Fine Arts

The Franklin Pierce Difference

Fine Arts courses explore society’s visual culture, exposing students to a broad range of perspectives and cultivating an informed sense of appreciation. Our passionate faculty guide students in hands-on studio courses in a host of mediums to help foster self-expression through the creation of original works. Coursework is diverse and broadly relevant, placing importance on exploring and transforming visual culture.

Faculty have a passion for the arts and for cultivating artistic expression in their students. They continue to create works in multiple media on the local, national, and international art scenes, which informs and enriches students' learning. Students can also study visual cultures around the world and the impact of cultural globalization.

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Course Options

Fine Arts courses at Franklin Pierce currently include several levels in the following creative aspects and mediums:

  • Art and art history
  • Drawing
  • Ceramics
  • Creative Photograph
  • Glassblowing - a course of study unique to Franklin Pierce 
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Stained Glass
  • Two- and three-dimensional design
  • ... plus several art appreciation and criticism courses.

Faculty have a passion for the arts and for cultivating artistic expression in their students. They continue to create works in multiple media on the local, national and international art scenes, which informs and enriches student learning.

Want to know more?

Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

Franklin Pierce University
College at Rindge Admissions Office
(800) 437-0048
admissions@franklinpierce.edu

 

FACULTY

Lorettan Devlin-Gascard
Associate Professor of Art History
B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.A., Montclair State College
Ph.D., Freie Universität of Berlin
gascardld@franklinpierce.edu

Susan Silverman
Assistant Professor, Fine Arts
B.S., Smith College
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
silvermans@franklinpierce.edu

Nathan Sullivan
Assistant Professor, Fine Arts
B.F.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
M.F.A., Syracuse University

Senior Lecturers

Katherine Coker-Cronin
Senior Lecturer of Fine Arts
A.A., Foothill College
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.F.A., Norwich University
cronink@franklinpierce.edu

Elsa Voelcker
Senior Lecturer, Fine Arts
B.A., Boston University
M.F.A., Visual Studies Workshop
State University of New York, Buffalo
voelckere@franklinpierce.edu

Lecturers

Jordana Korsen
Lecturer, Glassblowing
B.A., Franklin Pierce University
korsenj@franklinpierce.edu

Eva Goodman
Lecturer, Fine Arts
B.F.A., Washington University
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Stefanie Pender
Lecturer, Fine Arts
B.S. Cornell University
M.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design

Leandre Poisson
Lecturer, Fine Arts
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
poissonl@franklinpierce.edu