MCAD – Paradigm Shift Art Auction
Auction Ends: Feb 7, 2009 11:00 AM EST

Live Event

Sat Feb 7, 2009
9:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

Auction Closed!  Thank you for your participation!

Live Auction Event on Feb. 7th at Mill City Museum in Minneapolis!

As a fundraising program of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), this auction features an array of original contemporary artwork by accomplished alumni artists from throughout the U.S. Honoring the long and influential teaching career of one of the College’s most respected and beloved professors, Kinji Akagawa. Auction proceeds will benefit The Kinji Akagawa Fund for Interdisciplinary Studies at MCAD,a newly established endowment and scholarship program aimed at examining the intersection of art and the world around us.

This auction is one of several activities associated withParadigm Shift:  MCAD Alumni and Friends Honor Kinji Akagawa, including an exhibition currently on view at the MCAD Gallery and running to February 22, 2009. For this reason, auction works will not be available for distribution until the close of the exhibition.

Also featured will be a celebratory event on Saturday, February 7, 2009 where guests will continue bidding of donated artwork. Because this event will also be the conclusion of this auction, online participants should be sure to make absentee bids and posted no later than 11a.m. EST., February 7, 2009.

More information about this event may be found at

Thank you for your support!

Make Your Bid to Support Kinji Akagawa scholarship program !


About MCAD

Founded in 1886, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design is one of the most enduring creative and cultural institutions in Minnesota. Offering three degree programs degree programs (Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Master of Fine Arts), the College is recognized as one of the nation’s leading art and design colleges.

MCAD’s alumni are leaders and prominent contributors in advertising, graphic design, film, photography, printing, fine arts and many other visual professions here in Minnesota and nationally.

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The Auction May Be Gone, But Our Mission Goes On!

Even though our auction has ended, our organization and our mission have not. We would greatly appreciate your continued support in terms of time, effort and funding, and will do our best to keep you up to date on future activities.