BA, Swarthmore College
MA, Brown University
MA, & Phil., Yale University
Eva Allan’s graduate degrees are in Art History with a focus on the art of Renaissance Italy. She is preparing her dissertation on the interconnection of media, format, and subject, particularly in the giant woodcuts and engravings produced in and around Venice from 1490-1600. Other interests include artistic exchange between Europe and the Ottoman Empire; the Renaissance in Northern Europe; art and music; and the problem of mimesis. She has studied in Modena, L’Aquila, and Venice, and made research trips to London, Berlin, and Vienna.
BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MFA, Yale University, School of Art
Roland has also studied at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and The Cleveland Institute of Art. He has been awarded the Ralph Mayer Prize, Yale School of Art; the Schickle-Collingwood Prize, Yale School of Art and the Mable Wilson Woodrow Memorial Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Fellowship Show Prize. Selected Exhibitions included at the Rodger Lapelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Norfolk, CT; Yellow Springs Art Foundation, Philadelphia, PA; Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; Fine Artist’s Workshop, Chicago, IL. He has work has been published in several publications including Artnet.com, and Philadelphia Style.
Roland’s short film, “DEAR BEAUTIFUL” won The Moving Pictures Magazine Short Film Contest – Spring 2007 Cannes Edition. DEAR BEAUTIFUL was selected by the judges as the Animation Prize Winner.
BFA, Pennsylvania State University
Brian Craig-Wankiiri studied at the New York Academy and received his BFA from Pennsylvania State University. One of his life-size bronze sculptures was represented in the 2004 Lyme Academy College exhibition, Artists Talk, in which he also participated in a panel discussion. He is represented by John Pence Gallery in San Francisco, CA.
BS, University of North Dakota
MFA, Yale University School of Art
BFA, George Washington University
MFA, Hartford Art School
After graduation from college Gladwell pursued her studies of fine arts in Florence, Italy under the tutelage of Nerina Simi and Pietro Annagoni. Upon returning to the US Gladwell began her professional career exhibiting in New York City, Chicago, California, Indiana, the UK and Europe. She was a two time recipient of the Greenshield’s Memorial Grant, the Posey Foundation Grant and NY CITA Fellowship for Painting. She was a visiting artist at the 2011 Venice Bienale, Marist College Program. Nancy was recently selected as a winner of Expo 30, 2012 by Margot Norton, Associate Curator of the Whitney Museum, N Y. She has taught painting and drawing in Italy, at C.W. Post University and, since 1994, at Lyme Academy College.
BA, University of Hartford;
MS, Western Connecticut State University.
BA, Boston College
Ph. D. and MA, University of Illinois
Maureen Kiernan, Ph.D. Chair of Liberal Arts. Dr. Kiernan studied English and Sociology at Boston College, graduating Phi Beta Kappa; her graduate degree is in English and Film Studies from the University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana. Dr. Kiernan has taught films studies and literature on three different continents, living and teaching at universities in Britain, Germany, Egypt and Tunisia. She has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar and has published on international cinema, especially the cinema of the Arab world. Her international travel experience is central to her newly published essays on pilgrimage and travel narratives. She has been a professor in interdisciplinary arts programs at the American University in Cairo and at the Cleveland Institute of Art before joining Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in 2011.
BS, California State University, Northridge
MS, California State University, Northridge
Ph.D, University of California, Davis
BA, Mount Holyoke College
MA, New York University
Ph. D., Stony Brook University
Kathleen MacQueen holds a doctoral degree from Stony Brook University in art history and criticism with a certificate in cultural studies. She writes on contemporary art giving special attention to the complexities of creative practices that are infused with both aesthetic philosophy and ethical commitment. Her column, Shifting Connections, appears monthly on bombsite.com and she has published essays and reviews in The Art Book, Seachange Journal, Art Criticism, and the Journal of Multicultural and Cross-cultural Research.
Deane G. Keller Endowed Chair of Classical Drawing and Figurative Art.
BA, Princeton Universitry
MFA, The New York Academy of Figurative Art
Taught at New York Academy of Figurative Art from 1990 to 2001 where he was MFA program and Faculty Chairman. Exhibitions include Hacket-Friedman Gallery, San Francisco; Hirschl and Adler Gallery, New York; Gallerie Benamou, Paris and the Arnot Museum, NY.
BFA, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
MFA, New York Academy of Figurative Art, Cum Laude
Kimberly Monson taught with Lyme Academy Founder Elisabeth Gordon Chandler 2001-2003 and was a Visiting Instructor of sculpture and drawing. She was responsible for launching the sculpture program at Amagansett Applied Arts in Long Island, NY and created a teaching program through the Golden Eagle in East Hampton, NY.
