Peter Konsterlie credits a single painting class with deciding his artistic direction. He earned a BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design graduating with a Best in Show Award in a statewide university competition. His work has been seen at venues such as The Aldrich Contemporary Museum, and featured on the ABC news program 20/20 with John Stossel, Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Plains Art Museum, Carnegie Mellon in Washington D.C. , Westport Art Center, Sacred Heart University, Sarah Bowen Gallery in Williamsburg New York, Housatonic Museum, Art Space New Haven, Claire Oliver Gallery, and most recently at the Drawing Center Viewing Program in New York City. Konsterlie’s works are featured in numerous public and private collections including: John Stossel, Disney Studios, Guthrie Theater, Mighty Ducks Features, Mall of America, Minnesota State Fair, P.T. Barnum Museum, Rain Forest Cafe, Target Stores, Robert Duval, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Micheal Rees’s Sculpture studio, Jason Carvey (A New Wave), Lacey Cabert (Mean Girls, Party of Five), University of Bridgeport, Charles Schultz Foundation, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Tom Selleck. Courses: Art History, Computer Applications.
Other Staff members
Geoff Perman has a BA in Ceramics and Graphic Design from Roanoke College in Virginia.
Originally from Turkey, Dilek Katgi came to the United States to fulfill her passion for design education – as both a student and a teacher.
Luke Johnson is an alumnus of UB, with a BS in Industrial Design.