CREO: Our annual celebration of the arts


Latin for "to make, create, produce," CREO is an annual celebration from Mount Mary University's School of Arts & Design showcasing student work from fashion, studio art, graphic design, interior design and art therapy that culminates in a student-run fashion show.

CREO is another example of how Mount Mary University lives its mission of being a Creative Campus — a place that recognizes the importance of creativity and nurtures a unique brand of talent that can improvise new ways of thinking.



CREO 2021

The Student Designer Fashion Show will be reimagined and presented in a virtual format for 2021. Merchandise management students will capture fashion collections by producing a unique video to feature designs by both 2020 and 2021 fashion design majors. Follow @MountMaryFashion on Instagram for show details and to support the ongoing creative work of our students.

The Arts and Design Senior Exhibitions features the work of students in Studio Arts, Art Education, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. This year, student work will be presented in the Marian Art Gallery and graphic design career seminar students will present a virtual experience of the exhibit. Watch this page for information.

Watch the 2019 CREO Recap:

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Student designer fashion show

Student designer fashion show

This production is planned and produced by Mount Mary University fashion design and merchandise management students with assistance from Milwaukee's best production professionals. Fashion designs featured on the runway represent the collections of graduating seniors, current students and designs inspired by the Mount Mary Historic Costume Collection.

Arts & Design Senior Exhibitions

Arts & Design Senior Exhibitions

CREO on Campus features the culminating works from graduating seniors from Studio Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Art Therapy and Art Education.

The Fashion Archive

The Fashion Archive

The Fashion Archive of over 9000 donated items serves as an educational, scholarly, and artistic resource for students and the Milwaukee community.

Fashion Academy

Fashion Academy

Fashion Academy is a week-long experience for students entering grades 8 - 12 who have a love of fashion and want to learn more about the industry. Explore more at