Catrielle Barnett (Visual Arts 2023) Named 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholar Semifinalist in Arts
May 15, 2023Catrielle Barnett (Visual Arts 2023) is a 2023 Semifinalist for the U.S. Presidential Scholar in Arts
Congratulations to Catrielle Barnett (Visual Arts 2023) on being named a 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholar Semifinalist! She is the only student in Minnesota…
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…
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…
Music Alumna to Perpich Students: Being A “Professional Artist” Can Happen
Musician Claire de Lune (aka Claire Taubenhaus) has been making a name for herself locally and beyond since her graduation from Perpich in 2007, where she studied music. In addition to recently receiving the “Best Vocalist (Female)” nod from City Pages’ Best Of 2015…
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…
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…
Theater Projection Workshop with Daniel Benoit
Theater educators and directors, visual and media arts teachers, and more, gathered at Duluth East High School on April 5-6 to experience the Theater Projection Workshop with Daniel Benoit.
Theater educators and directors, visual and media arts teachers, and more, gathered at Duluth East High…
Little Kids Rock! (And their teachers too!)
Perpich Center hosted a Little Kids Rock workshop. Attendees had their thinking challenged a bit, stretched out of their comfort zones, and had a lot of fun! The Little Kids Rock approach emphasizes performing and creating music over reading and writing notation. Special thanks…
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…
Registration is Now Open for Equity Through the Arts: Change Starts With/In Us
A conference for Arts Educators to better understand: WHAT WE’VE INHERITED, WHAT WE CARRY, HOW WE RELATE, and WHAT WE CAN DO TO START DISMANTLING INEQUITY IN AND THROUGH THE ARTS.
Registration for the upcoming Equity Through the Arts: Change Starts With/In Us conference is…