The Medici Circle

SACI

Formed in 1980, the Medici Circle group has been fostering excellence in the BGSU School of Art and funding a wide range of student-centered activites that compliment the traditional classroom experience.  Membership for Medici Circle is an annual membership that funds student activities such as visiting artists, field trips, workshops, conferences, and SACI (Studio Arts College International).  Join Medici Circle today and become a proud supporter of BGSU School of Art student success!

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Become a Medici member here

Since 1980, The Medici Circle has provided funding for a wide range of enrichment activities that complement the traditional classroom experience and further elevate the excellence of School of Art faculty and students. Recent Medici sponsorships include:

  • Student field trips and tickets to see major exhibitions in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Pittsburgh, Columbus, Grand Rapids and Detroit.
  • Student scholarship assistance averaging $14,000 annually.
  • Faculty and student travel grants for presentations and conferences, as well as attending workshops and bringing visiting artists to campus.
  • Permanent acquisitions for the Fine Arts Center Gallery.

Medici Student Engagement

Special Medici Circle Initiative
Support Studying Abroad:
Studio Art Centers International (SACI),
Ghana, and various other locations

Betsy Jaszczak studied abroad at SACI in Late Summer 2013, describing the class experience as:
“This class was completely different than anything else I had taken before, and it was one in which I would not be able to take here in the US.”

Joshua Drouillared experienced SACI in Late Summer 2017, describing his trip:

"My experience with the SACI program was nothing short of the educational experience of a lifetime. During my classes we regularly visited on site locations of famous works of art and where famous artists honed their craft. We also attended museum tours where we examined masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s David. Such visits gave me perspective on the career and thought process of artists of the Renaissance period. I made strong friendships that benefited how I look at art and how I should be experiencing life. Because of these positive experiences, I am now more open to taking big risks for the sake of educational and life experience. Not only did I fall for the city of Florence and its rich history in the arts, but also the fantastic people I met along the way through the SACI program."

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Current Board Members:

President:
Jane Vanden Eynden

Treasurer:
Sharon Garagasz 

Ex Officio:
Charles Kanwischer
Katerina Ruedi-Ray

President Emeritus:
David Bryan
Timothy F. Smith

Secretary Emerita:
Myrna Bryan

Board of Directors:
Chris Bloomfield
Carolyn Bowers
Sharon Gargasz
Judy Hudson
Lynn Mazur
Beth Sheets
Judy Weinberg

Student Members:

Administrative Secretary:

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Medici Grant applications open again in August!

Deadline TBA.

No late applications will be accepted.

Please email applications to mlcline@bgsu.edu
or hand deliver to the School of Art main office.

Student Grants

Faculty Grants

Past Medici Circle Grant Awardees

Fall 2011

Students

Brittany Cherkles - Field Trip - Chicago - 2DAA

Cori Crumrine - Conference - Shared Journeys II

Jason Duly - Conference - Shared Journeys II

Allie Gehres - Conference - Shared Journeys II

Jackie Goebel - Conference - Shared Journeys II

Andrew Holman - Conference - Shared Journeys II

Kelli Howell - Conference - Shared Journeys II

Allison Rosh - Conference - Print Society

Maria Spiess - Conference - Shared Journeys II

Lynn Whitney - Visiting Artist

David Hilliard - Art Talks - Photographic Artist

Faculty

Robert Geyer - Visiting Artist

Laura Donefer - Living Glass History

Mille Guldbeck - Field Trip - Wexner Center - Exhibition of Alexis

Clay Leonard - Conference - Shared Journeys II

Ruthy Light - Field Trip - Chicago - Art History

Masako Onodera - Visiting Artist - Kristi Rae Wilson - Lecture & Critique

Casey Westbrook - Workshop - BGSU Casting Summit

Spring 2012

Students

Cori Crumrine - Conference - NCECA

Jocelyn DeNoyer - Conference - NCECA

Allison Gehres - Conference - NCECA

Jackie Goebel - Travel - NCECA

Andrew Holman - Travel - NCECA

Kelli Howell - Conference - NCECA

Chaz O'Neil - Student Org. Funding - Glenn Osborn Retrospective Exhibition

Jess Pfundstein - Student Org. Funding - 6th Annual Symposium in Visual Culture

Maria Spiess - Travel - NCECA

Katelyn Wilson - Conference - NCECA

Faculty

Robert Geyer - Visiting Artist - Walter Lieberman - Living Glass History

Mille Guldbeck - Visiting Artist - Susan D'Amato

Clay Leonard - Conference - NCECA

Masako Onodera - Workshop - Granulation by Doug Harling

Gordon Ricketts - Travel - 9th Annual Artist: West Coast, Art & Cultural Exploration

