Alumni Profiles

Photographer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Esther Bubley'.

Bubley's images are honest, intimate, and memorable; she liked to disappear behind her camera.

Musician
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mark Mallman'.

"Our fan base is weird," he told an interviewer in 2002; "You can see a punk rock dude standing next to somebody's mom. And it's good!"

Photographer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Lauri Lyons'.

Born to military parents, Lyons grew up in several foreign countries, so her wanderlust is no surprise.

Comic Artist and Illustrator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Chris Monroe'.

Chris Monroe once imagined illustrating the cover of TV Guide. Today, instead, she provides weekly laughs in an eccentric comic strip and charms kid readers in books about a clever monkey.

Illustrator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mary GrandPré'.

Mary GrandPré’s portfolio is far larger than just seven book covers. Nevertheless, the illustrator of all the American Harry Potter books is best-known for her renditions of the Boy Wizard.

Animator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mike Medicine Horse'.

Medicine Horse leads a team of animators at Hybrid Studios in St. Louis Park.

Author and Illustrator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Wanda Gág'.

Author and Illustrator of Millions of Cats the oldest American picture book still in print.

Painter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'David Rathman'.

Born in Montana, David Rathman is no cowboy. However, his prints and paintings often portray what might be considered "the manly life."

Photographer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Monica Haller'.

Honored by the Guggenheim Foundation as a Creative Fellow in 2010

Producer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Ari Fishman'.

At 18, Ari Fishman didn't originally plan on working in TV, or at anything in particular. He just thought art school might be cool. But then he ended up as Jon Stewart's producer.