The latest news from the Minnesota chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design.

Membership in AIGA has its benefits—including discounts on services and products, exclusive access to new job opportunities and more! [read more…]

In 2017, there were 55 portfolio entries competing for a total of eight scholarships. It was all the judges could do to narrow these entries down to the final eight, representing five universities and colleges from three states. AIGA Minnesota congratulates the 2017 winners and thanks the scholarship sponsors for their generous support. [read more…]

Minnesota is pleased to announce that a number of new members have been elected to serve on the organization’s board of directors, effective immediately. [read more…]

Make your voice heard. Take the 2018 Annual Survey by Friday, January 19, 2018. [read more…]

Board members are elected by you. Please cast your vote by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018. [read more…]

We are excited to announce the EMERGE 2.0 workshop participants representing from 18 different AIGA chapters. [read more…]

We’re looking for local design leaders and enthusiasts to step up and commit to a term of service to help shape the future of the Minnesota chapter. Apply now. [read more…]

Missed the opening reception? Take an up-close look at today's best typography from around the globe in this special exhibition. Now thru Nov 7. [read more…]

For the month of September 2017, CreativeLive, the world’s leading creative education platform, will offer AIGA members free access to the online course "A Brand Called You" with Debbie Millman. [read more…]

AIGA Minnesota’s Director of Diversity & Inclusion is seeking to create a committee to help the organization become more inclusive. Participating in the committee will help amplify the positive impact of the national AIGA Task Force within our local chapter. [read more…]

AIGA Minnesota is thrilled to receive their third AIGA Innovate grant in July 2017. EMERGE 2.0, the awarded grant submitted by Jenny Price, AIGA national president council chair (president emeritus of AIGA Minnesota) along with Katrin Loss, AIGA Minnesota president, is designed to engage emerging designers (0-5 years after graduation). [read more…]

Minnesota is pleased to announce that a number of new members have been elected to serve on the organization’s board of directors, effective immediately. [read more…]

Contact Leadership

Amy Schleichert
Amy Schleichert
Director of Communications
A lifelong artist and emerging designer, Amy has been a member of AIGA since 2012, which is when she attended her first Portfolio 1-on-1 event as a college student. Since receiving her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in 2013, she has worked as a graphic designer for Bōbiam, a retail merchandise company, the Minnesota Orchestra, a Grammy-Award winning orchestra, and is currently a designer at Sigma Beauty, an international cult cosmetic brand headquartered in Minnesota. Recognizing the need to be an active participant in the design community, Amy was nominated to serve as AIGA Minnesota’s Director of Communications. In this position, she maintains all chapter communications, and serves various working committees in order to best accomplish their individual goals.

In her free time, she enjoys sharpening her culinary skills, playing music, getting creative in the art studio, sweating it out at the gym, and exploring new places. She is also a big proponent of the Oxford comma and drinking a glass of red wine daily.