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Department of Studio Arts



SURABHI GHOSH, MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art; Associate Professor


ERIN MANNING, PhD University of Hawaii; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
LEOPOLD PLOTEK, MFA Slade School of Art; Professor
KELLY THOMPSON, MA Australian National University; Professor
BILL VORN, PhD Université du Québec à Montréal; Professor
CATHERINE WILD, MFA University of Wisconsin‑Madison; Professor

Associate Professors

ERIKA ADAMS, MFA University of New Mexico; Associate Professor
GENEVIÈVE CADIEUX, BA University of Ottawa; Associate Professor; Provost’s Distinction
HANNAH CLAUS, MFA Concordia University; Associate Professor; Provost’s Distinction
CYNTHIA GIRARD, MA Goldsmith College, University of London; Associate Professor
MARK IGLOLIORTE, MFA Concordia University; Associate Professor
KELLY JAZVAC, MFA University of Victoria; Associate Professor
DANICA JOJICH, MFA Nova Scotia College of Art and Design; Associate Professor
LUANNE MARTINEAU, MFA University of British Columbia; Associate Professor
AARON MCINTOSH, MFA Virginia Commonwealth University; Associate Professor
JEFFREY MITCHELL JR, MFA University of Alberta; Associate Professor
NADIA MYRE, MFA Concordia University; Associate Professor; Provost’s Distinction
MARISA PORTOLESE, MFA Concordia University; Associate Professor
LINDA SWANSON, MFA New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University; Associate Professor
PATRICK TRAER, MFA York University; Associate Professor
CHIH‑CHIEN WANG, MFA Concordia University; Associate Professor; Provost's Distinction

Assistant Professors

DEANNA BOWEN, MVS University of Toronto; Assistant Professor; Provost’s Distinction
DELPHINE HENNELLY, MFA Rutgers University; Assistant Professor
MATHEW KARAS, MFA Alfred University; Assistant Professor
MAYA RAE OPPENHEIMER, PhD London Consortium (Birkbeck, University of London); Assistant Professor
JUAN ORTIZ-APUY, MFA NSCAD University; Assistant Professor
BEATRICE PARSONS, MFA Columbia University School of the Arts; Assistant Professor
JARET VADERA, MFA Yale University; Assistant Professor


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For the complete list of faculty members, please consult the Department website.

Department Objectives

The Department of Studio Arts offers programs that emphasize the importance of practical work with practising artists. Through a series of courses in ceramics, drawing, fibres and material practices, intermedia (video, performance and electronic arts), painting, photography, print media, and sculpture, students increase their awareness of what constitutes creativity and understanding of the aesthetic and intellectual aspects of art today.

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