Faculty and Staff

Heather Brand, Assistant Professor of Art

Paula Burleigh, Assistant Professor of Art History; Director of Allegheny Art Galleries

Amelia Carr, Professor of Art History; Art Department Chair

Eric D. Charlton, Instructor, 3D Technical Specialist

Douglas Luman, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Affiliated Faculty, Art

Byron RichAssociate Professor of Art; Director of Academic Innovation Partnerships

Ian F. Thomas, Assistant Professor of Ceramics and Sculpture


Sue Buck

Amara Geffen

George Roland

Robert Raczka 

Richard Schindler

Selected Faculty Publications/Achievements

  • Honorius Augustodunensis’ Seal of Blessed Mary, translation and commentary, published by Peregrina
  • Work illustrated in Utne Reader
  • “Victorian Fairy Painting” in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales, Oxford University Press
  • Sculpture featured in American Ceramics
  • Artist-in-Residence, Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium
  • Visual Artist Fellow, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
  • Visual Arts Fellow in Art Criticism, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
  • Art criticism published in New Art Examiner and Sculpture magazines
  • International Ceramics Exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Guest Curator at the University of Akron, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, and the Brewhouse
  • Exhibition of drawings at Purdue University
  • Research Fellow, Studio for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University
  • “Interactive Artists’ Showcase,” panel chair, Mid-America College Art Association, University of Kentucky