FACULTY

CAT BALCO
CAT BALCO
Cat Balco is an artist and educator with a special interest in the arts and healthcare field. She has shown her paintings and murals widely; recent and upcoming venues include Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT, The Painting Center in New York City, and the University of California Sacramento. (…)
AMANDA CARLSON, Ph.D.
AMANDA CARLSON, Ph.D.
Amanda Carlson teaches art history from a global perspective and is a specialist in the arts of Africa. She has conducted research in many parts of Africa and beyond on topics such as contemporary art, photography, indigenous writing systems, masquerades, and women’s ritual performances. (…)
CHRISTY GAST
CHRISTY GAST
Christy Gast is an artist whose work across media reflects her interest in issues of economics and the environment, and the role of content in giving meaning to the experience and form of the work. Gast is based in New York, and has exhibited at MoMA/P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Performa, (…)
GENE GORT
GENE GORT
Gene Gort is a visual artist, video producer and educator whose work aims to make the quotidian significant. Simple things are elegant, challenging and revelatory. His use of technology in this transformation focuses on the awareness of its role in determining meaning. (…)
AMANDA LOVELEE
AMANDA LOVELEE
Amanda Lovelee is a visual artist based in Minneapolis, MN currently working as the City Artist for Public Art Saint Paul. Lovelee acts as translator between the city’s ideas and its residents with the goal of building a city everyone wants to live in. (…)
MARY MATTINGLY
MARY MATTINGLY
Mary Mattingly is a visual artist. Currently, “Swale” is a floating food forest for New York. In 2015, she completed a two-part sculpture “Pull” for the International Havana Biennial (…)
CAROL PADBERG
CAROL PADBERG
Carol Padberg is an artist and the director of the Interdisciplinary MFA at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford. Padberg’s art has been exhibited in a variety of settings, from museums to community centers in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. (…)
ERNESTO PUJOL
ERNESTO PUJOL
Ernesto Pujol is a site-specific performance artist and public choreographer known for his socially-engaged art practice. He creates silent, durational, walking performances as portraits of people and places within familiar landscapes and emblematic architecture that have nevertheless become invisible, aiming to reveal (…)
LINDA WEINTRAUB
LINDA WEINTRAUB
Linda Weintraub is a curator, educator, artist, and author of several popular books about contemporary art. Her recent writing explores the vanguard intersection between art and environmentalism, including TO LIFE! Eco Art In Pursuit of a Sustainable Planet published by the University of California Press; it is the first college level (…)
NICO WHEADON
NICO WHEADON
Nico Wheadon is Manager of Public Programs and Community Engagement at The Studio Museum in Harlem where she designs and produces adult programs that engage audiences, activate cultural partnerships and deepen the impact of the Museum’s mission. She continues to work as an independent writer (…)
CAROLINE WOOLARD
CAROLINE WOOLARD
Caroline Woolard co-creates projects and institutions for the solidarity economy. Her feminist, transdisciplinary method connects discrete objects to aligned contexts of circulation (…)