School of Art+Design: Faculty and Administration

Note: For additional information and updates during 2016–2018, please visit www.purchase.edu/departments/academicprograms/arts/artdesign/
facultyandstaff.aspx.

Steven Lam, Director, School of Art+Design
and Associate Professor of Art+Design
BA, Trinity University; MFA, University of California, Irvine.


Full-Time Faculty | Part-Time Faculty | Contributing Faculty | Faculty Emeriti

Full-Time Faculty

Carol Bankerd, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BFA, MFA, Yale University.

Matthew Bollinger, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BFA, Kansas City Art Institute; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Nancy Bowen, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; MFA, Hunter College, City University of New York. SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Bill Deere, Associate Professor of Art+Design
Bachelor’s of Environmental Design, North Carolina State University; MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Stella Ebner, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BFA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Kate Gilmore, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BA, Bates College; MFA, School of Visual Arts.

Faye Hirsch, Visiting Associate Professor of Art+Design
BA, SUNY Buffalo; PhD, Yale University.

Cassandra Hooper, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BFA, California State University, Long Beach; MFA, Purchase College. SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Sharon Horvath, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BFA, Cooper Union; MFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University.

Julian Kreimer, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BA, Princeton University; MA, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Warren Lehrer, Professor of Art+Design
BA, Queens College, City University of New York; MFA, Yale University.

Cynthia Lin, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, MFA, University of Iowa, Iowa City.

Beth Livensperger, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BFA, Cooper Union; MFA, Yale University.

Joshua Lutz, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BFA, Bard College; MFA, Bard College/International Center for Photography.

Robin Lynch, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BFA, Howard University; MFA, Yale University.

Rachel Owens, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, University of Kansas, Lawrence; MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Ester Partegàs, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BFA, Universität der Künste Berlin; MFA, Universitat de Barcelona.

Janine Polak, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, University of Virginia; MFA, Yale University.

Kristine Potter, Visiting Assistant Professor Art+Design
BA, BFA, University of Georgia, Athens; MFA, Yale University.

Christopher Robbins, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, University of Virginia, Charlottesville; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Rob Swainston, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, Hampshire College; MFA, Columbia University.

Hakan Topal, Assistant Professor of New Media and Art+Design*
BS, MS, Middle East Technical University (Ankara); MA, PhD, New School for Social Research.
*joint appointment; also in the School of Film and Media Studies

Jo Ann Walters, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BA, Arizona State University; MFA, Ohio University.

Jessica Wexler, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, Haverford College; AAS, Parsons the New School for Design; MFA, California Institute of the Arts.

Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa, Visiting Assistant Professor Art+Design
BA, Oxford University (UK); MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University.


Part-Time Faculty

Anthony Antonellis, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Savannah College of Art and Design; MFA, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany.

Steve Byram, Lecturer in Art+Design

Roger Carmona, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, School of Visual Arts; MFA, Bard College.

Joseph Cuillier, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, Prairie View A&M University; MFA, Pratt Institute.

Hilary Doyle, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Marcia Due, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, University of Maine; MFA, Yale University.

Jonathan Ehrenberg, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, Brown University; MFA, Yale University.

Julia Elsas, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, Carleton College; MFA, University of California, Davis.

Joel Evey, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, California Institute of the Arts.

Dennis FitzGerald, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, Eisenhower College.

Lisa Hamilton, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Cooper Union; MFA, Hunter College, City University of New York.

Susanna Heller, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

Christopher Kaczmarek, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BFA, Appalachian State University; MA, MFA, Purchase College.

Chelsea Knight, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, Oberlin Colege; MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Robert Kozma, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Purchase College.

Aaron Krach, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, University of California, San Diego; MFA, Purchase College.

Alois Kronschlaeger, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, Empire State College, State University of New York; MFA, School of Visual Arts.

Nicholas Lamia, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MFA, Boston University.

Kakyoung Lee, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Hong-Ik University (Korea); MFA, Purchase College.

Este Lewis, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Purchase College; MFA, Yale University.

Philip Listengart, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BA, MFA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York.

Sakura Maku, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, School of Visual Arts; MFA, Yale University.

Yates McKee, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, Bard College; MFA, Columbia University.

Deborah Mesa-Pelly, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Purchase College; MFA, Yale University.

James Mulligan, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Pratt Institute.

Steven Paneccasio, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Purchase College; MFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Liz Phillips, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, Bennington College.

Michael Puryear, Associate Professor of Art+Design
BA, Howard University.

Padma Rajendran, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, Bryn Mawr College; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Gina Ruggeri, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art; MFA, Yale University.

Sara Saltzman, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, New School for Social Research; BFA, Parsons the New School for Design; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Timothy Samara, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, University of the Arts.

Leonard Seastone, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, Fairleigh Dickinson University; MFA, Purchase College.

Patrick Seymour, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Michael St. John, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Chicago Academy of Fine Arts; MFA, School of Visual Arts.

Amanda Thackray, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Rutgers University; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Sarah Walker, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, California College of the Arts; MFA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Cullen Washington, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, Louisiana State University; MFA, Tufts University.

Eric Wildrick, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BFA, Kansas City Art Institute; MFA, SUNY New Paltz.

Ofer Wolberger, Lecturer in Art+Design
BA, State University of New York, Binghamton; MFA, School of Visual Arts.

Audra Wolowiec, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, University of Michigan; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Jennifer Wroblewski, Assistant Professor of Art+Design
BA, University of Pennsylvania; MFA, New York Academy of Art.

Raphael Zollinger, Lecturer in Art+Design
BFA, Pratt Institute; MFA, New York University.


Faculty Emeriti

Judith Bernstein, Associate Professor Emerita of Art+Design (Painting/Drawing)
BS, MS, Pennsylvania State University; BFA, MFA, Yale University.

John Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Visual Art (Photography)
BFA, MFA, Yale University.

Nancy Davidson, Professor Emerita of Art+Design (Painting/Drawing)
BEd, Northeastern Illinois University; BA, University of Illinois at Chicago; MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Donna Dennis, Professor Emerita of Art+Design (Sculpture)
BA, Carleton College.

Jed Devine, Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Photography)
BA, MFA, Yale University.

Margot Lovejoy, Professor Emerita of Art+Design (Printmaking)
Studied at St. Martin’s School of Art (London) and Pratt Graphics Center.

Irving Sandler, Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts (Art History and Painting/Drawing)
BA, Temple University; MA, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, New York University.

Leonard Stokes, Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Painting/Drawing)
BA, Yale College; BFA, MFA, Yale University. SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Ken Strickland, Associate Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Sculpture)
BS, SUNY Buffalo; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design.

Michael Torlen, Associate Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Painting/Drawing)
BFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art; MFA, Ohio State University. SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Murray Zimiles, Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Printmaking)
BFA, University of Illinois; MFA, Cornell University. SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities.

Philip Zimmermann, Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Graphic Design)
BFA, Cornell University; MFA, Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Buffalo.

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