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CREO 2015: Ignite

Latin for "to make, create, produce," CREO is an annual celebration of creativity from Mount Mary University's School of Arts & Design showcasing student work from the fashion, fine art, graphic design and interior design programs.

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Buy Tickets
Harley-Davidson Museum
400 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee
(414) 256-1255 | mmu-creo@mtmary.edu

Vote for your favorite student fashion design in the M: Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine Readers' Choice competition! This is M Magazine's 4th year showcasing garments from students whose work will be on the runway at CREO: Ignite, the university's combined fashion, art and design show taking place Friday, May 8 at the Harley-Davidson Museum. M Magazine is also this year's Magazine Media Sponsor for CREO! Polls are open through April 30.

Student Designer Fashion Show

This live, New York-style runway production staged in urban, chic Garage of the Harley-Davidson Museum®. It is planned and produced by Mount Mary University fashion students with assistance from Milwaukee’s best production professionals.

Choose from three show times and ticket options, including VIP seating, which offers the best sight-lines in the house. The Museum offers free on-site and street self-parking for all CREO guests.


Art & Design Honors Exhibit

The Arts & Design Honors Exhibit is a fusion of energy generated by the School of Arts & Design. It is a juried, longstanding Mount Mary University tradition, highlighting the strongest and most recent creative work from Fine Arts, Art Therapy, Fashion Design and Merchandise Management, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Interior Merchandising students.

The Arts & Design Honors Exhibit will be located in the Harley-Davidson Museum® “Chrome” tent. It is free and open from 1 to 10 p.m.View the Awards and Honors page for more information.

School of Arts and Design

The School of Arts & Design offers degrees in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Art Therapy, Fashion Design and Merchandise Management, Interior Design and Interior Merchandising. Electives are also available in Music and PE/Dance. Learn more at mtmary.edu/artsdesign

  • "Climacophobia" -- Sara Terrell, Post-Bacc in Art Education
  • "Frost" -- Sara Terrell, Post-Bacc in Art Education
  • "I Woke Up Screaming" -- Sara Terrell, Post-Bacc in Art Education
  • "Orlan" -- Alicia Povlich

 

Support Our Students

Love what you see? Make a tax-deductible gift toward scholarships that support a diverse community of learners.  Select "other" and type in "Arts & Design."

 
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Media Response to the 2014 Show

“Students at Mount Mary University are taking their expertise in fashion to the professional level”—Jessob Reisbeck, Fox 6

“There’s something captivating about seeing an entire show come together because of the hard work and talent of students who have their finger on the pulse”– Katie Kochelek, M Magazine


“Leading the pack are Mount Mary's student designers who annually take to the runway to showcase their collections”— Clare Hanan, Milwaukee Magazine


“It’s a really big production, it’s pretty impressive because it’s all put on by students at Mount Mary University” –Laura Langemo, Fox 6

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A look back at CREO 2014 and 2013

View the 2014 show in its entirety on YouTube. More than 1400 guests enjoyed CREO 2013. See highlights from the 2013 show on YouTube and on Facebook and check out the news coverage from these community news sources.

 
  • CREO Jurying
  • CREO Jurying
  • CREO Jurying
  • CREO Jurying
  • A Chain Reaction -- a Katelyn Malkow design
  • A Chain Reaction (detail) -- a Katelyn Malkow design
  • Katelyn Malkow
  • A Perfect Fit -- a Mindy Ross design
  • A Perfect Fit (detail) -- a Mindy Ross design
  • Mindy Ross
  • The Other Side of the Tracks -- a Kelsey Garfoot design
  • The Other Side of the Tracks (detail) -- a Kelsey Garfoot design
  • Modern Geisha -- a Laura Bavlnka design
  • Modern Geisha (detail) -- a Laura Bavlnka design
  • Laura Bavlnka
  • Curvlinear Leanings -- a Pa Kou Vang design
  • Curvlinear Leanings (detail) -- a Pa Kou Vang design
  • Pa Kou Vang