Painting

Painting concentrators will learn basic fundamentals in acrylic, oil and watercolor through introductory classes. In studio level courses formal and technical development continues while students develop their critical, theoretical, and conceptual faculties. Seniors will create works ready for professional exhibition.

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MATTHEW DAUB
Professor, Fine Arts

Matthew Daub’s watercolor paintings and drawings have been widely exhibited for over three decades. He has had more than twenty one-person exhibitions at galleries and museums throughout the United States including the Reading Public Museum, the Demuth Museum, the Evansville Museum, the Sheldon Swope Museum, and most recently the Allentown Art Museum in 2014. Daub works have been included in numerous invitational exhibitions at institutions such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and The National Academy of Design in New York City. In 1991 The Metropolitan Museum featured a Daub watercolor in their annual engagement calendar, American Watercolors. He has been the recipient of grants and fellowships from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the Illinois Arts Council. He is also the director of Arts Sojourn, an Italian travel group, and a contributing writer for Professional Artist magazine. He has been represented by ACA Galleries in New York City since 2008 and has had solo shows there in 2011 and 2013. His most recent solo exhibition at ACA was reviewed in ArtNews. He has also recently been featured in Drawing, and Pleinair magazines. Daub has been a Professor of Fine Art at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania since 1987. http://www.matthewdaub.com  &   http://www.artssojourn.com
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HARRY LYNN KRIZAN
Professor, Fine Arts

Harry Lynn Krizan has taught painting since joining our department in 1982. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of California at Davis and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Texas Tech University, Lubbock. He is a two-time recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts individual artist grant and twice received the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Fellowship Grant. Professor Krizan’s work has been featured in numerous exhibitions across the US including a recent solo exhibition at Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Recent group exhibitions include an exhibition at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri celebrating the 50th year of the Kansas City Art Institute foundation department where he taught from 1979 -81. Professor Krizan’s work is in the collections of, Leigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA., Emporia State University, Emporia, KS: Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, CA; and Prudential Insurance Company of American, Newark. NJ. His work has been reviewed in the Star Ledger, NJ; and the Philadelphia Inquirer. PA. Professors Krizan comments about his painting. “The work has always had a technology aspect to it, but the recent work incorporates my interest in astronomy by collaging in the astronomical photos that I take with my telescopes.”
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MARK MAHOSKY
Professor, Fine Arts

Mark Mahosky received his BFA from Temple Universities Tyler School of Art and his MFA from Stanford University.  He has exhibited his work in the Philadelphia Museum, The Allentown Art Museum and in galleries in New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Houston and Portland, Oregon. He has been a featured artist in major art fairs in San Francisco, Long Island, Chicago and Miami. Recently he had a solo show at Fleisher Ollman Gallery in Philadelphia and was selected as the official artist in residence at Gettysburg National Military Park.

Courses

Painting Studio I-VII
Watercolor Studio I-VII
Works On Paper Studio I-VII
Independent Study
Field Experience in Art
Intro to Watercolor