Faculty and Staff

Taylor Grant D. Taylor, Professor and Department Chair of Art & Art History
B.F.A., University of Western Australia; Ph.D., University of Western Australia

Taylor is an art historian specializing in early digital arts. He teaches modern and contemporary art and global architecture and has supervised undergraduate research projects in the public arts. Taylor was awarded the Thomas Rhys Vickroy Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2010. He is the author of "When the Machine Made Art" (Bloomsbury Press, 2014) and has contributed to various journals and magazines. Beyond his scholarship in art history, Taylor has completed various art projects, including a documentary film and multimedia installations in the United States and Australia.

Telephone: 717-867-6716
Address: Lynch 166
Email: taylor@lvc.edu
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Pittari Michael Pittari, Professor of Art & Art History
B.F.A., University of Florida; M.F.A., University of Tennessee

Pittari is an artist who works in painting and digital imaging. His emotive abstract paintings have been exhibited throughout the Eastern United States and are in several corporate collections. His recent series of landscape prints, based on American wilderness paintings of the 1800s, address issues of history and iconography within the broader field of landscape studies. Pittari is a former editor-in-chief of the journal Art Papers and has published exhibition reviews and interviews. He teaches studio courses in drawing, painting, and advanced art making, in addition to historical courses on color and culture and the interrelationship of painting and cinema.

Telephone: 717-867-6393
Address: Lynch 159
Email: pittari@lvc.edu
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McNulty Barbara McNulty, Director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery
B.S., Messiah College; M.A., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Temple University

McNulty is an art historian whose research focuses on Byzantine and Medieval portraiture on the island of Cyprus. She has presented papers at academic conferences throughout the United States, and has extensive teaching experience in visual studies and the history and aesthetics of photography. At LVC she has developed courses on the history and theory of portraiture, and on the body in the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. As Director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery she curates exhibitions that span a broad spectrum of art historical interests.

Telephone: 717-867-6016
Address: Lynch 161
Email: mcnulty@lvc.edu
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Massad Daniel Massad, Artist-In-Residence
B.A., Princeton University; M.A., University of Chicago; M.F.A., University of Kansas

Massad is a nationally recognized artist who works in pastel on paper. His intricate, symbolic still life drawings are in many public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Art Institute of Chicago. He has exhibited his work throughout the United States, and is represented by Forum Gallery in New York City. As Artist-In-Residence Massad is a valuable resource as a teacher and mentor to students within the art and art history program.

Telephone: 717-867-6715
Address: Lynch 164
Email: massad@lvc.edu
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Thayne Dorothy Thayne, Visiting Artist and Scholar
B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design, M.A. Rutgers University

Dorothy Thayne is an artist and iconographer. She is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design, holds a master's degree in studio art from Rutgers University, and studied icon writing with the Prosopon School. Her work in egg tempera, oil, and bronze has been exhibited in galleries throughout the East Coast. Dorothy Thayne’s icons are installed in churches and monasteries in Georgia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Email: dthayne@lvc.edu

Beall Karen R. Beall, Adjunct Instructor of Sculpture and Ceramics
B.F.A., University of Florida; M.F.A., University of Tennessee

Beall is a nationally recognized sculptor and illustrator whose work is inspired by living forms in the natural world. She has exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia, and is represented by Solomon Projects in Atlanta. Her work has been featured in the journals Art in America, Art Papers, and Sculpture, and she was commissioned to create a permanent sculpture at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport. Beall recently completed an artist’s residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, teaching and making art based on the unique ecosystem along the banks of the Mississippi River. She teaches ceramics, sculpture, and advanced art making.

Telephone: 717-867-6715
Address: Lynch 160
Email: beall@lvc.edu
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Tice Lisa Neal Tice, Adjunct Instructor of Art History
B.A., James Madison University; M.A., Syracuse University in Florence; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Tice is an art historian whose research focuses on Italian Renaissance and Baroque architecture, specifically villa architecture and garden design. She completed her doctoral dissertation on garden casini in late 16th- and early 17th-century Rome and is continuing research in this area. Her article “Collecting in the Garden: Inventories of Casini in Late-Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth-Century Rome,” was recently published in the Journal of the History of Collections. Tice has presented her research at numerous conferences. She teaches courses on Italian Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture, and has taught architectural history.

Telephone: 717-867-6715
Address: Lynch 160
Email: tice@lvc.edu
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Anderman Barbara Anderman, Associate Professor Emerita of Art History
B.A., M.A., University of St. Andrews, Scotland; M.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D..

Anderman taught art history at LVC from 2001 to 2010. Her research has focused on French genre painting and art theory in the Baroque and early modern period. As a freelance art editor for the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and a contributing editor at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Anderman worked on catalogues including Van Dyck 350, Western Decorative Arts, and The Art of Gauguin. She is the author of publications on 18th-century art and theory, including "La Notion de peinture de genre à l'epoque de Watteau" for the exhibition Watteau et la fête galante, at the Musée des beaux-arts de Valenciennes (2004). For the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery on the LVC campus she curated Academic Allure: Art and Instruction in Nineteenth-Century Paris (2009).

Email: anderman@lvc.edu

Support Staff

Susan M. Snyder, Administrative Assistant for Mathematical Sciences, Psychology and Art

Telephone: 717-867-6080
Address: Lynch 287-C
Email: ssnyder@lvc.edu