Mitch Blessing has been an Assistant Professor of Technology, Art & Design at Bemidji State University
since 2016, specializing in Design Foundations, Graphic Design, 3D Design, Printmaking, and Typography.
A sculptor and designer, Mitch has been a student of visual communication his entire life. As a young art
scholar, he studied in Spain and England before earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) in
Sculpture from Bemidji State University. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree (MFA) in Sculpture
and 3D Design from the University of Miami, Coral Gables. In 2009 Mitch co-founded a digital
advertising agency, acting as its Creative Director for seven years.
After serving as an industry professional on the School of TAD Advisory Board for many years, he
became one of the program’s instructors. This is Mitch’s second visit to the tri-annual Euroshop Event
and his first time presenting to members of the IFES Network on behalf of BSU’s Experiential Exhibit