Art Department

Department Head: Heather Orr
Administrator: Becky Kenlon

Department Mailing Address:

Western State Colorado University
Escalante Terrace 109
600 North Adams Street
Gunnison, CO 81231

Department Phone Numbers:

Phone: 970.943.3093
Fax: 970.943.2329


Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.F.A., Radford University.
Phone: (970) 943-2040
Office Location: Escalante Terrace 201
Professor of Art
B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A., Western Michigan University; , Ed.M., Nazareth College, , Ph.D., Canbourne University.
Phone: (970) 943-3083
Office Location: Quigley Hall 128
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Project Director
BS University of Wyoming, JD University of Colorado School of Law.
Phone: 970.943.2300
Office Location: Borick Business Building 222
Associate Professor of Art
B.F.A., Western State Colorado University; M.F.A., New Mexico State University.
Phone: (970) 943-2035
Office Location: Escalante Terrace 208 / Quigley Hall 126
Lecturer in Anthropology
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Phone: (970) 943-2222
Office Location: Hurst Hall 031A
Lecturer in Art
M.F.A. University of Georgia, 2008, B.F.A. Arizona State University, 1996
Phone: 943-3073
Office Location: Escalante 209
Professor of Art
B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Adams State College; M.F.A., Kansas State University.
Phone: (970) 943-3080
Office Location: Escalante Terrace 210
Art Department Chair, Program Director: Master in Gallery Management & Exhibit Specialization (MGES)
B.A., M.A., University of Victoria; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin.
Phone: (970) 943-3031
Office Location: Escalante 211
Professor of Art
Ph.D. The Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH, 1998; M.L.S. University of Denver, 1992; B.A. Western State College, 1974
Phone: 970-943-2192
Office Location: Crystal Hall 223
Art Department Gallery Director
B.F.A. West Virginia University; M.F.A., University of North Carolina.
Phone: (970) 943-2004
Office Location: Escalante Terrace 205