Art

Faculty

The Department of Art Faculty Bios and Contact


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Barbara Larson

  • Position: Chair
  • Department: Department of Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 253

Dr. Barbara Larson, chair and professor of modern European art history, teaches 19th and 20th century courses, including art and science in the 19th century, 19th century European art, women and art, and modern art.

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Thomas Asmuth

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 267

Thomas Asmuth, assistant professor, teaches digital and experimental media.

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Dale Castellucci

  • Position: Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 269

Dale Castellucci, adjunct instructor and sculpture lab supervisor, teaches painting, drawing, sculpture and design.

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Nicholas Croghan

  • Position: Director of The Art Gallery at UWF (TAG) and Adjunct
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 235

Nicholas Croghan, adjunct and director of The Art Gallery at UWF (TAG), teaches museum studies and gallery practices.

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Carrie Fonder

  • Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 265

Carrie Fonder, lecturer, teaches art appreciation and art foundations studies, including drawing and 2D design.

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Valerie George

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 259

Valerie George, associate professor, teaches sculpture, video and installation.

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Joseph Herring

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 261

Joseph Herring, associate professor, teaches graphic design.

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Jim Jipson

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 257

Jim Jipson teaches photography, mixed-media and conceptually based art courses.

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John Markowitz

  • Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 253

John Markowitz, lecturer, teaches painting and art history.

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Claudia O’Steen

  • Position: Postdoctoral Teaching Associate
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 263

Claudia O’Steen, a mixed media artist, produces work that includes drawing, video, sculpture, writing, performance and a range of processes such as casting, scanning, 3d printing/modeling, and frottage.

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Amy Ruddick

  • Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 265

Amy Ruddick, lecturer, teaches graphic design and motion graphics.

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Justin M. Sturgeon

  • Position: Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 208-A

Dr. Justin M. Sturgeon is an authority on the visual culture of late-medieval Western Europe.

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Dryden Wells

  • Position: Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 269

Dryden Wells is an adjunct instructor and ceramics lab supervisor.


Adjunct Faculty

The Department of Art Adjunct Faculty Contact Information


  • Amy Bowman-McElhone

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: Online
    • abowman@uwf.edu
    • Short Bio: Amy Bowman-McElhone teaches art appreciation, Western Survey II and contemporary Art.
  • Shelley Henseler

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: Building 82, Room 208
    • shenseler@uwf.edu
    • 8504742045
    • Short Bio: Shelley Henseler, adjunct, teaches graphic design, typography, interactive applications for web design and digital illustration.
  • Andrea Moon

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: Building 82, Room 253
    • amoon@uwf.edu
    • 8504742045
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    • Short Bio: Andrea Moon creates sculptures to confront personal transitions, reminisce vulnerable layers and challenge structure. Moon, adjunct, teaches 2D design.
  • Marzia Ransom

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: Building 82, Room 210A
    • mransom@uwf.edu
    • 8504742676
    • Short Bio: Marzia Ransom, adjunct and academic advisor, teaches drawing and photography.
  • Gregory Saunders

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: Building 82, Room 208
    • gsaunders@uwf.edu
    • 8504742687
    • Short Bio: Gregory Saunders, adjunct, teaches advanced drawing.
  • Lyda Toy

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: Building 82, Room 208
    • ltoy@uwf.edu
    • 8504742687
    • Short Bio: Lyda Toy teaches drawing, printmaking and painting.