FACULTY MEMBERS | FACULTY BIOGRAPHIES | VISITING ARTISTS & CRITICS

 

Our faculty of professional artists and experienced academics has extensive exhibition, publication, award, and grant history and a variety of professional affiliations. Faculty specialties reflect the major concentrations of the curriculum, assuring that students receive outstanding education in all areas. The high ratio of faculty to students allows for ease of access to instructors for individualized attention. Students receive nearly three times more direct instruction than students at most other art schools.

 


SENIOR CRITICS

Some of today's most respected figurative artists serve our students as Senior Critics. They regularly offer Master Classes and special critiques in conjunction with the core MFA curriculum

 

FULL TIME FACULTY

The full-time faculty members are at the center of the MFA curriculum. These renowned artists and expert educators see that each student develops to the fullest extent possible.

 

ADJUNCT FACULTY

The adjunct faculty represent diverse group of exhibiting artists invited to teach at the Academy in their specific areas of expertise. Through a rotation of adjuncts, the Academy keeps the curriculum balanced, current and vibrant.

 

 

 

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STEVEN ASSAEL

 

 

WILL COTTON

 

 

VINCENT DESIDERIO

 

 

ERIC FISCHL

 

 

JUDY FOX

 

 

KURT KAUPER

 

 

JENNY SAVILLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CATHERINE HOWE

 

 

HARVEY CITRON

 

 

JOHN JACOBSMEYER

 

 

EDWARD SCHMIDT

 

 

WADE SCHUMAN

   

 

 

 

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LISA BARTOLOZZI

 

 

MARGARET BOWLAND

 

 

PATRICK CONNERS

 

 

PETER DRAKE

 

 

CYNTHIA EARDLEY

 

 

LAURA FRAZURE

 

 

THOMAS GERMANO

 

 

DEBRA GOERTZ

 

 

JEFFREY HESSER

 

 

JOHN HORN

 

 

EDGAR JERINS

 

 

DAVID KLASS

 

 

ANDREW LENAGHAN

 

 

LEONID LERMAN

 

 

SHARON LOUDEN

 

 

MARGARET McCANN

 

 

RANDOLPH L. McIVER

 

 

MARK MENNIN

 

 

FREDERICK MERSHIMER

 

 

JEAN-PIERRE ROY

 

 

ROBERT SIMON

 

 

ROBERT TAPLIN
 

 

DAN THOMPSON

 

 

PATRICIA WATWOOD

 

 

JOHN ZINSSER