Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

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.

Part-Time Faculty

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.

Staff

Emily Ayers: B.A., Eckerd College; mixed media artist. Emily is our Visual Arts Coordinator and Gallery Manager.