Paul Booth
Chair and Professor of Art and Design

Expertise 

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Communication design
  • Typography
  • Poster Design

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts, Communication Design, University of North Texas, 2006
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Communication Design, Texas Tech University, 1999

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David Cahoon
Assistant Professor of Art and Design

Expertise

  • Traditional Communication Design
  • Graphic Design History
  • Conceptual Development
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Advertising

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Utah State University, 2015
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Utah State University, 1991
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Utah, 1988

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Anthony Carton
Assistant Professor of Art & Design

Expertise

  • Interaction Design
  • Design Research
  • Human Factors and Usability
  • Typography

Education

  • M.F.A., Graphic Design, University of Minnesota, 2013
  • B.F.A., Industrial Design, Southern Illinois University, 2007

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Chad Colby
Professor of Art & Design

Expertise  

  • Traditional oil painting – materials and technique 
  • Contemporary art 
  • Studio art 

Education 

  • Master of Fine Arts, Painting, The American University, 1998 
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1994 

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Jay Dougan
Professor of Art and Design

Expertise  

  • Ceramics 
  • Sculpture 
  • 3D design 

Education 

  • Master of Fine Arts, University of Notre Dame, 2002 
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Western Michigan University, 1996 

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Tony Holmquist
Associate Professor of Art and Design

Expertise:

  • Intaglio, Relief, and Lithographic Printmaking Techniques
  • Digital Art
  • Sound/Noise Art
  • Old-Time Stringband Music - Fiddle, Banjo, and Guitar

Education:

  • Master of Fine Arts, Colorado State University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2003

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Julia Klema
Adjunct Professor of Art & Design

Expertise

  • Printmaking
  • Photography
  • Drawing
  • Visual narrative in landscape

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2018
  • Bachelor of Arts, French and Spanish, Fort Lewis College, 2009

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Dr. Cory Pillen
Associate Professor of Art History and Gender and Sexuality Studies

Expertise  

  • 19th- and 20th-century U.S. Visual Culture  
  • Gender Studies
  • Graphic Design History
  • Environmental History

Education 

  • Ph.D., Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013 
  • M.A., Art History, 19th- and 20th-Century U.S. Visual Culture, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005 
  • B.A., Integrated Studies (Arts Administration), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1994 

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Melissa Sclafani
Assistant Professor of Art and Design & Gallery Director

Expertise

  • Sculpture
  • Installation
  • Performance
  • Arts Administration

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Post-Studio Practice, University of Colorado Boulder, 2018
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, State University of New York at New Paltz, 2009

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Amy Wendland
Associate Dean / Division Coordinator
Professor of Art and Design

Expertise  

  • Adobe Photoshop 
  • Adobe Illustrator 
  • Drawing 
  • Illustration 
  • Mixed media sculpture (wood, bone, stone) 
  • Works on paper 

Education 

  • Master of Fine Arts, Graphics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2000 
  • M.A., Sculpture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1999 
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration, Rhode Island School of Design, 1990 

 

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