Chair, Division of Art and Professor of Sculpture
James Sullivan is Professor of Sculpture and former Chair of the Division of Art. He earned an M.F.A. degree in sculpture at California State University, Long Beach and a B.A. in philosophy at Yale University. He has exhibited widely, including solo exhibitions at the Art Museum of South Texas, Meadows Museum of Art, Dallas, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Galerie Muhlenbusch, Düsseldorf, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, and the Museum Moderner Kunst, Passau, and over 40 group exhibitions throughout the United States and Germany. He has also taught as Visiting Professor at the Hochschule der Kunste Berlin, and acted as Visiting Critic in drawing at the Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, from 1984-2002. He is represented by Conduit Gallery.
As head of the sculpture area he has received two university awards for teaching, been a charter member of the University Commission on Teaching and Learning, and received the United Methodist Council Scholar/Teacher Award at SMU. His current research is on the use of touch-based (haptic) computer modeling and 3-D digital printing to produce sculpture.