Category: Adjunct Faculty

Ginger Brooks Takahashi

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Ginger Brooks Takahashi’s collaborative, socially-enraged practice actively builds community and nurtures alternative forms of information distribution.

Steve Gurysh

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Steve Gurysh is an artist who works fluidly across disciplines, processing environmental contexts into potent objects that contain wild materialities and speculative relationships to time. The location of his work plays multiple roles while often employing a circuitous and process driven method of production. His practice is uniquely collaborative and dialogic, seeking common ground with… Read more »

Benjamin Ogrodnik

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Benjamin Ogrodnik is a PhD candidate studying film and art history at the University of Pittsburgh. He researches experimental media arts and the institutionalization of the moving image, with a focus on Pittsburgh’s film community during the 1970s and 1980s. His scholarship has appeared in Film History, Afterimage, Film International, JUMP CUT, Feminist Media Histories,… Read more »

Natalie Westbrook

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Natalie Westbrook received her BFA from The Cooper Union School of Art, her MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies from the University of Louisville, and her MFA in Painting and Printmaking from the Yale University School of Art. She has exhibited internationally, including recent exhibitions with Galleri Golsa, Oslo, Norway; ARTFORMOSA, Taipei City, Taiwan; Paris… Read more »

Shikeith

Shikeith Artist Portrait

Shikeith’s work attempts an assemblage of personal truths and wonder that focuses on the metamorphoses of Black men.

Elizabeth Chodos

Elizabeth Chodos

Elizabeth Chodos is the Director of the Miller Institute for Contemporary Art at Carnegie Mellon University. She is co-founder of Common Field and previously served as Executive and Creative Director of Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency.

Tom Hughes

Tom Hughes Portrait

Tom Hughes is an arts management professional with over a decade of experience assisting creative individuals and arts organizations.

John Peña

John Peña

John Peña is a multidisciplinary artist who makes art as a way of exploring the natural world and his daily interactions. A few of John’s projects include: racing with clouds, making a drawing about his life every day for the last nine years, and creating life-sized plaster word balloons that are precariously balance on two-by-fours…. Read more »

Kristen Letts Kovak

Kristen Kovak Portrait

Kristen Letts Kovak is the Senior Associate Dean for Academics and an Associate Teaching Professor in the College of Fine Arts. She teaches undergraduate courses on drawing, painting, and aesthetic philosophy, including the intra-collegiate seminar, “Passport to the Arts.” She studied painting, drawing, and theory at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she received… Read more »

Scott Andrew

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Scott Andrew is a multimedia artist, working in video, installation, performance, and new media. He creates speculative fantasies that peer into otherworldly portals and voids. Scott has most notably exhibited with the Institute for New Feeling at MoMA’s PopRally (NYC), Recess (NYC), Ballroom Marfa (Marfa, TX), Whitechapel Gallery (London), Black Cube (Denver, CO), the Hammer… Read more »