Where in the world are the CFA alumni?

A map showcasing some of the alumni from Western Michigan University's College of Fine Arts.

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Hannah Schubkegel-Sielatycki (BFA '09)New York, NY United Statesin "Godspell" on Broadway
Melissa Waner-Talcott (BFA '10)South Haven, MI United Statesexhibitions coordinator at the South Haven Center for the Arts
Nayanna Holley (BM '07)Tokyo Japansings at the Cotton Club
Kirsten Book Anthony (BFA '11)South Haven, MI United Statespublic relations director at the South Haven Center for the Arts
Erica Pedersen (BFA '11) RussiaThe Aluminium Show touring
Katie Rohwer (BM '09)Oslo Norwayin the World Youth Choir at the Nobel Peace Prize Awards Ceremony
David Gailey (BM '09)Oslo Norwayin the World Youth Choir at the Nobel Peace Prize Awards Ceremony
Aubrey Johnson (BM '07)Boston, MA United Statesteaches voice at Berklee College of Music
Matt Baker (BFA '08)New York, NY United StatesDance Spirit magazinehttp://wmich.edu/cfa/alumni/newsletters/Matt%20Baker%20cover%20pic.jpg
Erin Lamont (BA '02)Hollywood, CA United Statesfree-lance choreographer
Quincy Davis (BM '99)Winnipeg, Manitoba Canadaprofessor of Jazz Drum-set studies at the University of Manitoba
Lonnie Poupard, Jr. (BA, '09)New York, NY United Stateswas acknowledged in The New Yorker as one of "Ten Best Dance Performances of 2009" for his duet performance at City Center's Fall for Dance Festival.
Todd Draves (BFA '11)Kalamazoo, MI USAI am currently working for Western at the sign shop making signage for campus.
Locklin McKinnon (BFA '09)Brooklyn, NY USAGraphic designer @ Redscout
Eric Howes (BFA '04)Kalamazoo, MI USAcurrently Marketing Manager at WMU Sindecuse Health Center
Samantha Dooley, BFA '11Milwaukee, WI USAI am currently working in the Milwaukee/Chicago area as a Media and Marketing Associate for a rapidly growing healthcare company.
Kyle Green (BFA '10)New York City, New York USAI am a graphic designer at Spagnola and Associates in Manhattan. I have worked with clients such as Yale University, world fuel services, Cummins, and Monsanto.
Paul SizerKalamazoo, MI USACurrent production manager/art director for The Design Center, Frostic School of Art, WMU, also owner/Senior Designer at Sizer Design + Illustration. Working with international clients in the music, gaming, comic, and publishing world. Just completed two year project working on the launch of 80's musician Thomas Dolby's new CD and online social media game "A Map of the Floating City". For more info, check out www.paulsizer.com
Matt Christ (BFA '10)Southfield, MI USI am currently an art director and graphic designer at Doner Advertising.
Dave Daniele (BFA '11)Detroit, Michigan United StatesGraphic Designer at Team Detroit in Detroit MI
Krystle Lilliestierna (BFA '07)Rochester, MI 48307Senior Art Director in Rochester, MI.
Stephen SalyerSt. Joseph, MI United StatesSenior Art Director at a Design Agency
Ephraim McNair BFA ’08Little Rock, AR USAWorking professionally as a Graphic Designer
Kirk Pettinga (BFA '10)Long Island City, NY USAWorking as a graphic designer/web developer at Objective Subject in Brooklyn.
Sara Malloure (BFA '01)Huntington Woods, MI USAI am working at Doner Advertising in Southfield as a designer. I work with Mike Henderson from my class at WMU. My online portfolio is here: www.coroflot.com/Sara_Malloure.
Janelle Finnerty (BFA '11)Chicago, IL United StatesFreelance designing in Chicago, IL.
Andy FiliusGrand Rapids, Michigan USASenior Art Director at Full Circle Marketing & Interactive : www.thinkfullcircle.com Strategy, Branding, User Experience, Interactive Design, Video Filming and Production, 3D Graphics.
Nicole Speigl BFA '00Grand Rapids, MI USAI am a graphic designer at Gordon Food Service. This is my sixth year here. Our group is seven designers strong, in-house designing for retail, B2B, events, internal communication. Gordon Food Service is a broad line food distributor in Canada and the U.S. They are also the parent company of GFS Marketplace Stores.
