About

The COMP Magazine is a nonprofit art, design & culture magazine produced by the Art & Design Department at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. This digital magazine is designed to introduce new art, culture and music through a critical dialogue and interviews with artists, musicians, and arts professionals. Our mission is to create an insightful and reflective archive devoted to maintaining an active dialogue in arts related activities in the Chicagoland region and beyond.
Meet the current creative team!
Amber Shibley
Documentary Photographer
About
Interesting Fact: Plans to document the American Midwest with integrity & passion.
Yifan 'Klaus' Mao
Video Gaming Expert
About
Interesting Fact: Holds a deep fascination for Final Fantasy!
Sarah Rupar
Graphic Design Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Able to beat all of them Hidetaka Miyazaki games.
Rachel Rivette
Studio Art Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Chicagoland’s true aficionado of 1980s metal music!
Leah Morrow
Graphic Design Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Enjoys sport & traveling to Hawaii with her family!
Kelly McElroy
Comic Book Analyst
About
Interesting Fact: Currently obsessed with Brian Azarello’s Wonder Woman run.
Boris Peshev
Design Editor
About
Bulgarian Foreign Correspondent
Hayle Silva
Photography Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Currently making pictures of the local music scene.
Gloria Allen
Design & Photo Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Working upon a photobook focused on women of color.
Danielle Conrad
Graphic Design Editor
About
Interesting Fact: Captain of the USF lady’s volleyball team.
Abdul Abohmoud
Graphic Design Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Capable of sculpting larger than life mailboxes!
Abygail Padilla
Design & Photo Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Currently documenting aquatic activities in Jamaica!
Mark Beguin
Technology Assistant
About
Interesting Fact: Dreams of working with the Boston Red Sox Organization.
Autumn Lee
Music Editor
About
Interesting Fact: Obsessed with Metal Bands of the 1980s.
Joey Santillo
Sport as Art Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Capable of running at the speed of light!
José Ortiz
Art Education Editor
About
Interesting Fact: Can corral 30+ 7-year olds with a big smile on his face!
Ashley Kasher
Art Education Editor
About
Interesting Fact: Capable of taming the wildest of 9 year olds!
Elias Martinez
Graphic Design Specialist
About
Interesting Fact: Creating Designs while running the distance!
Past Team Members
Board Of Directors
Honey Badger
Creative Director
About
“Honey Badger Don’t Care”
Chester Alamo-Costello
Publisher
About
Interesting Fact: Thinks he has X-Ray vision!
Paul Erschen
Fine Arts Director
About
Interesting Fact: USF Professor by day, part-time rockstar by night.
Jennifer Moore
Gallery Director
About
Interesting Fact: Teaches tableaux photography theory.