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Academics . Foundation . Faculty

Foundation Faculty

Gerald Shamray

Title Adjunct Faculty/Technical Specialist
Department Foundation
Phone 216.421.7947

Courses  Digital Synthesis

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Kathy Buszkiewicz

Title Professor
Department Foundation
Phone 216.421.7470

Courses  Core 1: Creative Process + Material Studies | Core 6: BFA Statement + Exhibition | Design II | Jewelry + Metals: Ceremony + Ritual | Jewelry + Metals: Jewelry Concepts | Jewelry + Metals: Production | Jewelry + Metals: Recycling + Renovation | Jewelry + Metals: Settings | Jewelry + Metals: Settings - Advanced + Basic | Jewelry + Metals: Surface

Degree MFA, Indiana University; BS, Ball State University

Kathy Buszkiewicz has exhibited throughout the world, and her work is represented in many collections. She traveled to Indonesia in 1991 and that same year curated Ethnographic Jewelry: Ritual, Power, Prestige, an exhibition of more than 250 works of art. She has received three Individual Artist Fellowships from the Ohio Arts Council and the Viktor Schreckengost Teaching Award from the CIA.

Kristin Thompson-Smith

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Foundation
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Digital Color | Putting Artists in the Classroom: Intro to Teaching Art

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Katie Major

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Foundation
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Community Projects: Illustration + Production Workshop (EP) | Foundation Elective: Design

Katie Major is an award-winning graphic designer living in beautiful Cleveland, Ohio. Her work as been featured in books, magazines and several blogs. Katie works part-time as a graphic designer for American Greetings, she also teachers at several colleges in the Cleveland area and runs her own studio with Jasen Melnick called Fizz Creative. Outside of design, her passions are running, baking, visiting museums and playing with her cats: Caslon and Pica.

Kat Burdine

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Foundation
Phone 2164217000

Courses  Expanded Print: New Imaging

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