The Graphic Design Faculty at COD bring years of professional experience and expertise into the classroom. Each instuctor is knowledgeable and passionate about design and will help lead you to develop a successful, well-rounded portfolio.
Associate Professor: Education–B.A., with honors and distinction in design, University of Illinois. Professional experience: Graphic Designer: Bischoff/Lincoln, Chicago, Graphic Alliance, Chicago, David Strong Design Group, Seattle. Owner: Blevins Design - Design and Illustration work published in Print Magazine, Print’s Best Letterheads, Big Book of Logos, Bullet-proof logos, Pastel Journal, among others.
Professor/Coordinator of the Graphic Design Program: Education–B.A., Art/Liberal Education, Columbia College; MSEd, Northern Illinois University. Professional Experience: Designer–College of DuPage, Freelance graphic designer/consultant, Art Director/Technical Illustrator–Techno Graphics, Lansing, IL. Awards: CASE Gold–Visual Design in Print, Suburban Press Club Award, Humanities award in Fine Art, College of DuPage, 2003–2004 Outstanding Faculty Award, College of DuPage. You can check out his photo-blog here
Professor: Education– M.F.A. Design & Studio Arts, University of Illinois– Chicago, B.F.A. Design, Layton School of Art & Design. Designer–General Motors, Art Director/Designer 1975–1989 for J.W Thompson, Young & Rubicam, Campbell Ewald, Publicis, and Lintas WorldWideAwards: St. Regis Packaging Award, Premio Colunista, Festival Brasileiro Promocao Embalagem, Faculty Award, University of Illinois Chicago, Best Instruction Video, College of DuPage, 2005–2006 Outstanding Faculty Award, College of DuPage.