Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

David Gliem: Ph.D., The 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.

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

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 ’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

Pamela Callender ’07: MFA, Goddard College; Pamela teaches Eco Art History.

Marita Contreras: MFA, School of Visual Arts; a video artist and photographer, Marita teaches Experimental Film & Video, and The Documentary.

Jason Hackenwerth: MFA, Savannah College of Art & Design. Jason is renowned for his balloon sculptures, and is teaching a course in installation art, and also in printmaking

Christopher Jones: M.A., University of New Mexico; Christopher teaches art history.

Pamela Jones: MFA, University of South Florida; a painter, Pamela teaches our Visual Problem Solving course.

Jen Peterson: M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology; Jen teaches graphic design.

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

Reluctant Goddess
Paintings by Jason Hackenwerth
August 23 - October 15, 2021

Recent Acquisitions
Works in the Permanent Collection
August 23 - October 1, 2021

Installation Art Class Projects
Works by Jason Hackenwerth’s Installation Art Class
September 8 to December 10, 2021

Bonnie Levinthal
October 11 - November 12, 2021

The 13th Annual IA Show, Part I
Interdisciplinary Arts Junior Portfolio Exhibition
October 4 - 8, 2021

The 13th Annual IA Show, Part II
Interdisciplinary Arts Junior Portfolio Exhibition
October 11-15, 2021

Healing Devices
Works by the Women’s Caucus for Art / Florida
October 18 – November 26, 2021

Senior Thesis Exhibitions
Visual and Interdisciplinary Arts
Cobb Gallery: TBA