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Alumni

Make connections that last.

Graduates from Biola’s Department of Art have gone on to become creative directors, educators, graphic designers, art directors, photographers, gallery directors, illustrators and beyond. The alumni community at Biola is vibrant and intentional, and the connections you build here will enhance your experience as a student and give you the competitive edge in today’s job market. Read some of our alumni stories below and start building your network as an art student at Biola.

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Bryan Mazzarello

Bryan Mazzarello

Design, B.S.

Owner of Mazzarello Media and Art

The Biola art department helped me be able to look at problems from different points of view, how to collaborate with other creatives.”

Amanda Hamilton

Amanda Hamilton

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Associate Professor of Drawing & Painting at Northwest Nazarene University

It was a great environment and many of us are still dear friends. The faculty was very available to us and I truly experienced community in the Biola Art Department.”

Mike Hernandez

Mike Hernandez

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Art installer for Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

I can still point to my professors and classes, and pinpoint key influences that led to my current work and life.”

Andy Barron

Andy Barron

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Combining photography and design for the music industry

Emily Blake

Emily Blake

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Wedding and lifestyle photographer

Emily Goodrich

Emily Goodrich

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Jewelry Designer for Ember Arts

Jamie Uretsky

Jamie Uretsky

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Artist-in-residence at the Dirt Palace

John Choura Jr.

John Choura Jr.

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Graphic Designer

Laurel Dailey

Laurel Dailey

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Editorial, fashion, commercial and portrait photographer

Mike Hernandez

Mike Hernandez

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Art installer for Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Ruthie Auda

Ruthie Auda

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Director of creative and visuals for Nike Salvation; Freelance Graphic Designer

Shannon Leith

Shannon Leith

Studio Art, B.F.A.

Independent Artist