Allie Terry-Fritsch - Speaker - Prof. Richard Shusterman

Lynn Whitney - Visiting Artist - Paula McCartney

Fall 2012

Students

Allan Jill - Field Trip - Grads Field Trip to see Ann Hamilton @ U of Akron

Megan Cannon - Conference - Ottawa International Animation Festival

Jason Duly - Conference - 2012 OAEA Greater Cincinnati Conference

Dana King - Conference - Society of Photographic Education Midwest Regional Conference

Kate Krisjanis - Conference - 2012 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

Faculty

Janet Ballweg

Visiting Artist

Workshop w/artist Sean Caulfield

Heather Elliott-Famularo

Field Trip

Digital Arts Field Trip to Chicago

Robert Geyer

Visiting Artist

Boyd Sugiki & Lisa Zerkowitz - Living Glass

Mille Guldbeck

Field Trip

Field Trip to Columbus Wexner

Chaotung Huang

Visiting Artist

Dennis Recchie - 2D Designer

Andrew Kuebeck

Visiting Artist

Robert Ebendorf - Jeweler

Stephanie Langin-Hooper

Field Trip

Art History Assoc. Field Trip to Chicago

Clay Leonard

Field Trip

DIA Museum & Pewabic Pottery Tour & Field Trip

Gordon Rickets

Visiting Artist

Mario Torero - Mural Painting in Old South End of Toledo

Jane Vanden Eynden

Workshop

Jeanette Canyon

Lynn Whitney

Visiting Artist

Nancy Hellebrand

Dennis Wojtkiewicz

Field Trip

Chicago Field Trip

Spring 2013

Students

Person/Group

Artist/Event

Aimi Bouillon

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Wesley Brown

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Cori Crumrine

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Morgan Daniel

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Jocelyn DeNoyer

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Allison Gehres

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Kelli Howell

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Dana King

Conference

Photo Club - Society for Photographic Education 2013, 3/7-10

Shawn Lopez

Conference

SNAG 5/15-18

Natalie McChessney

Field Trip

Professional Development Research Opportunity 3/7-10

Tara McNutt

Conference

SNAG 5/15/-18

Ashley Medwig

Conference

NCECA 3/20/-23

Jolee Mickesh

Conference

SNAG 5/15-18

Curtice Peet

Conference

NCECA 3/20/-23

Jess Pfundstein

Conference

7th Annual Symposium: New Perspectives in Visual Culture - 3/22

Mariah Postlewait

Conference

Society for Photographic Education 2013 - 3/7-10

Alexandria Schultz

Conference

Print Society - SGCI - 3/20-24

Maria Spiess

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Rebecca Szparagowski

Conference

SNAG - 5/15-18

Zak Tietjen

Visiting Artist

Computer Art Club - host Joshua Fry and Mary Twohig

Rachel Weber

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Janna Wheeler

Field Trip

Class field trip to Toledo Zoo and Art Supply Deco - 3/16 & 3/23

Faculty

Person/Group

Artist/Event

Zimra Beiner

Conference

NCECA - 3/20-23

Robert Geyer

Visiting Artist

Marc Petrovic - Living Glass History - 2/26

Clay Leonard

Conference

"Earth Energy" NCECA Conference - 3/20-23

Gordon Ricketts

Field Trip

West Coast Arts & Cultural Exploration - 3/1-11

Beth Sheets

Visiting Artist

Vivian Ladd: Visual Literacy

Jane Vanden Eynden

Workshop

Workshop for Young Artists - 4/13

Dennis Wojtkiewicz

Field Trip

Washington Field Trip - 2/28-3/3

Fall 2013

Students

John Baker - Field Trip - 2DAA & Photography student trip to Chicago

Aimi Bouillon - Other - Ceramics Monthly subscription and Entry fee for NCECA Exhibit 9/24

