Metro State community faculty member G.E. Patterson served as guide to explorers of the new home of the Minnesota Museum of American Art in downtown St. Paul.
The Metropolitan met with President Ginny Arthur on Oct. 18, 2018 for an hourlong conversation about presidential priorities, strategic planning, and prospects for building a center for fine and performing arts in Brooklyn Park.
Two alumni and a studio arts student captured the 2018 Art Purchase Awards.
Metro State’s arts and literary magazine was in the bright lights and big leagues at its annual spring reading at Open Book.
A group show at the Gordon Parks Gallery features works created by studio arts majors at Metropolitan State University.
Students, alumni and faculty can submit art for $1,000 award.
Erica Spitzer Rasmussen honored for ‘The Love Affair,’ a sculptural book of her grandparents’ letters.
“It’s something you assume your college has. And I feel slighted that we don’t,” said Jessica Maistrovich, Student Senate Treasurer, in explaining her drive to create a mascot for Metropolitan State University. “Mascots create a sense of community and belonging. Having one can add that sense of fun that sometimes we’re missing as a more adult college,” she said.
It all started with paper. “My father worked at a paper mill so he used to bring huge rolls of paper home and I used to draw growing up. So I’ve always had a strong love of paper,” said Amy Sands, Metro State’s new associate professor of Studio Arts.