MCKENNA QUANDT

FINE ARITST/GRAPHIC DESIGNER/DANCER

EDUCATION 

 

BA in Studio Arts & Graphic Design

Grand View University 

Des Moines, IA  2016-2020

Presidents List 2017-2020 

Alpha Chi Honor Society

Grand View Honor Society 2019

 

2020 Cranbrook Academy of Art 

MFA  Sculpture

 

EXPERIENCE 

 

Summer Intern

bluespace Creative May - June 2019 

 

Creative Director

View Finder Magazine Fall Editorial Staff 2019

 

JFK Summer Staff

Dance instructor June 2016 - Present 

 

Teacher & Choreographer

Fusion Dance Aug 2013 - May 2016

 

Work Study Cranbrook Academy of Art Admissions Oct 2020 - Present

 

AWARDS

 

2020 -    NAIA Scholar Athlete

2018 -    Art Director’s Association 

                of Iowa Award 

2017 -    Viaduct Gallery 

                Honorable Mention

2016 -    Grand View University 

                Art Scholarship

EXHIBITION HISTORY

 

2019 -   Grand View Student Art 

               Competition; Prairie Meadows                  Gallery Des Moines, IA 

2017 -   Grand View Student Art 

               Competition; Viaduct Gallery 

               Des Moines, IA  

2020 -    A Normal Conversation 

               Senior show;

               The Water House

               Des Moines, IA 

2020 -    Major Stereotypes

               Graphic Design Senior

               Exhibition; Prarie Meadows

               Gallery Des Moines, IA 

2020 -   Iowa Exhibited XXXV Digital;

               Polk County Heritage

               Gallery Des Moines, IA

2020 -    Placeholder: Words

                and Pictures; Prairie

                Meadows Gallery

                Des Moines, IA 

2021 -    Undecided; Forum Gallery

               Cranbrook Academy of Art

               Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

SKILLS 

 

Research and ideation

Adobe Creative Suite

Blender

Bookbinding 

Choreography and 

dance background

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