Art faculty members are professionals in each of their specialty areas. They are artists who teach the very media they practice, including painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography and design.
Associate Professor in the Practice of Art
Director, Gordon in Orvieto
Matthew Doll is a painter and graphic designer. He is the Program Director of the Gordon IN Orvieto semester program, where his Disegno / Drawing course serves as the cornerstone of the curriculum. Previously Doll taught drawing at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem for six years. Doll is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied on RISD's European Honors Program in Rome. He studied in Jerusalem ... more ➔
Associate Professor of Art
Kelly Foster is an architect and multi-disciplinary designer. A native Texan, he has lived and practiced architecture in several Texas cities, in Boston, and in the North Shore area. Before arriving at Gordon, Professor Foster taught all kinds of design — architecture, graphic design, animation, product design, and engineering — at a high school in the Austin area for over a decade.
At Gordon, Professor Foster teaches ... more ➔
Professor of Art History
Deborah Garbee Stanton is a professional artist born in Lynchburg, Virginia. She trained in pastels and oil painting from age 9 in a portraitist's atelier. She was one of a select 30 art students invited into an intense Advanced Placement summer program at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts to replace her freshman year, thus earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in three years’ study of painting and printmaking, ... more ➔