Caitlin Lowe-Hoover - Field Trip - ArtsVillage Bronx, NY Trip

Jolee Mickesh - Workshop - Zoom Symposium

Mariah Postlewait - Field Trip - Lori Nix Visit  

Claiborne Vonier - Conference - Head, Heart, Hand:  AIGA Design Conference

Colby Wahl - Conference - Ottawa Animation Festival 2013-

Danielle White - Field Trip - South Bronx Engagement Exp  

Amber Whitenburg - Conference - SOFA CHI Conference

Faculty

Andrew Kuebeck - Visiting Artist & Lecture - Harlan Butt:  Enameling on 3D Forms

Ben Lock - Visiting Artist - Melanie VanHouten

Leann Pahapill - Field Trip - 2013 Carnegie Int'l Exhibition

Beth Sheets - Visiting Artist - Vivian Ladd:  Visual Literacy

Lynn Whitney - Visiting Artist - Barbara Bosworth

Dennis Wojtkiewicz - Field Trip - Chicago Field Trip

Jane Vanden Eynden - Workshop - Leslie Lazenby Hunsberger

Spring 2014

Students

Dominique Pen - Field Trip - DIA:  Beacon Field Trip 5/2-5/5/2014

Nicholas Ayres - Field Trip - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Jessica Baker - Field Trip - Student Metal Arts Council- SNAG "From Grains to Gold"  4/23/14 - 4/26/14

John Baker - Conference - Photo Club - Society for Photographic Education Nat'l Conference 3/6/14 - 3/9/14

Keitlin Baker - Field Trip - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Hannah Brown - Field Trip - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Allison Burch - Field Trip - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Wesley Brown - Field Trip - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Alex Butler - Field Trip - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Philip DeCorte - Conference - Society for Photographic Education Baltimore, MD 3/6/2014 - 3/9/2014

Alycia Miller - Conference - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Stella "Emmy" King - Conference - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Kara O'Dea - Conference - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Nick Purpura - Conference - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Adrianna Schlemmer - Conference - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Colby Wahl - Conference - Game Developers 3/19/2014 - 3/21/2014

Kelsey Winiarski - Conference - Associated Grad Students of English's Academic Conf:  Intersections 3/8/2014

Bethany Wright - Conference - NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin 3/19/2014 - 3/22/2014

Faculty  

Michael Arrigo - Visiting Artist /workshop - Sara Black - 3/28/2014

Hassan Pitts - Field Trip - Digital Arts Fileld Trip to Eli and Edythe Broad Museum - 2/22/14

Gordon Ricketts - Field Trip - 11th Annual Artist:  West Coast Arts & Cultural Exploration

Blake Sanders - Visiting Artist /workshop - Meghan O'Connor  2/10-2/14/2014

Jane Vanden Eynden - Field Trip - Falling Waters for Art Educ Students 4/4-4/5/2014

Dennis Wojkiewicz - Field Trip - New York Field Trip 3/6/2014-3/9/2014

Lynn Whitney - Field Trip - Cleveland Museum of Art and Transformer Station 4/3/2014

Fall 2014

Students

Hannah Brown - Student Org. - SOFA: Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design

Wesley Brown - Conference - Alfred Meltdown Metal Casting Conference

Liz Butterfield - Field Trip - Arts Village New York Bronx Trip

Zoe Farr - Field Trip - Arts Village New York Bronx Trip

Chelsea Ellen Herzog - Field Trip - Ottawa International Animation Festival

Patricia Hoffman - Student Org. - Mid America Print Council

Melanie Isenogle - Student Org. - 2DAA & Photo student trip to Chicago

Wing Sze Liu - Conference - 2014 International Electronic Art Symposium

Kyle Lowdermilk - Student Org. - Falling Waters Trip

Erin McCarty - Field Trip - Arts Village New York Bronx Trip

Tara McNutt - Conference - Ohio Art Education Association State Conference

Jacopo Mazzoni - Senior Show - BFA Senior Show

Alaina Nogar - Student Org. - Rick Valicenti studio visit and CHGO Design Exhibition tour

Virginia Reith - Field Trip - Arts Village New York Bronx Trip

Shelby Sweinhagen - Conference - Alfred Meltdown Metal Casting Conference

Bethany Wright - Workshop - Haystack: Pots a Closer Look

Faculty

Michael Arrigo - Field Trip - Field Trip to Cleveland Museum of Art, Transformer Station & Spaces

