Union University Art Department


in the field

alumni /

APRIL O'NEIL BAILEY (00 / Painting) Portrait artist work featured on the ABC Good Morning America in 2010. MELISSA MANN BEAN (96 / Photo & Graphic Design) Owner of Melissa Mann Photography in Louisville, KY RAY GREGORY (97 / Ceramics) Owner of Spero Pottery and art professor at Mississippi College of Art. KRISTEN MARKS MURPHY (11 / Graphic Design) Senior Digital Designer at Pine Cove Camps in Tyler, TX. RUSS CAMPBELL (04 / Graphic Design) Creative Director for Gibson Guitar International. ERIC BOTBYL (01 / Ceramics) Owns Botbyl Pottery in Humboldt, TN. REBECCA PHILLIPS FORSTER (02 / Ceramics) Attended Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. CEO of Long Island Academy of Fine Art. REBEKAH FROST (10 / Art Ed) Art educator in Kenya, Africa ALAN KNOX (08 / DMS Art) Motion Designer at St8mnt in Nashville, TN. JESSICA WHITE (98 / Painting) Professional painter and artist in Olive Branch, MS. ADAM HOUSTON (05 / DMS Art) / Owner of Alphidesigns in St. Louis, MO. MEREDITH WALTER HOLDER (08 / Ceramics) Owner of Meredith Walter Pottery and studio manager at Mid-South Ceramics in Nashville, TN. JOSH WILKERSON (07 / Graphic Design) Art director at DVL Advertising in Nashville. SARA LANE BASKIN (12 / Graphic Design) Owner of Sara Lane & Stevie - wedding photographers in Nashville, TN. WILL OATES (06 / DMS Art) Art Director for HCA MediaWorks in Nashville, TN.  KRISTI McMURRY WOODY (10 / DMS Art)  Photographer for Union University. JONATHAN MILLER (04 / DMS Art)  Senior UX Designer/Developer at Wolters Kluwer in Dallas, TX RICKY SANTOS (18 / Graphic Design) / Designer at Aldersgate Marketing in Jackson, TN. ELLEN KAY INGLE (09 / Graphic Design) / Published children’s book illustrator & designer at Kemberton Health in Nashville, TN. TYLER FLATT (04 / DMS Art) Art Director at Tiffany & Co. in New York, NY. LINDSEY HOWERTON LeBOEUF (14 / Graphic Design) Designer at Arteza Creative in Youngsville, La. ROB ALSOBROOK (04 / Sculpture) Professional sculptor. MFA from Bowling Green University in Bowling Green, Ohio. DREW WINTER (07 / DMS Art)  Graphic designer for Fender in Nashville. JONATHAN GILLETTE (02 / Painting) Professional artist. MFA from Art Institute of Chicago NICOLE HAYES RAINEY (13 / Art Therapy) / Masters in Art Therapy from Florida State. Art Therapist with Children's Home Society working in Sexual Abuse Treatment Program. TERILYN WASSELL (12 / Graphic Design) Graphic designer at Biolia University. NATHAN EVANS (05 / Sculptor) Furniture maker and professional sculptor.  KAYLI SOMMERS (17 / Graphic Design) / Designer at Chapel Green in Akron, Ohio and published children's book illustrator for the United Nations. ASHLEY BECK (15 / Art Therapy) Attending Florida State University for Art Therapy. KELSEY NAGY (14 / Ceramics) Assistant Curator for Exhibitions at Morean Center at St. Petersburg, FL. HANNAH MEREDITH RUSSELL (16 / Photography) / Studio manager at WELD & owner of Hannah Meredith Photography in Nashville, TN. LORI NOLEN (01 / Ceramics) Attended Alfred University for graduate school, MFA from University of Georgia. Director of Dixie Carter Center for the Arts. MEGAN KERSEY WEISE (15 / Graphic Design) UX Designer at St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN. CHELSEA WOOD (14 / Graphic Design) / Premise Health, UI / UX Designer. JULIA HEMBREE (14 / Graphic Design & Photography) / Freelance Editorial Photographer in NYC. KATE ALLEN (12 / Graphic Design) / Design Consultant at BrightCarbon in Boston, MA.  LILIA DIAZ (14 / Graphic Design) / Graphic designer at the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL. KATIE WILLIAMS HOWERTON (15 / Graphic Design) / Design Editor of Our Jackson Home Magazine. KATHRYN BUNICK NASH (14 / Graphic Design) / Designer and Illustrator at The Greatist in NYC. ZACH LANCASTER (16 / Ceramics) / Museum of Art at University of Michigan. MARY SCARLETT LABERGE (17 / Graphic Design) / Designer at MP&F Public Relations in Nashville, TN. ANNA GUTHRIE (18 / Graphic Design) / Designer at Precept Ministries in Chattanooga, TN. HANNAH BARR (18 / Graphic Design) / Designer at Lukeion Project in Lobelville, TN and illustrator for United Nations. SARAH ANNE WINCHESTER (16 / Graphic Design) / Artist in Residence at Natchez Pottery Studios in Natchez, MS.

Internships /

Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts / Gatlinburg, TN

Anderson Ranch / Snowmass Village, CO

Mama Sauce / Orlando, FL

Angela + Ithyle / Los Angeles, CA

Pine Cove / Tyler, TX

Jackson Arts Council / Jackson, TN

United Nations Conference on Trade & Development / Geneva, Switzerland

Wilson Sporting Goods / Humboldt, TN

Butin Group / Nashville, TN

Combustion Advertising / Memphis, TN

American Junior Golf Association / Altanta, GA

Dixon Gallery and Gardens / Memphis, TN

Film Roman Animation Studios / Los Angeles, CA

Younger & Associates / Jackson, TN

Good Advertising / Memphis, TN

STAR Center / Jackson, TN

Centrifuge / Nashville, TN

Glorieta Retreat Center / Glorieta, New Mexico 

Lifeway Corporate / Nashville, TN

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital / Memphis, TN

Boys and Girls Club of America / Jackson, TN

Country Music Television (CMT) / Nashville, TN

Krispy Kreme National Headquarters / Winston-Salem, NC

Masterfit Medical / Jackson, TN

Hatch Print Shop / Nashville, TN

Windshape Camps / Rome, GA

Alternative Strategies / San Diego, CA

Baltimore Clayworks / Baltimore, MD

Northern Clay Center / Minneapolis, MN

CHS Health Services / Nashville, TN

Vineyard Cincinnati Church / Cincinnati, OH

TURN Gallery / New York, NY

Bebiano David Las Ponas Studio / Brooklyn, NY

Tennessee Performing Arts Center / Nashville, TN

Appalachian Center for Craft / Smithville, TN

The CO / Jackson, TN

Englewood Baptist Church / Jackson, TN

Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital / Saint Louis, MO 

Bennett Graphics / Tucker, GA

Lifeway / Nashville, TN

International Paper World Headquarters / Memphis, TN

Day Spring Cards International / Siloam Springs, AR 

United Nations / Geneva, Switzerland




Only God creates. The rest of us just copy.
— Michelangelo