Jun 24, 2018  
2017-2018 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Art and Design

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Faculty and Fields of Interest

Scott Ahrens digital media, graphic design, virtual reality

Jean-Francois Allaux illustration

Michelle Bowers visual language, graphic design, typography

Victoria Crayhon photography

James Edwards illustration

Jan Fairbairn graphic design, typography

Anthony Fisher painting

Laura Franz typography, graphic design, web typography

Charlotte Hamlin textile design/fiber arts, textile history

Rebecca Hutchinson ceramics

Spencer Ladd graphic design, typography, photography

James Lawton ceramics

Yoon Soo Lee graphic design

Eric Lintala sculpture

Bruce Maddocks illustration

Sarah Malakoff photography

Bryan McFarlane painting

Mark Millstein digital media

Ellen Mueller social practice, video, foundations

Ziddi Msangi graphic design

Elena Peteva painting, drawing

Stacy Latt Savage sculpture

Suzanne Schireson painting, drawing

Michael Swartz 2D animation, 3D animation

Alan Burton Thompson jewelry/metals

Adrian Tió printmaking

Shawn Towne digital media, web & interaction design

Suzanne Schireson painting, drawing

Janine Wong graphic design, typography, book art

Richard J Creighton  Professor Emeritus

Anthony Miraglia Professor Emeritus

This faculty’s range of specialization is enhanced by Lecturers who specialize in many other fields.

The Department of Art and Design Offers three majors with 11 options in which to study. The Art major gives students the option to concentrate in drawing, painting, printmaking, or sculpture. Artisanry majors have to option to study ceramics, jewelry/metals, or textile design/fiber arts. Visual Design majors can choose to study Digital Media, Graphic Design, Illustration, or Photography. Students are encouraged to pursue minors, many of which are offered in CVPA. Please see program pages to learn more about the options of study.



  • Art
    • Drawing
    • Painting
    • printmaking
    • Sculpture


  • Artisanry
    • Ceramics
    • Jewelry/metals
    • Textile Design/Fiber Arts


  • Visual Design
    • Digital Media
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography


  • Ceramics
  • Fine Arts General
  • Jewelry/metals
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Drawing
  • Textile Design/Fiber Arts

Additional Programs

  • The Department of Art and Design also offers a 36 credit certificate program for individuals who want to expound upon their conceptual query and expand their artistic range. This program is targeted towards obtaining a media specific certificate in the field of ceramics, drawing, jewelry/metals, painting, printmaking, sculpture, or textile design/fiber arts.

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