Millikin University - Decatur, IL

Lyle Salmi 
Chair - Art Department
Associate Professor of Art

Professor Salmi is a 1998 Fellowship recipient to the Hambidge Center for the Arts, has been recognized for outstanding teaching in the 1996 edition of Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and received an NEA/Arts Midwest Fellowship in Painting in 1994. In addition to the responsibilities of teaching, Salmi is Assistant Director of Perkinson Gallery, and he continues to exhibit his own artwork nationally. Lyle earned his B.F.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1983 and his M.F.A. from Arizona State University in 1988. Courses taught: Intro to Drawing, Figure Drawing , Printmaking, and Painting. 

Dr. Shelley Cordulack
Professor of Art History

Dr. Shelley Cordulack earned her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Courses taught: Non-Western Art, Ancient and Medieval, Renaissance & Baroque, Modern Art, Contemporary Art, Intro to Visual Culture, and Critical Reading, Writing, & Research II.

Annette Russo
Assistant Professor of Art

Annette earned her B.F.A from Millikin University in 1980 and her M.A. from The George Washington University in 1984. Annette was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year by Millikin in 1998. Courses taught: Intro to Design - 2D & 3D, Art Therapy Seminar & Art therapy internships.

Jim Schietinger
Professor of Art

Jim earned his B.A. and M.F.A. from the University of South Florida. Courses taught: Beginning and Advanced Photography and Ceramics: Hand-building and Wheel Throwing, Intro to Sculpture, Adv. Sculpture.

Ed Walker

Associate Professor of Art

Ed Walker directs the Commercial Art/Computer Graphics major which includes courses in print production, illustration, computer graphics, and advertising design. With fourteen years of professional design experience, he continues the practical application of his skills through his company WALKER DESIGN. Professor Walker's approach to teaching computer graphics is based on the integration of technology and fine art to solve complex visual problems. These visual problems are typically client driven and demand knowledge of how computer hardware and software can be used as an artistic tool for communicating ideas. Ed earned a B.F.A. degree from Millikin University in 1985 and an M.F.A from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1991. Courses taught: Production Techniques, Illustration, Computer Art and Design: Layout and Multimedia, Ad Agency, and Portfolio.

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL