LachoiwczImageCropRACHEL LACHOWICZ – Department Chair

Rachel Lachowicz, was born in San Francisco, CA in 1964 and earned her degree from California Institute of the Arts. Her professional history covers over 25 years of conceptual art making and her work is found in in the permanent collections of the Whitney, LACMA, MOCA, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston…



DAVID AMICOFull Professor, Roland Reiss Endowed Chair in Art

David Amico has embraced an untied, expressionist, approach to abstract painting and has been committed to this practice for over a 40-year career. This pursuit has allowed him to explore painting in a most unrestrictive and innovative manner. This inventive engagement can be experienced in the compositions and paint applications….MORE »



DAVID PAGELFull Professor

David Pagel is an art critic who writes regularly for the Los Angeles Times. Since 1988, he has published reviews, features and essays in Artforum, Art in America, Flash Art, frieze, and Art issues, where he was reviews editor from 1998-2001. He is also an adjunct curator…MORE »

brayANNE BRAYAdjunct Professor

Anne Bray has been working at the intersection of public space and media art as a hybrid artist and director of the nonprofit media arts organization, Freewaves. The creativity of one and the social outreach of the other have continuously fed each other. Engagement with edgy, demanding, enlightening art by a broad public is Bray’s mission….



IVA GUEORGUIEVA Adjunct Professor



JULIAN HOEBERAdjunct Professor


carmineCARMINE IANNACCONE Adjunct Professor

I’ve always been troubled by the term “natural history.” Doesn’t it seem as though the processes which transform nature are too indifferent to constitute the kind of narrative we call “history?” On the other hand, those processes are so incredibly patterned. Doesn’t that orderliness indicate an action that is organized and directed?…




Michael Reafsnyder received his BA in Studio Art at Chapman University and his MFA at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena…


Nicole_Seisler_2014_200NICOLE SEISLER – Lincoln Visiting Artist in Ceramics at Scripps and CGU

Nicole Seisler is an interdisciplinary artist who creates objects, public art and events that investigate themes of time, ephemerality, and the overlapping roles …..MORE »


LISA ADAMS – Visiting Adjunct Professor

STEVE RODEN – Visiting Adjunct Professor

MATTHEW MCGARVEY– Visiting Adjunct Professor

ROLAND REISS – Emeritus Professor

CONNIE ZEHR – Emeritus Professor