ART BROWN – GRAPHIC DESIGN PROFESSOR
Art is an award-winning graphic designer with over 20 years of experience in corporate and academic settings. As an art director and creative director, he created work for Fortune 500 companies and numerous national and regional companies and organizations. Brown has also served as creative services coordinator for Milligan College. His accomplishments include more than 40 American Advertising Awards and having a logo design published as part of LogoLounge 6: 2,000 International Identities by Leading Designers by Rockport Publishers in 2011. Brown holds a MFA degree in studio art with an emphasis in graphic design from ETSU and has served on the communications faculty of Milligan College since 2010.
MICHAEL KAAL – GUEST PHOTOGRAPHY INSTRUCTOR
Michael grew up in Gilbert, Arizona. He holds a fine arts in photography degree from Milligan College. He now owns his own company, MichaelKaalPhotography, and also shoots for Sports Illustrated, 3D home Imaging and Life at the Ridges Magazine. He’s been published over 60 times in the last four years with Bridal Guide, WeddingWire, The Knot, and others. He is the recipient of Two Bright Lights Editors Choice Awards for 2013 and 2015.
Kenny Suit – DV Filmmaking Professor
Professor Suit has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film from Ohio University, and has taught courses in cinema at Milligan since 2001. Before coming to Milligan, he taught film production, film history, and film theory at the American University in Cairo, Egypt and at Baylor University in Texas. Professor Suit is a member of the College Art Association and is the author of James Friedrich and Cathedral Films (2018), a historical monograph about the pioneering Christian filmmaker who created a successful independent film production company in Hollywood in the late 1930s.