Art (323) 343-4010

Manuel Aguilar
Professor of Art; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Contact: (323) 343-4054
E-mail: maguila2@calstatela.edu

  • Interdisciplinary study of art, history, anthropology and philosophy
  • Art and culture of Latin America
  • Pre-Columbian, Colonial and modern Mexico
  • Art and history of pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin America
  • Ulama: The Survival of the Mesoamerican Ballgame

Fluent in: Spanish.


Luis Bermudez
Professor of Art; MFA, UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-4042
E-mail: lbermud@calstatela.edu

  • Ceramic art
  • Sculpture
  • Visual arts

Fluent in: Spanish.


Barbara Ann Boyer
Emerita Professor of Art; Ph.D., University of Oregon-Eugene
Contact: (323) 343-4024
E-mail: bboyer@calstatela.edu

  • Art education
  • Visual and aesthetic learning
  • Interactive video in education

Elizabeth R. Bryant
Emerita Professor of Art; MFA, University of Florida
Contact: (323) 343-4026
E-mail: ebryant@calstatela.edu

  • Photography
  • Installation art

Mikyung Mika Cho
Professor of Art; MFA, Sook Myung Women’s University
(Korea); M.A., Ed.D., Illinois State University

Contact: (323) 343-4022
E-mail: mcho@calstatela.edu

  • Art K-12 teaching credential programs
  • Art-related educational issues
  • Art and culture
  • Portfolio assessment in teaching and learning
  • Aesthetics in historical context
  • Studio work (abstract paintings)

Fluent in: Korean.


John Funakura
Emeritus Professor of Art; MFA, Cal State L.A.
Contact: (323) 343-4025
E-mail: jfunaku@calstatela.edu

  • Environmental design
  • Architectural illustration

Fluent in: Japanese.


Michael Henderson
Professor of Art; MFA, Otis Art Institute
Contact: (323) 343-4035
E-mail: mhender@calstatela.edu

  • Image processing
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Graphic design
  • Political and environmental graphics
  • Illustration, Painting, watercolor, drawing, and three-dimensional designs
  • Typography
  • Book design
  • Visual and textual narratives
  • Design history

Carol S. Jeffers
Emerita Professor of Art; Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park
Contact: (323) 343-4021
E-mail: cjeffer@calstatela.edu

  • Art education
  • Pre-service teacher education
  • Multicultural art education
  • Curriculum theory
  • Cultural implications for aesthetic response and preference
  • Pedagogy as art form and implications

Tony Longson
Emeritus Professor of Art; (M.A. equivalent) Bicentennial Arts Fellow, England
Contact: (323) 343-4034
E-mail: tony@design.calstatela.edu

  • Computer graphics
  • Animation
  • Multimedia production

Robert Martin
Professor of Art; B.S., Florida A&M University, MFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Contact: (323) 343-4021
E-mail: rjmartin@calstatela.edu

  • Visual and studio arts
  • Video game design
  • Interactive performance
  • Science and technology in art

Jimmy Moss
Assistant Professor of Art; BFA, Rhode Island School of Design; MFA, Yale School of Art
Contact: (323) 343-4025
E-mail: jimmy.moss@calstatela.edu

  • Creative studio
  • Publication design
  • Branding
  • Advertising
  • Print management
  • Information design
  • Typographic communication
  • Ethical responsibilities of a designer in society

Jim Ovelmen
Associate Professor of Art; BFA, Illinois State University, MFA, CalArts
Contact: (323) 343-4033
E-mail: jovelme@calstatela.edu

  • Visual art
  • Animation
  • 3D animation
  • Video projection
  • Drawing
  • Sculpture

Carol Tuntland
Emerita Professor of Art; M.A., CSU Long Beach
Contact: (323) 343-4033
E-mail: ctuntla@calstatela.edu

  • Apparel fashion design
  • Traditional Chinese textiles
  • Fashion merchandising,
  • Fashion industry in Los Angeles
  • History of costume textiles
  • Armenian costume and textiles

Connie Utterback
Professor of Art; MFA, UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-4026
E-mail: cutterb@calstatela.edu

  • Fiber art
  • Color theory
  • Fundamentals of art

Zachary Vernon
Assistant Professor of Art; MFA, Texas State University
Contact: (323) 343-4012
E-mail: zvernon@calstatela.edu

  • Branding/advertising
  • Social design/design for social impact
  • Graphic design
  • Sexual prejudice

Richard Wearn
Professor of Art
Contact: (323) 343-4048
E-mail: rwearn@calstatela.edu

  • Sculpture
  • Studio arts
  • Visual culture