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BCC Art Faculty Exhibition 2004

Featuring Works by Fulltime and Adjunct Faculty From the Art and Design Programs

October 14 – November 14, 2004

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With this first ever art program faculty exhibition, the art gallery hopes to establish a triennial exhibition - one that will provide an opportunity for the college and the community to take a look at the artistic breadth of the faculty who teach in the art program. By nature, such an exhibition brings together a diverse array of artists, many who actively exhibit their work through regional, national and international venues. Artist/teachers in this exhibition are Betty Ashley, David Barnes, Gary Barten, Matt Castigliego, Christine Dehne, Denise Donatelli, Rene Gagnon, Kathleen Hancock, John Hubenthal, Lucky Leone, Ron Lister, Bruce McColl, Kent Millard, Marisa Millard, Kelly Pelissier, JeanNette Weiser and Denyse Wilhelm.

Kathleen Hancock

The Artists

Betty Ashley

Betty Ashley is a graduate of North Adams State College with an MA in art education from UMASS Dartmouth. For many years she has supervised the design and construction of scenery and props for a community children's theater arts program. She has also taught classes in scrimshaw, calligraphy, basket weaving and traditional crafts for adult evening education programs. At BCC she teaches Art For The Child and Art Exploration courses.

David Barnes

David Barnes holds a BFA in painting from the University of New Hampshire and received his MFA in painting from UMASS Dartmouth in 1994. Awards include "Best of Show" from the Newport Art Museum's Annual Juried Members Exhibit 1997 and 2001. Recent solo shows include David Barnes New Paintings and Drawings, Newport Art Museum, 2002 and group shows include Opening the Season, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI, 2004 and New Landscapes, Boulevard Gallery, Newport, RI, 2003. He teaches introductory and advanced drawing courses.

Gary Barten

Gary Barten received a BFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia and holds an MFA in painting from Washington University, St Louis, MO. Selected exhibitions include Conversations in Black and White, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, 2003; Surface and Space, Providence College, Providence, RI, 2001 and a two-person show at Sticks Gallery, Berkley, CA, 1999. He has had residencies at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, 1998 and 2000-01 and at Byrdcliffe Artist Colony, 1995 and 1996. He teaches art history courses.

Matt Castigliego

Matt Castigliego received his BFA in graphic design from Swain School of Design. His firm, Matt Castigliego Illustration and Design, works with clients such as Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Bank RI, Rhode Island College, Brown University, St. Mary Academy-Bayview and The Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket. He teaches illustration courses.

Christine Dehne

Christine Dehne teaches graphic design and drawing courses at BCC. She holds a BA in philosophy from Tufts University, Medford, MA; a BFA from School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston; and received her MFA in new genre studies from the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Selected exhibitions/screenings include My Obsession, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2004; Viridain Artist Inc. Fourteenth National Juried Exhibition, Viridain Artists @ Chelsea, New York, NY, 2003 and Media[less] Medium: Short Works in Video, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, 2002.

Denise Donatelli

Denise Donatelli is a long time instructor of photography at BCC. Educated at SMU and RISD, Donatelli's work has been exhibited in venues throughout the region, including the Phoenix Gallery, Artworks and the Westport Library, A professional freelance photographer, Donatelli's photos have been featured in brochures and informational materials for regional civic organizations such as the Fall River Historic Preservation Commission and the Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Transit Authority.

Rene Gagnon

Rene Gagnon is an alumnus of Bristol Community College. He holds a BFA in visual communication from Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA. His business, Mass Media Works, is a full service multimedia graphics studio with clients such as Foxwoods Resort and Casino and Assonet Art Publishing. He teaches Computer Graphics courses.

Kathleen Hancock

In addition her position as gallery director, Kathleen Hancock teaches introductory drawing and printmaking courses at BCC. She received a BFA from Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY and holds an MFA in printmaking from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Recent exhibitions include a solo at Happy White Gallery, St Andrews School, Barrington, RI, 1999, and group shows include On 40 at 40, Grimshaw- Gudewicz Art Gallery, Bristol Community College, 2006, Paper Arts, Gallery 401, Providence, RI, 2003; 40th Anniversary Retrospective, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI, 2003 and the Art League of Rhode Island's Inaugural Exhibition, The Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI, 2002.

John Hubenthal

John Hubenthal teaches art history courses at BCC. His BA in art history is from California State University, Chico, CA. He also holds and MA in art history from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA and is currently in the PhD program in art history at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Lucky Leone

Lucky Leone teaches sculpture and three-dimensional design courses at BCC. His BFA is from RISD and he holds an MFA in sculpture/painting from San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. Recent exhibitions include solos It's all downhill from here, St Andrew's School, Middletown, DE, 2002; Selected Series, McKillop Gallery, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, 2000 and group exhibitions New Bedford Film Festival, New Bedford, MA, 2001 and Lighten Up, Humor in Contemporary Art, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, 2001. He is the recipient of the Silver Shield Teaching Award, BCC, 2000.

Ron Lister

In addition to teaching painting and drawing classes, Ron Lister is art program director. Both his BFA and MFA are from Miami University, Oxford, OH. Since 2000 he has played music with The Alleged Ceili Band an Irish dance band out of Cumberland, RI. He is the author of Drawing with Pastels and Designing Cards and Paper Products both published by Prentice Hall. In 2002 the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery mounted a one-man retrospective of his work.

Bruce McColl

Bruce McColl received a B.A. from Brown University and an MFA in painting from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. Recent solo exhibitions include Remnants, New England College, Henniker, NH, 2004 and ArtWorks! Fellowship Exhibition, ArtWorks!, New Bedford, MA, 2002. Group exhibitions include In/Side/Out, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA, 2003; Premier Etage Gallery, Newport, 2002, RI. He teaches two-dimensional design and art history courses. He is also a recent recipient of a Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant and received an ArtWorks! Fellowship in painting in 2002-03.

Kent Millard

Kent Millard teaches a multimedia design course.

Marisa Millard

Marisa Millard teaches graphic design courses in web and print media and coordinates the Graphic Design, Web Design and Media Arts Programs.

Kelly Pelissier

Kelly Pelissier holds a BFA in photo/electronic imaging and an MA in art education from UMASS Dartmouth. She teaches a multitude of courses at BCC including graphic and multimedia design and drawing courses. Prior to coming to BCC she taught art courses at Duxbury High School. She was a 1994-96 recipient of a Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant during which she worked as a Technology Coordinator and Educational Consultant with Artslinks.

JeanNette Wieser

JeanNette Wieser teaches printmaking, art history and drawing courses at BCC. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of Idaho and an MA and MFA in photography from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Recent solo exhibitions include Of the Particular, Frohring Gallery, Hiram College, Hiram, OH, 2001 and group exhibitions at the Fuller Museum of Art, International Women's Exhibition, Brocton, MA, 2001 and Three Times Eleven, Addison Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA, 1997.

Denyse Wilhelm

Denyse Wilhelm holds an MFA in painting from UMASS Dartmouth, a B.S. in rehabilitation counseling from Boston University and a B.A. in art history from UMASS Dartmouth. In addition to her full time position as counselor within the college's Center for Developmental Education, she teaches two-dimensional design and drawing courses. Recent exhibitions include American Democracy Under Siege, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI, 2003; Sol Gallery, Providence, RI, 2003; Gallery 244, UMASS Dartmouth, MA, 2000; and the Providence Art Club, Providence, RI, 1999.