AIGA Minnesota created or partnered with other organizations to produce 60+ programs in the past 12 months. Revisit past events below.

Join us May 10th in Minneapolis for a Solopreneurs Agency Tour and Happy Hour. Meet the creatives of Zeus Jones and learn what they do and how they work with solopreneurs. Join us at nearby Icehouse for refreshments afterwards. [read more…]

Join Solopreneurs for our monthly lunch, where we discuss topics relevant to being an independent creative. In the first part of 2018 we will be discussing freelance fundamentals topics this spring, so bring your questions, comments, or hilarious horror stories to share. [read more…]

Join friends and colleagues for a night of conversations and connections. [read more…]

Join Smartpress and AIGA Minnesota for an evening of visual globetrotting with Ker + Downey graphic designer Amy Willis as she shares her inspiration and approach to creating the luxury tour company’s bi-annual print travelog, Quest. [read more…]

Apr
23
12:00am
2018
May
18
7:00pm
2018
  • Location TBD

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…]

Apr
20
6:00pm
2018

Join us in New York City as we celebrate the 2018 AIGA Medalists in recognition of their exceptional achievements, services or other contributions to the field of design and visual communication. [read more…]

Apr
13
9:00am
2018

Held in conjunction with this year's Portfolio 1-on-1® event, this forum will allow faculty to compare and contrast three to four different post-secondary design programs. Participants are welcome to share information about their own design approaches and curriculum. [read more…]

Join friends and colleagues for a night of conversations and connections. [read more…]

Join Solopreneurs for our monthly lunch, where we discuss topics relevant to being an independent creative. In the first part of 2018 we will be discussing freelance fundamentals topics this spring, so bring your questions, comments, or hilarious horror stories to share. [read more…]

Apr
12
9:00am
2018
Apr
13
5:00pm
2018

Portfolio 1-on-1® is the premier regional event for developing design students and recent graduates. [read more…]

Are you hoping to work in a creative industry, but aren’t a designer? If you’re aiming to be an advertiser, marketer, writer, photographer, or any other creative pursuit, join us for our keynote speaker Meg Lewis as she walks you through growing your creative self and career. [read more…]

A free panel discussion featuring Sharon Werner, Teri Kwant, and Lynn Tanaka—practicing designers who also have side practices in craft. [read more…]

Contact Leadership

Katrin Loss
Katrin Loss
President
A member of AIGA since 1999, Katrin served on many committees and in a variety of roles for the Minnesota chapter since 2002, including chairing the Luncheon Lectures series from 2003–2010 and volunteering on the Design Show committee since 2010. In 2007, she joined AIGA Minnesota’s board of directors as the Associate Director, Luncheons and, in 2011, was named “Volunteer of the Year.” Most recently, Katrin served as AIGA Minnesota’s Vice President for two years, including overseeing the Programming Council. Prior to that, she served as AIGA Minnesota’s Director of Operations for five years overseeing and improving systems and processes in support of AIGA Minnesota’s numerous and diverse programming needs and co-chaired the 2014 AIGA Minnesota Design Show.

An award-winning art director/designer with extensive experience in brand development, Katrin currently works in-house for Best Buy’s Brand Design team. Katrin is a graduate of Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a BFA in graphic design, and also holds a degree in business administration and international trade from Staatliche Handelsschule in Hamburg, Germany. A strong creative leader with analytical skills, her background in design and business coupled with experience working and living in the U.S. and Europe permits a unique global perspective.

An active member of the design community for over 10 years, Katrin currently serves on MCAD’s Alumni Association Board of Directors.