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

AIGA MN's Digital Committee’s mission is to engage the tech community – Designers, UXers, Developers, and beyond – in impactful conversations around the design space and create a collaborative learning community.
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Join Solopreneurs for our monthly lunch, where we discuss topics relevant to being an independent creative. In Fall 2018 we will be discussing Freelance Fundamentals helpful for newer Solopreneurs, so bring your questions, comments, or stories to share. [read more…]

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

For the eighth year in a row, Third Thursday at Minneapolis Institute of Art teams up with AIGA Minnesota for a night of art and design. [read more…]

For the eighth year in a row, Third Thursday at Minneapolis Institute of Art teams up with AIGA Minnesota for a night of art and design. [read more…]

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

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

Jun
22
8:00am
2018
Jun
29
11:59pm
2018
  • Location TBD

Project Passion, an annual exhibition, celebrates the self-initiated work of designers and illustrators worldwide. This fourth show asks “what moves you?” Not only do we want to see your work, we also want to hear what motivates it. [read more…]

Join Smartpress and AIGA Minnesota for a caffeinated chat with Rob Patterson, designer for contemporary coffee roaster-retailer Intelligentsia, about his abstract poster series created for the new Kilogram Tea brand. [read more…]

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

Jun
13
10:00pm
2018
Jun
22
5:00pm
2018
  • Location TBD

​Share your passion for art and design with the next generation! Volunteer to lead a group of middle school kids as they execute the Trailhead mural at Theodore Wirth Park. [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.