Fine Arts Faculty

Nick Kline

Faculty member Nick Kline

Kline received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and his BFA from the University of the Arts. He creates photographs, artists publications, installations and socially-engaged art. His engaged projects include being Creative Director of Express Newark, a Center for Socially Engaged Art and Design in Newark, NJ, 2021-Present. He is also the Founder of Shine Portrait Studio, 2017- Present, which reimagines a community portrait studio for our time. Stripes for St. Joseph, an installation using a former Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, MI, was shortlisted by jurors for ArtPrize 2015. Selected solo exhibitions include: R. Jampol Projects, New York, NY (2014); Occurrence Gallery, Montreal, Canada (2014); Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway (2012); Berlinskej Model, Prague, Czech Republic (2014); Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2012); Uno Art Space, Stuttgart, Germany (2008); and Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY (1999). Selected group exhibitions include: Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2013); Center for Book Arts and Media, Chicago, IL (2013); Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN (2008); and Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY (2002). Special Projects include Printed Matter Inc., Window Installation, New York, NY (2014); UNTITLED. Editions, UNTITLED. Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL (2013). Kline’s artist publications are in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harvard Art Museums, Getty Research Institute, Artexte, and Banff Center. His work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The New Yorker, ArtPapers, Hyperallergic, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Time-Out NY, The PhotoReview, Frankfurter Rundschau Magazine, among others. Kline has had artist residencies at Artexte, Montreal, Canada, as well as the Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague, Czech Republic.

[ Fine Arts ]Shoshanna Weinberger

Shoshanna Weinberger

Shoshanna Weinberger Bio:Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Weinberger received her MFA from Yale University School of Art, 2003 and BFA from…

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[ Fine Arts ]Pictured: a self portrait of Anthony Alvarez

Anthony Alvarez

Anthony Alvarez is an artist, fine arts and commercial photographer and adjunct professor. He is currently leading the Free School initiative at…

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Raul Ayala

Raul Ayala is a visual artist and educator focused on mural production, drawing, and public art. His work attempts to…

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[ Fine Arts ]Faculty member, Emanuele Cacciatore

Emanuele Cacciatore

Emanuele Cacciatore received an MFA (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a BFA in…

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[ Fine Arts ]Faculty member Keary Rosen

Keary Rosen

Keary Rosen is an interdisciplinary artist working in drawing, photography, video, performance and kinetic sculpture. His work has been exhibited…

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[ Fine Arts ]Faculty member, Sandy Skoglund

Sandy Skoglund

Sandy Skoglund studied studio art and art history at Smith College and attended graduate school at the University of Iowa…

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[ Fine Arts ]Pictured: Layqa Nuna Yawar in an art studio

Layqa Nuna Yawar

Layqa Nuna Yawar is a public artist and multidisciplinary storyteller based in the unceded lands of the Lenni-Lenape: current day Newark,…

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