Faculty

The Department of Art and Design Faculty Bios and Contact


David Earle

David Earle

  • Position: Interim Chair
  • Department: Art and Design
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 253

David Earle, interim chair for the Department of Art and Design, is on loan from the English Department, where he specializes in Modernist Literature and Print Culture. He has published extensively on pulp magazines and popular publishing of the 20th century.

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Thomas Asmuth

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

Thomas Asmuth, associate 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 Pensacola Museum of Art and Adjunct
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 235

Nicholas Croghan, adjunct and director of Pensacola Museum of Art (PMA)

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Carrie Fonder

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

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

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Meaghan Gates

  • Position: Adjunct Instructor and Ceramic Lab Supervisor
  • Department: Department of Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 268

Meaghan Gates, adjunct instructor and the ceramic lab supervisor, teaches ceramics and drawing.

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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.

Barbara Larson

  • Position: Professor of Modern European Art
  • Department: Department of Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 208

Dr. Barbara Larson, 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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John Markowitz

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

John Markowitz, lecturer, teaches painting and art history.

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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: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Art
  • Office Location:  Building 82, Room 263

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


Adjunct Faculty

The Department of Art Adjunct Faculty Contact Information


  • 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.
  • Marzia Ransom

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

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: Building 82, Room 208
    • gsaunders@uwf.edu
    • 8504742045
    • Short Bio: Gregory Saunders, adjunct, teaches advanced drawing.
  • Kelly Leitermann

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: 82/253
    • kschmidt@uwf.edu
    • 8504742045
    • Courses: Kelly teaches: 2D-Design, Art Appreciation, Printmaking
  • Lyda Toy

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: Building 82, Room 208
    • ltoy@uwf.edu
    • 8504742045
    • Short Bio: Lyda Toy teaches drawing, printmaking and painting.
  • Jenea Wood

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: Art
    • Office Location: 82/253
    • jwood2@uwf.edu
    • 8504742045
    • Courses: Jenea teaches Art Appreciation, Digital Art, Typography