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.

Rodolfo Opazo (Chile, 1935 - 2019) Apolo Suena con Piton, oil on canvas, 1990

Works by Latin American Artists
Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection
January 3 – 28, 2022

Earl Linderman, Snake Lady in Taos, oil on canvas, 1981

Figures and Faces
Works from the Permanent Collection
January 6 – 28, 2022

Jim Crane - Olmec, acrylic and gypsum on board (1991)

Jim Crane: Paintings and Collages
Works from the Jim and Heidi Crane Collection
January 10 – March 4, 2022

Kirk Wang - Human Skin

Landscape of Human Skins
Mixed-Media Paintings by Kirk Ke Wang
February 7 – March 18, 2022

Neverne Covington - Red Delicious, acrylic on canvas

Neverne Covington '77
Recent Paintings, Drawings and Prints
February 7 – March 18, 2022

The Sophomore Show
Visual Arts Major Portfolio Exhibition
Cobb Gallery
March 7 - April 1, 2022

Senior Thesis Exhibitions
Visual and Interdisciplinary Arts
January 30 – May 13, 2022

The Eckerd Review
The Exhibition
May 2 - 6, 2022