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November 12, 2008

Dirty (Designer) Laundry!

dirtyLaundry.pngListen in as the graphic design firm Wink and clothing designer Kerry Riley of Red Shoe Clothing Co. air their 'dirty laundry' and share stories of being in the design field. This event is open to University of Minnesota students and alumni only and is a unique opportunity to meet and talk with design professionals in a casual setting. (And yes, refreshments are provided).

Friday, November 21, 2008
Northrop Auditorium Gold Room
Doors 6:30pm, Presentations 7:00pm

October 27, 2008

Wooden type is not dead

woodType.pngNext week Thursday, Nov 6, the Walker is screening a documentary film, Typeface that documents the recent revival of letterpress and woodtype in design. For $10, you can Indulge yourself in this timeless craft and draw inspiration from its unique forms, processes, and results.

October 9, 2008

Walk, run, or crawl . . . just get to St. Paul!

spArtCrawl.pngThis weekend is the annual St. Paul Art Crawl which features hundreds of local and emerging artists in the heart of downtown St. Paul. Support your fellow artists and designers by attending one of the following times:

Fri, Oct 10, 6-10 pm
Sat, Oct 11, 2-10 pm
Sun, Oct 12, 12pm-5 pm

The event will include the work of Anna Carlson, DHA instructor in Surface Design. See what she's been working on (including digitally printed relief and fabric laminations) at her studio:

Northern Warehouse
Studio 246
308 Prince Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101

Hope to see you there!

September 17, 2008

Eagle Eye option

eagleEye.pngWhat: Design a logo, symbol, illustration, graphic that responds to the new movie, Eagle Eye, starring Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan.

eagleEye2.pngHow: View the trailer and send your designs to Maggie Swanson. The winning design will be framed and presented at St. Anthony Main theater the night of the advanced screening, Thurs, Sept. 25.

Why: It's a pressure-free opportunity to get your work printed, framed, and presented! Plus, I'll give you a free pass to admit two to the advanced screening.