Meet The Faculty
Art Department Chair
Office: Downtown Studio N104b; 719-502-3311
- BS University of Southern Colorado
- MFA Painting and Sculpture Fort Hays State University, Kansas.
Selected Exhibits & Professional Achievements
Great Plains National Juried Exhibition, Smokey Hill National Juried Art Exhibition, and numerous other juried group and invitational Exhibitions. Permanent Collections:Hays Fine Art Center, Fort Hays State University, CSU Pueblo.
“As an art educator and working artist, I simultaneous encourage students’ individual artistic consciousness while teaching practical technique and design. I feel it is important to impress upon the students a strong sense of artistic tradition through art historical examples, both classical and contemporary.“
Art Department Faculty
Office: Downtown Studio, S107; 719-502-4040
- MFA Painting/Print Making/Book Arts – Univ. of the Arts, Philadelphia
- BFA Painting – Tyler College of Art & Design, Temple University
- 2-year studio program Painting, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art
Selected Exhibits & Professional Achievements:
- Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs
- SU Pueblo Fine Art Gallery
- Sangre De Cristo Art Museum, Pueblo
- CS Fine Art Center
- Colorado College IDEA Space Gallery
- Frost Art Museum at FIU Miami FL
"I am committed guiding students towards the highest possible quality technical & artistic accomplishment while nurturing them to find their own 'voices' and express their inner worlds."
Photography Program Sub-Chair
Office: Centennial Campus F341; 719-502-3130
Education & Selected Professional Achievements
Judith Kimbrell received her Bachelor degree from Hillsdale College, in Hillsdale, MI. Her additional studies in photography were at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. Her career has been varied working for as Staff Photographer for R.J. Michael's, Inc. (an advertising agency in Jackson, MI), Studio Manager and Second Shooter for Don Jones Photography (a commercial photography studio in Colorado Springs, CO), and Photography Faculty at Pikes Peak Community College also in Colorado Springs. She also owns her own photography business, Mother Nature Photography.
"A teacher’s job is to be true to the subject, deliver the information in the most clear and thorough way possible, engage the student, help the student to find their true passion, help them develop creativity and style, and aide them to execute their work as well as possible."
Ceramics Program Sub-Chair
Office: Centennial Campus F-300; 719-502-3200
- BA in ceramics and a minor in photography from Stephen F. Austin State University
- MA/MFA from the University of Dallas.
He joined the adjunct art faculty at Pikes Peak Community College in 2007 and became a permanent half-time faculty member in 2009. He has served as the chair of the ceramics department since the fall of 2008. Lance has been an artist/potter for over 30 years. Lance produces a wide range of High-Fire Functional and Decorative Vessels. He also produces Ash Glazed, Raku, Faux-Raku, Saggar and Multi-Fired pieces. He has conducted workshops in kiln building, wheel throwing and kiln firing. Lance has traveled extensively throughout Mexico, Central America, Europe, Japan and New Zealand. He enjoys the exchange of concepts and methodology with other artists. His work is exhibited in local galleries and shows in the West throughout the year. Lance is a member of Commonwheel Artists COOP and has a working studio/gallery in downtown Colorado Springs at Cottonwood Center for the Arts. When he is not working, he enjoys fishing, hiking, prospecting, exploring in his Jeep or riding his Vespa.
Meet The Adjunct Instructors:
Ron Koehn firstname.lastname@example.org MA in Painting(University of California at Berkeley); BA (Fresno State College, Fresno, California);. Additional studio art Studies (University of California at Los Angeles, California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg, Austria)
Teaches Hand Built Clay
Ron Price email@example.comRecent Juried Exhibit: Glass Art Fellowship (Botanical Gardens, Denver CO) Custom Stained Glass: Fort Carson Chapel (CS); St. Auden’s Church (CS); St. Peters Church (Cripple Creek); Heritage Wesleyan Church (CS);
Teaches Glass Arts: fused, slumped, stained, painted
Kim Sayers-Newlin firstname.lastname@example.org - BA from Indiana University, additional study at: John Herron School of Art, OregonCollege of Arts and Crafts, PortlandState University & UCCS as well as numerous workshops and professional development seminars; 30 years teaching experience, award winning artist
Teaches Drawing, Printmaking , Mixed Media and Art Appreciation
Zandra Zieman-Foster email@example.com BA from UCCS (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs) - 1990 Major - Fine Arts; Other colleges attended and studied art:University of Minnesota at Minneapolis MN Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell SD
Teaches Bead Weaving
Janet Glissmeyer firstname.lastname@example.org BFA in Illustration, Syracuse University
Teaches Figure Drawing and 2D Design
Linda Curell email@example.com BFA Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA; 15 years experience as an staff illustrator for Hallmark Cards Inc. and Current Inc. ; 12 years as adjunct instructor for PPCC
TeachesFigure Drawing, Portraiture, Drawing I-IV,Pastel Painting and Pastel PleinAair.
Larry Terrafranca Terrafranca@aol.com , www.stonecarversguild.com , www.artistsregister.com MA sculpture University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, BA Studio Arts, Psychology, Georgetown University, DC Professional Career architectural carving, historical restoration and original creations Selected Commissions: Stone carver Washington National Cathedral, Washington DC; Resident Sculptor Broadmoore Hotel; Zen Garden Abstract Women & Family Wing of Memorial Hospital, CS CO; Sculpture Restorations for Historic Penrose House Broadmoore, CS CO
Teaches Figurative Sculpture, Sculpture I and II
Lin Fife MFA Southern Illinois University/Carbondale, BA in Art Education, Colorado State University Professor Emerita, UCCS, Outstanding Teacher Award, 2005 Visiting Artist/Lecturer Queensland Institute of Technology, Brisbane, AU. Maryland Institure of Art, Baltimore, MD, The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Garry Glissmeyer BFA in Professional Fine Arts, Art Center College of Design CA; additional studies at University of Utah Design & Advertizing Awards CLIO for Art Direction, Hollywood Radio & TV Society International Broadcasting Award, additional Art Direction Awards in NY, Detroit & Chicago
Teaches 3D Design & Drawing
Janet Glissmeyer BFA in Illustration, Syracuse University
Teaches Figure Drawing and 2D Design