Teminal Degree: MFA in Painting | Leroy E. Hofffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art
MFA Summer Guest Faculty
Practice Area: Painting
MFA Teaching Areas 2020-2021: Studio Practice I & II
Bio: Jim Condron earned his MFA at the Leroy E. Hofffberger School of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art (2004) and a BA in Art and English from Colby College (1992). He also studied at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (1993-'95). Since 1993, Condron has studied with Rohini Ralby, the artist's mentor. His work appears nationally and internationally in galleries and museums as well as in corporate, university, public and private collections. Condron has been awarded artist residencies at The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, The Edward F. Albee Foundation, and the Heliker Lahotan Foundation. He is a 2017 recipient of a Pollock Krasner Foundation grant, an Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation grant and a Maryland State Arts Council grant for sculpture.
Terminal Degree: MFA in Printmaking | Wichita State University
Associate Professor | email: email@example.com | 717.264.2782
Practice Areas: Photography and Printmaking
MFA Teaching Areas 2019-2020: Thesis Chair & Mentoring
Bio: Bob Dickson’s primary teaching responsibilities are in photography and art history with interests in women in art and the tension between representation and abstraction. He studied printmaking with E.C. Cunningham for six years at Metropolitan State College and received an MFA in Printmaking from Wichita State University in 2002. In printmaking he explores the interaction of surface, space, and gesture. In photography he has participated in workshops with Ansel Adams, John Sexton, and Paul Caponigro. He uses a formalist style of traditional B&W film-based photography. His 2017 sabbatical project Photography: Equivalence and Creativity included nearly 10,000 miles of travel and over 1,000 large format black and white images.
Terminal Degree: MFA in Ceramics | Hood College
Adjunct Professor of Ceramics | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Practice Area: Ceramics
MFA Teaching Area 2019-2020: Praxis: Visual Arts, Thesis Commitees, Mentoring
Bio: Denise Joyal is the Adjunct Professor of Ceramics at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA. Her work focuses on functional stoneware and porcelain forms inspired by the interplay of light and shadow in landscapes, and the use of illustrated surface design. A passion for atmospheric firing allows for subtle variations that continue to be a source of inspiration. The artist currently soda-fires the majority of her work in a propane-fueled kiln. Denise graduated from Washington College in Chestertown, MD with a BA in Art and received her MFA in Ceramic Arts from Hood College in Frederick, MD.
Terminal Degree: MFA, Dance Performance & Choreography | Shenandoah Conservatory
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs &
MFA Program Director | email: email@example.com | tel.: 717.264.2781
Practice Areas: Choreography & Improvisation, Performance Writing, Dancetheatre, Dance History, Painting
MFA Teaching Areas 2019-2020: Studio Practice; Interdisciplinary Arts, Arts & Business, Praxis: Movement Arts, Thesis I & II/Thesis Chair, Mentoring
Bio: Recognized for his diverse range, Joshua Legg is a choreographer, theatre director, painter, and poet. His choreography has been called “stunning, intense…an exciting interpretation of modern ballet.” The 107 dances he has choreographed/directed span site-specific works, concert and dancetheatre, film, musical theatre, opera, and performance art. He has served as a master teacher and guest lecturer/speaker for ACDA conferences, ADF’s Paul Taylor Project, the Dance Teacher Summit, and various universities, pre-professional and private studios, community arts programs, and high schools—and has adjudicated for festival’s such as Baltimore’s AKIMBO sitesensitive dance festival. His book, Introduction to Modern Dance Techniques, is available in English, French, and Italian; and his artwork and poetry appear in creative journals as well.
