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September 7, 2017

Fiber Film of the Month – The September Issue

The Fiber Department’s “Fiber Film of the Month” will feature The September Issue on Tuesday, September 12 at 5 p.m. The film is about the making of the annual September issue of Vogue. This will take place in the commons area of the second floor of the Jutila Center. Students should bring their own refreshments.

September 5, 2017

Two U.P. students win 2017 Brule Scholarship

$20,000 scholarship for art students earned by local students

Aspiring artists from around the Midwest gathered on Finlandia University’s campus last spring for the annual Brule Scholarship portfolio competition, and when it was all said and done two students from the Upper Peninsula stood out and earned the $20,000 scholarships.

“This year we were excited to have an incredible group of artists apply for the Brule Scholarship,” said Denise Vandeville, Dean of Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design. “It was [...]

July 20, 2017

Van Pelts matching donation for Art & Design school

The generosity just keeps coming for Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design – this time from longtime friends of the university Patricia and Peter Van Pelt. The couple is donating $1,000 to the school if a new promotional video is shared 1,000 times on Facebook.

“Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design has always been so creative, lively and inclusive, and through such a variety of media! We love this video. We hope it will introduce many others to [...]

July 5, 2017

One share is $1 thanks to passionate alumni

Group looking to spread word about program that helped shape them

A group of alumni of Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design is donating $1 every time the new art and design video is shared on Facebook. The group is committed to donating up to $1,000, meaning we need to see 1,000 shares total on the video. As an added bonus, one person that shares the video will also be

rewarded with a FinnU gift package courtesy of Alumni [...]

June 8, 2017

New promotional video highlights FinnU’s Art & Design programs

Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design (ISAD) is well known for its high-quality professors, incredible creative spaces and of course being located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, a place where you can’t help but be inspired to create. All of that and more is showcased in the latest video for the school, which features more than a half-dozen students and professors and some stunning visuals inside of Finlandia University’s Jutila Center, where all of the studios [...]

April 19, 2017

Jacquard Design Final Presentation

Finlandia University International School of Art and Design is proud to present the Jacquard Design Final Presentations on Monday, April 24 from 10:10 a.m. to noon in room 208 of the Lily I. Jutila Center. Spring 2017 Jacquard Design Students Kelsey Dowd Gina Geliche Taylor Ruotsala

Tea will be served. All are invited. Anyone planning to attend should RSVP to Phyllis Fredendall.

January 30, 2017

Applications now being accepted for Brule Scholarship at FinnU

$20,000 competitive art & design scholarship for incoming students

Finlandia University is now accepting applications for the Dave and Elsa Brule Scholarship. This competitive scholarship is for students interested in studying art and design in the university’s International School of Art & Design.

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The scholarship recipients will be selected based on a portfolio competition. Applicants will need to be present for the Portfolio Review Day on Finlandia’s campus on Saturday, May 6, 2017. That event is [...]

January 18, 2017

Soup and Art Auction fundraiser set for Saturday

Young Women’s Caucus for Art raising money for conference

The Young Women’s Caucus for Art at Finlandia University is hosting its annual Soup and Art Auction fundraiser Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center.

The fundraising event includes all-you-can-eat homemade made soup, including a couple unique Finnish recipes that are usually a big hit with the crowd. Live music, an art auction and a dessert bar will also be included. Money raised will be used to [...]

December 19, 2016

Finlandia announces $20,000 art and design scholarship competition

Thanks to the generous support of David and Elsa Brule, Finlandia University is proud to announce a three-year commitment totaling $120,000 in art and design scholarships.

Finlandia University art students painting outside on the shores of the Portage Lake Canal on Finlandia’s campus in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.

“The Brules have been huge supporters of the arts, and friends of the university for years,” said Denise Vandeville, dean of Finlandia’s International School of Art and Design. “We’re very grateful for [...]

Art Scholarship Discussed on Finlandia Fridays
December 16, 2016

Brule Art Scholarship announced on Finlandia Fridays

Today on the Finlandia Fridays we have some big news!

Finlandia University announces six $20,000 scholarships for students interested in studying art and design. These art scholarships are made available because of the generous support Finlandia University has received from Elsa and David Brule. To help make this announcement, this week’s guest is Denise Vandeville. Vandeville is the Dean of FinnU’s International School of Art & Design.

“The Brules have been huge supporters of the arts, and friends of the [...]

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