Art & Design Faculty

Faculty

Chris Lavery

Chris Lavery

Associate Professor of Sculpture
Department Chair

MFA, University of Colorado, Boulder; BFA, State University of New York, Fredonia

Research Interest: Sculpture, Installation, Sound Art, Robotics, Video, Interactive Media. 

Sculpture Telephone: 270.809.4350
Sculpture office: FA 1007

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Jeanne Beaver

Jeanne Beaver

Associate Professor of Art & Design
Metalsmithing and Jewelry

 

Jim Bryant

Jim Bryant

Professor of Art & Design
Graphic Design

MFA, Louisiana State University; BFA, Herron School of Art, Indiana University

Research Interest: Graphic Design, Web Design, Printmaking

Director of the Discover China Program

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Gregory Scott Cook

Gregory Scott Cook

Assistant Professor of Art & Design
Graphic Design

MFA, University of Nebraska Lincoln; BFA, Murray State University

Research Interest: Interactive Design, Digital Fabrication, Emerging Methods in Printmaking, Mediated/Mechanical Drawing, Audio Recording/Performance and situation/Installation as media in Studio Art/Design.

 

Dr. Antje Gamble

Dr. Antje Gamble

Associate Professor of Art & Design
Art History

PhD, University of Michigan; MA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests: Modern Italian art and culture; modern and contemporary sculpture; contemporary art; public sculpture; trans-Atlantic movements of art and politics; exhibition histories; curatorial practice

Recent Publications: “Exhibiting Italian Modernism After World War II at MoMA in ‘Twentieth-Century Italian Art’,” in Raffaele Bedarida, Silvia Bignami, and Davide Colombo (eds.), Methodologies of Exchange: MoMA’s “Twentieth-Century Italian Art” (1949), monographic issue of Italian Modern Art, 3 (January 2020), and “Exhibiting Italian Democracy in the 1949 “Twentieth Century Italian Art” at the Museum of Modern Art,” in Modern in the Making: MoMA and the Modern Experiment, 1929–1949, Eds. Sandra Zalman and Austin Porter. London: Bloomsbury Press, 2020. 215-229.

 

Nicole Hand

Nicole Hand

Professor of Printmaking
Assistant Dean, College of Humanities and Fine Arts

MFA, University of Miami; BFA, University of South Dakota; BA, Nazareth College

Research Interest: Printmaking, Drawing, Bookbinding

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Todd Herzberg

Todd Herzberg

Assistant Professor of Art & Design
Drawing and Foundations Coordinator

MFA, University of Kentucky; BFA, Central Michigan University

Research Interest: Drawing, Printmaking, Animation

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Woody Leslie

Woody Leslie

Instructor of Art & Design
Studio Technician

MFA, Columbia College Chicago; BA, Wesleyan University

Research Interest: Publishing, artists' books, writing, typography, cooking

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T. Michael Martin

T. Michael Martin

Associate Professor of Art & Design
Director of University Galleries

MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University; BFA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Research Interest: Contemporary Art, Painting, Drawing, Installation Art, Performance Art, Collaborative, Interactive, Experimental, Interdisciplinary and New Media Art

 

Sarah Martin

Sarah Martin

Associate Professor of Art & Design
Woodworking and Furniture Design

MFA, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth; BFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Danielle Mužina

Danielle Mužina

Assistant Professor of Art & Design
Painting

MFA, Miami University, Ohio; MA, Eastern Illinois University; BFA, Ohio Wesleyan University

Research interests: Painting, Drawing, Collage, Assemblage

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Erich Neitzke

Erich Neitzke

Adjunct Instructor of Art & Design
Drawing & Foundations

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Cintia Segovia Figueroa

Cintia Segovia Figueroa

Assistant Professor of Art & Design
Photography / New Media

MFA, California State University, Long Beach; MA, California State University, Northridge; BS, The Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

Research Interest: Immigration, identity, cultural stereotypes, politics and being bilingual.

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Dr. Zbynek "ZB" Smetana

Dr. Zbynek "ZB" Smetana

Associate Professor of Art & Design
Art History

PhD, Rutgers University; BA, Humboldt State University

Research Interest: Italian Renaissance Art, Secondary Fields in Northern Renaissance and Baroque

 

John Utgaard

John Utgaard

Professor of Art & Design
Ceramics

MFA, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University; BFA, Kansas City Art Institute

Research Interest: Ceramic Sculpture, Handbuilding, Wheel-throwing, Slipcasting

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Dr. Rebecca Williams

Dr. Rebecca Williams

Associate Professor of Art & Design
Art Education

PhD, University of Georgia; MAEd, University of Georgia; BA, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Research Interests: Art Education, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Aesthetics and Critical Response, Teacher Preparation, Qualitative Research, Narrative Inquiry

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Staff

Matthew Rowan

Matthew Rowan

Accounting Clerk
Department of Art & Design

Pamela Parker

Pamela Parker

Administrative Assistant
Department of Art & Design

 

Emeritus Faculty

Steve Bishop

Steve Bishop

Professor Emeritus
Sculpture

1979-2010

 

Karen Boyd

Karen Boyd

Professor Emeritus
Fibers

1967-1997

 

Dick Dougherty

Dick Dougherty

Professor Emeritus
Painting and Drawing, Department Head

1992-2013

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Learn about Swain School of Design

 

Clara M. Eagle

Clara M. Eagle

Professor Emeritus
Metalsmithing, Department Head

1946-1973

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Harry Furches

Harry Furches

Professor Emeritus
Metalsmithing

1963-1993

 

Sarah Gutwirth

Sarah Gutwirth

Professor Emeritus
Painting and Drawing

1998-2017

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Bob Head

Bob Head

Professor Emeritus
Painting and Drawing

1966-1997

 

Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson

Professor Emeritus
Critic Teacher in Art

1956-1981

 

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Professor Emeritus
Photography

1973-2008

 

Dale Leys

Dale Leys

Professor Emeritus
Drawing

1977-2018

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Paul Sasso

Paul Sasso

Professor Emeritus
Woodworking

1981-2008

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Camille Serre

Camille Serre

Professor Emeritus
Art Education

1985-2012

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Fred Shepard

Fred Shepard

Professor Emeritus
Ceramics

1963-1999

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Peggy Shrock

Peggy Shrock

Professor Emeritus
Art History

1990-2017

 

Jerry Speight

Jerry Speight

Professor Emeritus
Foundations

1975-2005

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Emily Wolfson

Emily Wolfson

Professor Emeritus
Painting

1941-1969

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