Archive for the ‘Visiting Artists’ Category

James Sturm is a cartoonist and educator. He is currently the Director of The Center for Cartoon Studies, a two-year cartooning school located in White River Junction, Vermont. In 1991 James received a Master of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, moved to Seattle and co-founded the alternative weekly, The Stranger. […]

Ron Lemen has worked in several different arenas of art, from representational and fine art to illustration and entertainment art. Not only does he work as a freelance artist and commissioned painter, he has a strong and extensive background in art instruction as well. Ron has developed a solid place in the community of Encinitas […]

Jeremy Collins came to speak in an open lecture to discuss his experiences combining an interest in mountain climbing with his art and professional life. “I make art. I always have and know no other way. Sometimes with pen and paper. Sometimes with film and story. Sometimes while climbing rocks. And then I share it. […]

The son of a Minnesota art professor, TyRuben spent his childhood in his father’s studio, engaged in drawing, painting and constructing cardboard “machines”. While completing his Master’s degree at St. Cloud State University, Ellingson taught drawing and design courses at the university and exhibited his paintings in regional and national shows, receiving recognition and awards. […]

Reilly Brown, currently spends most of his time working for Marvel. He has worked on several books, including: Cable & Deadpool, Incredible Hercules, Prince of Power, New Warriors, and Amazing Spider-Man, as well as a bunch of other things. Brown has an art studio in Brooklyn and is a founding member of One of […]

Yuko Shimizu is an illustrator, fine artist, and educator at the School of Visual Arts, New York. Her clients include Rolling Stone Magazine, VISA, TIME, Target, Microsoft, Pepsi, and the New York Times. She has received numerous awards in her field including Gold and Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators, Magazine of the Year […]

Syd Mead is one of the most celebrated concept designers, artists, futurists and illustrators of our time, having been responsible for many memorable designs from feature films to interiors and even toys. Over the last 50 years, Syd Mead has created startling pictures for clients all over the world. His technique infuses finished scenarios with […]

Dennis Allain, AIA is an award winning architect, artist, and designer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1967, and from an early age demonstrated an unshakeable desire to create. He attended Wentworth Institute, graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Dennis Allain was the winner of the prestigious Hugh Ferris Memorial Prize for “Architecture […]

Anita Kunz was born in Toronto, Canada in 1956. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art in 1978. She has worked for international magazines, book publishers and advertising agencies, including The New York Times, GQ, Sony Music, Random House Publishing and many others. Using a combination of watercolors and gouache, she has produced critically […]

“For decades, my paintings have examined familiar, yet somewhat obsolete, objects from our recent past. Whether these canvases have depicted houses, movie marquees and other commercial signs, railroad cars, cameras, typewriters, or machine parts, the reference, for me, has always been to our mid-twentieth century consciousness, and the ingenuity and imagination prevailing in our culture […]