Faculty & Staff
David Gliem: PhD., Pennsylvania State University. Associate Professor of Art History. David teaches a range of courses in Art History, and specializes in 19th and 20th century western art.
Brian Ransom: MFA, Claremont Graduate School; Professor of Visual Arts, Brian has been at Eckerd since 1996, teaching courses in ceramics, sculpture, studio critique, and interdisciplinary arts.
Arthur Skinner: MVA, Georgia State University; Discipline Coordinator and Gallery Director. As Professor of Visual Arts, Arthur has taught courses in printmaking, drawing and photography at Eckerd since 1976.
Kirk Ke Wang: MFA, Nanjing Normal University; MFA, University of South Florida. Professor of Visual Arts, Kirk has been at Eckerd since 1993, and teaches courses in painting, drawing, digital photography, new genre art and Asian art.
Marita Contreras: MFA, School of Visual Arts; a video artist and photographer, Marita teaches Experimental Film & Video, and The Documentary.
Pamela Jones: MFA, University of South Florida; a painter, Pamela teaches our Visual Problem Solving course.
Betsy Orbe Lester: MFA, University of South Florida; a painter and mixed media artist. Betsy teaches Visual Problem Solving.
Rebecca Skelton: MFA, Auburn University; Rebecca works in diverse media, and teaches our Introduction to Graphic Design.
Emily Ayers: B.A., Eckerd College; mixed media artist. Emily is our Visual Arts Coordinator and Gallery Manager.