FACULTY

& Emeritus

Catherine Page Harris

Catherine Page Harris

Assistant Professor

Catherine Page Harris, Interdisciplinary Assistant Professor, teaches Art and Ecology and Landscape Architecture at the University of New Mexico in a split position with the College of Fine Arts and the School of...

Jeanette Hart-Mann

Jeanette Hart-Mann

Assistant Professor

Jeanette Hart-Mann is Director of Land Arts of the American West and Assistant Professor of Art & Ecology in the Department of Art at the University of New Mexico. She is an alumni of Land Arts of the American...

Szu-Han Ho

Szu-Han Ho

Graduate Director, Associate Professor

Szu-Han Ho’s work in sculpture, performance, installation, and writing addresses the practice of exchange in diverse collaborations and constellations. Recent projects include BORDER TO BAGHDAD, an exchange...

Subhankar Banerjee

Subhankar Banerjee

Professor, Lannan Foundation Endowed Chair

After receiving academic degrees in science and engineering, Subhankar Banerjee gave up his career in science and became a self-taught artist, writer and scholar, and an accidental activist. His interdisciplinary creative...

Justin Makemson

Justin Makemson

Assistant Professor

Makemson moved to UNM in 2017 from Belmont University (Nashville, TN) where he was the art education program coordinator and an associate professor of art.  Prior to his tenure in higher education, Makemson taught...

Nancy Pauly

Nancy Pauly

Associate Professor

Dr. Nancy Pauly is an Associate Professor in the Art Education Program and 2013-2014 Program Coordinator. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a minor in African and African-American...

Justine M. Andrews

Justine M. Andrews

Department Chair, Associate Professor

After earning her Ph.D. from UCLA in 2002, Justine Andrews joined the faculty of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of New Mexico in 2004. Professor Andrews has worked extensively in the...

Kency Cornejo

Kency Cornejo

Assistant Professor

Kency Cornejo is Assistant Professor of Modern/Contemporary Latin American Art History. She received her PhD from Duke University and holds an MA from UT Austin and BA from UCLA. Her research and pedagogy focus...

Kevin Mulhearn

Kevin Mulhearn

Assistant Professor

Born and raised in New Jersey, Kevin Mulhearn attended Haverford College, receiving a BA in History. After serving as a Congressional speechwriter and working in various capacities at museums in New York, including...

Kirsten Buick

Kirsten Buick

Professor

Kirsten Buick was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She went to the University of Chicago where she double-majored in Art History and Italian Literature. After receiving her B.A. from the University, she...

Susanne Anderson-Riedel

Susanne Anderson-Riedel

Associate Chair, Associate Professor

Susanne Anderson-Riedel joined the faculty of the Department of Art & Art History at the University of New Mexico in 2002. She teaches a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the...

Ray Hernández-Durán

Ray Hernández-Durán

Associate Professor

Ray Hernández-Durán completed his B.A. and B.F.A. at the University of Texas at Austin, his M.A. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his Ph.D. at The University of Chicago. His specialized...

Margaret A. Jackson

Margaret A. Jackson

Associate Professor

Margaret Jackson is a scholar of art and visual communication in the ancient Americas. A specialist in Moche imagery and iconography, she received her doctorate in Pre-Columbian Art History from...

Clarence Cruz

Clarence Cruz

Assistant Professor

Clarence Cruz is Tewa from Ohkay Owingeh, formerly known as San Juan Pueblo, and a graduate of the University of New Mexico, with a BFA and MFA in Art Studio, and a minor in Museum Studies through an...

Gina Voelker Bobrowski

Gina Voelker Bobrowski

Associate Professor

Gina Voelker Bobrowski is a native of New Orleans, and a full –time, studio artist and Community arts practitioner who resides in Corrales, New Mexico. She received formal training at the Penland School of Crafts...

Kathryne Cyman

Kathryne Cyman

Professor of Practice, Arita Porcelain

Kathryne grew up in Michigan and traveled west to study Fine Arts at Arizona State University. She received a BFA in Ceramics in 1984. Kathryne considered handmade pottery an art form, even though ceramic...

Claudia X. Valdes

Claudia X. Valdes

Associate Professor

Claudia X. Valdes is an intermedia artist concerned primarily with issues of time, trauma, memory, perception and embodiment. She was born in Santiago, Chile. Her family moved to the United States when she was...

Mary Tsiongas

Mary Tsiongas

Professor

Mary Tsiongas is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work addresses human relationships to technology, the wilderness, and sometimes delves into longtime fascinations such as our perception of time, the physics of light, and memory...

Lee Montgomery

Lee Montgomery

Associate Professor

Lee Montgomery got his BA in Film at Bard College, and and MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. As the founder of Neighborhood Public Radio Lee has received grants from CEC Artslink, the...

