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  • Missy Whiteman (Visual Arts 1995) Receives 2020 McKnight Fellowship for Media Artists

    Missy Whiteman

    June 10, 2020

    Missy Whiteman (Visual Arts 1995) has been named one of four Minnesota artists selected to receive the 2020 McKnight Fellowship for Media Artists. The other fellows are David J. Buchanan of Minneapolis, Cy Dodson of Minneapolis, and…

  • Student Films Selected for 2020 EDU Film Festival

    May 21, 2020

    The 2020 EDU Film Festival has selected two short films by Perpich seniors. The films will be included in this year’s streamed film festival on May 29, 2020.

    Breath of Spring is about a young woman on a picnic who impulsively dances when a sentimental song plays…

  • Oliver Lee Cygan (Visual Arts 2016) Selected as Student Speaker for UMD Graduation

    May 14, 2020

    University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is honoring its 2020 graduates with a virtual commencement on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. It will be a commencement for the history books with the COVID-19 pandemic and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s stay-at-home order…

  • 2020 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

    March 20, 2020

    Congratulations to the Literary Arts, Visual Arts, and Media Arts students, recognized below, on their successes in the 2020 National Scholastic Art & Writing Competition! And congratulations to their educators, as well!

    Our students are part of almost 3,000 teens across the country…

  • Eleanor Koster in frameroom

    Eleanor Koster (Visual Arts 2019) Curates “Lost & Found” Exhibition

    Eleanor Koster

    March 9, 2020

    Eleanor Koster (Visual Arts 2019) is a contractor at Perpich this year, working closely with the Studio Arts department. One day, while sifting through the frame room, Koster discovered boxes of artwork. “This can’t just sit here…


    Congratulations to Jeremy Lundquist, Visual Arts Instructor, for being awarded an Artist Initiative Grant by the Minnesota State Arts Board. Lundquist will create and exhibit a new series of large-scale etchings based on the minimal media coverage of the end and subsequent continuation of…

  • Studio Arts Students Present “Weighted Blanket” and “Apples & Oranges”

    Perpich Arts High School Media & Visual Arts students presented Weighted Blanket and Apples & Oranges on January 30, 2020.

    The curriculum exhibition Weighted Blanket is showing in the Upper Gallery through April 3, 2020. Weighted Blanket features artwork by every studio arts student at Perpich….

  • 2020 Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards

    We are very pleased to announce the 2020 Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards! Congratulations to the Perpich Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention award winners and our hard working and inspiring teachers! With this list of impressive students, Perpich ranks in the top 3…

  • Studio Arts Students Present Threshold: A Curriculum Exhibition

    Perpich Arts High School Media & Visual Arts students presented Threshold: A Curriculum Exhibition on November 7, 2019. The exhibit featured work made in classes during Quarter One. A wide range of work was represented: drawings, prints, sculptures, paintings, animations, digital art, photography, video, and…