Mille Guldbeck - Visiting Artist - Kenneth Hall: Painter and Co-Curator of ReverbII Exhibition

Alli Hoag - Visiting Artist - Aric Snee, Glass Sculpture/Design; Mike Simi, Sculpture- Video, Kinetic, Glass, Mixed Media

Alli Hoag - Workshop - Bullseye Glass Educator Training Program

Clay Leonard - Visiting Artist - Fall Visiting Artist for Ceramics program

Ben Lock - Visiting Artist - Gerry Masse - Sculpture Trails Sculpture Park Director

Allie Terry-Fritsch - Visiting Artist - Dr. Jill Pederson Public Art Lecture reception

Lynn Whitney - Visiting Artist - Joe Johnson: Photographer

Dennis Wojtkiewicz - Field Trip - Chicago Field Trip including exhibits to Chicago Cultural Center

Spring 2015

Students

Keitlin Baker - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Jessica Baker - Conference - SNAG: Looking Back Forging Forward behalf of SMAC

Lezlie Bookhammer - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Aimi Bouillon - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Allison Burch - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Anita Britt - Conference - Southern Graphics Council International Conference Knoxville, TN

Melanie Isenogle - Conference - Society Photographic Education National Conf. New Orleans

Joshua Kosker - Conference - SNAG: Looking Back Forging Forward behalf of SMAC

Stella King - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Kyle Lowdermilk - Field Trip - Falling Waters Trip with SAEA

Tabitha Marquis - Field Trip - Navajo Reservation Trip with The Common Good

Erin McCarty - Field Trip - Chicago Art Trip

Alycia Miller - Conference  -"Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Alaina Nogar - Field Trip - Trip to Pittsburgh and Washington DC

Kara O'Dea - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Nick Purpura - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Viola Ratcliffe - Conference - 5th Annual Visual Culture Symposium at Georgia State University

Virginia Rieth - Field Trip - West Coast Trip with Arts Village

Megan Shell - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Roxanne Shea - Conference - Prof. Development New York Trip for the Armory Show

Rachel Stromquist - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Shelby Sweinhagen - Workshop - Undergraduate Group Exhibition

Alexis Workman - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Bethany Wright - Conference - "Lively Experiments" 49th Annual NCECA Providence RI

Faculty

Barbara Bergstrom - Visiting Artist - Dr. James Daichendt ARTalk

Brandon Briggs - Visiting Artist - Deborah Rockman

Ben Lock - Visiting Artist - Leah Frankel, Installation/Sculptor

Charles Kanwischer - Visiting Artist - Michele Grabner: Curator

Leigh-Ann Pahapill - VA Workshop - Toledo Arts Commission Artomatic 419!

Gordon Ricketts - Field Trip - 12th Annual Artist: West Coast Trip and Cultural Exploration

Rebecca Skinner-Green - Field Trip - Cleveland Museum of Art

Rebecca Skinner-Green - Visiting Artist - Dr. Joanna Grabski Art Historian, Author, Film Producer

Jenn Stucker - Visiting Artist - Rick Valicenti guest critic

Lynn Whitney - Field Trip - Cleveland Museum of Art, Trans. Station, Museum of Contemp. Art

Spring 2016

Students

Carly Anderson - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Sara Andrews - Convention - National Art Education Association

Amanda Bergman - Conference - ZOOM Milwaukee Conference

Allison Burch - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Sarah Cuadill - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Laura Dirkson - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Alexis Hartel - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Jordan Hector - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Regina Hilton - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Melanie Isenogle - Field Trip - Chicago AHA trip

Kalia Johnson - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Scott Jones - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Allison Krukenberg - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Wing Sze Liu - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Erin McCarty - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Shelby Miller - Conference - Midwest Art History Society Conference

Nick Purpura - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Elise Rowe - Field Trip - trip to Philadelphia, PA

Megan Shell - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Taylor Sijan - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Charles Sipp - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Holly Stohl - Conference - Makers, Mentors & Milestones 50th Annual NCECA, Kansas City, MO

Faculty

Janet Ballweg - Visiting Artist - Michael Barnes

Brandon Briggs - Field Trip - 2D Artist Assoc. New York Museum trip

Mille Guldbeck - Visiting Art - Kreh Mellick "Drawing It"

Alli Hoag - Visiting Artist - Susie Silbert

Gordon Ricketts - Field Trip - 13th Annual Artist: West Coast Trip & Cultural Exploration

