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.
Michael Cooke and Ritu Gyawali are chosen for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which awards up to $5,000 for costs related to studying abroad.
John Podesta, a Knox College graduate and member of the Board of Trustees, will join the White House staff as a senior counselor to President Barack Obama, according to media reports.
Music and writing students collaborated and performed with renowned bassist and composer Ben Allison, as jazz fans got a live, free preview of Allison's new album, during Knox's inaugural Mirza Jazz Residency.