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Painting and DrawingM.F.A. Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Arts, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2005M.F.A. Drawing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2003B.F.A. Painting, Azad University, Tehran, Iran, 1998Appointed 2015
SculptureB.F.A. Kansas City Art Institute, 1977Appointed 2001
Robin Hill is an artist whose work focuses on the intersection between drawing, photography, and sculpture. Her large-scale installations capture wayward moments of beauty while extending the life of the sculptural components she uses to generate photographic images in cyanotype. She teaches sculpture and drawing as well as special topics courses including The Miniature, Where Here Is: Site Specific Public Art, and Drawing Into Sculpture.
Photography in the Expanded FieldM.F.A. Columbia University, 2005B.A. Vassar College, 1992Appointed 2014
Tim Hyde works in the expanded field of photography. His photographs, videos, and collages have been featured at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, Italy; the de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA; the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; Sculpture Center, New York City; the Busan Biennale in Busan, South Korea; and the Rose Museum at Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts, among others. Hyde is the co-founder of The Skull Sessions, an experimental art publication distributed by SpacesCorners.
Video and Media ArtsM.F.A. University of California, San Diego, 2000B.F.A. NYSC, Alfred University, School of Art and Design, Alfred, NY, 1992Appointed 2005
Darrin Martin is an artist and educator. Through video, sculpture, and print-based installations, his works engage the synesthetic qualities of perception. Concerned with what is gained and lost in the process of translation as mediated by both old and new technologies and influenced by his own experiences with hearing loss, his current projects consider notions of accessibility through the use of tactility, sonic analogies, and audio descriptions. His videos have screened internationally at festivals and museums, including the Museum of Modern Art (NY); Pacific Film Archive
PrintmakingM.F.A. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2001B.A. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design University of Dundee, 1998Appointed 2017
Graham McDougal (b. Edinburgh, Scotland) researches and teaches printmaking in relation to modern and contemporary art practices with an emphasis on the integration of analog and digital methodologies. His work utilizes printed ephemera as a subject, source and site; informed by the role and history of print-media within art and representation.
Painting and DrawingM.F.A. Columbia UniversityNew York Studio School, New York, NYB.A. Yale UniversityAppointed 2000
A painter who also writes about art, Hearne Pardee has focused his investigations on the everyday landscape since moving to Davis in 2001. His color compositions and on-site paintings of houses, yards and schools are inflected by memory. They combine the optical discipline of Josef Albers with the spatial improvisation of Hans Hofmann.
SculptureM.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design, 1980B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1977Appointed 1985
Lucy Puls works with images and objects to explore the uniquely human relationship to material possessions. Personal belongings play a psychological and cultural role that is exceedingly complex. Through the use of sculptural form, photographic images, paint, and other additives the goal is to facilitate travel between material awareness and representation.
Puls teaches sculpture, Beginning through Advanced, including Sculpture: Materials, and Sculpture: Concepts, as well as Seminar in Art Practice for undergraduates and Graduate Seminar.
Ceramic SculptureM.F.A. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1981B.F.A. NYSC, School of Art and Design at Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 1978Appointed 1997
Annabeth Rosen studied at Alfred University (BFA) and the Cranbrook Academy of Art (MFA), and has gone on to teach at the Rhode Island School of Design, the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since 1997 she has held the Robert Arneson Endowed Chair at the University of California Davis.
PhotographyM.F.A. School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2001B.F.A. Pratt Institute, New York, NY, 1998Appointed 2006
Young Suh received his BFA in Photography from the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn in 1998, and went on to receive his MFA in Studio Art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he taught large format photography and digital printing. His photographic work often deals with the complicated nature of human involvement in managing natural resources and the shifting concepts of nature in contemporary society.