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Art & Art History

Department of Art

Department of Art, University of Nebraska at Kearney Fine Arts Building 301, Kearney, NE 68849
308-865-8353, email: office

Department Chair

Doug Waterfield, waterfieldd2
308-865-8352

Department of Art, University of Nebraska at Kearney Fine Arts Building 301, Kearney, NE 68849
308-865-8353, email: office

Department Chair
Doug Waterfield, waterfieldd2
308-865-8352


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Department of Art and Art History Mission

  • To provide for professional and cultural study with courses giving a concentrated experience for those interested in a professional career in art. Degrees in studio art and visual communication and design can be completed.
  • To prepare teachers of art for a professional career in education. Creative ability professional proficiency and understanding of the psychology of art education are stressed.
  • To enable art and non-art majors to acquire an awareness and appreciation of their cultural heritage. Important resources in this process include the Walker Art Gallery, the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA), and study tours.

contacts

Department Secretary:
Debby Maire, 308-865-8353, maired 

Professors:
Doug Waterfield, Chair,  FAB 301a • 308-865-8352 • waterfieldd2
Jake Jacobson, Ceramics, FAB 307 • 308-865-8086 • jacobsonj
Richard Schuessler, Graphic Design, FAB 311a • 308-627-7116 • schuesslerr 

Associate Professors:
Tom Dennis, Drawing & Painting, FAB 306b • 308-865-8088 • dennist
Victoria Goro-Rapoport, Printmaking & Drawing, FAB 308 • 308-293-0804 • gororapopov1
Mark Hartman, Graphic Design & Critical Perspectives, FAB 315 • 308-865-8845 • hartmanmd 
Dan May, Graphic Design, FAB 305a • 308-865-88055 • maydg

Assistant Professors:
Derrick Burbul, Foundation/ Photography, 308.865.8072, burbuld1
Lisa Kastello, Head of Art Education, FAB 304b • 308-627-6224 • kastelloll
Stephanie Baer, Art Education, FAB 302 • 308-865-8081 • baersa
Chad Fonfara, Sculpture & glass, Otto Olsen 137 • 308-865-8253 • fonfarac1 

Lecturers:
Bill Cavill, Art Education, FAB 316 • 308-865-8351 • cavillwd
John Fronczak, Drawing & Gallery, FAB 317 • 308-865-8084 •  fronczakje1
John McKirahan, Art History, FAB314 • 308-865-8082 • mckirahanjr 

Adjunct Faculty  - FAB 306a 308-865-8472 or 8970
Jackie Abell, Carolyn Jacobsen, Mari Johann-Fonfara, Christy Kosmicki, and Sheila Downey.

eCampus instruction:  More information
Leo Alterti, Anne Franklin, Mary Leake, Aimee Adams.

Staff: IT Coordinator for Fine Art and Humanities
Steve Hansen, 308-865-8940, hansensm