Department of Art & Design

Faculty

Our faculty are not only talented teachers, but tremendous artists – passionate about helping students see the world in a more artistic way.

Mark Swain
Position: Department Chairperson
  Professor of Art/Tenured
Education: 1995, M.F.A., Northern Illinois University
  1993, B.A., Lewis University
Phone: (815)836-5043

Paul Mitchell
Position: Professor of Art/Tenured
Education: 1975, M.F.A., Northern Illinois University
  1972, B.F.A., Memphis Academy of Arts
Phone: (815)836-5419
Webpage: Professor Mitchell's Links


Leslie Colonna
Position: Instructor of Art/Part-time
Education: B.S. in Art, Skidmore College
  M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art
Webpage: Professor Colonna’s Site

Jennifer Hardin
Position: Instructor of Art/Adjunct
Education: B.A., Lewis University
  Graduate course work from Governor’s State in Printmaking

Joe LoPresti
Position: Instructor of Art/Adjunct
Education: M.F.A., Northern Illinois University
  B.A., Lewis University

Jeff Mishur
Position: Assistant Professor/Adjunct
Education: MA., Northern Illinois University

Dr. Michelle Paluch Mishur
Position: Assistant Professor/Adjunct
Education: Ph.D. University of Wisconsin