Gary Bolding, Professor & Department Chair
MFA Brooklyn College
BFA Hendrix College
Professor Bolding is an artist teaching painting and drawing.
His work typically combines meticulous craftmanship with quirky and ironic subject matter. His work has been in over 20 solo exhibitions and 100 group shows internationally including shows in New York, Miami, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, and Mexico. Bolding has won numerous awards in national and regional juried exhibitions, and studied at the Art Student's League of New York and the New York Academy of Art. He has taught at Stetson since 1989.
Dr. Favis teaches a varied menu of Art History classes and serves as curator of the Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection. She has lectured and published in a variety of areas of historical and contemporary art, with particular emphasis on women in art and American landscape painting. She is author of Martin Johnson Heade in Florida (University Press of Florida, 2003) and Oscar Bluemner: A Daughter's Legacy (2004), as well as articles for publications including American Art and American Art Review, and numerous catalogs on contemporary artists. She has taught at Stetson since 1985.
Professor Gunderson teaches ceramics and design. He has held solo exhibitions in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Berkeley. His work is in many public collections including the Ringling Museum, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, the Orlando City Hall Collection, and the Erie Art Museum. In 1994 he completed a major commission for a sixteen-foot tall painted steel sculpture for the VOTRAN Bus Terminal in Daytona Beach. Professor Gunderson has won numerous awards and he has been awarded a Florida Individual Artist Fellowship. He has taught at Stetson since 1976.
Matt Roberts, Associate Professor
MFA University of Illinois at Chicago
BFA University of Florida
Professor Roberts is a new media artist specializing in real-time performance and new media applications. His work has been featured internationally and nationally. He was awarded the Transitio Award during the Transitiomx_02: Festival 2007. He is the founder of MPG: Mobile Performance Group, and Associate Professor of Art and Digital Arts.
Dr. Murphy teaches classes in Art History and History of Photography. He has taught at Florida State University (where he also served as chairman of the Art Department), the University of Alabama, Valencia Community College, and Daytona State College. In addition to teaching, Dr. Murphy was executive director of the Society for Photographic Education and the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, and program director of Atlantic Center for the Arts, an interdisciplinary artists' community. He has worked as an independent curator and consultant to arts organizations, and is the author of reviews, articles, and catalogue essays.
Professor Catron teaches ceramics and design. She was born and raised in the Republic of China, Taiwan. Her interest in ceramic arts started early due to her Chinese culture, and when the opportunity and time permitted she began to devote herself to her love of ceramic arts. LiHung's work has been shown in museums and galleries and has appeared in Ceramics Monthly and Clay Times.