Studio Art Faculty and Staff

Full Time Faculty and Artists in Residence

Naoko Wowsugi Professorial Lecturer CAS - Art

Naoko Wowsugi, an artist of Korean-Japanese descent, works with photography, video, and performance as forms of communication. Naoko received her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, BFA from bo

  wowsugi@american.edu

Tim Doud Associate Professor CAS - Art

Tim Doud graduated from Columbia College with a BS in Painting and Drawing and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with an MFA in Painting and Drawing. He attended Skowhegan School of Painting

  tdoud@american.edu

  (202) 885-3992

Amelia Hankin Artist in Residence, Screen Printing

Amelia Hankin received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has exhibited at the Janet Turner Print Museum (Chico, CA), Ellen Miller Gallery (Boston, MA), Eastern Oregon University, Uni

  hankin@american.edu

Andrew Holtin Associate Professor CAS - Art

Andy Holtin received his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Sculpture and Exended Media program. His work uses technological systems to create perfomative objects and interactive installation

  holtin@american.edu

  (202) 885-3928

Don Kimes Professor CAS - Art

Dividing time between the US and Italy, Kimes' work has been presented in over 150 exhibits including Denise Bibro, Frederieke Taylor, Claudia Carr, Kouros, Lucky Strike, Arsenal, National Academy, Am

  dkimes@american.edu

  (202) 885-3826

Isabel Manalo Adjunct Professorial Lecturer CAS - Art

Isabel Manalo is an interdisciplinary visual artist whose work personally addresses ideas of power and identity as defined by race, ethnicity, geography and class. Combining photography, drawing, pain

  manalo@american.edu

  (202) 885-6478

Danielle Mysliwiec Associate Professor CAS - Art

Danielle Mysliwiec holds a BA from Wesleyan University and an MFA from Hunter College. Mysliwiec’s primary practice is focused on abstract painting. In addition, she co-founded the feminist performanc

  mysliwie@american.edu

  (202) 885-6476

David Page Sculptor in Residence

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, David Page earned a National Diploma in Fine Arts from the Cape Tecnikon in 1986 and received an MFA from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2002. Recent so

  page@american.edu

Luis Silva Associate Professor CAS - Art

Exhibitions include Museum of Modern Art/Gramercy Theater, NY; Corcoran Museum of Art, DC; G Fine Art, DC; Bernard Toale Gallery, MA; Artpoint, Art Miami Basel; Fusebox Gallery, DC; DC Arts Center; Ne

  lsilva@american.edu

  (202) 885-1680

Adjunct Faculty

Thomas Bunnell Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Tom Bunnell received his BFA from the University of Oregon in 1995 and his MFA from American University in 1998. He has taught at the Chautauqua School of Art, Delaware College of Art and Design, and

  tbunnell@american.edu

Suzanne Fox Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Professor Fox is a sculptor who has exhibited in solo exhibitions at Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA, Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlot

  sfox@american.edu

Hedieh Ilchi Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Hedieh Ilchi was born in Tehran, Iran and is currently living and working in the Washington DC area. Ilchi’s artistic intentions draw directly from her dual cultural identity as an Iranian/American. H

  hilchi@american.edu

Ian Jehle Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Working primarily in drawing and a subject matter primarily in portraiture, Ian Jehle has been in numerous exhibitions in North America, Europe and Asia.

  jehle@american.edu

Magnolia Laurie Adjunct Professorial Lecturer KSB Acad Progs-Undergraduate

Magnolia Laurie received her BA in Critical Social Thought from Mount Holyoke College and her MFA from the Mount Royal School of Art at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work is based on pain

  laurie@american.edu

  (202) 885-1671

James Mayhew Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Jaimes Mayhew is a Baltimore based artist, educator and researcher who currently works as The Autonomous Energy Research Lab. His work has been shown nationally and internationally at such venues as M

  mayhew@american.edu

Patrick McDonough Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Patrick McDonough completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and holds and MFA from the George Washington University. Through works exhibited in galleries, museums, an

  mcdonoug@american.edu

Daniel Perkins Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Dan Perkins is a recent graduate from the MFA program at American University. He received a B.A. in Art, earning cum laude honors, from Furman University in 2010. He is a founding member of Delicious

  dperkins@american.edu

Alyssa Pheobus Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Alyssa Pheobus Mumtaz is an American artist best known for her drawing practice. Her work has been exhibited worldwide, including solo and group exhibitions at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, North Carol

  pheobusm@american.edu

Caitlin Price Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Caitlin Teal Price is a fine art photographer. She received her BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2002 and her MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2009. She has exhibited both internationally and na

  cprice@american.edu

Ellington Robinson Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Ellington Robinson is based in Washington, D.C. and the Virgin Islands. His work contorts materials to create forms that deal with ancient civilizations, Pan-Africanism, civil rights, music, physics,

  erobinso@american.edu

Molly Springfield Adjunct Professorial Lecturer CAS - Art

Molly Springfield received her MFA from the University of California, Berkeley in 2004, and was a participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2006. Her work has been the subject o

  springfi@american.edu

  (202) 885-1670

Benjamin Tolman Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Ben Tolman graduated from the Corcoran College of Art and Design in 2005. He received his MFA from American University in 2011. His current work includes large scale ink drawing, and minutely detailed

  btolman@american.edu