More Than 50 Creative Portfolios Showcase MATC Student and Recent Graduate Talent

Ginny Gnadt, Public Relations Coordinator, 414-467-7221,

July 05, 2021

Photo illustrating this news release by MATC 2021 photography graduate Claire Kotlowski. 

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MILWAUKEE -- More than 50 portfolios created by current students and recent graduates of Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Creative Arts, Design & Media Pathway are now available for online viewing.

At, community members and business leaders can check out the work of MATC students in these programs — and learn more about the skills students learn in each along with connected careers: 

  • Animation
  • Computer simulation and gaming
  • Graphic design
  • Interior design
  • Photography 
  • Television and video production
  • Web and digital media design

“We are excited to share the impressive work of our students in a virtual format this year,” said Dr. Brian Carlson, dean of the Creative Arts, Design & Media Pathway. “Our graduates have the hard and soft skills ready to start a career on day one and that’s more than evident in their work. I encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to explore their cutting-edge talent!”

The online showcase continues a years-long tradition started with a Portfolio Night to connect graduates to the community and businesses in creative industries. 

Wisconsin’s largest technical college and one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. More than 30,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers more than 170+ academic programs; and transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees with more than 40 four-year colleges and universities. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.