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    Kate Vinson Presents at Association for Experiential Education Conference

    February 23, 2021

    Kate Vinson, Visual Arts Instructor, recently presented a workshop at the Association of Experiential Education (AEE) South East Regional Conference. The workshop, titled Art, Making & Experiential Education: Creating Connections focused on deliberate connections, intersections, and the benefits of using art, and art-making,…

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    Board Member Jody Grams Says Farewell

    Jody Grams

    February 1, 2021

    Perpich Board Member, Jody Grams, will not apply for a second term to the Board, thus ending her service at the end of January, 2021. Grams, from New Prague, Minnesota, was appointed to the Board by Governor…

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  • Katie Jecha (Visual Arts 2014) has Designs for a Creative Career

    Katie Jecha (Visual Arts 2014)

    January 28, 2021

    Katie Jecha (Visual Arts 2014) has designs for a creative career, sparked by her experience at Perpich Arts High School. Katie’s fashion design aesthetic is feminine, but strong. She uses contrast in her selection…

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  • Herb Johnson III (Dance 2010) Named Jerome Hill Artist Fellow

    Herb Johnson III (Photo by Juiceedope aka Julius Johnson)

    January 27, 2021

    The Jerome Foundation recently announced the 2021 grant recipients in the second round of the Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships program. Among the recipients of the 60 Fellowships awarded is Herb…

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  • Kathryn D’Elia Exhibiting at Susan Hensel Gallery

    December 21, 2020

    Work by Kathryn D’Elia, Visual Arts Instructor, is currently on display at the Susan Hensel Gallery in Minneapolis. The exhibition will run through February, 2021.

    In her artist statement, D’Elia says, “This exhibition is a collection of work created through gathered observations: a…

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  • Jila Nikpay’s Film “Objects of Love” to Premiere in December

    December 17, 2020

    A film written and directed by Jila Nikpay, Media Arts Instructor, will be premiering on ShortsTV on December 26, 2020. The film, Objects of Love (2020), is about 20-year-old feisty Roya floating between her demanding immigrant father and old-world grandmother. When against their…

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  • Alumni Speak to Students in Human Centered Design Class

    November 25, 2020

    Jenna Abts (Music 2001), Jessica Dercklein (Theater 2004), and Chris DeSalvo (Music 1998) met with Tory Peterson’s Human Centered Design class this fall to speak with current student designers about apps and social media platforms. The alumni used their work experiences to question…

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  • Allyssa Kaiser (Media Arts 2009) Pivots in a New Environment

    Allyssa Kaiser

    November 17, 2020

    Portions of this article are excerpted from the New York Post and Authority Magazine.

    Allyssa Kaiser (Media Arts 2009) grew up in Big Lake, Minnesota. As a teenager, she discovered an affinity for the arts, so at 16,…

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  • Several Perpich Students Featured in Mia’s “Foot in the Door 5” Exhibition

    November 15, 2020

    Several of our Perpich Arts High School students are featured in this year’s Foot in the Door 5 – The Virtual Exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). The exhibition runs November 1, 2020 – January 10th, 2021.

     

     

    The following students have…

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