Department of Visual and Performing Arts
CU | Gig

CU | Gig is an exciting new program that will match talented Visual and Performing Arts students with creative needs on in our community. From musicians to artists, video editors to photographers, we can help! CU | Gig hopes to provide Carroll University students the opportunity to build a professional portfolio of work through experiential learning opportunities, as well as providing quality creative services to the Carroll University community. 

How the program works

  1. Browse our list of talent in our current student artist directory (below).
  2. Contact the student directly and outline the project, date, time and expectations.
  3. Consider compensation. We believe it's important to compensate our students for their exceptional professional talents so volunteer positions may be difficult to accommodate. Pricing is at the student artist's description and you will pay them directly. Negotiating compensation is an important part of their learning experience.
  4. Provide feedback. A critique is one of the best tools we can offer our students as we help them prepare for a professional career in freelancing.

Questions or concerns?

For administrative questions or concerns only, please contact Sara Meyer, the Department of Visual and Performing Art's promotions and events manager below. 

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Student Artist Directory

Mady Buchta
Maddy Buchta
Graphic Designer
Emailmbuchta@pio.carrollu.edu

Maddy is a communication and theatre major with a computer science minor. When she's not hard at work designing promotional materials, logos, and print designs, you can find Maddy on the stage. She loves to sing and perform!

Allison Calteux
Allison Calteux
Photographer
Emailacalteux@pio.carrollu.edu
Allison is a photography and communication double major. She has experience photographing portraits, weddings, events, and commercial products. She strives to work with her clients to capture memories and make their creative visions come to life.
Robby Dzielinski
Robby Dzielinski
Jazz Musician, Jazz Combo Coordinator
Emailrdzielin@pio.carrollu.edu

Robby is a junior music education major with a percussion emphasis who also enjoys performing. He hopes to teach high school band and record movie soundtracks after he graduates.

Katie Flory
Katie Flory
Pianist, private instructor
Emailkflory@pio.carrollu.edu

Katie is a music and biologydouble major. Katie enjoys supporting fellow musicians through accompanying and teaching piano lessons. Aftergraduation, Katie hopes to pursue a Master's in Collaborative Piano.

Abby Kelly
Abby Kelly
Violinist, string quartet coordinator
Emailamkelly@pio.carrollu.edu

Abby, a music major, loves to perform as a solo violinist or with a small group of string players that she will happily arrange for your wedding, church service or special occasion.

Emily May
Emily May
Fine artist
Emailmaye@carrollu.edu

As an Art Education Major, Emily has experience in all areas of fine art. From paintings and drawings to ceramics, she can create one-of-a-kind art as gifts, wedding favors, and murals. She can also use her skills to teach.

Diego Pedroza
Diego Pedroza
Video Producer and Editor
Emaildlopezpe@pio.carrollu.edu

A theatre major with a film and television minor, Diego enjoys filming and editing promotional shorts, music videos and creative projects. He has professional experience, serves as a video intern in Carroll's Office of Marketing and Communications and has produced a feature length student film.

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