Directory

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Jane Becker Nelson
Flaten Art Museum Director - Museum Studies, Curatorial Practice, Contemporary Art in Northern North America

B.A. Studio Art and Art History, St. Olaf College; M.A. Art History, Queen's University.

Patty Cohn

Patty Cohn
Visual Resource Curator

Library Acquisitions, Digitization, Graphic Design, Public Relations / Marketing

Gwen Daniels

Gwen Daniels
Academic Administrative Assistant - Website Design, Desktop Publishing, Graphic Design, Orienteering, NorSari

B.S. Communicative Disorders, University of MInnesota; M.S. Communicative Disorders, University of MInnesota, Duluth.

Irve Dell

Irve Dell
Professor of Art - Sculpture, Performance, Installation, Public Art

B.A. Biology, Williams College; M.F.A. Sculpture, University of Minnesota.

Kate Fisher

Kate Fisher
Technical Assistant in Art - Ceramics, Ceramic History, Sculpture, Upcycling

B.A. Studio Art and Art History, St. Olaf College; M.F.A. in Ceramics, University of North Texas.

Ron Gallas

Ron Gallas
Associate Professor of Art

Ceramics, Sculpture

Mary Griep

Mary Griep
Professor of Art, Associate Dean of Fine Arts - Drawing, Design, Painting

B.A. Studio Art, Macalester College; M.A.L.S. Liberal Studies, Hamline University.

Christie Hawkins

Christie Hawkins
Technical Supervisor, Sculpture, Installations, Craft, Fabrication Techniques, Art Safety

B.F.A. Glass and Sculpture, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; M.F.A. Sculpture, University of Minnesota.

Karil Kucera

Karil Kucera
Associate Professor of Art History and Asian Studies (Dept. Chair, Asian Studies), Sabbatical: 2015-2016

B.A. French Language and Literature; B.A. Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.A. Art History, University of Oregon; Ph.D. Art History, University of Kansas.

Peter Nelson

Peter Nelson
Assistant Professor of Art - New Media, Photography

B.A. Studio Art, St. Olaf College; M.F.A. Interdisciplinary Fine Arts, University of Washington.

Meg Ojala

Meg Ojala
Professor of Art - Photography, History of Photography

B.A. Studio Art, University of Minnesota; M.F.A. Photography, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Matthew Rohn

Matthew Rohn
Associate Professor of Art History, Environmental and American Studies - 19th and 20th Century Art, Ecocriticism, American Culture, Gender and Multi-Cultural Studies, Social Justice

B.A. Art History, George Washington University; M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

John Saurer

John Saurer
Associate Professor of Art - Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Installation

B.A. Studio Art and Art History, Hope College, M.F.A. Sculpture, Colorado State University.

Christina Spiker
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History - Contemporary Japanese Visual Culture (2015-2016)

B.A. Ursinus College, M.A. University of California, Irvine.

Nancy Thompson

Nancy Thompson
Associate Professor of Art History, Department Chair - Medieval Art in Europe, Italian Renaissance Art, Medieval and Renaissance Stained Glass, 19th-Century Florentine Art, Medieval Revival in 19th-century Europe

B.A. Art History, Southern Methodist University; M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Christopher Tradowsky

Christopher Tradowsky
Assistant Professor of Art History - Contemporary Art, Critical Theory, African Art. Gender Studies

B.F.A. Studio Art, Macalester College; M.A. Interdisciplinary Humanities, University of Chicago; PhD Art History, UCLA.

MIchon Weeks

Michon Weeks
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art - Drawing, Painting, Design

M.F.A. Drawing and Painting, University of Minnesota; B.A. Art and Design, Iowa State University.

Mona Weselmann

Mona Weselmann
Flaten Art Museum Registrar - Caretaker of the St. Olaf Art Collection

B.A. Studio Art, St. Mary's University.