The Department of Art has thirteen full-time faculty members. All of the Art faculty are well-established professionals in their disciplines with national reputations as artists and scholars. Art Education faculty have presented their work in exhibitions, scholarly journals, and at professional conferences. Art History faculty have shared the results of their current research at regional, national, and international conferences. Their scholarship also has resulted in numerous publications, including books, journal articles, and exhibition catalog essays. Works by Art Studio faculty can be found in several major public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the American Craft Museum in New York, the Minneapolis Art Institute, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Di Rosa Art and Nature Preserve in Sonoma, the Art Institute of Chicago, Yale University, the Rockefeller Institute, and the Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo.
All of the Department faculty have shared their creative and scholarly abilities with both the campus and the region. Art Education faculty have worked with local school districts and participated at regional conferences. The Art History faculty have curated exhibitions and organized events (workshops, lecture series, panel discussions) on campus that have addressed contemporary and historical issues of local, national, and international significance. They have collaboratively organized eleven art history symposia that have drawn participating scholars from across the nation and overseas. Works by current and former Studio Art faculty are displayed in several buildings on campus and are regularly exhibited in art museums and galleries in and around Sacramento.
To see office information for a full-time faculty member, select the faculty member from the list to the right.
The part-time faculty are fully trained artists, art educators, and art historians. They are all experienced teachers and are very active in their fields. The artists exhibit regularly in galleries throughout the Sacramento region. Many of them also have works in the University art collection.
The number of part-time faculty teaching in the Department of Art varies from semester to semester. To see office information for a part-time faculty member scheduled to teach during the current semester, select the faculty member from the list to the right.