Tag: MFA Faculty

Sharmistha Ray

Photograph of Sharmistha Ray

Sharmistha Ray is an artist, writer, and educator whose work includes paintings, drawings, printmaking, sculptures, installations, photographs, cultural programming, lectures, and hybrid texts. Their writings have been published in various online and print magazines including Art Asia Pacific, Hyperallergic, Artcritical, Ocula, Art India, and the India editions of Vogue and Elle.

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.

Jongwoo Jeremy Kim

Dr. Jongwoo Jeremy Kim is a specialist of modern and contemporary art addressing issues concerning gender, race, and sexuality. Kim is the author of Painted Men in Britain, 1868-1918: Royal Academicians and Masculinities (2012; 2016) and is co-editor of the interdisciplinary anthology Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry: Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture (2017).

Cash (Melissa) Ragona

Melissa Ragona’s critical and creative work focuses on sound design, film theory, and new media practice and reception. By forging approaches from the disciplines of film studies, art history, and new media technologies, her work seeks to present a more complex aesthetic, theoretical, and historical foundation for the analysis of contemporary time-based arts.

Angela Washko

Angela Washko

As a feminist media artist working in a variety of forms, Angela Washko is committed to telling complex and unconventional stories about the media we consume from unusual perspectives. She is a recent recipient of the Creative Capital Award, the Impact Award at Indiecade, and the Franklin Furnace Performance Fund. On leave Fall 2021.

Devan Shimoyama

Devan Shimoyama

Devan Shimoyama is a painter and photographer whose work reimagines black queer masculinity as both desirous and desirable through the use of narrative and self-portraiture. He is the recipient of the 2016 PULSE prize and recently staged a solo exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum. On leave academic year 2021-22.