Our Illustration program is focused on artistic collaboration and the creative process. You begin by refining your drawing and painting skills while infusing imagery with narrative. The drawing and composition courses guide students in this program to master the core fundamentals of design and to focus on the connections between imagination, art, and business. 

The studies and projects you will undertake are a part of a curriculum that strives to equip you with the skills and courage required to face the challenges of a career in the marketplace. The time spent in the illustration major will cultivate your signature style as you embrace various mediums, methods, and materials to diversify and strengthen your professional portfolio.

Program Offerings
Bachelor of Art in Illustration
Minor in Illustration

Student Work


An exciting world is out there holding a plethora of opportunities to use your illustration skills. In a world captivated by the visual there is space for hard work to make an impact on those who experience it. Studying illustration prepares you for a future as:


Character Design
Interior Artist
Medical Illustrator

Storyboard Artist
Fashion Illustrator
Advertising Artist
Children's Book Illustrator


As an illustrator we prepare students for understanding the world of deadlines and proofs by simulating the types of projects you will receive as an illustrator. With access to professors who are concurrently professional illustrators they help connect students to opportunities they come across. Several of our students have had opportunities to illustrate children's books before graduation and begin a successful career in illustration.

We want to learn more about you and your desire to become an professional illustrator. Our faculty are here to meet with you and help direct your learning and practice to become aligned with your deepest passions and calling. To learn more about us feel free to reach out to any of our amazing faculty!

Ron Mazellan,  MFA

Ron Mazellan, MFA

Eric Reaves,  BS

Eric Reaves, BS

Keith Lowe,  BS

Keith Lowe, BS