Joseph  Cory
Professor of Art
School of the Arts
Department of Art and Design
203 Art Lofts

Professor Joe Cory is an accomplished artist and educator who has been using a mix of traditional and innovative teaching methods for over 15 years to help students learn artistic skills and think creatively. He loves to blend his curiosity and experience as an artist with his teaching to help students transition into meaningful careers. As an educator, practicing artist, former gallery director, and leader of the non-profit CIVA | Christians in the Visual Arts, he's gained extensive experience in all facets of the art world. He exhibits his artwork across the country and regularly gives conference presentations on pedagogy, curriculum development, and the art of teaching art.

Professor Cory holds an MFA from the University of Chicago, a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a BA from Central College (IA). He enjoys reading, watching sports, and spending time with his family. You can learn more about Professor Cory and view his artwork by visiting:

Degrees and Certifications

  • MFA - The University of Chicago
  • BFA - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • BA - Central College (IA)