Kathryn Anderson

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Associate Professor


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


Kathryn teaches various levels of graphic design; typography/letterforms, and two-dimensional design. Areas of special interest involve the melding of traditional fine art methods and media with contemporary digital practices.


Education and Training

MFA, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
MFA Visual Design-Illustration

BFA, Kutztown University of PA
Communication Design

Courses Taught

Introduction to Topics in Creative Art
Studio Fundamentals: Two-Dimensional Design
Studio Fundamentals: 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

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

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

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

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

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)