Professor of Illustration

Gala Bent



Gala Bent is a Professor of Design with a specialization in Illustration. Over the course of her career, Bent has worked as an illustrator and a collaborator with scientists and musicians, with a parallel practice in studio-based drawing and painting. She is a project-based illustrator whose recent work includes illustrations for a biochemistry book (A World from Dust by Dr. Ben McFarland, Oxford University Press) and an REI campaign that highlighted and supported women's and girls' access to outdoor exploration (Force of Nature). Bent's work has been shown locally, nationally, and internationally, and she is represented by G.Gibson Projects in Seattle.


MFA, Visual Arts
SUNY, Buffalo

BFA, Painting
Ball State University