Arts, AudioVisual Technology and Communications

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Madison Area Technical College
Web & Digital Media Design
Intern, KW2

Before having children, Christine Anderson was teaching fine art in private studios and after-school programs. But after becoming a mom, she chose to stay home and care for them while working part-time on nights and weekends. When they were school-age...
Breonna Bleuel, MPTC graduate

Moraine Park Technical College
Graphic Communications, 2014
Marketing Coordinator, NAStar, Inc.

Breonna Bleuel learned about marketing from some of the best in the world—Walt Disney World. While studying Graphic Communications at Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC), Breonna participated in the Disney College Program. “It is very competitive process,” she said. “It...
Ryan Ebert, Madison College grad

Madison Area Technical College
Graphic Design, 2007
Hoard's Dairyman Magazine, Hay and Forage Grower Magazine, Art Director

Ryan Ebert was always interested in art. He dabbled in painting, wood carving and drawing while growing up on a farm near Rio. Ryan settled on graphic design as a field that allows him “to practice art while still having...
Rachel Waldmer, Madison College graduate

Madison Area Technical College
Photography 2010, Entrepreneurship 2011
Owner, A Thousand Words Photography

Rachel Waldmer knew she wanted to become a photographer in high school. Madison College helped her achieve the dream of owning a photography studio in just three years. She took a photography class and started working with a local photographer...
Kristin Curry, MATC-Milwaukee grad

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Graphic Design, 2011
Brand manager, Fashion Angels

Kristin Curry earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Arizona State University, but was not satisfied with the work she found. She discovered her passion for graphic design, moved back to Milwaukee and enrolled at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC)...
Mark Schmitz, MATC-Madison grad

Madison Area Technical College
Commercial Art (now Graphic Design), 1986
Owner, ZD Studios

Mark’s calling as a designer surfaced at a young age. His elementary school teacher put his drawing on display in the school hallway and he knew that was what he wanted to do. After attending UW–Madison, he transferred to Madison...