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Arthur Skinner
Chair and Professor of Visual Arts

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Interdisciplinary Arts

Interdisciplinary Arts


All faculty engaged in the arts at Eckerd are available for mentoring and/or instruction in Interdisciplinary Arts.

Marita Contreras, Instructor in Visual and Interdisciplinary Arts
M.F.A., School of the Visual Arts, New York

Joan Epstein, Professor of Music
M.M., Yale University School of Music

David Gliem, Assistant Professor of Art History
M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Jessica Thonen, Assistant Professor of Theatre
M.F.A., University of West Virginia

Gavin Hawk, Assistant Professor of Theatre
Diploma in Acting, The Juilliard School
M.F.A., California State University

David Irwin, Instructor in Instrumental Music
M.M., Yale University School of Music

Betsy Orbe Lester, Instructor in Visual Arts
M.F.A., University of South Florida

Brian Ransom, Professor of Visual Arts
M.A., University of Tulsa
M.F.A., The Claremont Graduate School

Arthur Skinner, Professor of Visual Arts
M.V.A., Georgia State University

Marion Smith, Professor of Music
M.A., Washington State University
Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis

Rick TetraultTheatre Technical Director 
MFA, Florida Atlantic University

Cynthia Totten, Professor of Theatre
M.A., Northwestern State University of Louisiana
M.F.A., Southern Illinois University Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Helen Wallace, Instructor of Creative Writing
Ph.D., Florida State University

Kirk Ke Wang, Professor of Visual Arts
M.F.A., Nanjing Normal University, China
M.F.A., University of South Florida

Scott Ward, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing
M.A., University of South Carolina

Sterling Watson, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing
M.A., University of Florida

The Arts at Eckerd

Since our first senior class in 1964 we have graduated nearly 500 majors in Visual Arts, and many have gone on to graduate school in a variety of fields. Click here for a list of graduate schools our alumni have attended since 2000.