Alumni Careers

 

Painter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Ta-Coumba Aiken'.

Aiken's work can be found in the collections of General Mills, the Taj Mahal, the Walker Art Center, Maya Angelou, and Herbie Hancock.

 

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Adolph Arthur Dehn'.

Dehn is a published lithographer and two-time Guggenheim fellowship recipient.

Artist
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Reginald (Reggie) Anderson'.

Many, many people met Reginald Anderson over the decades, but few of them knew what he could really do.

Sculptor
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Linda Christensen'.

Nationally famous for her annual creations at the Minnesota State Fair, Linda Christensen didn't set out to be a butter sculptor.

Animator
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Ke Jiang'.

As an aspiring animator, Ke Jiang had a personally fixed horizon: "Creating the highest level of artistic visuals for games is always my goal..."

Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Bill Stein'.

Minnesotans know their homegrown beer, and what's more memorable than the beloved Hamm's Beer Bear?

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.

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."

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!"

Designer
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Richard Smykowski'.

Parents of pre-teens, you may know of iCarly, Zoey 101, and Victorious. Now, meet Richard Smykowski.