Open Calendar
illustration class


Click to print this page

Studio Art BFA - Area 5: Illustration


Through the University of Central Missouri’s Illustration emphasis, you will  develop your creative talents and technical skills, learning skills to become a professional illustrator. You will master creative problem solving and visual narrative through instruction from highly experienced and practicing faculty and guided hands-on experience in studio classes.

Traditional and Electronic Media

The Illustration program stresses mastery of traditional media in drawing and painting combined with technical skills in digital illustration and 3D media. Students share some courses with Graphic Design majors, allowing them to better understand how the illustrator’s job relates to that of the graphic designer and the teamwork involved in both professions.

Learn More


Mr. John Malta

Meet the Faculty

Mr. John Malta is a freelance Illustrator, Painter, and Installation Artist. His illustrations have been published internationally in newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The New Yorker, and the Washington Post. He has exhibited his work in Taiwan, Australia, Vancouver, New York City, San Francisco, Portland, Los Angeles, and widely across the Midwest. 


Laptop Requirement


  • facebook
  • twitter
  • youtube
  • linkedin
  • instagram