Kasey Moore (BFA '06)Chicago, Illinois United StatesI'm living in Chicago, IL and I'm a Senior Art Director at Arc World Wide. Working mostly on the MillerCoors account.
Stephanie Wilkins (BFA '11)New York City, NY United StatesWorking as a full-time Junior Designer for Real Estate company Stribling & Associates and on the weekends as a salesperson in the Main Gift Shop of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Kenny Nonthaweth (BFA '05)Novi, MI USAI'm the lead designer for an in-house beverage company called VIVA Beverages. Better known as Marley Beverage Company and our product Marley's Mellow Mood.
Bill Zalenski (BFA '05)Milwaukee, WI USAWorking as a Senior Designer at a branding firm in Milwaukee
Rob Lewis (BFA '04)Denver, CO USAI've been living in Colorado since 2005 working at various design shops and advertising agencies. Currently, I'm an Art Director at gyro, a global ideas shop. I also do freelance design work and have won a fair share of awards at the local and regional level, and am involved in the local art community.
Vivek Wu (BFA'06)Toronto, ON CanadaI am currently a full time Graphic Designer/ Photographer at Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT. Part time Graphic Designer/ Photographer at Megacity Basketball INC.
Jef Lear (BFA '98)Chicago, IL United StatesRunning a digital design shop in Chicago.
Brian Chojnowski (BFA '02)Oak Park, IL USAMy career as a graphic designer began in 2002 at Doyle Partners in New York City under the creative direction of Stephen Doyle. In 2007, I moved to Chicago and worked as a designer at VSA Partners under the creative direction of Dana Arnett. In 2009, I started my own business and have been working for myself ever since for clients such as Weinstein Books, Scribner Publishing, Labriola Baking Co., and DePaul University.
Chris Fisher BFA '09Kalamazoo, MI USAWorkin' & Livin'
Max Millermaier (BFA '09)Brooklyn, NY USAI'm a graphic designer at C&G Partners in NYC.
Robert Caron BFA '03Chicago, ILChicagoI United StatesDesign Director, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Kristina Scobie (BFA '01)Manchester, MI USAI am working as a senior graphic designer at Colorbök Inc., in Ann Arbor. I also do quite a bit of freelance on the side. I
Katey Rissi (BFA '11)Denver, Colorado United StatesGraphic Designer at Creative Instinct
Robert Huston BFA '09Portland, Oregon USAInteractive Designer at http://www.concrete5.org/.
Jeff Panse (BFA 2000)Kalmazoo, MI USAPanse Greenhouses LLC (Owner · Jan 2005 to present). I organize and grow specific programs for Spring, Fall and Winter crops including assorted annuals, perennials, pot crops, baskets, mums and poinsettias.
Alecia Sweeney (BFA '96)Plymouth, Michigan USACEO SteelFish Design
Matthew FinnCloster, NJ USAssistant Professor of Graphic Design at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill NY
Cameron Pollard BFA Graphic Design '02New York City, NY USAI switched over from a small design firm to advertising about 2.5 years ago. Currently working at DraftFCB Healthcare in New York City.
Cheryl Jipping Kirkton (BFA '97)Winfield, Illinois USAI am working full-time as an in-house designer at Central DuPage Hospital in Chicago's western suburbs.
Lauren French BFA Graphic DesignFerndale, MI USAWorking at the Park, Team Detroit as a graphic designer.
Natalie Zoufal (BFA '01) (Art Ed. Cert '04)Grosse Pointe Woods, MI USACurrently I am an Art Teacher in the Grosse Pointe Public Schools. I teach at Grosse Pointe South High School (Concepts & Materials-beginning level class and Photography I-AP), and at Pierce Middle School (2D, 3D, Explorations in Art, Graphic Design, 6th Grade Art).
Adrianne Mesnard (BFA 08)Sunnyvale, CA USAMerchandising Design Manager for Tiny Prints
Philip Foster (BFA Design '99)los angeles, ca usaI've been working in the design and advertising industry since 99. Chronologically: Landor, McCann Erickson, Saatchi & Saatchi LA, Hamagami / Carroll, TBWA\ Media Arts Lab.
