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  • Kate Vinson Exhibiting at Susan Hensel Gallery

    April 25, 2021

    Work by Kate Vinson, Visual Arts Instructor, is currently on display at the Susan Hensel Gallery in Minneapolis. The exhibition will run through June 20th, 2021.

    In her artist statement, Vinson says, “This work represents my continued love of the tactile. Art making…

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  • Craig Farmer

    Craig Farmer Accepted into National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Workshop

    March 30, 2021

    Craig Farmer, Art History Instructor, has a busy summer ahead as he has been accepted into a week-long National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Teacher Workshop entitled “Mapping a New World: Places of Conflict and Colonization in 17th Century New England.”…

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  • Celebrating Lola Perpich

    Photograph of Delores “Lola” Perpich, wife of Minnesota governor Rudy Perpich, c.1978.

    March 26, 2021

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, we want to recognize and remember Lola Perpich as a pioneer in playing an integral role in the creation of the…

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  • Kat Baumann (Visual Arts 2009) At Home in the Comics World

    March 25, 2021

    Kat Baumann (Visual Arts 2009)

    Kat Baumann (Visual Arts 2009), a Mankato-based illustrator and comic artist, can’t remember a time in her life when she was not drawing. Growing up in the small southwestern Minnesota town of Wabasso, she…

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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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  • Jody Grams

    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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