In school everyone had an influence on you. You were taught by other students as well as professors. Coming from a family of college professors, I always knew I would teach in some way or another.
Working together or apart, husband and wife Dean Lucker and Ann Wood explore a faintly antique corner of Americana.
He felt, "there exists an image within every rock.”
Her personal mission is "working with children before they begin associating art exclusively with the ability to draw a pretty picture."
Dan Jurgens has drawn and written for Thor, Green Arrow, Spider-Man, and Captain America. But of all those characters and all those artists, he is the only one that got to kill Superman.
That retro, semi-nostalgic/ironic flavor widely seen in print products and pop culture over the last few decades has been fueled in part by the influence of Charles Spencer Anderson.
From large slabs of Minnesota basswood, Aaron Spangler methodically creates sculptures that go just beyond "folk art" into what he calls "the epic, the paranoid, and the absurd."
At the points where dance, photography, diagramming, architecture, and event weather maps meet, Kelly Nipper created arresting experiences.
Corinne Wright, onetime photo/animation double major, now a corporate counsel for a food manufacturing company, recalls similar academic freedom.
I realized quickly how a creative mind and good technical skills were huge assets.
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