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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 [...]

February 7, 2019

Faculty Exhibit opening reception is February 21

Tom Adolphs, “Untitled 2 from In Between series”, Digital Drawing/Painting, 2018

Finlandia University’s International School of Art and Design will present a faculty exhibit at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) from February 21 to March 18, 2019.

Dylan Evans Weiler, “they’re too young to even understand what’s on your mind”, Oil on linen on Panel, 2017

An opening reception for the artists will take place [...]

February 9, 2017

ISAD Faculty Exhibit opens February 22

Exhibit Dates: February 22 to March 21, 2017 Opening reception: Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Finlandia University’s International School of Art and Design will present a faculty exhibit at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC), Hancock, February 22 to March 21, 2017.

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An opening reception for the artists will take [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

December 13, 2014

Emerging artist Kenyon Hansen

Kenyon Hansen, Finlandia University adjunct ceramics instructor, confesses that he wasn’t a particularly motivated high school student … until his senior year when he enrolled in an art class.

“I thought it would be easy and I could slack off,” Hansen said of the art class.

But when his mom learned that he was failing the class, she talked with his teacher, Tim Zablocki, about Hansen’s interest in taking photos with a camera she had recently purchased. So Zablocki set Hansen [...]

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