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

Come spend an evening with 13 leaders as they look at where design was, is, and needs to go. Communication Arts' editor, Patrick Coyne, moderates. [read more…]


We'll show examples of designs that bug us, and designs that we love! And then engage everyone in a lively discussion on how to redesign these items to be better, smarter and more sustainable. [read more…]

Join us for the monthly mixer, this time at the Aster Café in St. Anthony Main. [read more…]

A Walker tradition for the past 24 years, the British Television Advertising Awards features the best of the UK’s advertising ingenuity, selected by top ad executives and producers from across the globe, and AIGA Minnesota is proud to be part of this year's screenings. [read more…]


You'll never look at dust the same way again! Don't miss Element Six Media as they showcase their alternative "green" advertising methods which have been gaining attention around the country. [read more…]

Combat seasonal depression! Grab a cocktail and see Chank's new installations at Creative Lighting in St. Paul. [read more…]

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…]


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…]

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Brent Larson
Brent Larson
Brent is an award winning Motion, 3D, and Graphic designer with 20 years of experience working in the architectural, manufacturing, legal, corporate, and film industries as a solopreneur, agency, and in-house designer. He has experience in illustration, graphic design, product design, 3D modeling & animation, motion graphics, video production, live & virtual event production, presentation design, art direction, and project management. He currently works as a corporate in-house Principal Motion and Graphic Designer in the MedTech industry.

Before becoming AIGA Minnesota President, Brent served as Vice President from 2022-2023 and Chair of the In-House Designers Committee from 2019 - 2023.

Brent volunteers as a mentor for emerging designers and is a member of the AIGA Minnesota Mind to Mind Mentorship Program Committee.

His interests include history, film, design, animation, illustration, 3D printing, model making, woodworking, golf, bowling, fishing, and restoring things.