Faculty

Nationally and internationally distinguished, our faculty exhibit in galleries, have successful design and studio practices, publish articles and books, conduct human-centered research, create interactive media, consult, and participate in a range of other creative activities. You'll get to know your faculty well. Their research and studio practices are often interwoven with the courses that they teach.

Administration

Amy Hauft, Director, College and Graduate School of Art; Jane Reuter Hitzeman and Herbert F. Hitzeman, Jr. Professor of Art
Jessica Erickson, Administrative Assistant, College and Graduate School of Art
Kim McCabe, Undergraduate Programs Coordinator
Jordan McGirk, Administrative Coordinator, Graduate School of Art

Technical Staff

Matthew Branham, Instructional Technician, Digital Fabrication Focus
Gregory Cuddihee, Instructional Technician, Woodworking, Plastics, Model Making, and Furniture Focus
Amelia Jones, Instructional Technician, Printmaking
Tom Moore, Instructional Technician, Communication Design
Drew Nikonowicz, Photography Technician
Bryce Robinson, Assistant Manager, Shops & Making Spaces
Dryden Wells, Instructional Technician, Metal, Ceramic, and Wood Focus

Art

Tim Portlock, Chair, Undergraduate Art; Professor, New Media & Foundations
Jamie Adams, Associate Professor, Painting
Heather Bennett, Lecturer, Photography
Lisa Bulawsky, Professor, Printmaking; Chair, MFA in Visual Art; Director, Island Press
Michael Byron, Kenneth E. Hudson Professor of Art, Painting
Carmon Colangelo, Ralph J. Nagel Dean, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts; E. Desmond Lee Professor for Collaboration in the Arts
Jennifer Colten, Senior Lecturer, Photography
John Early, Senior Lecturer, Foundations; Undergraduate Academic Advising Coordinator
Noah Kirby, Senior Lecturer, Sculpture & Foundations
Meghan Kirkwood, Assistant Professor, Photography
Richard Krueger, Associate Professor, Art
Andrea Moon, Lecturer, Sculpture
Arny Nadler, Associate Professor, Sculpture & Foundations
Patricia Olynyk, Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art; Director, Creative Research Institute
Tom Reed, Senior Lecturer, Printmaking; Master Printer, Island Press
Jack Risley, Professor, Sculpture
Lindsey Stouffer, Senior Lecturer, Foundations
Denise Ward-Brown, Professor, Documentary Video & Foundations
Cheryl Wassenaar, Associate Professor, Mixed Media & Foundations
Monika Weiss, Associate Professor, New Media
Chloe West, Lecturer, Drawing

Design

Aggie Toppins, Chair, Undergraduate Design; Associate Professor, Graphic Design
Jude Agboada, 2020-21 Louis D. Beaumont Artist-in-Residence, Communication Design
Heather Corcoran, Halsey C. Ives Professor, Graphic Design
Chrissi Cowhey, Assistant Professor, Graphic Design
Laura Desch, Lecturer, Fashion Design
D.B. Dowd, Professor, Art, American Culture Studies, and Illustration; Director, Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
James Fawcett, Lecturer, Communication Design
Jonathan Hanahan, Assistant Professor, Interaction Design
John Hendrix, Professor, Illustration; Chair, MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture 
Audra Hubbell, Senior Lecturer, Communication Design
Jennifer Ingram, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design
Dmitri Jackson, Lecturer, Illustration
Gary Karpinski, Lecturer, Graphic Design
Ben Kiel, Lecturer, Typography
Edward Kinsella III, Lecturer, Illustration
Heidi Kolk, Assistant Professor, Literary Historian
Penina Acayo Laker, Assistant Professor, Communication Design
Becca Leffell Koren, Senior Lecturer, Graphic Design & Book Studio
Jon Navy, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design & Collaborative Technology Center
Eric Nunez, Lecturer, Interaction Design
Jeff Pike, Professor, Communication Design, Illustration, & Foundations
Shreyas R Krishnan, Assistant Professor, Illustration
Erika Roos, Lecturer, Communication Design
Mary Ruppert-Stroescu, Associate Professor, Fashion Design
Abram Siemsen, Lecturer, Interaction Design
Linda Solovic, Senior Lecturer, Illustration
Annemarie Spitz, Lecturer, Communication Design
Claire Thomas-Morgan, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design
Enrique Von Rohr, Senior Lecturer, Communication Design; Director, Research & Technology

MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture

John Hendrix, Chair, MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture; Associate Professor, Illustration
D.B. Dowd, Professor, Art, American Culture Studies, & Illustration; Director, Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
Heidi Kolk, Assistant Professor, Literary Historian
Shreyas R Krishnan, Assistant Professor, Illustration
Skye Lacerte, Curator, D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
Joy Novak, Head of Special Collections Management, OIin Library
Dan Zettwoch, Lecturer, Illustration

MFA in Visual Art

Lisa Bulawsky, Chair, MFA in Visual Art; Professor, Printmaking; Director, Island Press
Jamie Adams, Associate Professor, Painting
Michael Byron, Kenneth E. Hudson Professor of Art, Painting
Jess Dugan, 2020-21 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow
Meghan Kirkwood, Assistant Professor, Photography
Richard Krueger, Associate Professor, Art
Arny Nadler, Associate Professor, Sculpture
Jon Navy, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design & Collaborative Technology Center
Patricia Olynyk, Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art; Director, Creative Research Institute
Tim Portlock, Professor, New Media; Chair, Undergraduate Art
Denise Ward-Brown, Professor, Documentary Video
Cheryl Wassenaar, Associate Professor, Mixed Media
Monika Weiss, Associate Professor, New Media

Emeritus Faculty

Sarah Birdsall, associate professor emerita of art
Ken Botnick, professor emeritus of art
Joan Hall, Kenneth E. Hudson Professor Emerita of Art
Gene Hoefel, professor emeritus of art
Ron Leax, Halsey C. Ives Professor Emeritus of Art
Peter Marcus, professor emeritus of art
James McGarrell, professor emeritus of art
Hylarie McMahon, professor emerita of art
Robert Smith, professor emeritus of art
Buzz Spector, professor emeritus of art
Stan Strembicki, professor emeritus of art
Robin VerHage, associate professor emeritus of art