Celebrate 50 Years
College of Visual and Performing Arts


Allen Etter

Allen Etter is a limited term lecturer in the IPFW Department of Fine Arts and Visual Communication and Design. He has an MFA from Bowling Green State University with a major in painting and he received his BA from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne. Allen has taught art, showed his own art and is a screenwriter, director, art director, editor and designer for Jesters. He won a regional Emmy award for one of his numerous public service announcements for local television.

James Gabbard and Tanya Myers

Jim has been a professional photographer in Fort Wayne since 1988. He owns Henri's Photography Studio and teaches as a continuing lecturer for the IPFW Department of Visual Communication and Design. His partner, Tanya Myers, is also a professional photographer and owns the photography studio AllieMay Photography.

Chris Ganz

Christopher Ganz is associate professor of drawing and printmaking at IPFW. Ganz received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Master of Fine Arts from Indiana University-Bloomington. Ganz’s work has been displayed across the nation and at international art fairs, and his drawings are represented by Ann Nathan Gallery in Chicago.

Morgan McClarnon

Morgan McClarnon and is a senior at IPFW studying Art Education. She focuses on painting and ceramics, but enjoys all mediums. She is very passionate about art, because she believes that creativity is a part of everything in life. She strives to be the best art educator she can be!