“Two-thirds of our courses are studio-based, so that was one of the first things we needed to address,” said Vandeville. “We also have classes that are lecture-based classes, those were much easier to move to the online environment. As [...]
At FinnU a degree in graphic design is becoming more and more popular. On this episode of Finlandia Fridays host, Olivia Myers is joined by graphic design professor, Tom Adolphs. The pair talk about the graphic design program, the updated graphics lab, scholarships and more.
“I like to think that they enjoy the atmosphere we’ve built, we have done a lot of renovation in the last three years with the graphic design space,” said Adolphs. “I try to [...]
Finlandia University is proud to offer the Dave and Elsa Brule scholarship to our International School of Art and Design.
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 11, 2019. That event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Student-artists working in all media are invited to submit a portfolio of their original work for the competition. The work will [...]
This week Finlandia Fridays was joined by Gini Brewer the International School of Art and Design (ISAD) coordinator. Stepping into the role this year, Brewer is in charge of helping students with admissions processes as well as doing administrative assistant tasks within the Art and Design department.
Brewer, who studied fiber and fashion design at Finlandia, said that being able to study and work at FinnU has been like “coming home.” Initially starting her studies when Finlandia was still [...]
The scholarship recipients will be determined based on a portfolio competition. Student-artists working in all media are invited to submit a portfolio of their original work for the competition, which will be [...]
The 2017 Brule Art Scholarship winners were Jessica Gill of Escanaba (left) and Chloe Haataja of Houghton. In addition to other funding and scholarships – including the U.P. Commitment Grant – each student was awarded $20,000 courtesy of David and Elsa Brule.
$20,000 competitive art 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 [...]
Phyllis Fredendall, who is in charge of the fiber and fashion design program at Finlandia, stopped by this week to represent the International School of Art and Design on Finlandia Fridays. The degree, as stated by Fredendall, “encompasses surface design, which is dying and printing on textiles, weaving and off-loom structures, so the foundation of cloth, and garment design.” One of the perks of the program is the annual fashion show that is held along with the student [...]
$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 [...]
$20,000 art scholarship has application deadline of May 1
The deadline to apply for the Dave and Elsa Brule Scholarship is moved from April 21 to Monday, May 1. To be eligible to win the scholarship, a student must completely fill out the application as well as attend the Portfolio Review Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017. That event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aspiring artists are invited to Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design (ISAD) in March and April for portfolio review/open house sessions at the Jutila Center. A total of 12 sessions will take place, beginning March 10 and finishing up April 7.
Each session will start with the aspiring artists meeting with art and design faculty to get a feel for them as students and artists. The faculty will then look through the students’ portfolios to help offer individualized advice [...]