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.

Galleries open Mon - Fri, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Print by Eric Avery

Eric Avery: Art, Medicine, and Human Rights

Prints from the Collection of Dr. Jane Petro '68
January 11- February 16
Cobb Gallery

Hodgell print

Hodgell Abroad

Dacca, Hong Kong and London, 1961-1971
January 29 – March 5
Nielsen Center Frances Cady Elliott Gallery

Sculpture by Jason Hackenwerth

Jason Hackenwerth: Levitant

A Balloon Sculpture
February 9 – March 16
Nielsen Center Main Gallery

silver print and red thread

Student Works: 1964-2017

Selections from the Permanent Collection
February 25 – April 20
Cobb Gallery
Gallery Hours Monday – Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sophomore Show

Visual Arts Portfolio Exhibition
April 1 - 6
Cobb Gallery
Opening Reception Sunday, April 1, 4 – 6pm

Visual & Interdisciplinary Arts
Senior Thesis Exhibitions

March 11 - 16 Keeli Armitage
March 25 - 30 TBA
April 1 - 6 Rachael MacDonald
April 8 - 13 Nadya Lyapunova
April 15 - 20 Sorella Andersen
April 22 - 27 Maddee Dailey
April 29 - May 4 Zoe Turtle
May 6 - 10 Nick Schulz

April 28 Kaity Hamill, Bininger Theatre - Time TBA
Opening Receptions Sundays, 3 - 5 p.m.
Nielsen Center Frances Cady Elliott Gallery

digital graphics

Telling Stories

Works from the Permanent Collection
Co-sponsored by the Center for Spiritual Life
March 25 – May 4
Nielsen Center Main Gallery

monoprint

The Eckerd Review

The Exhibition
May 7 – 11
Cobb Gallery

Collage