Art

Art Department

Administration

Ms. Christine Bentley, Art Department Head

Education:

Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, Indiana University-Bloomington, ABD
Master of Arts in Art History, University of Notre Dame
Bachelor of Arts in Art History with minors in Museum Studies and Theatre, Southern Illinois University

Contact Information:

Email: Christine Bentley
Office: TETPCA 205A, 417-625-3066

Ms. Joan Kearney, Department Secretary

Education:

B. S. Missouri Southern State University

Duties:

Administrative Assistant to the Department Head, (includes class scheduling, supply orders, processing administrative forms, etc.)

Contact Information:

Email: Joan Kearney
Office: 204A, 417-625-9563, fax: 417-625-3046

 

Faculty

Mr. Burt Bucher, Associate Professor

Education:

MFA (Printmaking), University of Cincinnati
BFA (Printmaking), Eastern Kentucky University

Teaches:

Printmaking, Art Foundation (2-D Design and Basic Drawing)
Advising Expertise: Printmaking (2-D Art)

International Art Experience:

Summer in Sweden 2006, 2010 Trip Leader Denmark, France, Norway, Spain and Sweden, Group Exhibition Tokyo, Japan

Contact Information:

Email: Burt Bucher
Office: 303A, 417-625-9632, More Information

 

Ms. Josie Mai, Associate Professor

Education:

MFA (Painting), Parson's School of Design
BA (Art Education), University of Kansas

Teaches:

Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Foundation (Art Theory)

Advising Expertise:

Art Education

International Art Experience:

2001, 2005 & 2006 Co-leader of service-learning trip at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity (MOC), Kenya, Curator face.africa project

Contact Information:

Email: Josie Mai,
Office: A301, 417-625-3115, More Information

 

Mr. Frank A. Pishkur, Associate Professor

Education:

MFA (Ceramics), Wichita State University
BFA (Ceramics), Indiana State University

Teaches:

Ceramics and Art Foundation (3-D Design)

Advising Expertise:

Ceramics and Sculpture (3-D Art)

International Art Experience:

Summer in Sweden 2007 and 2009 Trip Leader Denmark, France, Norway, and Sweden. 2003-2004 Invited Professor of Ceramics, Kyung Hee University, Suwon, South Korea, Solo Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea

Contact Information:

Email: Frank A. Pishkur
Office: A119, 417-625-9735, More Information

 

Ms. Devon Estes, Assistant Professor

Education:

MFA (Graphic Design), Iowa State University
BFA (Graphic Design), Iowa State University

Teaches:

Graphic Design I-IV , Typography, Publication Design and Layout

Advising Expertise:

Graphic Design  

Contact Information:

Email: mailto:estes-d@mssu.edu
Office: 334A, 417-625-3028

Mr. Michael Outhouse, Assistant Professor

Education:

MFA, Graphic Design, Iowa State University
Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design, University of Arkansas -Ft. Smith
Office: 334A, 417-625-3028 

Teaches:

Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop, Web Design and Digital Photography

Contact Information:

Email: Michael Outhouse 
Office: LO3, 417-625-9597 

Instructors

Mr. Örjan Henriksson, Adjunct Professor of Photography

Teaches:

Swedish Photo Seminar (Summer In Sweden), A498 Graphic Design and Digital Photography

International Art Experience:

Photography Instructor at the Mullsjö Folkhögskola, Mullsjö, Sweden. Exhibits Internationally, lives and works in Sweden.

Contact Information:

Email: Örjan Henriksson
More Information


Ms. Peggy Lierheimer, Adjunct Instructor

Education:

Doctor of Jewelry Arts Certificate - Holland Jewelry School
Master Jeweler's Certificate - Holland Jewelry School
BA (Studio Art) Missouri Southern State College

Teaches:

Jewelry Design, Metalsmithing

International Art Experience:

Participant, Summer in Sweden 1999,  Denmark, England, Norway, and Sweden.

Contact Information:

Email: Peggy Lierheimer,
Office: 317A , 417-625-9650, More Information

 

Mr. Kyle McKenzie, Adjunct Instructor

Education:

MFA (Painting), University of Arkansas
MA (Painting), Pittsburg State University
BA (Studio Art), Missouri Southern State University

Teaches:

Painting and Art Foundation (Color Theory)

International Art Experience:

         Participant, summer in Sweden 2000 and 2004 - France, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and United Kingdom
         Participant, Italy-Greece, Spring Break 2004

Contact Information

Email: Kyle McKenzie,
Office: 319A, 417-625-9563 

Mr. Jason Stamper, Adjunct Instructor

Education:

MFA (Printmaking), University of Tulsa
BA (Studio Art), Missouri Southern State University

Teaches:

Basic Drawing, Life Drawing

International Art Experience:

Participant Summer in Sweden 2005 Paris, Ireland, Norway, and Sweden

Contact Information:

Email: Jason Stamper
Office: 319A, 417-625-9563, More Information

 

Mr. Scott Murray Jr., Adjunct Instructor

Education:

MFA (Sculpture), Wichita State University,
BA (Studio Art), Missouri Southern State University

Teaches:

Sculpture, Art Foundation (3-D Design)

International Art Experience:

Participant Summer in Sweden 2002 Denmark, Ireland, Norway, and Sweden

Contact Information:

Email: Scott Murray Jr.
417-625-9563, More Information

 

Ms. Carmen N. Stotts, Adjunct Instructor

Education:

MA (Painting), Pittsburg State University
BA (Studio Art), Missouri Southern State College

Teaches:

Art Appreciation

Contact Information:

Email: Carmen N. Stotts,
417-625-9563

 

 

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