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, and numerous Artist Initiative Grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Who we are

Dr. Guido Alvarez

Dr. Guido Alvarez

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University
M.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University
B.F.A. Universidad del Azuay, Cuenca, Ecuador

Cross Cultural Design, Visual Expression, Hybrid Media

Julie Baugnet

Julie Baugnet

Professor
M.F.A 1995 Minneapolis College of Art & Design

Graphic Design, Artist's Books, 2D Design, Painting

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Keith Christensen

Keith Christensen

Professor Emeritus
M.F.A. 1995 Minneapolis College of Art & Design

Graphic Design, Public Art

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Kathryn Gainey

Kathryn Gainey

Professor Emerita
Art Education Program
Ed.D. University of Minnesota

Art Education, Folk and Ethnic Art
Debbie Gingras

Debbie Gingras

Office Manager/OAS

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

Bill Gorcica

Professor
On Leave 2017-2018
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

Associate Professor
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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Shana Kaplow

Shana Kaplow

Professor
M.F.A. 1987 Maryland Institute, College of Art
B.A. 1984 Connecticut College

Foundations, Painting, Drawing, Interdisciplinary Practices, Professional Practice

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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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Godfre Leung

Godfre Leung

Associate Professor
On Leave 2017-2018
Ph.D. 2011 University of Rochester

International Modernisms, Institutional Critique, Postwar and Contemporary Art, Sound Studies, Critical Theory, Museum Studies

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Keisuke Mizuno

Keisuke Mizuno

Professor
M.F.A. 1997 Arizona State University

Ceramics

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Justin Quinn

Justin Quinn

Professor
Department Chair
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

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
Kiehle Gallery Director
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

Associate Professor
M.F.A. 2005 Hunter College CUNY

Video, Performance, Installation

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Sarah Bavelli

Sarah Bavelli

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

Art History
Lindsey Schmitt

Lindsey Schmitt

Adjunct Instructor
M.F.A. Visual Art 2016 University of New Mexico
B.F.A. Visual Art 2012 University of Minnesota Duluth
2012 B.A. Spanish 2012 University of Minnesota Duluth

Drawing, Painting, Weaving, Interdisciplinary
Aaron Van Dyke

Aaron Van Dyke

Adjunct Instructor
M.A. Art History 1999 University of Wisconsin
M.F.A. Photography 1991 University of British Columbia
B.F.A. Sculpture 1988 Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Contemporary Art and Theory