Full-time faculty

Tony Baker: MFA, Alfred University. Ceramics instructor.

Rachel de Cuba: MFA, Indiana University. Graphic design instructor.

Betsy Orbe Lester: MFA, University of South Florida. Instructor. A painter and mixed media artist, Betsy teaches Visual Problem Solving.

Arthur Skinner ’72: 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.

Dawn Daisley: Masters in Studio Art, Adelphi University; Dawn teaches printmaking.
Pamela Jones: MFA, University of South Florida; a painter, Pamela teaches our Visual Problem Solving course.
Tom Winchester: BFA in Photography, MFA in Art Criticism and Writing, School of Visual Arts in New York City; Tom teaches photography and art history


Brian Ransom
Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts

Gallery hours:
Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Jimmy Ernst (1920-1984) - Untitled screenprint, 1970

Hidden Treasures X
Highlights from “the Mystery Crates”
September 1 – October 11, 2023

Emerging from Dark Surroundings
Paintings and Drawings by Sterling Poindexter
September 1 – October 27, 2023

Robert Hodgell - untitled screenprint, n.d.

Flora & Fauna II
Works from the Permanent Collection
September 4 – October 20, 2023

Kris Peterson - Three Pelicans

Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society
Juried Exhibition
October 17 – November 16, 2023

Somewhere on a Stateroad Digitally printed cotton, naturally dyed cotton, hardware

Reminded Daily
Works by Rachel de Cuba
October 23 – December 1, 2023

The 15 th Annual IA Show
Interdisciplinary Arts Junior Portfolio Presentation
October 29 – November 10, 2023

Madonna - Whore

Donna Oglesby
Lo Sagrado Femenino
November 19 – December 15, 2023