M.F.A. Studio Arts, University of South Florida, 2006B.F.A. Studio Arts, College of Visual Arts, 2001
Professor Chad Abel joined Hodges University in 2012 as an assistant professor in the Digital Design and Graphics program. His experience in college and university settings include serving as an adjunct professor of studio arts at the University of Tampa, an adjunct professor of painting and drawing at the University of South Florida, and the program manager of digital design/CADD and interior design at Southwest Florida College.
He is a designer, artist and educator who has designed for institutional and corporate clients such as the Mayo Clinic and Marriott Hotels, and he has displayed his work in museums, galleries and international art fairs.
Abel enjoys bringing his art and design experience into the broader community through his work with nonprofits and community groups.