Melissa Secco (BFA '09)Hoboken, NJ USAGraphic Designer Merkury Innovations LLC NY, NY
Michael Goliver (BFA Graphic Design '08)Royal Oak, MI United StatesArt Director at Roundtable-Six
Tammy M. Boneburg BFA ‘96Kalamazoo, MI USAGraphic Designer in the Office of University Relations at Western Michigan University
Joshua Clayton (BFA ’01)New York, NY USAI am a Queens-based media artist and designer teaching part-time at New York University.
Curt Ellis (BFA '89)Upland, IN USAI currently am teaching at Taylor University in Upland, IN. I am Associate Professor of Art teaching in the graphic and web design program. ...and loving it!
Michael Knaggs (BFA '97)Croton-On-Hudson, NY United StatesI've currently a Creative Director at Interbrand's Head North American Office in New York, NY.
Alynn Rose Ramoie (BFA '07)St. Gallen SwitzerlandI am the Creative Director at Lifetrons Switzerland GmbH. We sell our products (ultra small electronics and luxury gifts) in-flight and duty-free all over the world and in over 60 airlines.
Kaitlyn Anderson (BA '10)New Haven, CT USWorking on my MFA at Yale School of Drama
Joshua Reid (BA '10New York, New York United States of AmericaAssociate Sound Designer for various NYC Off-Broadway and Broadway Productions.
Ben Davidson (BA '10)Kalamazoo, Michigan United StatesI'm the Director of the design department at a small business marketing firm
Graham Kurtz (BFA '04)Los Angeles, California USAAuditioning for (and sometimes booking) for TV/Film/Theatre/Commercials out in LA. grahamkurtz.com
David Alpert (BA '06)New York, NY USAAssistant Director of the Broadway revival of THE BEST MAN, and the Associate Director of FLASHDANCE on Broadway this fall.
Michael Alan Van Kerckhove (BA '97)Chicago, Illinois USAI'm living in Chicago and am currently enrolled in DePaul University's Master of Arts in Writing and Publishing program. I'm involved with the Chicago Storytelling scene, including my work with NewTown Writers. I also volunteer as a writing coach at Open Books, a Chicago literacy organization.
Nancy (Quasarano) Stefanick BA ''02Kalamazoo, MI USAI'm currently the Associate Manager for Learning and Development for the Stryker Corporation. Since 2005, I have been very active in community theatre in town, acting in over 15 productions at the Kalamazoo Civic, Whole Art, Farmers Alley and the Celery Flats Shakespeare Festival.
Meagan Bublitz (BA '05)Bay City, Michigan USAI am teaching dance a 6th-12th grade public school. The school is a gifted and talented school where students audition for the program.
Lutin Tanner (BA '95)New York, NY USATouring with Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance as their Lighting Designer & Production Stage Manager. I spend 6 months out of the year out of the country on tour.
Patricia Plasko (BFA '81)Kalamazoo, MI United StatesDirecting the Education For the Arts Dance Program in Kalamazoo, MI - 14th year at it! A full time position in dance education - teaching technique and choreography to high school students in Kalamazoo county. Also an RYT, certified through Yoga Alliance, yoga instructor teaching classes at Awake and Aware Yoga and Body Work studio. Free lance choreographer creating various works for performance, including collaborations with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, as well as 'flash mob' choreography businesses in Kalamazoo. Costume designer - for the Wellspring Cori Terry and Dancers Company and other groups. I also design and sell jewelry.
Anne Bak Marine (BFA '93)Troy, MI United StatesI am an artistic and dance coach for national and internationally-ranked figure skaters at the Detroit Skating Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Jennifer Mesch (BA '97)Edmonton, Alberta CanadaI choreograph and perform with live musicians. I also teach improvisation and technique classes, including a class I created called Rebel Ballet! I'm currently working on a dance performance and installation involving the science and folklore of caves.
Ellen Stockbridge (BA '00)Brooklyn, NY USTailor and Costumer for Film and Television. Most recently the head tailor for "Pan Am" (ABC) and head tailor for the film "The Untitled David Chase Project
Brandon S. Newman (BA 08)Palm Beach Gardens, FL USAI currently work at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida as a Box Office Supervisor. I serve on the Executive Committee for the Florida Association of Ticketing. I am also a member of the International Ticketing Association. In my spare time, I enjoy participating in community service endeavors.