Lynn Whitney - Field Trip - Andrea Modica:  Lecture - Akron Museum of Art

Fall 2016

Students

Sara Andrews - Conference - OAEA Conference 2016

Christina Carr - Conference - OAEA Conference 2016

Emily Chaney - Conference - OAEA Conference 2016

Alexis Hartel - Conference - OAEA Conference 2016

Shelby Miller - Conference - Rivalry in the Arts, Manchester UK

Dylan Stark - Conference - OAEA Conference 2016

Christopher Walters - Conference - OAEA Conference 2016

Faculty

Mille Guldbeck - Visiting Artist - Lyle Salmi

Bonnie Mitchell - Visiting Artist - Lynn Tomlinson

Bonnie Mitchell - Field Trip - Ottawa Int'l Animation Fest - ON, Canada

Marissa Saneholtz - Visiting Artist - Autumn Brown

Lynn Whitney - Field Trip - Photography Trip to Chicago

Lynn Whitney - Visiting Artist - Jess Dugan

Dennis Wojtkiewicz - Field Trip - Chicago field trip

Spring 2017

Students

Sarah Clark - Conference - Natl Art Ed Assoc Convention, NY

Vanessa Flory - Field trip - Chicago  Design trip, Chicago, IL

Michaela Monterosso - Visiting artist - Laura Wood

Amy Norrod - Conference - Natl Art Ed Assoc Convention, NY

Lauren Singhaus - Conference - Natl Art Ed Assoc Convention, NY

Jack Spencer - Visiting artist - John Nevarez - concept art

Faculty

Mille Guldbeck - Visiting artist - Regin Igloria: bookmaking

Ross Mazzupappa - Visiting artist - Hans Gindlesberger: photography

Bonnie Mitchell - Visiting artist - Holger Lang: Experimental Animation

Gordon Ricketts - Field trip - West Coast Cultural & Arts

Marissa Saneholtz - Visiting artist - Jim Cotter: casting, gallery ready

Lynn Whitney - Visiting artist - Greg Miller: lecture

Lynn Whitney  -Field trip - Society for Photographic Ed Conf

Dennis Wojtkiewicz - Field trip - Washington DC field trip

Fall 2017

Students

Sarah Clark - Conference - OAEAC in Toledo, OH

Alexis Dedis - Conference - SOFA  - Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

Zoe Farr - Conference - OAEAC in Toledo, OH

Linore Huss - Conference - SOFA  - Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

Gabrielle Kreitzer - Conference - OAEAC in Toledo, OH

Amy Norrod - Conference - OAEAC in Toledo, OH

Thomas Ritter - Conference - SOFA  - Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

Stephanie Robbins - Conference - SOFA  - Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

Lauren Singhaus - Conference - OAEAC in Toledo, OH

Faculty

John Balistreri - Visiting artist - Trey Hill: development of ceramic sculpture

Janet Ballweg - Workshop - Matthew Hopson-Walker: lecture-printmaking

Barbara Bergstrom - Visiting artist - Willis Davis: Art Ed lecture

Heather Elliot-Famularo - Visiting artist - Chad Greene & Gary Davis: 25th anniv Dig Art

Hee joo Kim - Visiting artist - Minhyung Lee: lecture on 3D animation

Margaret Lockwood-Lass - visiting artist - Elain Grogan Luttrill: lecture on art careers

Bonnie Mitchell - Field trip - Ottawa Intl Animation Fest, Ontario, CN

Allie Terry-Fritsch - Visiting artist - Timothy McCall: lecture on art history

Lynn Whitney - Visiting artist - David Adams & Matthew Gamber: alumni

Dennis Wojtkiewicz - Field trip - Ottawa Intl Animation Fest, Ontario, CN

Spring 2018

Students

Christa Franks - Conference - NCECA - Pittsburgh, PA

Laura Dirkson - Conference - NCECA - Pittsburgh, PA

Joshua Drouillard - Visiting artist - Ahmed Aldoodi: Character & Concept

Drake Gerbber - Conference - NCECA - Pittsburgh, PA

Emily Hamilton - Conference - NCECA -  Pittsburgh, PA

Jordan Hector - Conference - NCECA -  Pittsburgh, PA

Regina Hilton - Conference - NCECA -  Pittsburgh, PA

Lisa Kuykendall - Conference - NCECA -  Pittsburgh, PA

Megan Messer - Conference - NCECA - Pittsburgh, PA

Andres Montenegro - Conference - NCECA - Pittsburgh, PA

David Rummel - Conference - NCECA -  Pittsburgh, PA

John Suter - Conference - NCECA -  Pittsburgh, PA

Cole Worden - Conference - NCECA -  Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty

