Norman Hervieux, M.S.
University of Massachusetts (Interior Design). Clients include: Transol International, Forbes Cohen Development, and the University of Massachusetts. Awards: Interior Design Educators Council Juried Exhibition. Member: American Society of Interior Designers, Interior Design Educators Council.
Seongwoo Nam, B.Arch, M.Arch
Iowa State University (Architecture); University of Oklahoma (Architecture). Taught as a graduate assistant and adjunct at the University of Oklahoma in the Division of Interior Design. Has worked professionally in the architectural design field in the United States and Korea and has served as the Department Coordinator since Fall 2003.
Jill Eleazer, B.D.
University of Florida, College of Architecture (Interior Design). Jill's designs have been published in Florida Architecture, Audio Video Interiors, On Design and Interiors and Sources. In 1999, she won the IIDA Forum Award - State of Florida, for the Stetson University Information Services Center.
Ryan Hansen, B.A., M.F.A.
University of New Hampshire (Art History/Architectural Studies); Savannah College of Art and Design (Interior Design). Past work experience: Graduate Teaching Assistant at SCAD; Interior Designer at Perkins+Will; Associate at Heery International. Ryan has performed multidisciplinary design and project management during all phases of corporate, commercial, judicial, and health care renovations and new construction projects. Clients include the Lakeland Regional Medical Center, the Medical College of Georgia, Turner Entertainment, and The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and has received Certification from the National Council for Interior Design Qualification. Ryan is also a Professional member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). He was the recipient of the Mason Conners scholarship for excellence in Interior Design and placed first in the Multidisciplinary Design Charette Competition at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Full-Time Visiting Faculty
Ruth Fore, B.F.A., M.F.A.
Savannah College of Art and Design (Furniture Design); Rhode Island School of Design (Furniture Design). Ms. Fore has taught Foundation Art courses at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, as well as assisted professors at Rhode Island School of Design in Furniture Design courses. She designed and manufactured earrings for Showtime's original hit series Dexter that were sold worldwide. Her furniture and sculptures have been exhibited nationally in design exhibitions such as the International Contemporary Furniture Fair and the New Orleans Botanical Gardens. Her work has also been published int he books 500 Chairs and Chairs: Studio Series, as well as the international publication Mix Magazine. While a graduate student at RISD, she was recognized as one of the Best of 2009 Student Designers by Elle Decor and Metropolitan Home.
Long-term Part-time Faculty
Marilyn Morgan, B.A., B.F.A., M.S.
University of Florida (English; Minor - Education); Ringling College of Art and Design (Interior Design); Columbia University (Architecture/Historic Preservation). Member: National Council for Interior Design Qualification, American Society for Interior Designers. Outstanding career in NYC design/preservation projects.
Neal Alfano, B.F.A.
Ringling College of Art and Design (Graphic & Interactive Communication; Minor - Photography & Digital Imaging). Professional experience: This Week in Sarasota, Partner; Hoyt Architects, Graphic Production Manager. Neal is the President of Creative Aesthetics, a Sarasota, FL company offering graphic design, web design and hosting, photography, print, promotional products, copywriting and project management services. Clients include Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Wells Fargo, Pineapple Square of Sarasota, Gevity, Aon Communication, Jazz Club of Sarasota, Riley Interiors, The Schimberg Group, CL Porter Designs, and MLE Designs Inc. Member: Young Professional Group of Sarasota, Advertising Specialty Institute.