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Visual Arts Faculty and Staff

Doug Russel

Doug Russell

Department Head, Professor: Drawing

Email: • Website:  • Office: VA 236

B.F.A., Columbia College, 1990. 
M.A., University of Iowa, 1995.
M.F.A., University of Iowa, 1996.

Ashley Hope Carlilse

Ashley Hope Carlisle

Professor: Sculpture

Email: • Website:  Phone: (307)766-3354 • Office: VA 150A

B.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1997
M.F.A., University of Georgia, 2002

Bailey Russel

Bailey Russel

Senior Lecturer: Photography

Email: • Website: Office: VA 220

B.A., Princeton University, 1999.
M.A., New York University, 2004.

Billi London Gray

Billi London-Gray

Visiting Assistant Professor: Foundations

Email: • Website:  • Office: VA 234

B.A., Criswell College, 2004.M.A., St. John’s College, 2008.M.F.A., The University of Texas at Arlington, 2018.

Brandon Gellis

Brandon Gellis

Associate Professor, Visual Communication Design, Co-Director: Center for Design Thinking

Email: • Website:  Office: VA 120

M.F.A., University of Denver, 2015
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz, 2002

David Jones

David Jones

Art Instructional Technician, APRS Extended Term

Email:  Phone: (307)766-3269 / (307)766-5129 • Office: VA 134

B.F.A., University of Georgia, 2000.
M.F.A., University of Tennessee, 2004.


Kait Arndt

Kait Arndt

Assistant Professor: Ceramics

Email:  Website: • Office: VA 118

B.F.A., Utah State University, Logan UT, 2010
M.F.A., University of Missouri, Columbia MO, 2016

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Lars Roeder

Visiting Assistant Professor: Printmaking

Email: Office: VA 218

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Nash Quinn

Visiting Assistant Professor: Metalsmithing

Email:  • Office: VA 218

Peter Fine

Peter Fine

Associate Professor, Visual Communication Design

Email: • Website: https://www.digitalfolkartist.comOffice: VA 226

M.F.A., University of Arizona, 2004.
B.A., California State University, Chico, 1994.

Rachel Sailor

Rachel Sailor

Professor: Art History

Email: • Office: VA 103

B.A., Oregon State University.
M.A., University of Oregon.
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2007.

Ricki Klages

Ricki Klages

Professor, Painting

Email: • Website: Phone: 307.766.3269 • Office: VA 110A 

B.F.A., University of Arizona, 1984.
M.A., University of New Mexico, 1991; M.F.A., 1993.

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Samara Johnson

Assistant Lecturer: Foundations

Email:   Office: VA 107

Shelby Shadwell

Shelby Shadwell

Associate Professor: Drawing

Email:  • Website: www.shelbyshadwell.comOffice: VA 126 

B.F.A. Washington University in St. Louis, 2003.
M.F.A. Southern Illinois University, 2006.

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Stefan Robinson

Visiting Assistant Professor: Art Education

Email:  • Office: VA 160


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Tessa Dallarosa

Visiting Assistant Professor, Foundations and Art Education

Email:  • Office: VA10


Tracy Eckersley

Tracey Eckersley

Assistant Lecturer, FTRC, Art History

Email: teckersl@uwyo.eduOffice: VA 105

B.A., Wilfrid Laurier University
M.A., McMaster University
M.M.St., University of Toronto
Ph.D., University of Louisville, 2016


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