MEET THE PROS is a continuing lecture series featuring local heroes from the Champaign-Urbana creative community

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come meet graphic designers, web designers, graphic artists, illustrators, photographers, animators, filmmakers, application developers, programmers and other industry professionals in the commercial art world.

All events are held at either Parkland College or other venues around Champaign-Urbana and are open to the general public. Admission is free and no reservations are needed. All Parkland presentations are scheduled over the noon hour, so feel free to bring your lunch. See photos and videos from past presentations.

Come join us in celebrating creativity in all its varied forms. Check back often for the latest updates or keep in touch with us at facebook.com/pkld.gds.

 

WED APR 23, 2014

Meet Matt Hutton

 

App Developer
Graphic Designer
Business Leader

 

Links:

www.spinlight.com

More info...

 

WED MAR 12, 2014

Meet Gretchen Wieshuber

 

Graphic Designer
Business Owner
Teacher

 

Links:

www.studio2d.com

More info...

 

WED FEB 12, 2014

Meet Chris & Anne Lukeman

 

Filmmakers
Storytellers
Entrepreneurs

 

Links:

www.killvampirelincoln.com

More info...

 

WED NOV 20, 2013

Meet Ralph Roether

 

Designer
Artist
Rock Star

 

Links:

ralphroether.tumblr.com

More info...

 

WED OCT 16, 2013

Meet Robin Luebs

 

Artist
Author
Illustrator

 

Links:

www.robinluebs.com

More info...

 

WED SEPT 11, 2013

Meet Doug Burgett

 

Designer
Artist
Astronaut

 

Links:

www.dougburgett.net

More info...

 

WED APR 10, 2013

Meet Precision Graphics

 

Illustration
Design
Animation

 

Links:

Precision Graphics

More info...

 

WED MAR 6, 2013

Meet Tim Kuehlhorn

 

Designer
Developer
Technophile

 

Links:

004 Technologies USA

More info...

 

WED JAN 30, 2013

Meet Luke Boyce

 

Filmmaker
Entrepreneur
Cinephile

 

Links:

www.shatterglassstudios.com

More info...

 

WED NOV 14, 2012

Meet Al Fleener

 

Designer
Creative Director
Entrepreneur

 

Links:

www.surface51.com

More info...

 

WED OCT 10, 2012

Meet Chris Brown

 

Photographer
Designer
Mentor

 

Links:

www.chrisbrownphoto.com

More info...

 

WED SEPT 5, 2012

Meet Jillian Nickell

 

Artist
Illustrator
Teacher

 

Links:

www.jilliannickell.com

etsy.com/shop/jilliannickell

More info...

 

WED APR 11, 2012

Meet Maya Bruck

 

Web design
User experience
Community

 

Links:

Pixo

CUDO

More info...

 

WED MAR 7, 2012

Meet Jeff Adams

 

Software Developer for:

LetterMpress
Wolfram Research
Precision Graphics

 

Links:

LetterMpress

Bonadies Creative

More info...

 

WED JAN 25, 2012

Meet Vanessa Burgett

 

Print

Web

Motion

 

Links:

Krannert Center

www.veedesign.net

More info...

 

WED NOV 16, 2011

Meet Barry Abrams

 

Designer

Developer

Donkey Kong

 

Links:

Surface 51

Barry's Farm

More info...

 

WED OCT 26, 2011

Meet Kurt Bielema

 

Graphic Designer

Web Designer

Creative Guru

 

Links:

Single Stereo

More info...

 

WED SEPT 28, 2011

Meet Jim Gallagher

 

Illustrator

Author

Graphic Artist

 

Links:

Precision Graphics

Dodek12.com

More info...

 

MEET THE PROS is presented by Fine & Applied Arts at Parkland College
and sponsored by CUDO and 40 North/88 West

For additional information, please contact Paul Young