Department of Art

Department of Art


Job Opportunities

The Department of Art at St Cloud State University renews its pool of part-time faculty in all program areas every two years:

  • Foundations (Foundation Drawing I & II, 2D Design, 3D Design, Computer Studio, Critical Frameworks, Combined Media)
  • Studio Arts and New Media (Ceramics, Drawing, Multimedia, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Video, Digital Tools, and Digital Tools for Artists)
  • Graphic Design
  • Art History
  • Art Education

Apply online to be considered in our department's pool of adjunct faculty.

Department of Art Faculty

Faculty and Staff

We work across many creative fields and media in local, national, and international art and cultural venues.

Our faculty have received support and recognition for their creative research from an impressive range of sources including the Ansel Adams Fellowship, Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship, Jerome Foundation, Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist Grant, McKnight Foundation Artist Fellowship, Sundance Institute New Voices Fellowship, Visual Arts Fund and numerous Artist Initiative Grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Who we are

Debbie Gingras

Debbie Gingras

Office Manager/OAS

320-308-4283 | KVAC 101
drgingras@stcloudstate.edu
Bill Gorcica

Bill Gorcica

Professor
M.F.A. 1992 Rutgers University
M.A. 1990 Monclair State University
B.S. 1982 Virginia Tech

Foundations, Interactive Media, Physical Computing, Combined Media, Art/Science Collaboration

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Peter Happel Christian

Peter Happel Christian

Professor
Kiehle Gallery Director
M.F.A. 2003 University of Oregon
B.F.A. 1999 University of Iowa

Photography, Critical Frameworks, Interdisciplinary Studio, Professional Practice

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Alexa Horochowski

Alexa Horochowski

Professor
M.F.A. 1997 University of Michigan
B.A. 1988 University of Missouri

3D Design, Sculpture, Interdisciplinary Practices, Professional Practice

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Amanda Klauck

Amanda Klauck

Assistant Professor
M.A. University Minnesota

Art Education
Haeinn Lee

Haeinn Lee

Associate Professor
M.F.A. 2006 Iowa State University

Typographic Design, Information and Interface Design, Kinetic Typography, Interaction Design, UX Design

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Keisuke Mizuno

Keisuke Mizuno

Professor
M.F.A. 1997 Arizona State University

Ceramics

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Celi Merchant Monroe

Celi Merchant Monroe

Assistant Professor
M.F.A. 2021 Maryland Institute College of Design

Graphic Design - Foundation

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Justin Quinn

Justin Quinn

Professor
M.F.A. 2000 University of Iowa
M.A. 2001 University of Iowa
Certificate in Book Arts 2001 University of Iowa
B.F.A. 1995 University of Wisconsin-Superior

On sabbatical Fall 2021

Drawing, Printmaking, Interdisciplinary Studio, Professional Practices

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Dave Rarick

Facilities Technician

320-241-4963 | KVAC G13
dlrarick@stcloudstate.edu
David Sebberson

David Sebberson

Professor
Ph.D. 1988 University of Maryland-College Park
M.A. 1978 University of Maryland-College Park
B.A. 1974 Gustavus Adolphus College

320-308-5431 | Lawrence Hall 115
sebberson@stcloudstate.edu
Art Appreciation, History of Graphic Design, Critical Frameworks, Writing

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Bruce Tapola

Bruce Tapola

Professor
M.F.A. 1983 Montana State University
B.F.A. 1979 University of Utah

Foundations, Painting, Drawing

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Rosemary Williams

Rosemary Williams

Professor
Department Chair
M.F.A. 2005 Hunter College CUNY

Video, Performance, Installation

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Peng Wu

Peng Wu

Assistant Professor
M.F.A. 2013 Minneapolis College of Art & Design

Graphic Design - Interactivity

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Sarah Bavelli

Sarah Bavelli

Adjunct Professor
M.A. Art History 2004 University of Delaware

Art History

Emma Beatrez

Adjunct Professor
M.F.A. 2020 Minneapolis College of Art & Design

William Franklin

Adjunct Professor
M.L.S. 2002 University of Minnesota
B.A. 1996 University of Minnesota
Specialized Degree 1993 Instituto Universitario de Nuevas Profesiones

Art History

Wyatt Lasky

Adjunct Professor
M.F.A. 2018 Yale University

Katya Reka

Katya Reka

Adjunct Professor
M.F.A. 2011 Indiana University Bloomington
B.F.A 2006 St. Cloud State University

Graphic Design, Book Arts, Fiber Arts

Brooks Turner

Adjunct Professor
M.F.A. 2015 Sculpture UCLA
B.A. 2012 Amherst College

3-D Design, Critical Frameworks