Each academic year, we host five shows featuring nationally- and internationally-known artists, designers, and photographers. The showings end with our annual student exhibition, highlighting the best work produced that academic year.
Sample of visiting artists
Mike is an editorial cartoonist who has worked for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 1989. He is syndicated nationally to about 150 newspapers through Creators Syndicate. His work often appears in Newsweek, Time and the Washington Post. Luckovich has won numerous awards such as the 1995 Pulitzer Prize and the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.
Tim's client list includes American Airlines, Pacific Bell, Nike, Polaroid, Nintendo, AT&T, Apple and many more nationally- and internationally-known companies. He also illustrates the bestseller series Secrets Of Droon, Stan Lee's (of Marvel) first children's picture book, and covers for the reissue of Zilph Keatley Snyder's Newbery Honor Books.
Jessell's illustrations have been recognized in Communication Arts magazine, Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibitions, Print and Graphex. He's also been chosen Illustrator of the Year by ADWEEK magazine.
At age 22, after completing three years of mandatory Army service in Israel, he moved to New York City. Following his graduation from the School of Visual Arts, he quickly became a regular contributor to Time, the New Yorker, Spin, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, MTV, and Saatchi & Saatchi. Hanuka has won multiple medals from the Society of Illustrators and the Society of Publication Designers as well as American Illustration and Print magazine.
Hanuka co-creates Bipolar with his identical twin brother for Alternative Comics. Bipolar is an experimental comic book series for which Tomer was nominated for the Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz awards. In 2006, Tomer published The Placebo Man, which compiles much of his work from Bipolar. He currently lives in London.
Rainer has been shooting Formula One races throughout the world since 1962. Working from his studio in Frankfurt, Germany, Schlegelmilch has more than half a million photos, recording races, technology, pit and paddock action, and capturing the emotion of the sport.
Born in Oklahoma, but currently residing in San Francisco. Some of Schwab's clients include Major League Baseball, the National Football League, Apple, Walt Disney, and Ralph Lauren.
Michael has had exhibitions of his work in the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, the World's Most Memorable Poster Exhibit in Paris, Moscow International Poster Triennale, and Lahti VIII Poster Biennale in Finland. Schwab's illustrations are also part of the permanent collection of the Library of Congress, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Michael also has two books: Graphic Art of Michael Schwab and Golden Gate National Parks Postcard Book: 24 Postcards.
His client list includes Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Time, Newsweek, the New Republic, the Washington Post and the New York Times. Something's Not Quite Right is a book of the compilation of his illustrations for the Atlantic Monthly.
Oklahoma Christian University's 1,200-square-foot gallery is located on campus in the Garvey Center.