Chairperson of Department: Eric Conway
Professor: James Lee
Associate Professors: Stephanie Bruning, Blaise DePaolo, Lori Johnson, Reggie Phoenix
Assistant Professors: Rebecca Echols, Ismael Carrillo
Instructor: Melvin Miles
Lecturers: Milton Aldana, Eric Briscoe, Robert Cantrell, Marquita Lister, Kenish Magwood, Elaine Ross, Janice Short, Samuel Springer, Anita Thesen
Administrative Staff Technician: Damien Taylor, John-Robert Schroyer
The Fine and Performing Arts Department seeks to deliver a dynamic, challenging and comprehensive arts curriculum. The Fine Arts major is engaged in research, instruction, performance, exhibition and its practices. Our faculty consists of practicing artists and scholars who believe arts education should be accessible to all who pursue it. We serve the campus wide student population through our general education and elective courses. The Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center is the cultural hub of the University providing a wealth of experience in professional level exhibition and performance. The mission of the Fine and Performing Arts Department is aligned with the University, we are committed to creating an environment that fosters the highest quality teaching, research and public service.
The Department of Fine and Performing Arts offers the Bachelor of Arts Degree in three areas: Fine Art, Music and Theatre Arts. In the major in Fine Art, students may follow tracks in Art History, Graphic Design, Illustration, or in Multi-Media Studio. In the major in Music, students may follow tracks in Music-Instrumental, Music-Piano or Organ, Music-Vocal.
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