Alumni Profiles

Portrait Artist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'John Howard Sanden'.

John Howard Sanden tried to paint the best in people. Right after his graduation, he became Art Director for Billy Graham’s Evangelistic Association, where he spent fourteen years.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Todd Norsten'.

"[Paint] is a material that is used to directly express many things including when and where commerce occurs."

 

Screenwriter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Nick Schenk'.

Nick Schenk just didn’t know how to quit. The onetime Fine Arts major, who nevertheless took a bunch of film classes, just knew he wanted to make movies. 

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Dean Koutsky'.

In his own work, he uses both studio and plein-air approaches, with a passion for boats, water, and “Other People’s Parties,” an ongoing painting series.

Digital Creative Director
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Tom Eslinger'.

If a message can be displayed anywhere, then it can be displayed everywhere. That’s the POV of Tom Eslinger, Innovation & Integrated Production Worldwide Creative Innovation Director for Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide.

Painter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Richard Lack'.

Richard Lack spent his life determined to revive and sustain painting traditions.

Sculptor
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Evelyn Raymond'.

Evelyn Raymond was born in Duluth in 1908. Her love of sculpting began while she was a student at Duluth Central High School.

Painter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Ralph Ernest White'.

"Painting is an undeniable and personal declaration of the gift of life." -- Ralph E. White

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Alexandre Hogue'.

Always an independent, Hogue in his works captured environmental destruction in “a scathing denunciation of man’s persistent mistakes."

Painter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Lester Johnson'.

Lester Frederick Johnson was born in Minneapolis on January 27, 1919.