Staff

Cameron Anderson
Executive Director
canderson@civa.org
608.433.9339 Office

Cameron Anderson is an artist and writer. He is married to Cynthia (C.K.) Anderson and they, with their dog Seamus, live in Madison, Wisconsin. Cam earned an M.F.A. in painting and drawing form Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and completed additional graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in art history and art criticism. Prior to joining CIVA, Anderson served as the National Director of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries. In 2016, the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust invited him to be their Visiting Senior Scholar. Recently he completed his first book The Faithful Artist: A Vision for Evangelicalism and the Arts (InterVarsity Press).


Dawn AndersonDawn Anderson
Editor
editor@civa.org

Dawn is enjoying a busy ‘second career’ as a copy editor, office manager, and events coordinator. Having recently retired from a long career as a middle school language teacher, she is an avid supporter of the arts and, especially, arts education programming. Dawn and her husband, Garwood, are the happy parents of three adult children and two children-in-law, and they enjoy that their home in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, is the hub for many gatherings of family and friends.

 


Kate AustinKate Austin
Membership and Exhibits
membership@civa.org
608.433.9339 Office

Kate received her B.A. in Art Education at Wheaton College, completed the Gordon in Orvieto semester abroad program of Renaissance Art in Italy, and studied stone sculpture at the Chicago Botanical Gardens under masters from Chapungu, Zimbabwe. She taught elementary art in the Chicago suburbs, the Mississippi Delta, and small town New Hampshire, before moving to Madison, Wisconsin to establish roots. Kate continues to enrich the lives of young children through service in her local church as Youth Ministry Team Leader. She and her husband, Jacob, have three wonderful daughters, a dog named Blue, and a small flock of backyard chickens.


Ned Bustard

Ned Bustard
Graphic Designer
nbustard@civa.org

Ned Bustard is a graphic designer, illustrator, author, and printmaker. His most recent book is History of Art: Creation to Contemporary. In his spare time, Ned is the curator of the Square Halo Gallery and the creative director for Square Halo Books, for whom he edited the book It Was Good: Making Art to the Glory of God. He grew up in the Reformed Episcopal Church and now serves as a ruling elder in a Presbyterian church. Ned is also on the board of The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art (ASCHA). He and his wife, Leslie, have three lovely daughters, one dog, and an unreasonable about of books.


Dave Zentner
Dave Zentnerdzentner@civa.org

Dave spent most of his life getting in trouble for doodling. He’s finally figured out how to make a career of that, as an artist and a Graphic Design/Illustration teacher at Madison College. He has a BS in Biology from Hillsdale College and has served as InterVarsity staff and an Assisting Minister at Luther Memorial Church. He and his wife Janet have two grown kids (a ‘skatepunk’ and a nurse), on opposite coasts.


Marcus MiersMarcus Miers profile
mmiers@civa.org

Marcus received his M.F.A. in painting and drawing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and supports CIVA’s website and technology efforts. His art practice revolves around color theory, minimalism, and material culture to make allegorical tableaus around community practices. Aside from art and CIVA work, Marcus manages a software training organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he gets the opportunity to teach workshops in the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and in web development. He and his wife have a toddler less than one-year-old who likes to walk any chance she gets.