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Associate Professor- Phase Retirement

Area of Study: Media Production

Office: 301A Bynum Hall
Office Hours: By appointment
Curriculum Vitae



B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago

M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Since the late 70’s Professor Rankus has been creating fine art video productions that have screened internationally, have won numerous awards, and are in the collections of major museums (MOMA, The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam). His work is distributed by the Video Data Bank. He has taught a wide range of media production courses at institutions such as DePaul University, The University of Illinois at Chicago, and for the last ten years at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.