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Kathryn Anderson

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Associate Professor


Main Campus
Galvin Fine Arts Center, 143
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Teaches fine art and design. Interested in narratives that merge traditional and contemporary art-making methods and media with an emphasis on illustration and typography.


Education and Training

MFA, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Visual Design-Illustration

BFA, Kutztown University of PA
Communication Design

Courses Taught

Introduction to Topics in Creative Art
2D Design
Introduction to Drawing
The Aesthetics of Visualizing Data
Graphic Design I
Graphic Design III
Foundations of Typography


Recent Exhibitions

"Artists First: College Art Faculty of the Quad Cities" Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA, 2014

"Show, and Tell: St. Ambrose University Art Faculty Show," Catich Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, 2014.

"Peripheral Shifts: Book Arts Exhibition," Quad City Arts Center, Rock Island, IL, 2014.

"Americas 2013: All Media," Hartnett Hall Gallery, Minot State University, Minot, ND, 2013.

"It's Reigning Cats & Dogs," Quad City Arts, Rock Island, IL, 2013.

Pro Bono Freelance Art & Design

• Bi-State Literacy Council
• Humility of Mary Housing, Inc.
• Humility of Mary Shelter
• RSVP of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois (Retired Senior & Volunteer Program)
• The Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village at Scott County Park
• Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (WIAAA)