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Illustration Faculty

Matthew Horak

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Illustration
Phone

Courses  Graphic Novels + Sequential Art

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Nancy Lick

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Illustration: Final Project: Illustration Portfolio | Layout Rendering Techniques

Degree BFA Kent State University; MA, Ursuline College

Nancy Lick earned her BFA from Kent State University and her Master of Arts from Ursuline College. She works as a freelance illustrator in the areas of educational publishing, greeting card design, and editorial markets. As a long-standing board member of the Northern Ohio Illustrators Society, she contributes to the organization’s mission to promote excellence and professionalism in the field of illustration.

Nancy has extensive teaching experience in the areas of Drawing, Illustration, and Design. She has taught at Baldwin Wallace University, Cuyahoga Community College, Ursuline College, and Notre Dame College.

She enjoys working in different styles and media and believes that illustration is a visual means of storytelling. Her love of detail gives her work a narrative quality that is appreciated by many.

Clients:

American Greetings

Harcourt Brace

Publications International

The Cleveland Sight Center

Orff Echo Magazine

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Diebold ATM Services

Northern Ohio Live Magazine

Hospice of the Western Reserve

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Susan Reagan

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Illustration
Phone

Courses  Illustration II | Visual Concepts in Illustration

Degree BFA, Columbus College of Art and Design

Matthew Sweeney

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Concept Development I

Degree BFA, Illustration, Cleveland Institute of Art

Timothy Switalski

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Concept Development I

Nicholas Leysens

Title Assistant Professor
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Specialized Animation Production | Storyboarding & Sequential Art

Degree BFA, Laguna College of Art & Design

Nick Leysens is a Storyboard Artist / Animator with 8 years professional working experience in TV shows, promotions, and music videos. Through his years of work, he has worked with Nickelodeon, Warner Brothers, Shadow Machine, Cinemax, Adult Swim, and Fox.

Dinara Mirtalipova

Title Assistant Professor, Illustration
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

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