MCAD Announces Continuum: McKnight Visual Artists Fellows, 2014–2018

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) is proud to present Continuum: McKnight Visual Artists Fellows, 2014–2018. This group exhibition features thirty of the forty artists who have been awarded these prestigious McKnight Fellowships for Visual Artists between 2014 and 2018. The fellowship changed its programming structure in 2014 to focus on expanding the … [ Read more]

Art, Printed: Computers are redefining fine art. But is that a good thing?

Watching a lumbering 3D printer slowly churn back and forth, painstakingly adding minute layer to minute layer of material to an ambiguous shape is far from exciting. It can take hours—sometimes days—until a final product reveals itself. But for as cumbersome as 3D printing can be, the technology has had a profound impact on the art … [ Read more]

Artist Profile: Brad Jirka & Katherine Jones

Before it even hit the printer, Brad Jirka and his wife/collaborative partner Katherine Jones spent upwards of 65 hours on the model for this cover. Between laying out the initial design and recreating it 40 different ways in the 3D printing software formZ, the design duo behind Northfield studio Bohemiawerks eventually came full-circle, landing on … [ Read more]