B.A. or B.F.A. in Design

  • Paula Bodnar, 1990 B.A./GD: Owner, Bodnar Design Consultancy; formerly Visiting Special Professional Faculty, University of Notre Dame and Corporate Art Director, Crate & Barrel
  • Mindy Breen, 1990 B.A./GD: Associate Professor at Eastern Washington University, Spokane
  • Charmaine Martinez, 1993 B.F.A./GD: Assistant Professor at California Polytechnic State University
  • Steve Cozzolino, 1993 B.F.A./ID: Cozzolino Design Associates (NYC), served as Senior Designer for Karim Rashid
  • Chris Down, 1993 B.A./ID: VP Mattel Design; formerly Director of Atari Labs (Think Tank for Infrogram in San Francisco, CA), Director of Hasbro Interactive Studios, London; senior game designer Parker Brothers, Beverly, MA
  • Katie Meaney, 1993 B.F.A./GD: Adjunct professor, NC State College of Design; Principal of Terms and Conditions; formerly a Designer at Pentagram, New York
  • Zoe Marin, 1997 B.F.A./GD: Senior Art Director at Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
  • Ryan Mason, 1999 B.A./GD: Creative Director at closerlook, inc., Chicago
  • Ryan Meinerding, 1999 B.F.A./ID: Theatrical Character Designer Marvel Comics Productions; Lead character designer, Iron Man 2; Support character designer, Iron Man, etc.Taught illustration courses at Art Center College of Design
  • Mark Miller, 1999 B.A./ID: Currently pursuing M.F.A. at University of Illinois, Urbana
  • Jami Drost, 2000 B.A./GD: Brand & Graphic Design Manager at GE, Cleveland
  • Dave Clark, 2001 B.F.A./GD: Creative Director at DraftFCB, Chicago
  • Allen Hemberger, 2001 B.A./ID track: Digital Effects Designer, Pixar, Oakland, CA; formerly digital effects expert in movies including Avatar, Day the Earth Stood Still, King Kong, Matrix Revolution, etc. Allen’s teams have earned two Oscar Awards in the past five years.
  • Lis Parker Moran, 2002 B.A./GD: Studio Manager at Weiden & Kennedy, Portland
  • Michael Ellwell, 2004 B.F.A./ID: Full Fellowship, MFA UI Urbana
  • Jonathan Sluys, 2004 B.A./GD: Design Director, VSA, Chicago
  • Julia Burke, 2006 B.F.A./ID: Teams Design, Chicago
  • Katie Powers, 2006 B.F.A./ID: Radio Flyer, Chicago
  • Erin Prill, 2006 B.F.A./GD: Art Director/Copywriter, G&G Advertising, Billings, MT
  • Carolin Hubscher, 2007 B.F.A./GD: Junior Art Director at Euro RSCG, Chicago
  • Mansour Ourasanah, 2007 B.A./ID: Whirlpool Design; Bressler Group Design, Philadelphia
  • Maria Jourdan, 2008 B.A./GD: Owner/Principal, Tupelo Honey Design, New Orleans
  • Audrey Marier, 2009 B.F.A./GD: Associate Art Directorat Acquity Group, Chicago