Month: June 2017

Andrew Ellis Johnson

Andrew Ellis Johnson was born in Cortland NY to a jazz guitarist, civil war historian father and science major mother who, together, won many bowling tournaments. He made his first life-size faux bronze sculpture of Baron Manfred Von Richtoven at age 13, miniature marzipan figurines of Fats Waller at 11 and his first film cycle… Read more »

Jamie Gruzska

Jamie Gruzska currently teaches photography and is the administrator for the college’s interdisciplinary photo program but works in painting and printmaking, autographic forms that have deeply influenced his thinking about photography. Increasingly committed to the huge currency of the “picture on a wall,” he has practiced un-discipline in his work, convinced that simultaneity will invite… Read more »

Echo Eggebrecht

Hailing from NYC/Philadelphia, where she was an Assistant Professor at Tyler School of Art, Echo Eggebrecht is a painter whose work has been compared to that of the East German born artist, Neo Rauch. In her own words “psychology, language, and humor are among the primary issues addressed in my work. My process is research-based,… Read more »

Kim Beck

Kim Beck is an artist whose work includes drawing, print, installation and sculpture. She grew up in Colorado and now lives in Pittsburgh where she is an Associate Professor in the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University. Her work has been shown widely, including at the Walker Art Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Smack… Read more »

Charlie White

Charlie White, who succeeds John Carson as Head of the School of Art, is an artist and academic whose work pushes the boundaries of representation in varied genres. His career has encompassed photography, film, animation, public events, popular entertainment and documentary archives. White has more than 20 years of experience as an internationally exhibiting artist,… Read more »

School of Art Professors Featured in Catalogue for the John Riegert project

There are chapters on individual Professors Kim Beck, John Carson, Jamie Gruzska, Kristen Letts Kovak, Lenka Clayton, Caroline Record. In addition, the book includes artworks by professors James Duesing, Clayton Merrell, Jon Rubin, Susanne Slavick, Scott Andrew, Peter Mandradjieff, and Christopher McGinnis.