Category: Adjunct Faculty

Alisha Wormsley

Alisha B. Wormsley is an interdisciplinary artist and cultural producer. Her work is about collective memory and the synchronicity of time, specifically through the stories of women of color. Wormsley’s work has been honored and supported with a number of awards and grants to support programs: afronaut(a) film and performance series, Homewood Artist Residency (recently received the mayor’s… Read more »

Steve Gurysh

Steve Gurysh is an artist based in Pittsburgh. He is a current fellow at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and is the co-founder and director of The Drift, a platform for artistic production and research that explores bodies of water as a context, site, and material. Gurysh received his MFA from Carnegie Mellon University… Read more »

Celeste Neuhaus

Celeste Neuhaus is an interdisciplinary Artist, Educator, Ecofeminist, and Critical Mystic. Her assemblages, performances, sculptures, and videos synthesize the seemingly disparate underlying forces at play in the ecosystem of the cosmos. Revealing elemental interrelations between between the body, psyche, culture, and planet, her practice is dedicated to recontextualizing an aesthetics of healing.

Paul Mullins

Paul Mullins repetitively generates drawing and painting that is concerned with class, place, memory and masculinity. His more recent works, derived from consideration of our changing (or unchanging) social positions, have been made through the hand drawing of a single magazine fragment at a time. From 2001-2016, he was full-time faculty at San Francisco State… Read more »

John Peña

John Peña is a multidisciplinary artist from the desert of Washington State. He makes art as a way of exploring the natural world and his daily interactions. A few of John’s projects include: racing with clouds, sending a letter to the Pacific Ocean every day for the last twelve years, making daily drawings about his… Read more »

Danny Ferrell

Danny Ferrell was born in Flint, Michigan, and spent his formative years in rural Pennsylvania. Deeply conservative, most placed religion above all other virtues, and anyone deviating from religious law was treated as a herald of immorality. Ferrell’s love for other men violated the cultural norms, forcing him to conceal his identity from those in… Read more »

Kristen Letts Kovak

Kristen Letts Kovak is the Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Assistant Teaching Professor for 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 earned her undergraduate art degrees from Mercyhurst University before completing her MFA in Studio Art… Read more »

Scott Andrew

Scott Andrew is a multimedia artist, working predominantly in video, installation, performance, and new media. His work is inherently collaborative in nature, spanning many modes of inquiry, processes, and themes that adapt based on the nature of the collaboration, and the other artists with whom he is in conversation. Some of the overlapping themes from… 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 »