PhD, Interdisciplinary Fine Arts Doctoral Program, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Title of Dissertation: Paintings and the Nuanced Gaze: Studies in the Application, Complication, and Limitations of Psychoanalytic Gaze Theory

Dissertation committee chair Brian Steele, PhD

Course work in: art history, criticism, aesthetics/philosophy, and interdisciplinary fine arts

MFA in Painting, Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

Studied with professors Neil Welliver and Hitoshi Nakazato

Areas of concentration: oil and watercolor painting; also work in printmaking, color, drawing, photography, and lettercutting/stone chasing

BA studio art major, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Academic Appointments:

East Stroudsburg University, Department of Art , East Stroudsburg PA

Adjunct Instructor

Eastern New Mexico University, Department of Art, Portales NM

Associate Professor, Department Chair, Assistant Professor

ENMU Internal Faculty Research and Instructional Development Grant, College of Fine Arts Faculty Enrichment Awards, Faculty Merit Awards

California State University, Chico, Department of Art and Art History, Chico CA

Full-time Visiting Lecturer, Part-time Lecturer

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Grants, Faculty Merit Increases

School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX

Instructor of Record, Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Graduate Assistant

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Graduate Scholarship, Paul Whitfield Horn Fellowship, Provost Research Assistantship

Adult Evening School, Monroe County Area Vocational Technical School, Bartonsville PA


Courses Taught:

Academic courses:

Foundation level / GE courses:

[Western] Art History Survey:

Prehistoric through Medieval; Renaissance through Contemporary; Prehistoric through Contemporary

Visual Literacy, Art Appreciation

Upper level courses:

History of [Graphic] Design; [Graphic] Design History I; [Graphic] Design History II

Modern and Postmodern Art

Foundation studio courses:

Basic Drawing, Drawing I

Drawing II

Materials II (drawing section)

Visual Communications and Principles I (2-D section)

Design I (2-D)

Color Theory

Upper-level studio courses:

Experimental Drawing

Painting II (oils)

Interdisciplinary Art III (multimedia, but most students used oil painting)

Painting Projects

Special Topics: Watercolor

Introduction to Painting, Watercolor

Intermediate Painting, Watermedia

Advanced Painting, Watermedia

Special Topics: Color Theory (Graduate)

Current Topics in Art, Studio Seminar: Landscape

Supervision of Independent Studies, Independent Research, Internships