|Title:||Professor of Art,
Academic Coordinator of Marist/LdM Programs in Florence, Italy,
Director, MA in Museum Studies (on sabbatical 2017-18)
|Office Location:||Steel Plant 01|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 2309|
|Personal Web Page:||http://foxweb.marist.edu/users/richard.lewis|
MFA in Painting, University of Michigan
Professor Lewis joined the Marist faculty in 1984. He has taught a wide range of courses in the Department and was Department Chair from 1995 to 1997 and 2001 to 2010. From 1997 to 2000, he served as Dean of Academic Programs/Asst. Vice President for Academic Affairs. In that role, he was part of the team that established the College's branch campus in Florence, Italy. Currently, he is the Academic Coordinator for Marist College's programs in Italy and Graduate Director for the MA in Museum Studies in Florence. His teaching focuses on courses in Digital Media, particularly digital painting and animation. In addition, beginning in 2006, he has organized short term abroad courses to Italy, France, Netherlands, England, Greece, Turkey, and Japan and taught in the Departments' Venice Biennale program since its inception in 2009.
He also co-authored another textbook with his colleague James Luciana, "Digital Media: An Introduction", published by Prentice-Hall in 2005. They are now working on a new introductory text for Digital Media, "Exploring Digital Media," scheduled for publication by Routledge/Focal Press in 2019.
Digital Media, painting, drawing, writing, travel.
|Awards & Honors:||
Board of Trustees Excellence in Teaching Award, Marist College (1996)
"Exploring Digital Media: Past, Present, Future" with James Luciana (Routledge/Focal Press, scheduled for 2019)
"The Power of Art," revised third edition, with Susan I. Lewis, an introduction to art (Cengage, 2018)
"The Power of Art," second edition, with Susan I. Lewis (Wadsworth, 2009)
Gotham Hall, NYC, 2016
Faculty Exhibitions, Marist College Gallery, 2001 - 2017
Art website: richardlewisart.com
Combining digital media with traditional media.
College Art Association
International Council of Museums
Short term travel abroad courses:
Romantic Visions: France and England (2016)
Visions of Japan (2008, 2010, 2015)
Van Gogh's Journey: Paris, Provence, and Amsterdam (2013)
Epic Voyages: Greece, Turkey, and Italy (2012)
Modern Visions: London, Paris, and New York (2009)
Visions of Italy (2006, 2007)
Venice Biennale (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)