The best way to learn about our program and Bethany Lutheran College is to visit campus. Arrange your personal visit online or contact one of our admissions representatives  to set up your visit. For questions about our program, contact one of the media arts staff or faculty members below.


Kurt Paulsen

Media Arts Faculty

Kurt is an award-winning animator, filmmaker, and photographer. He launched the international Speechless Film Festival in 2013 and continues to direct this ambitious event. He loves unconventional media and creative thinking, and he has more hobbies than we could possibly list.

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amanda quist

Amanda Quist

Media Arts Faculty

Amanda is an award-winning designer and motion graphics artist. Her professional experience includes print & interactive design, motion design, and writing. She was also the lead staff member for Mankato Community Television (KTV) during and after its transition to Bethany’s production studio.

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Andy Overn

Studio Art and Media Arts Faculty

Andy is an incredibly skilled illustrator and designer who built Bethany’s design and illustration curriculum. His professional experience includes design and illustration work for a variety of companies and freelance clients.

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Greg Vandermause

Studio Manager & Adjunct Faculty

Greg brings nearly seven years of experience working at ESPN to his job as studio manager. He oversees the Maverick Hockey broadcast program, Mankato Community Television (KTV), and a variety of other initiatives in addition to teaching broadcast courses.

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