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Art Department Faculty

Art Department Faculty

Lou Pierozzi, Chair
Professor of Art
B.F.A. DePaul University
M.F.A. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
lpierozz@oakton.edu
847.635.1838
Office: 2105, Des Plaines

Jeremi W. Bialowas
Lecturer
B.A. Columbia College
M.S. Brooks Institute of Photography
jbialowa@oakton.edu
847.635.1841
Office: 1111, Des Plaines

Michael Boruch
Lecturer
M.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago
mboruch@yahoo.com
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Alicia Chester
Lecturer
B.F.A. School of the Art Instutute of Chicago
Certificate Museum Studies, Northwestern University
achester@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Tracy Foster
Lecturer
B.A. Michigan State University
tfoster@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Nathan Harpaz, Director, Koehnline Museum of Art
B.A. Tel Aviv University
M.A. Tel Aviv University
Ph.D. Union Institute & University
Museum Studies, Art History
nharpaz@oakton.edu
847.635.2633
Office: 1400, Des Plaines

Vesna Jovanovic
Lecturer
B.A. Loyola University
B.S. Loyola University
B.F.A. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
M.F.A. The Ohio State University
vjovanov@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Moritz Kellerman
Professor of Art
B.A. University of Washington
M.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago
mkellerm@oakton.edu
847.376.7052
Office: 2702, Des Plaines

Bill Kniest
Lecturer
B.F.A. Kansas City Art Institute
wkneist@clcillnois.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Sandra Krohnert
Lecturer
B.F.A., Otis Art Institute
krohnert@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206 Skokie

Judy Langston
Professor of Art & Graphic Design
Coordinator, Graphic Design & Multimedia
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A. University of Illinois
M.S. Illinois Institute of Technology-Insitute of Design
clouds@oakton.edu
847.376.7106
Office:2829, Des Plaines

Jody Lepinot
Lecturer
B.S. Michigan State University
D.V.M. Michigan State University
B.F.A. Michigan State University
jlepinot@oakton.edu
847.636.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Angelo Mantas
Lecturer
B.A. Southern Illinois University Carbondale
amantas@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Bill Moll
Lecturer
B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana
M.F.A.School of the Art Institute of Chicago
bmoll@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Teresa Parod
Lecturer
B.A. Columbia College
M.F.A. University of Illinois, Chicago
tparod@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

Mark Palmeri
Professor of Art
B.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago
M.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago
mpalmeri@oakton.edu
847.376.7115
Office: 2733, Des Plaines

John Petroshius
Lecturer
B.S. Northwestern university
john@prairiestudio.com
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Ronald B. Powell
Lecturer
B.A. Illinois State University
rpowell@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

Karen J. Puleo
Lecturer
B.A. Barat College
M.A Union Institute and University
kpuleo@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

Davida Schulman
Lecturer
B.A. University of Illinois, Chicago
M.S. Illinois State University
M.F.A. Illinois State University
schulman@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

Helene Smith-Romer
Lecturer
B.A. Columbia College
M.F.A. University of Illinois Chicago
hsmith@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

John Smith
Professor of Graphic Design
B.A. University of Iowa
M.A. University of Iowa
M.F.A. University of Iowa
jsmith@oakton.edu
847.376.7181
Office: 2809, Des Plaines

Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.

 

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Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

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Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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