Karen Renee Scroggins’ professional career includes working 30 years as a designer, four years in a corporate setting, eight years at an educational institution and 18 years at Friends University. She teaches graphic design through all four years of development – from beginner to pre-professional – including guiding students through internships, portfolio and capstone courses for advanced students in the visual arts program at Friends University. Scroggins has traveled abroad with students and colleagues to Paris, London, Cancun and Cuba.
Current and past professional organizations include the American Institute of Graphic Arts, University and College Designers Association, Kansas Associated Collegiate Press and the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. When Scroggins was active in the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations, she received awards for her design work and publications.
Scroggins’ work was selected to be shown in the Wichita National All Media Exhibition in 2017. She actively exhibits in shows, and in 2017, she had a solo exhibit at City Arts “Inspirations.” Scroggins donates artwork to various nonprofit fundraisers. She has Friends University graphic design and visual communication students work on nonprofit organizations’ design projects to give back to the Wichita community.
B.F.A., Phillips University; M.S., Newman University