Ellen Babcock

Ellen Babcock

Associate Professor

Ellen Babcock draws inspiration from landscapes and from panoply of materials, often scavenged or re-used, for her sculptures and installations. She has exhibited at numerous New Mexico and California venues, including SCA...

Jessamyn Lovell

Jessamyn Lovell

Undergraduate Director, Senior Lecturer III

Jessamyn Lovell (b. 1977, Syracuse, NY) is a visual artist working with photography, video, and surveillance as tools to document her own life experiences making connections between class and personal identity. BFA, Rochester...

Bart Exposito

Bart Exposito

Associate Professor

I was born in Amarillo, Texas and completed my education at the California Institute of the Arts. Since this time, approaching two decades now, I have worked as an artist and educator residing primarily...

Baochi Zhang

Baochi Zhang

Associate Professor

Baochi Zhang was born and raised in China. He received his formal art education there shortly after the Cultural Revolution ended. In 1986, Zhang received...

Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson

Associate Professor

Scott Anderson (born Urbana, IL 1973) received a BFA from Kansas State University in 1997, a MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003, and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in...

Raychael Stine

Raychael Stine

Assistant Professor

Raychael Stine holds a BA from The University of Texas at Dallas and an MFA from The University of Illinois at Chicago. Stine’s work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including, Art Palace Gallery...

Adrienne Salinger

Adrienne Salinger

Professor

Adrienne Salinger has exhibited internationally in venues that include the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, Barcelona’s Fundación “la Caixa,” The New Museum, the National Gallery...

Jim Stone

Jim Stone

Distinguished Professor

Jim Stone is an exhibiting artist who uses photography. He studied mechanical engineering and architecture while an undergraduate at MIT, but turned to photography while taking classes there from Minor White...

Patrick Manning

Patrick Manning

Associate Professor

Patrick Craig Manning is an Associate Professor of Photography at the University of New Mexico. Born in Seattle, WA, he received degrees in photography and archeology from the University of Washington and his MFA...

Meggan Gould

Meggan Gould

Associate Professor

Meggan Gould’s photographic work primarily seeks to visualize the act of seeing in new ways, using photographs and the act of photographing as a departure point in various groups of work. She is a graduate of...

Yoshiko Shimano

Yoshiko Shimano

Professor

Working on a grand scale, printmaker Yoshiko Shimano conveys her profound commitment to the desire to help create a world where all people live together in thoughtful harmony. She believes it is through the nurturing...

Constance DeJong

Constance DeJong

Professor

Constance DeJong has been exhibiting her somber, reductive sculptures extensively since 1980 in galleries, art centers and museums including a retrospective at the Albuquerque Museum. Museum exhibitions include...

ENDOWED FACULTY CHAIRS

Andrea Polli

Andrea Polli

Professor, Mesa Del Sol Endowed Chair in Digital Media

Andrea Polli is currently a Professor of Art and Ecology with appointments in the College of Fine Arts and School of Engineering at the University of New Mexico. She holds the Mesa Del Sol Endowed Chair of Digital Media and...

Subhankar Banerjee

Subhankar Banerjee

Professor, Lannan Foundation Endowed Chair

After receiving academic degrees in science and engineering, Subhankar Banerjee gave up his career in science and became a self-taught artist, writer and scholar, and an accidental activist. His interdisciplinary creative...

EMERITUS

Professors Emeriti

Nick Abdalla, M.A., University of New Mexico
Jane Abrams, M.F.A., Indiana University
Garo Antreasian, B.F.A., Herron School of Art
Holly Barnet-Sanchez, Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)
Thomas F. Barrow, M.S., Institute of Design, I.I.T.
Steve Barry, M.F.A., Hunter College
J.J. Brody, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Michael Cook, M.F.A., University of Oklahoma
Martin Facey, M.F.A., University of California (Los Angeles)
Elen Feinberg, M.F.A., Indiana University
William T. Gilbert, M.F.A., University of Montana
Betty Hahn, M.F.A., Indiana University
Basia Irland, M.F.A., University of Massachusetts
Kathleen Jesse, M.F.A., University of California, Berkeley
Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier, Ph.D., Harvard University

Wayne R. Lazorik, M.F.A., University of Minnesota
Ralph Lewis, M.A., University of New Mexico
Howard McConeghey
, Ed.D., Michigan State University
Christopher Mead, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Joyce Neimanas, M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago
O. Joseph Rothrock, Ph.D., Princeton University
Peter Smith, Ed.D., Arizona State University
James Srubek, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Joyce M. Szabo, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
John H. Wenger, M.F.A., University of Arizona
Linney Wix, Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Director Emeritus

Marjorie Devon, B.A., University of California (Berkeley)

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