Churchill G. Davenport, MFA Yale School of Art; MA Indiana University; BA Rhodes College
Foundation: Drawing I, II, III; Painting I, II; Color and Design I, II
Churchill Davenport is the Dean of the Kentucky School of Art. He has a Bachelors of Art degree from Rhodes College, an Masters of Art from Indiana University, and a Master of Fine Art degree from Yale University. Churchill taught at the Pratt Institute in New York, Yale University and MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art). At Pratt he was the Chairman of the Promotion/Tenure Committee and the Provost Search Committee. He served on Pratt’s Board of Trustees. Churchill has juried, lectured and curated at universities and art centers in New York and throughout the country. He has shown his work nationally and internationally, and his work is in collections at the Museum of Modern Art, the Queens Museum and the National Academy of Design.
Laurie Fader, MFA Yale; BS New York University
Foundation: Drawing I, II, III; Painting I, II; Color and Design I, II; Academic Affairs
Laurie Fader studied art at the University of Cincinnati, has a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University and an MFA from Yale in Painting; she studied with Graham Nickson in the New York Studio School. She has completed artist-in-residencies and fellowships in France, Hungary, Italy and Haiti. She has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Stevenson College, Goucher College and the Pratt Institute. Her work has been shown in over 30 galleries in New York, Connecticut, Maryland and France. She is currently the Director of Academic Affairs at the Kentucky School of Art.
Skylar Smith, MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago; BFA Maryland Institute College of Art
Foundation: Drawing I, II, III; Painting I, II; Art History; Programming
Skylar Smith has a Bachelors of Fine Art from Maryland Institute College of Art and a Masters of Fine Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited her work regionally, and in Delhi and Partapur, India. She has completed artist residencies in India and Peru. In addition to her work as a fine artist, she has worked as an art educator at the Living Classroom Foundation in Baltimore, MD, the Louisville Visual Art Association in Louisville, KY, at Colegio Trener in Lima, Peru, and at Khayelitsha Township in Cape Town, South Africa. Smith has taught Drawing and 2D Design at the University of Louisville and Painting, 2D Design, and art history courses classes at the Jefferson Community and Technical College. In addition, she has taught college-level fine art and art history courses at regional men and women’s prisons. She is currently the Programming Director at the Kentucky School of Art.
Aaron Lubrick, MFA Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; BFA Columbus College of Art & Design
Foundation: Drawing I; Painting I; Life Drawing
Aaron Lubrick has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Columbus College of Art and Design; he then went on to receive a Master of Fine Arts degree from The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He has received accredited awards from Creative Quarterly Magazine, and the Columbus College of Art and Design Presidential Scholarship. He has exhibited his work in New York, Maine, Connecticut, as well as other locations along the east coast. Aaron has taught college level studio art classes at Indiana University Southeast, Drawing, Color Theory, and 2D Design at The Art Institute of Charlotte, Color Theory and Drawing at Camden County College, and Figure Drawing at Drexel University.
Annie Langan, MFA in Photography at Rhode Island School of Design; BFA in Photography at the Atlanta College of Art
Foundation: Photography; Multimedia
Annie Langan received her MFA in Photography at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 2008. She previously received her BFA in Photography from Atlanta College of Art in 2002. Langan’s work has been included within national and international exhibitions as well as several art collections, including the private collection of Sir Elton John and the Museum of Art – Rohde Island School of Design (RISD). Her work has been exhibited in galleries such as Soho Photo Gallery in NYC and Gallery 2 & Project Space in Chicago, Illinois. From 2000-04 her photography was exclusively represented by Momus Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. Langan has taught Photography at Rhode Island School of Design and Bellarmine University, as well as Video courses at the Experimental Television Center (through Alfred University). Annie is currently teaching Photography and Multimedia courses at Kentucky School of Art.