M.F.A. in Studio Art

2000

Chido Johnson. M.F.A. / Sculpture: Associate Professor and Chair, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI. Visiting Artist at Umea University, Sweden (2008). Currently he is actively exhibiting, lecturing and curating exhibitions.

Jay LeFor. M.F.A. / Photography: Professional Artist.

2001

Lori (Miles) Milton. M.F.A. / Sculpture: Associate Professor, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN.

Mary Nakada. M.F.A. / Photography: Faculty, Corriente Alteroa, Escula Superior De Bellas Artes, Lima, Peru.

2002

Danielle Julian-Norton. M.F.A. / Painting: Assistant Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH. Solo and group exhibitions. Work is represented by Cynthia Reeves in New York. Received the Ohio Arts Council Individual Creativity Grant, Headland Center for the Arts residency in San Francisco, Vermont Studio Center Residency in Johnstown, Vermont. Group exhibitions: Midwest Museum of American Art, San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, and the Elmhurst Art Museum. Solo exhibitions: Cynthia Reeves New York, Spaces Gallery Cleveland, Weston Art Gallery Cincinnati. Commissions include the MTV Movie Awards in LA. Part of a collaborative team Suite42Projects.

John Hooker. M.F.A. / Sculpture: Assistant Professor, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA.

Jay Dougan. M.F.A. / Ceramics: Actively exhibiting and presenting papers at conferences.

Jeremy Lund. M.F.A. / Printmaking: Assistant Professor, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO. Professional Artist. Nine-month Jerome Residency, High Point Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis, MN (2004-2005)

2003

Phillip Shore. M.F.A. / Sculpture: Associate Professor, University of Dallas, TX. Represented by Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, TX.

Suzanne Mauro. M.F.A. / Ceramics: Assistant Professor, Bethel College, South Bend, IN.

2004

Eun Sook Lee. M.F.A. / Printmaking: Associate Professor, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA.

Heather Marshall. M.F.A. / Painting & Drawing: Professional Artist. Represented by Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL. http://www.lindawarrengallery.com/artists/marshall/index.shtml. Solo show well-reviewed in Chicago Tribune, 2009.

Tarrah Krajnak. M.F.A. / Photography: Studio Lecturer, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. Recent exhibition at national venues include: Spitting Image, SF Camerawork / San Francisco, CA, Women to Watch, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC. Part of a collaborative team: Suite42Projects.

Paul Siebenthal. M.F.A. / Sculpture: Adjunct Faculty, University of Indianapolis. Exhibits regionally and nationally. Owns Apple Iron Works.

2005

Rhett Poche. M.F.A. / Painting & Drawing: Adjunct Faculty - Indiana University, South Bend. Adjunct Faculty - Holy Cross College, South Bend, IN. Adjunct Faculty – Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend, IN. Represented by Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL. http://www.rhettgerardpoche.com/

Tomas Rivas. M.F.A. / Sculpture: Professional Artist, http://www.tomasrivas.com, represented by Douz & Mille Gallery, Washington, D.C. recipient of Beca AMA, Santiago, Chile and Fondart for the group exhibition project titled Material Ligero (2008). Exhibits internationally. Solo exhibits include: Lux Art Institute, San Diego, CA, Douz & Mille, Washington, D.C., Galeria H-IO, Valparaiso, Chile, and Galena de la Escuela de Arte UNIACC, Santiago, Chile.  Group exhibits include: Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA, Scope Basel, International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland, ArteBA, International Art Fair, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Cultural Institute of Mexico, Washington, D.C., Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile, Galeria A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Scope New York, International Art Fair, New York.

Steve Karla. M.F.A. / Ceramics: Professional Artist. http://skarla-art.tripod.com.

Sheila Talbitzer-Reynolds. M.F.A. / Photography: Assistant Professor, Metropolitan Community College. Omaha, NE. Photography Instructor, Metropolitan Community College, Elkhorn Valley Campus, Omaha, NE. Light and Lens, Photography in the Digital Age, by Robert Hirsch, Focal Press, 2008, ils, pp 21. Exhibits nationally, http://sheilatalbitzer.com.

2006

John Lambert. M.F.A. / Ceramics: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Bethel College, South Bend, IN.

Allyson Klutenkamper. M.F.A. / Photography: Assistant Professor, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, OH. http://www.klutenkamper.com/ Exhibits nationally. Presented papers at various national conferences. Actively involved in the Society for Photographic Education.

Ernest Milsted. M.F.A. / Printmaking: Assistant Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University. Exhibits internationally.

Justin Miller. M.F.A. / Painting & Drawing: Assistant Professor, University of Saint Francis Ft. Wayne, IN. Represented by Z/G Gallery, Chicago, IL. Solo exhibition at Z/G Gallery scheduled for 2010/2011 season. http://www.zggallery.com/artists.htm.

2007

Brian Kakas. M.F.A. / Ceramics: Accepted into PhD program, RMIT, Australia, with full support. Silver Prize, "5th World Ceramic Biennial 2009 Korea", Icheon World Ceramic Center in Korea. Artist in Residence, FuLe International Ceramic Center, Fuping, China (2009). Exhibits internationally.

Steven Foutch. M.F.A. / Printmaking: Curator, Education at the South Bend Regional Museum of Art, IN. Exhibits nationally.

Brad Dilger. M.F.A. / Sculpture: Curator, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN.

Greg Anderson. M.F.A. / Graphic Design: Art Director of Thesis: http://www.designbythesis.com/

April Wilkins. M.F.A. / Photography: Digital Imaging Technician, Photography Department, Columbia College, Chicago, IL.

2008

Adam Fung. M.F.A. / Painting & Drawing: Professional Artist. 2007: Work published in New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition-in-Print, Book 71, Open Studios Press,Boston, MA. 2008: Solo exhibition Ominous, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Il.2009: Exhibitions atArt Chicago and Zolla/Lieberman Gallery in Chicago.

Kate Cunningham. M.F.A. / Photography:  Visiting Instructor, Purdue University (2008-2009). Accepted in to program in the Netherlands: The ArtScience Interfaculty which is part of the Royal Conservatory of Music, The Royal Academy of Art, and the University of Leiden (2009). Paid Internship, V2 Institute for the Unstable Media. HSP Huygens Award nominee. Numerous performances in Netherlands. Founder of a collective called Pre.

2009

Emily Gustafson. M.F.A. / Sculpture: Artist in Residence, Anderson Ranch (2008). Instructor, Summer Arts in the Park Program for Art Place, Inc. IN, OH.

Allen Chen. M.F.A. / Ceramics: Residency, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlingburg, TN. Mendocino Residency, September 2009 to May 2010.

2010

Elizabeth Buchta. M.F.A. / Printmaking: Extraordinary Faculty / Instructor, Visual Arts, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA.