Director + Faculty MFA Thesis
Trained as a photographer, with previous experience as an advertising art director, publications designer, and VP/Creative Director, Whitney Sherman has taught full-time at MICA since 1999; from 1999-2009 as undergraduate Chair of Illustration.
She is Co-Director of Dolphin Press & Print @ MICA and proprietor of Whitney Sherman Illustration, and Pbody Dsign producing limited edition illustrated ceramics and linens. Her award-winning illustrations have been recognized in the annuals from the Society of Illustrators, NY; American Illustration; Communication Arts; Print Regional Design; Print Casebooks and others. Her Breast Cancer Research stamp is the first semi-postal issue and the longest running USPS issue in history raising over $82 million for research so far.
She is the author of Playing with Sketches, which has been translated into Chinese, Korean, German and Russian.
Kimberly Ellen Hall
Faculty MFA Studio
With an MA in textiles from Central St. Martins, Kimberly has worked from east coast to west, from the UK & Europe in publishing, fashion, and art. She has drawn or designed for Coach, Hussein Chalayan, Anthropologie, and the Denver Art Museum, among others. Her illustration work has graced runways, print mags, retail products, and a lot of computer screens. She runs a print and pattern studio based in an old row home in Philadelphia called Nottene, pronounced [nuh-ten-uh]. It is a Norwegian word that means nuts.