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School of Art Office
Fine Arts Building, Room 100

The SOA faculty is comprised of 26 permanent full-time and numerous visiting and clinical members who are practicing, professional artists, designers, critics and art historians. The SOA faculty have received numerous prestigious awards including fellowships from: the Guggenheim Foundation, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, the Rome Prize, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Fulbright Foundation and many others. In addition to receiving high-profile commissions, residencies, and international critical attention, faculty have presented their work in major museums and galleries around the world, including the Whitney Biennial, the Sao Paulo International Biennale, and the Venice Biennale.

Meet the Faculty


  • Administration

    Beckham Dossett

    Fine Arts Building, Room 100C


    David Politzer
    Associate Director

    Fine Arts Building, Room 326A


    Keliy Anderson-Staley
    Director of Graduate Studies

  • Staff

    Andrea Johnson
    Administrative Assistant
    Fine Arts Building, Room 100A


    School of Art Questions

  • Academic Affairs

    Jason Barkemeyer
    Executive Director, Academic Affairs and Student Success
    Advises: Photography/Digital Media, BFA; Painting, BFA
    Fine Arts Building, room 100B


    Erika Jimenez
    Graduate Advisor
    Advises: Art History, BA/MA; Art, MFA; Minors
    Fine Arts Building, Room 100D


    Allison Watson
    Academic Advisor
    Advises: Graphic Design, BFA; Sculpture, BFA; Art, BA
    Fine Arts Building, Room 102A

    General Advising Questions