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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

    Allyssa Kaiser (Media Arts 2009) grew up in Big Lake, Minnesota. As a teenager, she discovered an affinity for the arts, so at 16, she applied to study at Perpich Arts High School. At Perpich, Kaiser found…

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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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  • Three Perpich Faculty Featured in Mia’s “Foot in the Door 5” Exhibition

    November 1, 2020

    Three of our Perpich Arts High School faculty members are featured in this year’s Foot in the Door 5 – The Virtual Exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Rebecca Bullen (Studio Arts Chair), Kathryn D’Elia (Visual Arts Instructor), and Kate…

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  • Mary Harding

    Mary Harding, Dance Instructor, Elected to the Board of Directors of the National Dance Education Organization

    October 12, 2020

    Mary Harding, Perpich Dance Instructor, was elected to the policy board of directors for the National Dance Education Organization in October, 2020. Her three year term begins in November, 2020.

    The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to advancing dance…

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  • Dedication Day 2020

    October 12, 2020

    Dedication Day at Perpich is an important tradition that embraces community, history, and the commitment to developing self and one’s connection to the arts and each other. Speakers include alumni as well as students and faculty. Our community of staff, faculty, students,…

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