Alumni Careers

If you've seen the iconic iPod ad campaign featuring silhouetted dancers (Tylevich, Conrad) or the Harry Potter books' cover art (Mary GrandPré), then you've seen the work of our alumni.

We are pleased to introduce you to the following entrepreneurs, leaders, and creative geniuses—they represent a mere snapshot of the great success stories that have come out of this college.

Author and Illustrator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Nancy Carlson'.

Carlson has written and illustrated over sixty picture books and doodles every single day.

Filmmaker
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Craig Laurence Rice'.

Rice’s work has been nominated for four Emmy Awards and an NAACP Image Award. 

Educator, Fine Artist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Jessica Henderson'.

Henderson is all about digital culture: hyper connectivity, information (over)load, and personal identity.

Visiting Assistant Professor
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Brian Wiley'.

Wiley's work has been featured in GOOD Magazine, Kalimat Magazine, and on National Public Radio.

Visual Storyteller, Information Designer, Public Artist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Arlene Birt'.

Birt splits her time between the US and Belgium, collaborating with organizations to visualize topics of sustainability.

Glass Artist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Marlo Cronquist'.

"I knew the more well-rounded my education was, the more successful I would be."

Art Director and Designer at Target
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Emily Reile'.

Previously a North Dakotan. Often a graphic designer. Always a corn dog connoisseur. Reile goes by many titles.

Filmmaker
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Kathleen Laughlin'.

They weren’t called “indie filmmakers” at the time, yet that’s what Kathleen Laughlin became.

Visual Artist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Amanda Lovelee'.

Lovelee's videos and photos explore how people connect and the spaces in which they do so within contemporary society.

Artist, Teacher
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Gregory Euclide'.

Does Euclide's work look familiar? You probably saw it on the cover of Bon Iver's 2012 Grammy Award-winning album.