From Student to Professor
Ben Cohan, BFA 2006, went on to receive his MFA in Painting and Drawing from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Ben is Assistant Professor of Art at Lakeland College in Mattoon Illinois. Ben has exhibited his artwork throughout the Midwest. http://mbencohan.com/home.html
Career Field Graphic Design
After earning his B.F.A. from Millikin, Michael went on to earn an M.F.A. in Illustration from Savannah College of Art & Design. Now owner of a freelance design business, Michael has worked as designer, illustrator, and production artist. His exhibitions have been featured at the Poetter and Morris Galleries at Savannah College as well as at the Morgan Avenue Gallery in Brooklyn, NY and the Moon River Brewing Company in Savannah, GA. Michael recently had two illustrations accepted into the prestigious American Illustration 28 Journal.
Robert Fifield, BFA Studio Art 2005, went on to receive his MFA Degree in Painting/Drawing at Illinois State University. Robert is teaching painting and printmaking at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. Robert’s work has been exhibited throughout the United States. He is pictured with his daughter LoLo. http://robertfifield.com/home.html
Ryan Hennebry, BFA Studio Art 2004. Ryan went on to receive his MFA degree from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Ryan currently teaches art at Lemont High School in Lemont, Illinois. He is pictured with his son Drew. http://ryanhennebry.com/home.htm
Teaching and Creating
Angie Zielinski, BFA Studio Art 2003, is a cross-disciplinary artist working within painting, drawing and installation. Her work investigates events that are interpreted as celebratory or violent, depending on personal and cultural experiences. Carnivals, fireworks, and war zones consist of moments of fragility, stability, danger and awe; Zielinski explores the underlying fears and excitement found in such events.
International Street Art
Eric Lee, BFA 2002. Eric is a full time artist living and working in Chicago. He has exhibited his work in both Chicago and Paris. He has created murals around the world including Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Barcelona, and Osaka. His work can be found on his website at http://www.worksbyelee.com and on Facebook at Works by E.LEE.