Professor Mazellan teaches in the Illustration Program. Click here to learn more!

Ron Mazellan, M.F.A.

Professor of Art: Illustration
Chair: Division of Art + Design
Coordinator of Illustration Program

Ron Mazellan has been a faculty member in the Division of Art + Design and Coordinator of Illustration for more than twenty years. His work as an Illustrator has enriched such books as New York Times Bestsellers, You Can Be A Friend, by Tony and Lauren Dungy and The Longest Season, by Cal Ripken Jr. Other notable titles include The Harmonica, Finding Daddy, A is for Abraham and There Come Soldier.

Mazellan has also been awarded, The NAACP Image Award Winner and Christopher Award for You Can Be A Friend. The Gelett Burgess Award and Sydney Taylor Honor Book, for Irena’s Jars Of Secrets. The Sydney Taylor Honor Book and The Skipping Stones Honor Award, A is for Abraham.

His illustrations have been selected by jury to appear in Communication Arts Illustration Annual 52, Creative Quarterly, The Journal of Art and Design and The Society of Illustrators 48th Annual of American Illustration and is currently a member of the Society of Illustrator’s

MFA, University of Hartford
MA, California State University: Fullerton
BA, Wheaton College

Curriculum Vitae

Beard Arts Center Office: 113
(765) 677-2713

Personal work