Art Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Roberto Bocci

Professor, Digital Art and Photography

Roberto Bocci is a photographer and an installation artist. His practice includes single and composite photographic images, installations, and experimental time-based media works. His artistic concerns encompass multiple points of view and questions of personal identity. Bocci has shown his work in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Australia and has been awarded fellowships and grants including a Fulbright Fellowship, a Woodstock Photography Grant, an Arlington County Spotlight Grant and numerous Georgetown University research grants to support his work. He lives in Arlington, Virginia, and works in Washington, DC, where he is an Associate professor of Digital Art and Photography at Georgetown University.

Scott A Hutchison

Art Classroom Manager, Associate Professor, Painting and Drawing

Scott Hutchison teaches all levels of drawing and painting. He is particularly interested in figurative painting and strives to strike a balance between modern and traditional painting approaches. His paintings are an investigation of time and the relationship between the individual and the events that shape the self.  His current body of work combines both animation and individually layered compositions of realistically rendered but separate moments in time. His work has been featured in a variety of venues nationally including the Blackrock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD; the Red House Art Center, Syracuse, NY; The Arts Club of Washington, Washington DC; Eastern New Mexico University and The Brooklyn Art Space in Brooklyn, NY

John D Morrell (on leave for Fall of 2023)

Professor, Painting and Drawing

John Morrell has painted and taught in the Washington, D.C. area for over 30 years.  Professor Morrell, an alumnus of the College, Class of 1973, received an M.F.A. from George Washington University in 1977. He teaches all levels of drawing and painting and is especially focused on mentoring Senior painting majors. Since his first solo exhibition in 1979 of Brittany landscapes, he has presented twenty-two other solo exhibitions, including recent exhibitions at Atlantic Gallery in New York, and Addison-Ripley Fine Arts in DC. His work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum. Morrell’s recent focus is on depicting nature within the modern urban environment.

B.G. Muhn

Professor, Painting and Drawing

BG Muhn, a painter and art professor at Georgetown University, has achieved noteworthy professional recognition through solo exhibitions in venues such as Stux Gallery in Chelsea, New York City, Ilmin Museum of Art in Seoul and the American University Museum in Washington, DC. He also has received acclaim in reviews and interviews in The New York Times, Art in America and CNN. For the last five years, Professor Muhn has taken interest in and studied the relatively unknown field of North Korean art. He has made numerous research trips to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea, and visited museums, exhibitions and artists’ studios. He has been giving talks on North Korean art at academic venues including Harvard, American, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins and Columbia universities in the US and the Institute for Far Eastern Studies in South Korea.

Evan C Reed

Professor of the Practice, Sculpture

Evan Reed teaches a range of courses including Introductory Sculpture, Exploring Art, Drawing One, Three-Dimensional Design, Two-Dimensional Design, Senior Art Majors’ Seminar and Gallery Seminar. From 2003 – 2016 he served as the Director of the Department of Art and Art History Galleries. Reed is active within his own studio practice, participating in exhibits at Robert Brown Gallery, Hillyer Art Space and Flashpoint Gallery in Washington D.C., Field Projects in N.Y.C. and the Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany.  Focusing on sculpture, Reed’s current artwork explores a variety of themes through interventions with castoff materials.

Toni-Lee Sangastiano

Assistant Teaching Professor of the Practice, Studio Art and Digital Media

Toni-Lee Sangastiano is the most recent addition to the Art & Art History Department at Georgetown University. Beginning Fall 2019, she is Digital Media Specialist and Assistant Professor of the Practice, teaching graphic design classes and helping with the expansion of the department’s offerings in digital art and design. As an artist, she is one of the leading sideshow banner painters in the United States who painted her first sideshow banner for Coney Island USA’s Sideshows by the Seashore in 1997. She is also a classically trained painter from the Angel Academy of Art, Florence, Italy. As an artist-philosopher, her research interests include the carnivalesque in media and culture. She recently presented her doctoral research, “The Postmodern Sideshow, the Circus, and the Politics of Media: Talking Back,” at the Popular Culture Association Conference, Washington D.C. in 2019.

Part-Time Faculty

Mark Anderson
Adjunct Lecturer, Drawing and Painting (summers only)

Scip B Barnhart
Adjunct Lecturer, Printmaking and Book Arts

Kelly Carr
Adjunct Lecturer, Photography

Micheal Dowley
Adjunct Lecturer, Design

Elyse Kelly
Adjunct Lecturer, Animation

Bruce A McKaig
Adjunct Lecturer, Photography

Negar Nahidian
Adjunct Lecturer, Graphic Design

E. Brady Robinson
Adjunct Lecturer, Senior Seminar

Erik Sandberg
Adjunct Lecturer, Drawing and Painting

Ann Schlesinger
Adjunct Lecturer, Drawing

Marisa Stratton
Adjunct Lecturer, Drawing and Painting 

Ji Yu
Adjunct Lecturer, Drawing

Emeritus Faculty

Peter Charles
Emeritus Professor, Sculpture and Design

Clifford Chieffo
Emeritus Professor, Painting and Drawing