Sat, Oct 28th, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Robbinsdale Armstrong High School
10635 36th Avenue North, Plymouth MN 55441

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Congratulations to AIGA MN member and past president Patrick Redmond for being selected as the Art Educators of Minnesota (AEM) 2023 Emeritus Art Educator of the Year.

Event details are below if you would like to support Patrick by attending the award and recognition ceremony on Saturday October 28th.

October 28, at 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
(if attending, please arrive by 4:30-4:45pm)

The ceremony will take place in the auditorium, near the main entrance, at Robbinsdale Armstrong High School, 10635 36th Avenue North, Plymouth, MN 55441.

The ceremony is free to attend but the rest of the conference requires a ticket purchase. More information about the AEM 2023 Fall Conference can be found via the link below.


Below is a link listing all those who will be receiving awards and recognition during the ceremony.


Contact Leadership

Rich Higgins
Rich Higgins
Vice President
Rich Higgins is the Creative Director at Parallel Retail Group. His background is as diverse as a platypus.

He started his own design studio, Oryx & Moth, doing branding, art direction and design for clients big and small. Meanwhile he was the chair of the Solopreneurs Committee for AIGA MN (2022-2023) and served on the Design Student & Alumni Board at the University of Minnesota (2010-2013). Prior to that he worked at TSG, a design agency in Robbinsdale, for clients including: Target, HealthPartners and Crate & Barrel. He's also had a short stint designing for financial institutions (PNC Bank, Citibank and BBVA Compass). He started out designing and art directing photo shoots for multiple national salon chains throughout the US and Canada. And has had mediocre hairstyles since.

His interests vary widely with the season but he always willing to chat about DIY projects, soccer, LEGO, minimalism, FIRE, AI, technology, saunas, traveling, camping, parenting, etc.