John Cairns

Chair of Illustration

Canzani Center, Admissions Offices
United States

John Cairns teaches Motion for Illustration, Digital Sculpture for Illustration and Intro to Programming for Visual Art to Undergraduates Students; and Digital Culture to Graduate Students. John has received several individual artist grants from the Ohio Arts Council and Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC). He exhibits his interactive electronic works nationally and internationally, in addition to exhibiting; Cairns also works on illustrated children’s books and creates motion graphics for television. In addition to teaching John serves on the board of the Grove City Arts Council and is a member of Columbus’ Fuse Factory; a collection of experimental electronic artists.

AAS, Graphic Communications Technology at Columbus State 2006
BFA, Magna Cum Laude, Art and Technology at The Ohio State University 2010
MFA, Electronic Art at University of Cincinnati 2013