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    Lit Alumna Creates Art Out of Shoe Making

    Amara Hark-Weber (Literary Arts 1999) has delved into many creative areas with her work since graduating from Perpich, most recently completing her MFA in Visual Communications at the School of Art Institute of Chicago and receiving a Jerome Fellowship through the Minnesota Center for Book…

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  • Actress Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux

    Theater Alumna On Building Creative Community and Storytelling

    Like many of our alumni, Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux’s (Theater 2000) talents extend beyond her Perpich art area. Since her days at the arts high school, Arrowsmith DeCoux has worked professionally as a storyteller at Scandinavian festivals, learned to walk on stilts, published poetry, performed in musical…

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    Perpich Eliminating Residential Dorm Fees to Improve Access for Students Statewide

    The change will impact students whose residence is 20 miles or more from campus.
    At their December 20, 2018 meeting, the Board of Directors for Perpich Center for Arts Education voted unanimously to eliminate the residential dormitory fees, starting in the 2019-2020 school year, for…

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    Call for Perpich Letters of Support

    Support Perpich in the upcoming legislative session by contributing to our letter writing campaign. If you are part of the Perpich community—alumni, parents, teachers, artists—consider sharing your story of connection with Perpich.

    Briefly explaining why you think Perpich and arts education are important and how…

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    Kate Vinson Receives McKnight Foundation Scholarship

    Congratulations to Kate Vinson, Visual Arts Instructor, for being selected to receive the McKnight Foundation Scholarship to attend the Americans for the Arts 2019 Annual Convention in the Twin Cities from June 13-16. To learn more about the conference program, take a look at…

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    Perpich Alumni Named Jerome Hill Artist Fellows

    The Jerome Foundation recently announced the first recipients of the new Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships program and two of them are Perpich alumni.
    The Jerome Foundation recently announced the first recipients of the new Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships program and two of them are Perpich…

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  • Zosha Warpeha, female violinist

    Zosha Warpeha (Music 2013) Awarded 2019 Fulbright Award

    Her studies will be based at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, Norway.

    Zosha Warpeha (Music 2013) has been awarded a 2019 Fulbright Award. Zosha will pursue graduate studies in Nordic folk music and the Norwegian hardanger fiddle while exploring the intersections between traditional…

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  • Girls on a trip to France

    French Trip is Magnifique!

    The students experienced art, music, theater, and French family life all while exercising their language skills.

    Six Perpich students (Josie Tellin, Ava Hutchinson, Nora Malueg, Catherine Hinz, Emma Thomas, Jane Mulcahy) spent spring break in France with Mme. Trina Keller. The students experienced art, music,…

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  • Nimene Wureh visits campus

    Nimene Wureh (Theater 2016) Visits Campus

    Nimene Wureh (Theater 2016) is a New York based actor, improviser, and musician.
    Nimene Wureh (Theater 2016) is a New York based actor, improviser, and musician. She had her first New York theater experience working as the personal assistant to actress and playwright Jocelyn Bioh…

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