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Meet Our Faculty

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Melanie Clemmons

Assistant Professor
Digital/Hybrid Media

JerLisa Devezin

Jer'Lisa Devezin

Visiting Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Art

Barnaby Fitzgerald

Barnaby Fitzgerald

Professor of Art
Painting and Drawing

Ryan Goolsby

Ryan Goolsby

Technical Manager

Ira Greenberg

Ira Greenberg

Professor, Painting, Drawing and Creative Computation

Peter Ligon

Adjunct Lecturer

Lisa McCarty

Lisa McCarty

Assistant Professor, Photography

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Brian Molanphy

Associate Professor of Art

Sarah Nance

Sarah Nance

Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Art

Tippi Polo

Tippi Polo

Coordinator, Division of Art, and Center for Creative Computation

Nishiki Sugawara-Beda

Nishiki Sugawara-Beda

Assistant Professor of Art – Painting and Drawing

Tabatha Trolli

Tabatha Trolli

Adjunct Lecturer

PhilipVanKeuren

Philip Van Keuren

Professor of Art
Printmaking and Foundations

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Ceramics Studio

The Division of Art ceramics facilities are available to Art majors, minors and other students enrolled in ceramics courses. They are located on the lower level of Owen Arts Center and include a fabrication studio (OAC B640), a glaze room (OAC B660) and a kiln room (OAC B615), plus shared use with sculpture classes of a kiln yard (B613), decal printing and 3D printing studio (B620), and plaster room (B670) for earthenware, stoneware and porcelain production.

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Nicolás González ’16 – Evolution of a Young Artist

A Path Less Taken charts that journey while hinting at a growing career.

Student Work

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SMU-in-Taos

The program at Fort Burgwin, Taos, N.M. offers several approaches to independent and directed study each summer, including the Open Media Workshop, an interdisciplinary studio workshop, as well as sculpture, printmaking and photography. 

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