Terminal Degree: MFA in Painting & Drawing | Mount Royal School of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art
Professor & Chair, Division of Arts & Letters | email: firstname.lastname@example.org | 717.264.2783
Practice Area: Painting
MFA Teaching Areas 2019-2020: Studio Practice, Thesis Committees, Mentoring
Bio: Philip Lindsey is a tenured, Professor of Fine Arts. He teaches painting, drawing, graphic design, and chairs the Division of Arts & Letters. Lindsey began painting in the 1980s, and currently explores abstraction as well as portraiture, allegory and metaphor. Professor Lindsey has received a number of awards for his work, both abstract and representational in national and international juried competitions and exhibitions. He is a recipient of the Donald F. Bletz Award for Outstanding Devotion to the Art of Teaching, the Paul Swain Havens Research Scholars Award, a Summer Research Stipend, Sabbatical Leave for research and scholarship, and the Drusilla Stevens Mazur Research Professorship.
Terminal Degrees: MFA in Poetry | Bowling Green State University, PhD in English & Comparative Literature | University of Cincinnati
Instructor | email: email@example.com | 717.264.6220
Practice Area: Poetry
MFA Teaching Areas 2019-2020: Contemporary Arts, Praxis: Creative Writing, Thesis Chair, Mentoring
Matt McBride holds a BA in English from Capital University, an MFA in poetry from Bowling Green State University, and a PhD in English & Comparative Literature from the University of Cincinnati. He is the recipient of a Divine Poetry Fellowship and a George Elliston Poetry Fellowship as well as an Ohio Arts Council Grant. His work has previously appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, Court Green, Cream City Review, Columbia Poetry Review, FENCE, Mississippi Review, Ninth Letter, [PANK], Packingtown Review, and Tupelo Quarterly amongst others. His first book, City of Incandescent Light, was published by Black Lawrence Press in 2018.
Terminal Degree: MFA in Dance | Temple University
Assistant Professor of Dance & Assistant MFA Program Director | email: firstname.lastname@example.org | 717.264.2672
Practice Areas: Dance Technique, Choreography
MFA Teaching Areas 2019-2020: Somatic Practice, Thesis Chair, Mentoring
Bio: Megan Mizanty is a dancer, choreographer, scholar and educator. Internationally, she is the co-founder and co-director of Project Trans(m)it, a collaborative dance-tech research group. She is the artistic director of MizantyMoves Dance Works, an interdisciplinary ensemble of singers and dancers. Megan has produced performances throughout the east coast, as well as film festivals in Philadelphia and London with Project Trans(m)it. Megan was a Stanley J. Wertheimer Fellow at Mark Morris Dance Center, as well as a Dance in Leadership Scholarship recipient from Dance/USA, awarded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation.
Terminal Degree: PhD in History | The Ohio State University
Lecturer | email: email@example.com
Practice Areas: Classics & Archeology
Bio: Bonnie Rock-McCutcheon completed her BA in History at the College of New Jersey (2002), and her MA and PhD in History at The Ohio State University (2018). Her research focuses on Archaic Greece, the Greek turannoi, religious sanctuaries, and religious dedications. She started the multi-semester “Wilson College Fulling Mill Project” in Spring 2018; a project where Wilson students investigate the remains of a fulling mill along the Conococheague Creek on the Fulton Farm. She is an active scholar: she recently gave papers at the Classical Association of the Atlantic States conference, and the Grand Valley State University History Conference, in addition to speaking as part of the Wilson College Common Hour series in 2018.
Masters Degree: MM in Voice Performance | Shenandoah Conservatory
Adjunct Professor of Music | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Practice Area: Vocal Performance
Undergraduate Teaching Area 2019-2020: Choir
Bio: From Broadway and cabaret to oratorio and the operatic stage, soprano Elisabeth Turchi’s versatility as an artist is evident in the diverse roles she has performed, comic to dramatic. Favorite roles include Cinderella (Into the Woods), Julie Jordan (Carousel), Violetta (La Traviata), Musetta (La Bohème), and Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) with companies such as the Pittsburgh Opera, Caramoor International Music Festival, and Gotham Chamber Opera. Career highlights include a European tour of Haydn’s Creation with two-time Grammy winner Robert Page and performing Dave Brubeck’s Canticles of Mary with the Grammy-winning composer and his famous quartet. Ms. Turchi holds degrees in vocal performance from Carnegie Mellon University and Shenandoah University.