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

Join fellow emerging designers and creative problem solver and designer Sarah Forss, Senior Designer at Werner Design Werks, for brunch and conversation on Saturday, November 5 at 11 a.m. at the Pizza Luce in Richfield, Minnesota. [read more…]

Join fellow emerging designers and designer, consultant, and strategist Jane Tilka for brunch and conversation on Saturday, October 1 at 11 a.m. at Hen House Eatery. [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…]

The paintings, calligraphy and designs of AIGA Minnesota Fellow, Peter Seitz, are featured in an art exhibit at the Northfield Senior Center from July 11 – August 14, 2016. Peter Seitz is the first AIGA Minnesota Fellow. He is a pioneer of Minnesota graphic design in the European modernist tradition and taught at MCAD for […] [read more…]

It’s official! The Minnesota Historical Society has acquired the AIGA Minnesota Archives. This treasure trove of graphic design artifacts (1977-present) will be archived in the Minnesota History Center Library for scholars and design aficionados who are interested in Minnesota’s design history. AIGA Minnesota is grateful for the safe historic preservation of these primary source documents […] [read more…]

At the July 6 Solopreneurs meeting, Tim Foss stepped back to tell us his life story, visually and in words, as a demonstration of his storytelling technique. [read more…]

Please join us for an evening of art, inspiration, conversation, and refreshments at Concordia Art Center Galleries on October 20. [read more…]

AIGA Minnesota’s “Academy Awards” event for the 2016 AIGA Fellow investiture was true to form. [read more…]

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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.