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 & Staff

Jessica Erickson, Administrative Assistant, College and Graduate School of Art
Amy Hauft, Director, College and Graduate School of Art; Jane Reuter Hitzeman and Herbert F. Hitzeman, Jr. Professor of Art
Amelia Jones, Instructional Technician, Printmaking
Kim McCabe, Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Jordan McGirk, Administrative Coordinator, Graduate School of Art
Tom Moore, Instructional Technician, Communication Design

Art

Jamie Adams, Associate Professor, Painting
Heather Bennett, Lecturer, Photography
Mary Borgman, Senior Lecturer, Foundations
Lisa Bulawsky, Professor, Printmaking; 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
Zlatko Cosic, Lecturer, Collaborative Technology Center
Sage Dawson, Lecturer, Printmaking
John Early, Lecturer, Foundations; Undergraduate Academic Advising Coordinator
Ron Fondaw, Professor, Sculpture and Ceramics
Gina Grafos, Lecturer, Photography
Noah Kirby, Senior Lecturer, Sculpture and Foundations
Meghan Kirkwood, Assistant Professor, Photography
Richard Krueger, Associate Professor, MFA in Visual Art
Dana Levy, Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow, Electronic Imaging
Arny Nadler, Associate Professor, Foundations
Patricia Olynyk, Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art; Chair, MFA in Visual Art; Director, Creative Research Institute; Affiliate Faculty Member: Performing Arts Department and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Tim Portlock, Associate Professor, New Media and Foundations; Chair, Undergraduate Art
Michael Powell, Lecturer, Book Studio
Tom Reed, Senior Lecturer, Printmaking; Master Printer, Island Press
Jack Risley, Professor, Sculpture
Lindsey Stouffer, Senior Lecturer, 3D Design
Denise Ward-Brown, Professor, Collaborative Technology Center
Cheryl Wassenaar, Associate Professor, Foundations
Monika Weiss, Associate Professor, New Media

Design

Penina Acayo Laker, Assistant Professor, Communication Design
Heather Corcoran, Halsey C. Ives Professor, Communication Design
Chrissi Cowhey, Assistant Professor, Communication Design
Laura Desch, Lecturer, Fashion Design
D.B. Dowd, Professor, Art, American Culture Studies, and Communication Design; Director, Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
James Fawcett, Lecturer, Communication Design
Ben Franklin, Lecturer, Communication Design
Jonathan Hanahan, Assistant Professor, Communication Design
John Hendrix, Associate Professor, Communication Design; Chair, Undergraduate Design and MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture
Audra Hubbell, Senior Lecturer, Communication Design
Jennifer Ingram, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design
Dmitri Jackson, Lecturer, Communication Design
Gary Karpinski, Lecturer, Communication Design
Ben Kiel, Lecturer, Communication Design
Ed Kinsella, Lecturer, Communication Design
Heidi Kolk, Assistant Professor, MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture
Becca Leffell Koren, Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication Design
Jon Navy, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design & Collaborative Technology Center
Franklin Oros, Associate Professor, Communication Design
Jeff Pike, Professor, Communication Design and Foundations
Shreyas R Krishnan, Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication Design
Mary Ruppert-Stroescu, Associate Professor, Fashion Design
David Rygiol, Lecturer, Communication Design
Abram Siemsen, Lecturer, Communication Design
Linda Solovic, Senior Lecturer, Communication Design
Claire Thomas-Morgan, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design
Enrique Von Rohr, Senior Lecturer and Director, Sam Fox School Research Office

MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture

D.B. Dowd, Professor, Art, American Culture Studies, and Communication Design; Director, Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
James Fawcett, Lecturer, Communication Design
Ben Franklin, Lecturer, Communication Design
John Hendrix, Associate Professor; Chair, MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture and Undergraduate Design
Heidi Kolk, Assistant Professor, MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture
Shreyas R Krishnan, Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication Design
Skye Lacerte, Curator, Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
Joy Novak, Head of Special Collections Management, OIin Library
Dan Younger, Lecturer, MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture
Dan Zettwoch, Lecturer, MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture

MFA in Visual Art

Jamie Adams, Associate Professor, Painting
Lisa Bulawsky, Professor, Printmaking; Director, Island Press
Michael Byron, Kenneth E. Hudson Professor of Art, Painting
Zlatko Cosic, Lecturer, Collaborative Technology Center
Ron Fondaw, Professor
Meghan Kirkwood, Assistant Professor, Photography
Richard Krueger, Associate Professor, MFA in Visual Art
Arny Nadler, Associate Professor, Foundations
Jon Navy, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design & Collaborative Technology Center
Patricia Olynyk, Chair, MFA in Visual Art; Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art; Director, Creative Research Institute; Affiliate Faculty Member: Performing Arts Department and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Tim Portlock, Associate Professor, New Media and Foundations; Chair, Undergraduate Art
Denise Ward-Brown, Professor, Collaborative Technology Center
Cheryl Wassenaar, Associate Professor, Foundations
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