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

Join us this month for the movie "Fresh". This movie lives up to its name with a refreshingly optimistic look at efforts underway to redesign our food systems. [read more…]

Nov
13
2010

On November 13, the University of Wisconsin: Stout will be holding the next Pivot :: Bridge. Pivot :: Bridge will feature speakers from the innovative, and influential interactive design firm space150. These speakers are Stout alumni who have graduated in the past few years and they’ll speak about bridging the gap between college, and a successful career. After the speakers, students will create and swap designer trading cards with fellow Pivot: Bridge attendees. [read more…]

Each month AIGA Minnesota hosts a mixer event at various bars and restaurants around the Twin Cities. This event is a great networking and social opportunity so bring your business cards and your ideas! Members and non-members alike are welcome. [read more…]

Stimulatté is a free bi-monthly social gathering developed for design students to create new connections. [read more…]

A unique beginner-level, one-day workshop that addresses the funding aspect of design for the public good. [read more…]

Design has the power to change the direction of businesses, provide fuel for economies and even change lives. [read more…]

Oct
1
2010
Oct
3
2010

Design demands that we decipher the unknown. We must crack the code constantly on new clients, new markets, new technologies. We're continually challenged and constantly stretching, no matter what the assignment. It's our creative process that makes meaning and deciphers what's unknown. [read more…]

Join us for the exhibition opening reception featuring the work of Joel Templin of Hatch Design and wine from JAQK Cellars, Hatch Design's very first hatchling. [read more…]

The Pivot portion of the Leaders of Design Series is a special, exclusive session for student members of the AIGA community to interact with Joel Templin, cofounder of Hatch Design. [read more…]

Sep
17
2010
Sep
19
2010

Get together in teams with local developers, marketers, designers, and entrepreneurs to vet, pitch, build, and demo new products over a single weekend. Intense! [read more…]

With the ever-increasing amounts of people and companies using social media, it is imperative to have a presence online. [read more…]

Like any good peanut butter and jelly sandwich, the MNtor Program won’t work without two essential ingredients: Mentors and Mentees. [read more…]

Contact Leadership

Heather Brooks
Heather Brooks
President
For as long as she can remember Heather has been a lover of color and pattern and a skilled problem solver. Design brought these two passions together and there has been no looking back.

 Currently in-house at a local nonprofit, Opportunity Partners, Heather spends her days designing print and digital materials to support the mission of advancing the quality of life for adults with disabilities.

Heather holds a BFA in graphic design from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire where she was encouraged to join AIGA as a student. 

In her free time, Heather is out enjoying all the wonderful places in the Twin Cities with her partner, family, friends and dogs, Paisley and Guthrie.