Alumni Careers

 

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 'Todd Norsten'.

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

 

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 'Jennie Smith'.

Blessed with swift success, and barely out of MCAD, Jennie Smith knew what she needed next: more learning.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Keogh Gleason'.

In the Golden Age of American movies, MGM sent out the most prestigious product—not just its stars (“more than there are in heaven!”) but its total, overall, look was famous.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Jim Ockuly'.

Remember “Don’t touch the art?” Jim Ockuly helped make our switch to “Please touch this to learn about the art!”

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Mary Meehan'.

To understand Mary Meehan’s ambition, you need to know that MCAD has never offered a theater design degree...

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Cy DeCosse'.

Valley City, North Dakota native who went to art school, advertising art director who discovered photography, custom-publishing entrepreneur, world traveler, and devoted MCAD Trustee.

Painter
The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Peter Williams'.

Contradictions merge dramatically in the big paintings of Peter Williams. Seeing odd tensions in the cultures around him, he distorts them just enough to make his opinions clear.

The profile photo for the alumni profile titled 'Nancy Rice'.

Already a legend in her field, Nancy Rice stunned many of her peers when she chose to teach instead of creating more advertising.