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Design Faculty

Art faculty members are professionals in each of their specialty areas. They are artists who teach the very media they practice, including painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography and design.

  • Faculty members exhibit their work nationally and internationally from New York and Boston to St. Petersburg, Russia and Florence, Italy.
  • Their works reside in many national and international collections.
  • Each is a member of Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) and the College is a member of the College Art Association (CAA).

Abby Ytzen-Handel

Abby Ytzen-Handel

Teaching Professor of Art

Abby is a midwest raised, New England based designer and educator. She is a teaching professor of art and heads the design concentration at Gordon College. In addition to her work as a graphic designer, she is a permaculture designer, specializing in creating landscape designs that are ecological, regenerative and food productive. 

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