Alumni Profiles

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.

Filmmaker
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Bill Rude'.

“My body of work as a whole is probably unavoidable,” says Bill Rude, who at 6’4” is hard to miss in person. On the big or small screens, however, his behind-the-scenes work really stands out.

Photographer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Tom Arndt'.

Somewhere between street photography and solemn portraits sits the work of Tom Arndt. He’s drawn to public events, but is more likely to shoot the crowd than the parade.

Film Editor
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Stephen Rivkin'.

Rivkin was nominated for an Oscar for editing on James Cameron’s Avatar.