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Academics . Illustration . Faculty . William Lorton

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William Lorton

Title Visiting Instructor
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7381

Courses  Aesthetics, Style, and Content | Design I | Fiber: Digital Images, Patterns + Structures | Fiber: Silkscreen | Image + Form I | String, Felt, and Thread | The Rhetorical Object: Conceptual Constructions | Weaving Patterns: Collective Activity

Bill Lorton received his BFA in Fiber + Material Studies from the Cleveland Institute of Art and his MFA in Textiles from Kent State University. He is currently an adjunct faculty member in CIA’s Fiber + Materials Studies Department and also teaches courses in the Visual Art and Foundation curriculums. Lorton was selected for the 2009 Cheongju International Craft Competition, receiving an Honorable Mention. In 2012 he was part of an invitation exhibition at the Korean Craft Museum in Cheongju, South Korea. Lorton launched the Endangered Studies traveling curriculum in 2013 to preserve and promote a multitude of fiber art techniques.

Degree MFA, Kent State University; BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art

Illustration students wow the crowd at comics con

Illustration students wow the crowd at comics con

Illustration students in Adjunct Professor Bradley Ricca's Graphic Narratives class wowed the crowd at the fifth annual Genghis Con Comics and Arts Festival.

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