Angie Wieland Yetzke (BA 94)Holland, MI USAI am working on my MFA in Choreography/Performance from U of WI-Milwaukee and teaching dance at Hope College in Holland, MI.
Casey VanWormer (BA '04)Chicago, IL United StatesWorking in development at Steppenwolf Theatre. Freelance dramaturgy around Chicago.
Daniel Warneke (BA '09)Kansas City, Missouri USAI'm graduating with a MFA in Sound Design from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in May 2012. I own and operate my own freelance audio design company specializing in sound design the theatre, design/editing/mixing for post-production film and location recording. Since 2011, i also work as a freelance consultant at Wheeler Audio in Kansas City, MO.
Chris Beckstrom (BA '06)Chicago, IL USATeaching at Columbia College
Erik Sisco (BFA '01)Astoria, New York USALiving in New York City. Singing and acting in several concerts and readings...also one half of the musical comedy duo, The Suspicious Packages, with fellow alum, Dana Piccoli.
Lindsay A. Cook (BA '04)Memphis, TN USAI'm currently the Production Supervisor at Ballet Memphis in Memphis, TN.
Simon King (BFA '01)Chicago, IL USAI graduated from the Graphic Design program in 2001. Since then I have gotten a graduate degree from Carnegie Mellon in Interaction Design and I'm living and working in Chicago at IDEO. Last year I went to India for 5 months to help open our new office in Mumbai.
Carrie Ann Smith BA '99Bigfork, MT UsTeaching elementary school and choreographing for the local theater.
Adam Haroff (BFA '05)Dayton, OH United StatesI cover a wide range of responsibilities at Real Art (http://www.realart.com) including audio engineering, music composition, foley art, voiceover, visual design, and interaction programming.
Marilyn Brill (BM '54)Kalamazoo, Michigan USMember of Kalamazoo Philharmonia.
Dan Martin (BA, '76)Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USDean, College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University
Jeff Muller (BFA, '94)Grand Rapids, Michigan USOwner & Creative Director of Muller Design
Reed Bretz (BME '90 and MME '00)Grand Rapids, MI USAChoral Music Director for Kenowa Hills High School
Rob Kratz (BM '04)Lapeer, MI USATeaching at the Flint Institute of Music
Rachel Castle Herzer (BFA '10)Portland, Maine USAStudio Artist, Piano Faculty at Portland Conservatory of Music and Breakwater School, Arts Facilitator at Choices Are for Everyone.
Derek HerzerPortland, Maine USAStudying with Laura Kargul, Master of Music in Performance at University of Southern Maine
Sarah Nikitas Sielbeck BMus '79Scott AFB, IL United StatesI am a Master Sergeant in the Texas Air National Guard as First Sergeant of the Air National Guard Band of the Gulf Coast.
James DePue (BM '69)Greenville, SC USACVS, Substitute teach
Linda (Lancaster) DePue (BM, '69)Greenville, SC USASubstitute teach, Piano tune
Lisa (Rossio) Holz (BS '86)Lebanon, OH United StatesI have been an adjunct theatre faculty at Stiver's School for the Arts, in Dayton, Ohio, since September 2000. I teach classes in theatrical makeup (design & application) and costume design to students in 8th -12th grade. I also design for 3 productions each school year, and oversee the preperations of the costumes and makeup. I am also a sustitute teacher for the Springboro Community School District.
Tracy Cowden (BM '93)Blacksburg, VA USAAssociate Professor of Piano/Vocal Coach in the Department of Music at Virginia Tech
Richard Todd BS 65 MA 71San Diego, California USARetired from the City of Chula Vista, CA Director of Arts & Culture Current: Member of the Public Art Committee for the Port of San Diego Boards: Chula Vista Library Foundation California Ballet Company Arts & Culture Future Comm. San Diego Foundation Artist In Resident - St. Paul's Cathedral of San Diego Owner: Ricart,Inc. consulting ""Building Communities through the Arts
Jessica Albrecht (BFA '04)Kalamazoo, MI USAI am getting ready to start my Masters Degree
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