Return to: College of Liberal Arts

350 Fox Fine Arts Building
Phone, 915.747.5181
Fax, 915.747.6749

The Department of Art offers opportunities for advanced study at the graduate level with MA degrees in the fields of Art Education and Studio Arts. In both cases, interested students must apply to both the Graduate School and the Art Department. Additional information is available through online resources for the UTEP Graduate School and the UTEP Art Department. It is strongly recommended that those considering applying to these programs make an appointment to see the Art Department Graduate Advisor several months prior to making application.

CHAIR: David Griffin 


David Griffin
Contact Information:; 915-747-5941
Education: MFA, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Associate Professors

Kim Bauer
Contact Information:; 915-747-7846
Education: MFA, Eastern Michigan University
Research Interests: contemporary printmaking, intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, relief printing, offset, digital photography, traditional chemical photography, cyanotype.

Vincent Burke
Contact Information:; 915-747-5176
Education: MFA, Louisiana State University and A&M College

Antonio Castro
Contact Information:; 915-747-5214
Education: MFA, Temple University - Tyler School of Arts

Anne Giangiulio
Contact Information:; 915-747-8612
Education: BA, Villanova University; MFA, Temple University - Tyler School of Arts
Research Interests: typography, history of graphic design, web design, encouraging practice of student writing in the arts

Max Grossman
Contact Information:; 915-747-7966
Education: Diploma, The Blake School; BA, University of California-Berkeley; MA, Columbia University; M. Phil., Columbia University; Ph D, Columbia University
Research Interests: Medieval, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Early Modern, Duecento, Trecento, Quattrocento, Romanesque, Gothic, Art, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Urbanism, Siena, Sienese, Florence, Florentine, Rome, Roman, Tuscany, Tuscan, Italy, Italian, France, French, Europe, Mediterranean

Albert Wong
Contact Information:; 915-747-8050
Education: MFA, Kent State University

Assistant Professors

Thomas Birkner
Contact Information:; 915-747-7839
Education: MFA, The Pennsylvania State University

Melissa Warak
Contact Information:; 915-747-5150
Education: BA, Vanderbilt University; MA, The University of Texas at Austin; Ph D, The University of Texas at Austin

Senior Lecturers

Therese Bauer
Contact Information:; 915-747-7840
Education: Master of Fine Arts, Eastern Michigan University

Clive Cochran
Contact Information:; 915-747-7841
Education: BA, University of Texas at El Paso

Allan McIntyre
Contact Information:; 915-747-7849
Education: BFA, University of Tulsa; M.Ed, The University of Texas at El Paso; Mid Management Educational Certification, University of Texas at El Paso

Visiting Assistant Professors

Angel Cabrales
Contact Information:; 915-747-8709
Education: MFA, University of North Texas

Heather Kaplan
Contact Information:; 915-747-7849
Education: Ph D, The Ohio State University

Jessica Tolbert
Contact Information:; 915-747-6813
Education: MFA, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign