Todd Giles

Todd Giles
Todd Giles

Adjunct, DE


Direct Office Phone: 423-775-7316

Office: Communication, Media & Culture Department

Academic Degrees
  • Marywood University, Scranton, PA. Master of Fine Arts degree, June, 2004. Visual Arts – Graphic Design. Thesis: To Hell with Art—exploring combat artists as eyewitnesses to war
  • Indiana University, School of Fine Arts, Bloomington, IN. Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design, Minor – Art History


Todd has been teaching college-level art classes, including photography, graphic design, drawing, art appreciation, and art history, since 1996. Todd and his wife, Pam, relocated to Tennessee in 2021 and are excited to be a part of the Bryan College community. His hobbies include creating art with a one-hundred-year-old letterpress, racing vintage enduro go-karts, watching IndyCar, and struggling with golf.

Publications, Research, & Editing

  • Jesus Christ: Fulfilled Prophecy, Hand-bound Book Design Project; Letterpress, Silk Screen; 19” x 24.5”; 1990
  • Frank’s Fancy: Frank Phillips’ Woolaroc, Book Jacket; 2001
  • To Hell with Art: Exploring combat artists as eyewitnesses to war, Master of Fine Arts Thesis, Repurposed Artist Sketchbook, 12” x 19”, 2004
  • Academic Readers, Cover Illustrations and Layout & Designs, Precedent Press, 2004-07
  • Go Global, LLC, Logo Design, 2008
  • Racing toward the Cure, Logo and Poster Design, American Cancer Society—Atlanta, 2017
  • Causes Go On Forever…: A Chronology of the Scopes Trial, Cover Design and Layout & Design, Rhea County Historical and Genealogical Society, 2023
  • Letterpress posters, invitations, and cards, 2014-Present

Conference & Workshop Presentations

  • Guest lecturer, Art + Healing Lecture (2015) Averett University, Danville, VA
  • Art + Healing Lecture (2010-2014) Transition To Nursing Program, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN
  • To Hell with Art—The Combat Artists (2011) Midwest Scholars Conference, Indiana Wesleyan University, Indianapolis, IN
  • Indiana Wesleyan University Former Faculty Show (2020)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University Faculty Show (2014)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University Faculty Show (2007)
  • Indiana University Senior BFA Show (1990)

I love Bryan College for its outspoken dependence on and proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The staff, faculty, and administration are a joy to work with and always are encouraging.

— Todd Giles

Adjunct, DE  | 

Communication, Media & Culture Department
721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321
Mercer 133, Box #7798

Office Phone: 423-775-7316