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

June 30, 2016 AIGA Minnesota is pleased to announce that a number of new and continuing members have been elected to serve on the organization’s board of directors, beginning on July 1, 2016. To view a list of all currently-serving AIGA Minnesota board members with biographies and photos, click here. New officers Officers are elected by […] [read more…]

The AIGA Minnesota Sustainable Design Committee educated Mia Third Thursday attendees on the lifecycle of plastic straws and how to reduce usage. [read more…]

Fresh Squeezed with AIGA Executive Director Julie Anixter was beyond one of a kind. Her mottos and words of advice left each of us more passionate about our careers. [read more…]

Join fellow emerging designers and Photographer/Copywriter Kent DuFault for brunch and conversation on Saturday, June 18. [read more…]

The Emerging Designers ended the month of April with a bang. Haley Kilgour was the spotlight speaker and she brought along a special guest, Tim Brunelle. [read more…]

A sold-out crowd of creatives gathered at the Star Tribune’s beautiful downtown headquarters to listen to presenters discuss the huge undertaking of the newspaper’s brand refresh. [read more…]

This event sold out within hours of registration opening. Talk about a testament to the tight friendships that define the design duo of Bodega Ltd., Josef Harris and Liz Gardner. [read more…]

Furnish A Future is a project designed by AIGA Minnesota's Design For Good initiative to raise awareness for youth experiencing homelessness. [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.