School of Media Arts & Design Mixer a Success

On Sept.15 the School of Media Arts & Design hosted a student mixer in the Center for the Arts Great Hall. The annual event (now in its sixth year) was organized to increase collaboration and foster an atmosphere of continuing cooperation between students of SoMAD (Film, Animation, Graphic Communications, Graphic Design and Photography) and students of the School of Performing Arts. […]

MSUM students win national recognition for book cover designs

Graphic designers garner awards year after year MSUM graphic design students did it again. Three cover designs for books published by New Rivers Press were selected as winners in the 2014 American Inhouse Design Awards by Graphic Design USA. From more than 4,000 entries, just 15 percent were recognized with Award Certificates of Excellence. Students whose designs won are Rachel […]

Making A Scene: Fargo woman illustrates modern family portraits

By: Anna G. Larson, INFORUM FARGO – Kelsey Sargent approaches family portraits with a modern mindset. The 28-year-old Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate uses her graphic design skills to create clean-lined cartoon-like portrait illustrations that incorporate elements of a family’s (or individual) life. For instance, the image she created for friends Ashley and Justin Morken, owners of downtown Fargo craft […]

Combining Interests

By: Danielle Rebel, Marketing & Communications Intern As she packed her bags and drove to Chicago, Theresa Boyle was far from certain she had made the right decision. The senior graphic design and music industry major had an internship at Bass/Schuler Entertainment in Chicago this past summer, which turned out to be an experience of a lifetime. The company is […]