Brandon Briggs - Field trip - NYC trip

Mille Guldbeck - Visiting artist - Colleen Kelsey: Art as Activism

Ross Mazzupappa - Visiting artist - Kathryn Polk: Printmaking

Pahapill Leigh-Ann Pahapill visiting artist  Anne E. Moore-NEA comics/journalism

Gordon Ricketts - Field trip - 15th Annual West Coast Artist Exploration

Marissa Saneholtz - Visiting artist - Jessica Calderwood: lecture on painting enamals

Jenn Stucker - Visiting artist - Rick Valicenti: Graphic Design

Lynn Whitney - Field trip - Society for Photographic Ed 2018 Ntl Conference

Fall 2018

Students

Sarah Compton - Conference - OAEA - Sandusky, OH

Patricia Dodson - Conference - OAEA - Sandusky, OH

Allison Howard - Conference - OAEA - Sandusky, OH

Haily Kirchner - Conference - OAEA - Sandusky, OH

Emily Metzger - Conference - OAEA - Sandusky, OH

Claudia Riedy - Conference - OAEA - Sandusky, OH

Faculty

Michael Arrigo - Field trip - Carnegie Int'l Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA

Janet Ballweg - Visiting artist - Amze Emmons: Printmaking

Mille Guldbeck - Visiting artist - Peter Shear: Painting

Alli Hoag - Visiting artist - Jennifer Crescullio: Sculpture glass

Bonnie Mitchell - Field trip - Ottawa Int'l Animation Fest, Ottawa, ON,CN

Leigh-Ann Pahapill - Field trip - Carnegie Int'l Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA

Jenn Stucker - Visiting artist - John Bielenberg, Bryan Bell, & Lori Ryker

Charles Tucker - Visiting artist - Laurie Jo Reynolds: keynote for SculptureX

Lynn Whitney - Visiting artist - Stacy Kranitz: Photography - Appalachia

Dennis Wojtkiewicz - Field trip - Chicago Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

Spring 2019

Students

Brittany Baldwin - Conference - NCECA - Minneapolis, MN

Carolyn Bingham - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Madeleine Burland - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Megan Charron - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Yan Xuan Chong - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Sarah Compton - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Emily Fenner - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Jamie Feyes - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Jena Fleischmann - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Chelsea Ford - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Kori Frankhauser - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Adrianna Heiser - Conference -Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Allison Howard - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Jake Jones - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Maya Jordan - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Gabrielle Kreitzer - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Helaina Krishna - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Cody McCoy - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Kelli McKee - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Megan Messer - Conference - NCECA - Minneapolis, MN

Keegan O'Brien - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Emily Potter - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Claudia Riedy - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Carly Riegger - Conference -  NCECA - Minneapolis, MN

Emma Robinson - Conference - NCECA - Minneapolis, MN

David Rummel - Conference - NCECA - Minneapolis, MN

Shiloh Souza - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Gage Stephens - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Claire Tillman - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Joseph Tong - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Mitchell Warren - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Emma Wilson - Conference  - NCECA - Minneapolis, MN

Paige Wowk - Conference - Ntl Art Ed Assoc (NAEA)  - Boston, MA

Jackie Zona - Conference - Glass Art Society - St. Petersburg, Fl

Faculty

Ross Mazzapappa - Visiting Artist - Lauren Kussro: Printmaking

Katerina Ray - Visiting Artist - Graham Owen: Ethics, Aesthetics

Gordon Ricketts - Field Trip - West Coast Experience, NM & CA

Marissa Saneholtz - Visiting Artist - Barbara Minor: Experimental Enameling

Jenn Stucker - Workshop - Antionette Carroll: Leaders for Comm.

Dennis Wojtkiewicz - Field Trip - Washington DC

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A group of observers gather around a Dennis Recchia as they participate in a visiting artist storyboard workshop.

School of Art students participate in a Visiting Artist storyboard workshop and public lecture with Dennis Recchia-Digital Arts Animator.

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