Department of Studio Arts

Faculty

Chair

LEILA SUJIR, BA University of Alberta; Associate Professor

Professors

INGRID BACHMANN, MA School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Professor
ERIN MANNING, PhD University of Hawaii; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
LEOPOLD PLOTEK, MFA Slade School of Art; Professor
ERIC SIMON, MFA Université du Québec à Montréal; 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
SURABHI GHOSH, MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art; Associate Professor
CYNTHIA GIRARD, MA Goldsmith College, University of London; Associate Professor
ELIZA GRIFFITHS, BFA Concordia University; 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
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

Assistant Professors

DEANNA BOWEN, MVS University of Toronto; Assistant Professor
HANNAH CLAUS, MFA Concordia University; Assistant Professor; Provost’s Distinction
MATHEW KARAS, MFA Alfred University; Assistant Professor
NADIA MYRE, MFA Concordia University; Assistant Professor; Provost’s Distinction
JUAN ORTIZ-APUY, MFA NSCAD University; Assistant Professor
JARET VADERA, MFA Yale University; Assistant Professor
CHIH‑CHIEN WANG, MFA Concordia University; Assistant Professor

Lecturer

MAYA RAE OPPENHEIMER, PhD London Consortium (Birkbeck, University of London); Lecturer

Location

Sir George Williams Campus
VA BUILDING
concordia.ca/finearts/studio-arts

Note

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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