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

 

2022 Cranbrook Academy of Art 

MFA Sculpture / Elective 3D Design

 

EXPERIENCE 

 

Summer Intern

bluespace Creative May - June 2019 

 

Creative Director

View Finder Magazine Fall Editorial Staff 2019

 

JFK Summer Staff

Dance instructor

June 2016 - June 2021 

 

Teacher & Choreographer

Fusion Dance

Aug 2013 - May 2016

 

Front Desk Assistant

Work Study Cranbrook Academy of Art Admissions Oct

2020 - May 2021

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Fall 2021

Teaching Assistant,

Beginning Sculpture, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI 

 

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

2022 -    GDE Exhibition ; Cranbrook Art

                Museum Bloomfield Hills, MI

2022 -    Speculative Histories ; Saarinen                House, Cranbrook Academy of                Art Bloomfield Hills, MI

2021 -    Undecided; Forum Gallery

               Cranbrook Academy of Art

               Bloomfield Hills, MI

2020 -    Placeholder: Words 

                and Pictures; Prairie 

                Meadows Gallery 

                Des Moines, IA 

2020 -   Iowa Exhibited XXXV Digital;

               Polk County Heritage

               Gallery Des Moines, IA

2020 -    Major Stereotypes 

               Graphic Design Senior 

               Exhibition; Prarie Meadows 

               Gallery Des Moines, IA 

2020 -    A Normal Conversation 

               Senior show;

               The Water House

               Des Moines, IA 

2019 -   Grand View Student Art 

               Competition; Prairie Meadows                  Gallery Des Moines, IA

2017 -   Grand View Student Art 

               Competition; Viaduct Gallery 

               Des Moines, IA  

 

SKILLS 

 

Research / Ideation

Adobe Creative Suite

Blender / UX Design

Bookbinding 

Choreography / Dance Background

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