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Visiting Artist and Scholar Program

An important component of a quality visual arts program is providing students the opportunity to interact with visiting artists and scholars from a wide range of backgrounds and expertise.

The Visiting Artist and Scholar Program (VASP), created in 1994, brings nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and scholars to campus each year. Residencies vary from a few days to one-week and may include a formal lecture, workshop and classroom/studio visits with students.

Visiting artists are also brought to campus through the efforts of individual faculty and students in a variety of areas including Art Metals, Ceramics, Graphic Design and Printmaking.

  • Photo of John Feodorov presentation
    John Feodorov

  • Photo of Michael McFalls giving demonstration.
    Michael McFalls

  • Mahwish Chishty giving presentation.
    Mahwish Chishty

  • Hasan Elahi giving presentation.
    Hasan Elahi

  • Mark Dion with printmakers
    Mark Dion

  • Harmony Hammond giving a demonstration
    Harmony Hammond

  • Photo of Lewton-Brain giving demonstration
    Charles Lewton-Brain


2017-18
John Feodorov
Hasan Elahi
Zach Tate
Michael McFalls & Jon Swindler
Jonathan Keep
Daniel R. Smith

2016-17
Fotofilmic
Michael McFalls
Richard Noyce
Martina Lantin
Mahwish Chishty
Von Glitschka
Matt Peterson

2015-16
Amanda Ross-Ho
Bob Ebendorf
Drive By Press
Jeff Irwin
Brian Gillis
Chris Terry

2014-15
Alexis Pike
Jacinda Russel
Adrian Arleo
JP Park
Joe Casey Doyle
George Stoll
Stephen Eichhorn

2013-14
Mark Dion
Barbara Penn
Julie Galloway
Trevor Paglen
Suzanne Pugh
Garth Clark
Yuji Adach & Naohiko Watanabe

2012-13
Gregory Sale
David Regan
Gill Saunders
Whitney Tassie
Reece Terris
Rose B. Simpson
Jack & Marilyn da Silva
David Regan
Alicia Boswell

2011-12
Andy Holtin
Sanam Emami
Paul Kennedy
Harmony Hammond
Marilyn Lyshor
Micki Lippe
Jordan Tate
Kyle Broom
Ryosuke Kobayashi & Toyotsugu Itoh
Jane Dixon
Janet DeBoos
Keith Lewis
Charles Lewton-Brian

2010-11
Daniel Belasco
The Clayton Brothers
Andy Cooperman
Francoise Duresse
Anirban Dutta
Sanam Emami
Harmony Hammond
Andy Holtin
Amos. P. Kennedy
Keith Lewis
Richard Shaw


2009
John Hitchock
Laura Berman
Susie Ganch
Bryan Park
Alicia Boswell

2008
Susannah Israel
Erik Waterkotte
Drive-by-Press
Fred Fenster
Elliott Earls

2007
Bonnie Stehlecker
Tricia Lahowiec
Eleanor Moty
Yuyen Chang
Hariete Estel Berman
Yukiya Takakita

2006
Annette Lawrence
David Furman
Jennifer Sturgill
Osama & Hironoa Hamada
Marcia MacDonald
Joanna Gollberg
Glenn Williams

2005
Lisa Gralnick
Caroline Gore
Jefferson Mack
The Clayton Brothers

2004
Thomas Mann
George Sawyer
Heidi Schwegler
Paul Stout

2003
Thomas Mann
John Grade
John Ballistreri

2002
McRay Mogelby

2000
Eva Kwong

1999
Richard Swanson
Chris Staley

1997
Arthur Gonzalez

1996
Harris Deller

1981
Jerry Rotham

Date Unknown
Jim Romberg
Jamie Walker
Susan Filley
Rich Briggs
Tom Coleman
Stan Welsh
Susan Harris
Josh Deweese
Yoshiro & Esther Ikeda
John Neely
Doug Casebeer
Brad Schweiger
Robert Brady
Lydia Quezada & Rito Talevera
Richard Notkin
Robert Piepenberg
Jane Dixon