studio-Set, a collaborative practice with Lauren Thorson since 2013. Previously he was a digital designer at the Walker Art Center and a Designer-in-Residence at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Many thanks to all who made this exhibition possible: 

Jordyn Brennan
Kendall Dickinson
Melanie Dowding
Molly Froman 
Madeline Garcia 
Jamie Kubat
Alicia Kuri Alamillo 
Melanie Pankau 
Sara Suppan
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