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Faculty & Staff

ZB Smetana Zbynek Smetana
Chair, Department of Art & Design
Associate Professor, Art History
PhD, Rutgers University
BA, Humboldt University

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

Telephone: 270.809.3120 office: FA 605

Cody Arnall Cody Arnall
MFA, Louisiana State University
BFA, Oklahoma State University

Research Interest: Sculpture, Drawing, Printmaking

Telephone: 270.809.4434 office: FA 1010

Debbie Barton Debbie Barton
Administrative Assistant I

Interest: Crafts (Knitting, Cross Stitching, Quilting), Reading, Amateur Radio

Telephone: 270.809.3784 office: FA 604

Jeanne Beaver Jeanne Beaver
Assistant Professor, Metalsmithing
MFA, Indiana State University
MA, Iowa State University
BFA, Iowa State University

Research Interest: Tensile Structures and Forms, Metalwork, Jewelry

Telephone: 270.809.6933 office: VA100

Jim Bryant Jim Bryant
Professor, Graphic Design
MFA, Louisiana State University
BFA, Herron School of Art, Indiana University

Research Interest: Graphic Design, Web Design, Printmaking

Telephone: 270.809.5479 office: FA1012B

Professor Bryant's work: blackdogpress.com

Sarah Gutwirth Sarah Gutwirth
Professor, Painting
MFA, Pratt Institute
BFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art
BA, Reed College

Research Interest: Painting, Languages, Travel

Telephone: 270.809.6731 office: FA729

Hilary Haakenson Hilary Haakenson
Instructor (one year visiting appointment), Art History
PhD Candidate, Rutgers University
MA, Rutgers University
BA, Boston College
Telephone: 270.809.6739 office: FA 733

Nicole Hand Nicole Hand
Professor, Printmaking
MFA, University of Miami
BFA, University of South Dakota
BA, Nazareth College

Research Interest: Printmaking, Drawing

Telephone: 270.809.5387 office: FA1012A  
Professor Hand's work: blackdogpress.com

John Hom John Hom
Assistant Professor, Art Education
PhD, Ohio State University
MFA, Ohio State University
MA, New York University
BS, Nyack College
Telephone: 270.809.6743 office: FA 726

Hyeja Jung Hyeja Jung
Associate Professor, 2D Design and Graphic Design
MFA, University of Florida
BFA, Syracuse University

Research Interest: Graphic Design, Digital Illustration

Telephone: 270.809.6732 office: FA731

Chris Lavery Christopher M. Lavery
Assistant Professor, Sculpture
MFA, University of Colorado, Boulder
BFA, State University of New York, Fredonia
Telephone: 270.809.4350 office: FA 1007
Research Interest: Sculpture, Installation, Sound Art, Robotics, Video, Interactive Media.
Professor Lavery's work: christopherlavery.wordpress.com and www.christopherlavery.com

Dale Leys Dale Leys
Professor, Drawing
MFA, University of Wisconsin
BFA, Layton School of Art and Design

Research Interest: Drawing

Telephone: 270.809.3787 office: FA730

Professor Leys' work: daleleys.com

Ted Lott Ted Lott
Instructor (one year visiting appointment), Furniture Design / Woodworking
MFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BFA, Maine College of Art
Telephone: 270.809.6938 office: VA 103A

Colin Nesbit Colin Tuis Nesbit
Director, University Galleries
MFA, Brigham Young University
BFA, Illinois State University

Research Interest: Phenomenology, Hoodoo, Funerary Sculpture

Telephone: 270.809.6734 office: FA 615

Peggy Schrock Peggy Schrock
Professor, Art History
PhD, University of Illinois
MA, University of Missouri, Kansas City
MS, University of Missouri, Columbia
BS, University of Missouri, Columbia

Research Interest: Modern and Contemporary Western Art

Telephone: 270.809.6737 office: FA732

Judy Shearer Judy Shearer
Public Relations, Department Secretary
MFA, Spalding University
BIS, Murray State University

Research Interest: Writing, Slave History in the United States

Telephone: 270.809.3785 office: FA606

Sarah Smith Sarah Smith
Instructor (one year visiting appointment), Photography
MFA, University of Iowa
BFA, Murray State University
Telephone: 270.809.3085 office: FA 728

John Utgaard John Utgaard
Associate Professor, Ceramics
MFA, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
BFA, Kansas City Art Institute

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

Telephone: 270.809.2588 office: VA100A

Professor Utgaard's work: johnutgaard.com

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