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jeff@jeffwhelan.com / www.jeffwhelan.com


Professional Experience:


2010 – present

     Associate Professor, Program Coordinator for Graphic Design:

Department of Visual and Performing Art, Elizabeth City State University

Studio Courses Taught:




       Stained Glass

       Art History


       3D Animation

1999 – 2010

     Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Art, Chowan University (2005-2010)
     Instructor (2000-2004)
    Adjunct Faculty, (1999-2000)

Visual Artist / Illustrator:
1985 – present

Freelance illustrator and designer for over twenty years: includes magazine illustration, advertising, storyboards, animation, textile design, and concept art for video games

Stained Glass Designer and Painter:
1983 – 1993

    Several large projects in Florida, Virginia and the District of Columbia


Relevant Skills:

Software and Technology

       Adobe Creative Suite

       Corel Painter

       Final Cut Pro X

       Autodesk Maya


       Video Camera and Lighting


Publications / Clients:

Shows, Awards and Presentations:

University Involvement:

                              Program Coordinator, Graphic Design

                        Assessment Coordinator, Graphic Design

                        Co-Director, K.E. White Gallery

University Retention Committee

                        Advising Advisory Board: Advisor Handbook Sub-Committee

                        Faculty Senate: Scecretary

Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum Committee

Chair, Student Portfolio Review and Assessment Committee

Program Coordinators Handbook Committee

Teacher of the Year Committee

Honors Program Council

Faculty Self-Evaluation Committee

Mentor, Campus Christian Fellowship


Community and Professional Involvement:

Change by Design in Elizabeth City

Elizabeth City Art Splash Organizing Committee

Youth Leader and Instrumentalist: Woodville Baptist Church, Hertford, NC

Arts of the Albemarle: Sustaining and Exhibiting Member: Jury Committee

Watercolor Society of North Carolina

American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA)

FATE Foundations in Art Theory and Education