College Art Faculty Shows at Banfill-Locke

College Invites Public to College Hour Reading by Local Authors, Sept. 10

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes New Faculty to Fall Semester

College's Annual Prairie Home Delights Fundraiser, Sept. 25

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes Students to Fall Semester with Week of Activities

Fall Picnics Kick-Off New Academic Year at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes Chinese Exchange Faculty Member

Community Organizations Step Forward to Sponsor College's Annual Prairie Home Delights Scholarship Fundraiser, Sept. 25

Roles Cast in College Fall Play, "The Laramie Project"

Senator George McGovern Speaking at Anoka-Ramsey's Cambridge Campus - Public Welcome

President Johns of Anoka-Ramsey Community College Named 2008 Pacesetter of the Year

Discover Possibilities at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Open House

College Students Cut Acting Chops to Perform Intriguing Docu-Drama, "The Laramie Project" Oct. 24, 25, 30, 31, Nov. 1

Coffee House Series Rocks Anoka-Ramsey Community College Each Month, October Through April

Prairie Home Delights Grossed More Than $27,500 for Student Scholarships at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Bachelor’s in Special Education Continues at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Through Partnership Renewal with St. Cloud State University

Cambridge Campus Hosts Renowned Author

New Season, New Coaches, New Life for Men's Basketball Program at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

New Board Members Bring Wealth of Experience to Coon Rapids Campus Foundation

College Art Faculty Curates Watercolor Invitational

New Board Member Brings Wealth of Experience to Cambridge Campus Foundation

College Offers Wide Array of Veterans' Services

Anoka-Ramsey Art Faculty Receives Printmaking Award

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Hosts Fallen Comrade Ceremony Nov. 12 to Honor Veterans

Women's Volleyball Team Forges to Successful Season Close

College Student Art Sale-Unique Gifts, Good Cause, Great Value

College Choir Performs Winter Choral Concert

KARE11 Features Anoka-Ramsey

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Proceeds Deliberately After State Deficit Announcement

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Thanks Donors at Second Annual Legacy Dinner

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Embarks on Strategic Planning Process; Public Invited

Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation Donates $25,000 for Nursing Scholarships at Cambridge Campus

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Annual Cambridge Campus Scholardazzle Fundraiser Seeks Guests, Sponsors to Support Students

College Reschedules Public Meetings for Strategic Planning

College Offers Accelerated, Eight-Week Business Courses

College Offers Unique Experience for Jazz Musicians

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Golden Rams Rally, Split Weekend Games

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Men’s Basketball falls to Madison Tech

Rams Defeat St. John's JV

Rams Split Weekend Games

The Golden Rams Split Matches in Illinois

Anoka-Ramsey Art Faculty Receives Printmaking Award

November 05, 2008
Anoka-Ramsey Community College award-winning art faculty member Laura Migliorino continues to garner accolades for her photography series, The Hidden Suburbs: A Portrait, with the recent win of the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art Purchase Award prize from the Minnesota National Print Biennial.
Egret Street "Egret Street," (shown) a photograph by Anoka-Ramsey Community College Photography faculty member, Laura E. Migliorino, is one of a series titled, The Hidden Suburbs: A Portrait which was recognized with the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art Purchase Award prize from the Minnesota National Print Biennial showing at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery in Minneapolis.

The Biennial, organized by the University of Minnesota's Department of Art and the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, showcases the vitality and evolving nature of printmaking today. The national juried exhibition displayed printmaking in all forms and media, from traditional 2-D to installation and sculptural works.

Directed by Jenny Schmid, assistant professor in the University of Minnesota's Department of Arts printmaking area, The Biennial received submissions from 354 artists representing 35 States. Ninety works by 56 artists were selected for the exhibition.

Following the purchase by the Weisman Museum, Migliorino joined renowned architect Teddy Cruz at Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh to discuss their respective work inspired by suburbia at the end of October. Both Migliorino and Cruz were invited to display their work in Worlds Away exhibit at the Walker Art Museum in Minnesota earlier this year.

About Migliorino's Series: The Hidden Suburbs: A Portrait
The Hidden Suburbs: A Portrait photography series by Anoka-Ramsey photography faculty member, Laura E. Migliorino examines urban and suburban sprawl and the ex-burbs, which are an ever-growing aspect of the American landscape.

Migliorino says the series of portraits seeks to reveal the diversity that exists in the outer-ring suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul while dispelling the stereotype of the suburbanite and challenging assumptions about suburban residents.

Her interest in exploring the suburbs evolved over the 20 years that she has commuted from her home in South Minneapolis to her teaching job at the college in Coon Rapids. Through the years, Migliorino says she has witnessed farmland disappear and be replaced with housing so uniform and controlled it is often difficult to distinguish one from another.

Migliorino's work is currently on display in the Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids Campus Great River Gallery and the Weisman Museum.

For more information about the Biennial award, visit the Nash Web site. View more information about the Weisman. For more information about Anoka-Ramsey Community College's award-winning art faculty and associate in fine arts degree program, visit