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  • 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…

  • woven artwork

    Alumna Creates Woven Works, Studies New Practices

    Laura Fischer (Visual Arts 2002) received her MFA from San Francisco State University in 2013. She concentrated her work on New Practices, an area established for students wishing to work cross-media. Here she shares words of wisdom and why going to Perpich was a great…

  • hand made shoes

    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…

  • samantha rei clothing

    Samantha Rei (Visual Arts 1999) Fashions a Piece of History

    Samantha (Crossland) Rei was a contestant on Season 16 of Project Runway.
    January 14, 2019

    When Peggy Flanagan entered the One Minnesota Party on Saturday, January 12, 2019, as the new Minnesota Lt. Governor, she did it wearing a Samantha Rei original. Samantha (Crossland) Rei (Visual…