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drogers@scad.edu

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Professor Rogers has more than 25 years of experience as a studio illustrator, graphic designer, a freelance illustrator and an Illustration Professor. He has worked with a host of advertising, corporate and editorial clients such as Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Wendy’s, Ballantine Books, Boston Globe, McDonald’s Restaurants, Coca-Cola Bottlers Inc, Moody Press, Sylvania and GTE. His artwork has been exhibited and accepted into the Society of Illustrators Our Own Show exhibits, Art Educators conference and recently at Richmond Illustrators club and 3×3 4th Annual Pro Show. Rogers has taught at the Savannah College of Art and Design since 1984 on the undergraduate and graduate level. He was the illustration chair during the years of 1993 -1998. He authored and teaches an eLearning graduate course on illustration Techniques. His work is included in the collections of the Anderson College, Bob Jones University and Savannah College of Art and Design. Rogers attended the famous Illustrators Workshop and Seminar in 1977, Tarrytown, NY and in 2006 the Illustration Academy, Sarasota Florida. Additionally, he studied with Myron Barnstone at the Barnstone Studios training in the method of the masters and the painter’s secret geometry and he has studied with Nathan Fowkes, concept artist for Dreamworks. Awards: works accepted into Blue Cubed Illustration, Applied Arts Illustration Annual competitions, SILA – Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, Special Prize International Illustration Cybernet Competition 2000, Organized by the Society of Korean Illustrators, 1st Place Mixed-media, 2nd Place Acrylics Grass Roots Art Show in Guyton, GA, work awarded publication into Graphis Publication “Counting Sheep. Memberships: NCN, National Caricature Network. New York Society of Illustrators, The American Society of Classical Realism, Society of Acrylic Painters Presentations/Lectures: Presented at University of Hartford Low Residency MFA in Illustration program. Rogers has done many workshops on colored pencils, mixed media and airbrush techniques for art educators. Professor Rogers teaches Materials and Techniques, Illustration Techniques, Graduate Drawing, Art of Caricature, Illustration for Retail Markets, Advertising Illustration, Acrylic Techniques, Concept and Composition, Markets and Drawing and Design.

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