Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

David Gliem: Ph.D., 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

Catherine Abrams: MA, University of South Florida. Catherine teaches courses in 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.

Katherine Humphreys: MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology. Katherine is a graphic designer, and teaches courses in graphic design, web page design and motion graphics.

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.

Staff

Kirsten Ruginski ’14: B.A., Eckerd College. Kirsten is our Visual Arts Coordinator and Gallery Manager.

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

Edward S. Curtis
Reproductions of Selected Photogravures
Aug. 27 – Sept. 21
Cobb Gallery

Hodgell sculpture

Hodgell Sculptures
Featuring a Recent Gift to the College
Aug. 27 – Oct. 19
NCVA Frances Cady Elliott Gallery

Eduardo Paolozzi

Hidden Treasures & Recent Acquisitions VI
Works from the Permanent Collection
Sept. 3 – Nov. 28
NCVA Main Gallery

The 10th Annual IA Show
The Junior Portfolio Exhibition of IA Junior Majors
Sept. 23 – 28
Cobb Gallery
Opening Reception Sunday Sept. 23, 3 – 5 p.m.

Margaret Rigg,

50 Years Without King: The Exhibition
Works from the Collection, and Photographs by Herb Snitzer
Oct. 1 – Nov. 2
Cobb Gallery

The Cubano-American Community Project
Posters and Historic Artifacts
Nov. 5 – Dec. 12
Cobb Gallery

Visual Arts Senior Thesis Exhibitions
Sonya Kobayashi
Ryan Hemphill
Dec. 3 - 8
NCVA Main Gallery
Opening Reception Sun. Dec. 3, 3 - 5 p.m.