Ms. Geraldine Allen Assistant Professor

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Ms. Geraldine Allen has taught in the Art Department since 1995. An alumna of Cumberland College, she earned a B.S. in Art Education in 1978 and an M.A. in Education with Fine Art Emphasis in 1992. Further studies include graduate work in Art Education at the University of Tennessee; photography, digital imaging, and watercolor painting in New Mexico, Kentucky, and Maine. Currently she is completing a dissertation concerning online teaching and learning in the visual arts toward an Ed. D. in Educational Leadership.

Ms. Allen served as a member of Appalachia Artists Guild Board of Directors, 2000-2005; the National Art Education Association, the Kentucky Art Education Association, and Appalachian Photographic Society.

Courses Taught

ART 131 Online Art Appreciation
ART 134 Drawing I
ART 135 Fundamental Design
ART 230 Computer Imaging I
ART 231 Drawing II
ART 331 School Art
ART 332 Watercolor Painting
ART 333 Computer Imaging II
ART 430 Art Education in the Secondary School
ART 431 American Art History
ART 491 Photography

Mr. Michael Joyce Assistant Professor

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Mr. Russell Weedman Associate Professor

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Mr. Russell Weedman, a native of Williamsburg, Kentucky, earned a B.A. in Art from Centre College in 1985. Four years later, he completed an MFA in Painting and Drawing at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stonybrook.

Since joining the Cumberland College faculty in 1991, Mr. Weedman’s work has been featured in both solo and group exhibitions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, and Virginia. He was presented with the Mildred and David Ward Art Prize at Centre College in 1985, the Thayer Award from SUNY in 1989, and has received a Professional Assistance Grant and the Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council.

Courses Taught

ART 131 Art Appreciation

ART 230 Computer Imaging I

ART 231 Drawing II

ART 330 Relief Printmaking

ART 332 Watercolor Painting

ART 333 Computer Imaging II

ART 335 Oil Painting

ART 337 Acrylic Painting

ART 338 Intaglio Printmaking

ART 433 Lithography

ART438 Advanced Painting: Encaustic Painting

Selected Solo Exhibitions

"The River Group" The Carnegie Center, Covington, KY 1999

"Confluence" Artspace, Richmond, VA 1997

"Selection of New Works" Pamela Brown Lobby, Actors Theatre, Louisville, KY 1997

"Grit & Bliss" Appalshop, Whitesburg, KY 1996

"Works on Paper" Cumberland College Art Gallery, Williamsburg, KY 1996

Selected Group Exhibitions

"Water" Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, KY 2000

"Senses of Place" Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1999

"American Visions: Current Visions" Web Exhibit sponsored by PBS, WNET and NASSA in conjunction with American Visions series 1998

"Land and Body" University of Florida Gallery, Gainesville, FL 1997

"Invitational: New Works" Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, KY 1997

"Drawing" Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 1997

"Mouinon" Ervin C. Houchens Gallery, Bowling Green, KY 1997

"Two Person Exhibit" with Peggy Shaw, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN 1996

"Landscapes" Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, KY 1996