Alumni Profiles

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'James Kielkopf'.

Kielkopf’s work is represented by Thomas Barry Fine Arts, and is displayed in the collections of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Walker Art Center, and General Mills.

Comic Artist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Brent Schoonover'.

Brent Schoonover, a lifetime fan of genre comics and pop culture is the creator of Mr. Murder is Dead, and co-creator of Horrorwood.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Kinji Akagawa'.

Rather than a singular source of individual wisdom, he’s a human interface. He connects people with ideas, strangers with nature, raw materials with chisels.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Clara Peck'.

Illustrator during the golden age of American Magazines.

Professional Wildlife Artist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Gary Moss'.

“I still remember seeing my first duck in flight,” he once reminisced. “It was a mallard.”

Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mike Black'.

In the Midwest, Mike Black had a major role in the evolution of identity design.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Carole Fisher'.

Tidy individual images on canvas were not enough for Carole Fisher. Big issues have been her subject matter.

Designers
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Jonathan Keller and Keetra Dixon'.

As married designers, Jonathan Keller and Keetra Dixon work separately but with a common attitude: break the rules.

Painter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Rod Massey'.

Monet came back to his haystacks, Picasso to his many women, and Warhol to his Jackie Kennedys. So why shouldn’t Rod Massey find regular inspiration in south Minneapolis?

Photographer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'James Casebere'.

“Constructed photography” is the art-critic term for what James Casebere does. But however you react to his moody, thought-inducing photos, their power is undeniable.