Degrees Received
Lon Kaufmann has his Bachelor of Arts in Art from Seattle Pacific University as well as a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Iowa. He also holds an MFA in Design from the University of Iowa.

Work Experience

  • Architectural Design Consultant
  • Associate Professor of Design
  • Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Computer Graphics
  • Professor of Design
  • Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Computer Graphics
  • Visiting Professor of Design
  • Web Designer and Ecommerce Administrator
  • Exhibits

  •; Opened a retail account representing my photo montages and
    documentary photography from Bahrain and Ukraine. October 2018
  • Digital Icons; Kyiv Polytechnic Institute NTUU, Kyiv, Ukraine; Corpus 7, photo-montages on acrylic. April 2012
  • The Substance of Hope; solo show of five reliquary sculptures in the Engstrom Galleria, Taylor University. February 2000
  • Jacob’s Dream; Duratran photo transparency displayed at Art and the City, CIVA biannual conference, Montreal, Canada. June 1997
  • Ho Topos; Transformation and Light; solo show of Cibachrome prints at Engstrom Galleria, Taylor University, Upland, IN. October 1993
  • WellSpring Africa; Photographer and designer of teaching manual for construction of low-technology well drilling. Education media support for Peace Corp inspired project for Africa. Iowa City, Iowa. January 1990-August 1991
  • Presentations and Publications

  • Social Media and Web Design with WordPress; America House-Kyiv; the U.S. Embassy Cultural Center in Kyiv, Ukraine. Presented an interactive lecture which included an overview of Internet history and a practical guide to best resources for building a website using the WordPress platform. Theory and practice were combined in anticipating the digital world to come. The challenge; engaging Web 3.0, ‘The Internet of Things’, while protecting personal privacy and website security. July 2015
  • The Digital Future of Journalism; National University of Ukraine, ‘Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’. Presented two workshops for university Journalism faculty, journalists, and graduate students on using the WordPress platform to construct community news websites. The demo site was built for this workshop; ‘Our Region, Our Ukraine”, (// December 2012
  • Lectures on Web Design and E-commerce; At 12 academic centers in Ukraine and Belarus including, Taras Shevchenko University, Petro Mohyla State University, National Aviation University, Kiev International University, the Sakharov Institute, and two IREX IATP centers. Topics: Smart Design for the Web, Advanced Web Design Techniques. 2003-2004
  • The Challenges of Globalization and the Evolving Mission of the University in the United Sates and Europe; guest lecturer at the Fifth Annual American Studies Summer School, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine. Sponsored by U.S. Embassy. June 2004
  • Globalization and the Purpose of the University; guest lecturer at Modernization and the Implementation of the Bologna Process Conference, European University, Kiev, Ukraine. February 2004
  • Computer Graphic Design for E-Commerce: 2003- 2004; guest lecturer at Information Technologies in Economics, Management and Business Conference, European University, Kiev, Ukraine. Nov 2003
  • Beginning Computer Graphics; visiting instructor for summer course at Wisconsin International University, Kiev, Ukraine with students from seven local universities. June-July 2001
  • Postmodern Definitions in Design; visiting lecturer and artist at Biola University, Los Angeles, CA. Presented slide lectures on contemporary design issues and personal artwork. December 2000
  • The Role of Art Before the End of Time; paper presented for senior symposium, Taylor University. January 1997
  • The Visual Language of Tabloid News; plenary address for Senior Symposium, Hot Issues in an Age of Mass Media, Taylor Univ. Jan. 1995
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