Ms. Monson won the National Sculpture Competition in 1999 and was presented the Walter and Michael Lantz Prize. She was awarded The National Sculpture Society Merit Scholarship and received Honorable Mentions in the Society’s publications, as well as being a two time recipient of the Reutershan Trust Sculptor in Residence in Sag Harbor, NY.
Noteworthy commissions include, author John Steinbeck and philanthropist Margaret Russel Sage.
Represented by Peter Marcelle in Bridgehampton, NY.
BFA, Columbus College of Art and Design
MFA, New York Academy of Art
John O’Reilly is a New York based artist who has participated in numerous group exhibitions in New York; Baltimore, MD; Columbus, OH; and Leipzig, Germany. He is the recipient of several awards including the postgraduate fellowship from the New York Academy of Art and a residency at the Leipzig International Artist Residency.
BFA, North Carolina School of the Arts, Pratt Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University
MA, University of California, Berkeley
Richards graphic work has appeared in various national publications and museums, and he has received an Eisner Prize for Creative Work, and an Individual Artist’s Fellowship from the South Carolina Arts Commission. His fine press work is held in private and public collections, including Yale University’s Arts of the Book Collection.
Hartford Art School
Paul Selwyn has been working as a freelance illustrator since 1974. After majoring in painting at the Hartford Art School in the late sixties, he began working on commercial assignments. Strong rendering skill in a variety of techniques, soon led to a growing list of clients. His images have appeared in advertising and collateral materials, magazines, newspapers and event posters nationwide. He has illustrated several children’s books and educational textbooks. His work has earned numerous awards and has been included in the Print Magazine Annual and the New York Art Directors Club Annual. Paul’s work has appeared in numerous exhibits and hangs in corporate and private collections. Paul has taught illustration at The University of Connecticut. Since 2005, Paul has been creating digital art and illustration, exploring along with his students, its limitless visual possibilities.
BA, Holy Cross College
MFA, New York Academy
Stephen Shaheen is an artist and designer residing in New York City. He trained in Italy as a sculptor and earned his MFA from the New York Academy of Art in 2005. He is the recipient of a Ludwig Volgestein grant, the Italian Cultural Institute/La Fortuna Foundation grant, and a 2009-2010 Residency at the Digital Stone Project. Shaheen’s projects include large, community-driven pieces such as his 100-ton marble and granite installation, Memoria (2002), a public 9/11 memorial, and his Metrobench (2011), a 2-person seat created from 5,000 NYC Metrocards.
BFA, Studio, Louisiana Tech University
MFA, Boston University
Stephenson exhibited in the recent Contemporary Realism Biennial at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Her work is included in corporate and private collections throughout New England and the South, including the Masur Museum, Pfizer Corporation, and The Griffis Art Center. A recipient of the Painting Fellowship from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Stephenson has been a member of the faculty since 1995. She serves as the current Chair of the Painting Department.
BA, Grinnell College
MLS, Wesleyan University
Cindy Warm has worked as a Humanities instructor at Southern Connecticut State University, Mitchell College, Middlesex Community College, and Gateway Community College. She has taught a variety of courses including Literature, all levels of Beginning through Advanced Composition, and Public Speaking. In addition to working on her own writing, she also edits short stories and mystery novels, over a dozen of which have been published.
BFA, Hartford Art School
David T Wenzel is an illustrator and children’s book artist. He has illustrated over thirty books and is recognized internationally for his visualization of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, illustrated in graphic novel format. Other notable publications include the graphic novel, The Wizard’s Tale, by Kurt Busiek and the Holiday book, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, which has been in publication for over ten years. David worked with Maurice Sendak, who served as his art director, to produce thirteen books based on the Sendak’s popular Little Bear character. Over David’s career he has illustrated for book publishers, advertising agencies, magazines, the giftware industry, and toy and game companies. A few of his more unique assignments included concept artwork for a motion picture and a proposal for an animated TV show.
He has been part of many group shows and had a one man show at The New Britain Museum of American Art, where he is part of their permanent collection.
BA, Fine Arts, Yale University
Post-graduate work in drawing and painting at Boston University
Mr. Zallinger wrote and illustrated three natural history books for Random House; in 1999, he updated the most recent of these, Dinosaurs and Other Archosaurs, to reflect new discoveries and the shift in taxonomy to Phylogenetic Systematics. His books have been published in America, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Zallinger has three portraits in Yale University’s permanent collection. His work has been displayed worldwide and resides in private collections in the United States and Japan.
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