Distinguished Guests



Each semester, illustration seniors receive a portfolio critique from leading industry professionals.

Last year’s participants included:

Michael Humphries: Clients Include: Disney Feature Animation and Sony Pictures. Projects include: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, The Rescuers Down Under, The Great Mouse Detective, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Brother Bear, and Home on the Range. Michael’s Art Director credits include, “The Steadfast Tin Soldier” from Fantasia 2000 and Disney musical shorts, “One by One” and Academy Award nominated “The Little Match Girl”. Michael was nominated for an Annie Award for his achievement as Production Designer for Sony Pictures

Greg SpalenkaClients include:Time Magazine, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Playboy, The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic, Harpers, Forbes and The New York Times. Entertainment projects have included: Prince Caspian: Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Escape from Planet Earth , The Golden Compass and The Ant Bully.

James Martin: Clients Include: Dreamworks Animation – Dragons 2, Puss in Boots, How to train your Dragon, Shrek 4, Around the World in Eighty Days, Cat in the Hat and many others.


Other prominen guest illustrators have included: