Faculty & Staff Bios

Julie Abijanac, Associate Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
Contemporary Crafts, Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7536
Assistant Professor Jeremy Baker, 3D Animation, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Animation, Master of Fine Arts
Associate Professor Charlotte Belland, Animation chair, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
  • Chair of Animation
  • Associate Professor
Animation, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.1062
Joshua Bodman, Chair of Advertising & Graphic Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
  • Chair of Advertising & Graphic Design
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7226
  • Assistant Director of Graduate Studies
  • Assistant Professor
Master of Fine Arts
614.222.4020
Department Head of English & Philosophy Joshua Butts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Department Head of English & Philosophy
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7404
Graduate Admissions Counselor John Cairns, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Graduate Admissions Counselor
  • Adjunct Instructor
Admissions, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3249
Michael Compton is the MindMarket Creative Manager at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • MindMarket Creative Manager
Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
Associate Professor Suzanne Cotton, Fashion Design chair, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Fashion Design
  • Associate Professor
Fashion Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3286
Assistant Professor Kelly DeVore, Interior Design chair, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Interior Design
  • Assistant Professor
Interior Design, Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7232
Assistant Professor Delano Ellis, Industrial Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Industrial Design, Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7319
Assistant Professor Andy Friz, Animation, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Animation, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.1032
Phil Garrett, Assistant Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Cinematic Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7381
Tom Gattis is the Dean of the School of Design Arts at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Dean, School of Design Arts
Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3237
  • Adjunct Faculty
CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7505
Carol Griffith, Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7237
Joel Gundlach, Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor
Industrial Design, Interior Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7330
Hiroshi Hayakawa, Associate Professor, Academic Advisor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
  • Academic Advisor for Photography, Cinematic Arts and Animation
Advising, CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts, Photography
614.437.7303
Helen Hoffelt, Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor
Master of Fine Arts, Photography
614.437.7301
Danielle Julian-Norton, Associate Professor, Fine Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.1058
  • Associate Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7379
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7488
Joseph Kovach, Associate Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7328
Jeannine Kraft, Department Head of History of Art & Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Director of CORE Liberal Arts
  • Department Head of History of Art & Design
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7316
  • Program Liaison
  • Visiting Faculty
Comics and Narrative Practice, Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7320
Gordon Lee, Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7297
Robert Loss, Assistant Professor, Fine Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Comics and Narrative Practice, CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7478
James Lutz is an Associate Professor at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.2381
  • Chair of Fine Arts
  • Associate Professor
Contemporary Crafts, Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.1060
  • Associate Director of CORE Studies
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7289
Laurenn McCubbin, Assitant Professor, Illustration, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Comics and Narrative Practice, CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7453
Kathy McGhee, Associate Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7307
Stewart McKissick, Chair of Illustration, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Illustration
  • Chair of Comics and Narrative Practice
  • Professor
Comics and Narrative Practice, Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.358.6893
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
Professor Tracy Robbins, Animation, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor
  • Lead Faculty, Experimental Animation
Animation, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7460
Matthew Mohr is an Associate Professor at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3229
Master of Fine Arts
Adam Osgood, Assistant Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7476
Ric Petry is Director of Graduate Studies and a Professor at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Master of Fine Arts
  • Professor
Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3227
Tim Rietenbach, Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3250
Rebecca Robinson, Assistant Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Fashion Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7413
Duncan Snyder, Chair of Photography Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Photography, Cinematic Arts
  • Professor
Master of Fine Arts, Photography
614.437.7278
Julie Taggart is Dean of School of Studio Arts at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Dean of School of Studio Arts
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.4025
Kaname Takada is a professor in the Contemporary Crafts department at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor
Contemporary Crafts, Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7489
Georgia Tangi, Adjunct, CORE, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History, Master of Fine Arts
Greg Thune, Chair of Industrial Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Industrial Design
  • Assistant Professor
Industrial Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7422
Ernest Viveiros, Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor
CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7284
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
Arthur Wang, Associate Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7251
  • Assistant Professor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7219