Years at Knox: 2007 to present
M.F.A., Art & Design, 1992, University of Illinois-Champaign.
B.A., Studio Art, 1979, Knox College.
Visual communication, graphic design, history of design, experimental image-making, semiotics, contemporary theory applied to art, media, communication and design.
National Science Foundation Grant Award, Multimedia Online Degree: Advanced Graphic Design.
"Design." Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, Illinois.
"Knox College Faculty Exhibition." Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, Illinois.
"Experimental Images." Peoria Polo Club, Peoria, Illinois.
"Color Photography." Caterpillar Inc. World Headquarters, Peoria, Illinois.
"Images - Alumni Artist Exhibition." Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois.
"M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition." University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
"Images II: Camera-Ready." Illinois Central College.
"A Fat Man and His Art: The Next Generation." Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, Illinois.
Leading up to a worldwide event -- Gun Control Theatre Action Week, May 27 through June 2 -- a play by Knox College theatre professor Neil Blackadder was selected for a new collection, "24 Gun Control Plays."
Rana Tahir, a double major in creative writing and political science, wrote dozens of poems and created 29 paintings after interviewing Kuwaiti residents about the 1990 Iraqi occupation.
Knox College awarded more than $3,000 in prizes in the 2013 Al Young Art Show. Organizing 200 art works in an array of media is a challenge, according student Katie O'Connor, who helped arrange the entries.