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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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  • Books About Women Artists

    March 17, 2021

    Women artists have been creating art for millennia but their contributions have historically been overlooked and undervalued. This selection of books aims to highlight the accomplishments of women artists, giving them their rightful place in art history. All books on this list,…

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  • Hailey Petersen (Visual Arts 2021) Named 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Gold Medalist, Scholarship Winner

    March 17, 2021

    Today, the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced the National Medalists of the 98th annual 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards – the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for young artists and writers in grades 7–12. Perpich Arts High…

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  • Perpich Arts High School presents Studs Terkel’s “Working”

    March 15, 2021

    Perpich Arts High School students presented the musical Working by Studs Terkel on March 11, 12, and 13, 2021. The students performed live to a limited in-person audience and also live-streamed the performances for an audience at home. Most of their preparation…

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  • Jeremy Holien Begins Role on National Art Education Association Board of Directors

    March 15, 2021

    Jeremy Holien, Education Specialist in Visual and Media Arts, recently began his role as Director of Supervision and Administration of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Board of Directors. The transition from Division Director-Elect to Director took place at the NAEA National Conference, held virtually, in…

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  • Ryan McCartan Speaks During Wellness Wednesday

    Ryan McCartan virtually speaks to Perpich students on March 10, 2021.

    March 10, 2021

    Actor and musician, Ryan McCartan, spoke to Perpich students on March 10th as part of the school’s “Wellness Wednesdays” program. He spoke to the students about the intersection…

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  • Digital Illustration Students Present “Dusk to Dawn” Collaboration

    March 1, 2021

    Students in Perpich’s Digital Illustration course recently published a website of their work titled, Dusk to Dawn. All of the design, copy, and work was planned and made by the students. Committees of scholars worked on various aspects of the site and…

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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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  • Black Poets for Black History Month

    February 18, 2021

    “Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” -Rita Dove

    This is a selection of some of the amazing poetry collections by black poets in the Perpich Library Collection, curated by our Perpich librarian, Anne Dennison. The items listed below are…

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