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James Mravec

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Concept Development I | Game Media Production I (EP) | Intro to Animation | Layout Rendering Techniques

James Mravec is an award winning illustrator who has worked locally for American Greetings doing greeting card illustrations and animations. He has also created editorial art for the Plain Dealer. Nationally, he worked with Creative Expressions producing artwork for the paper decor industry as well as Imperial Wallcoverings creating best selling images for wall paper borders. He has also written and digitally illustrated a series of how to draw books for Publications International, LLC.

During his art career, James has also worked on developing interactive media for clients. The Cleveland Museum of Natural History has several kiosks that were art directed by him. The visual design of these kiosks and the programming were all integral parts of the projects. He has also developed animations and interactive sites for Toyota, Weyerhauser and other national clients.

He has been teaching illustration, animation and design courses for fourteen years at several Universities including CIA, Cuyahoga Community College and Kent State University.

You can view his illustration portfolio online at www.mravec.com.

George Vlosich

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Illustration for Publication | Illustration II | Visual Concepts in Illustration

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Kelsey Cretcher

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Degree BFA Illustration

Kelsey Cretcher is a 2012 Illustration Graduate from the Cleveland Institute of art. She currently works as a freelance illustrator and sells original illustrations and merchandise, allowing her to focus on her own unique illustrations and growing following while also freelancing and bringing clients ideas to life Her specialty is in vector illustration and design. Her game illustrations are featured on BoardGameArena.com and Tabletopia.com.

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