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Lindsey Heiden Headshot Photo
September 7, 2022

Heiden to be featured in UP Focus Exhibition

Former ISAD adjunct will serve as Visiting Assistant Professor for 2022-23

Finlandia University is pleased to announce that Lindsey Heiden will serve as a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2022-2023 academic year. Heiden has been an adjunct instructor in FinnU’s International School of Art & Design (ISAD) since 2018.

“The studio art facilities at Finlandia University are fantastic,” Heiden said. “I can’t wait to show and explore all of the possibilities that studio arts have to offer with the students. I [...]

April 9, 2021

Ceramics Major, Ramona Kuhn, named 2021 Student Representative

With graduation less than a month away, the Class of 2021 Student Representative, Ramona Kuhn, caught up with host Olivia Myers to talk about her time at Finlandia.

Kuhn, originally from St. Cloud, Minn. will be earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics. Kuhn can remember the exact moment she realized she wanted to pursue a career in art.

“I remember the first time when I touched clay and took a clay workshop as a kid was when I was [...]

April 25, 2019

Chassell High School Visits Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design

In the last year, the International School of Art & Design has welcomed local high schools to visit, tour and experience all that the school has to offer.

Students are brought to the campus and get their hands on one of the disciplines within the school of art & design. Previous students have made prints in the fiber studio and Chassell students had the opportunity to test out their hands at making coil pots in the ceramics studio [...]

Jaimianne Amicucci Promotion
July 23, 2018

Alum Jaimianne Amicucci receives promotion

Jaimianne Amicucci (‘10) has been promoted to Director for the James Renwick Alliance.

Like most people who visit the copper country, Amicucci fell in love with the sea of trees and long winters during her time at Finlandia University.

“I was looking for three things when I was applying to colleges: great student to teacher ratio, a strong art department and traveling,” says Amicucci, who earned her BFA in ceramics. “Finlandia had the perfect balance of all three.”

In [...]

June 1, 2017

Marquette-based ceramic artist Brian Kakas coming to Finlandia University Gallery

Tectonic Intonation #2 by Brian Kakas

Brian Kakas: Pensive Intonations June 8 – July 21, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 8, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Artist Talk beginning at 7:15 p.m.

Ceramic sculptures by Marquette artist Brian Kakas will be on display at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, from June 8 to July 21, 2017. An opening reception at the gallery will take place on Thursday, June 8, from 7 to 8:30 [...]

Ceramic Dinner Ware Set
May 26, 2016

Amazing student work from Finlandia ceramics program

Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design is renowned for its incredibly facilities, ability to bring in professional artists and focus on the Finnish model of education. It’s also quickly becoming known for having an amazing ceramics program under the lead of emerging artist Kenyon Hansen.

Below you’ll find images of student work from the 2015-16 academic year.

Dinner Ware Sets by Adena Huffman, Light Reduction Cone 10, (ARD 424 Studio Practices Ceramic Design)

Faceted Bowl, [...]

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