Studio Arts

Sonia Almeida

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2019

Sonia Almeida’s paintings explore disparate yet connected visual languages brought together within a single work. Her interests in nonverbal forms of communication, symbolism, and abstraction, and the slippages of translation, are interwoven across her hybrid paintings, drawings, and textile works.... Read more about Sonia Almeida

Ei Arakawa

Ei Arakawa

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, 2018 -19

Ei Arakawa (b. 1977, Fukushima, Japan) currently lives in New York. Arakawa works in performance, sculpture and installation, often elaborating hybrid and multimedia works which are situated within or spun off from live, choreographed events. His complex performance works are typically collaborative and subvert performative conventions by breaking the boundaries between audience and performer, resulting in spontaneous live actions.... Read more about Ei Arakawa

Judith Belzer

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2018

Judith Belzer employs the rich visual lexicon that paint on canvas offers to explore her long-standing interest in the relationship between nature and culture, most recently looking at man-made landscapes where these two forces meet—often in uncomfortable ways.... Read more about Judith Belzer

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Katarina Burin

Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies

Katarina Burin’s recent solo projects include exhibitions at Kunstverein Langenhagen, Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart) and P! (New York), along with gallery exhibitions at Ratio 3 (San Francisco), M29 Richter & Brückner (Cologne) and Lucile Corty (Paris).... Read more about Katarina Burin

katarinaburin [at] fas.harvard.edu

Allison Cekala

Teaching Assistant
VES 40A: Introduction to Still Photography and 143: Difficult pictures (Perez)
Andy Graydon

Andy Graydon

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, 2018-19

Working in film and video, sound, performances and installations, Andy Graydon explores the development and transformation of forms, from morphogenesis to translation to decay. His work engages structures of music such as scoring and improvisation; interested in natural and social ecologies and the role of listening and the voice, he seeks to create evolving relations between subjects, objects and environments. ... Read more about Andy Graydon

Sharon Harper

Professor of Visual Art, Visual and Environmental Studies

on leave 2018-19

Harper received an MFA in photography and related media from the School of Visual Art in New York in 1997 and a BA from Middlebury College in literary studies.... Read more about Sharon Harper

Carpenter Center B01
sharper [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9636
Annette Lemieux

Annette Lemieux

Senior Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies

Lemieux studied at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford where she received her BFA in 1980.... Read more about Annette Lemieux

Carpenter Center 204b
annette [at] annettelemieux.net
(617) 496-8899
Ken Okiishi

Ken Okiishi

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2018

Ken Okiishi. BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, 2001. Recent solo exhibitions include: Being and/or Time, Reena Spaulings, New York (2017);... Read more about Ken Okiishi

Elle Pérez

Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, 2018-19

Elle Pérez is an artist from the Bronx, NY who works primarily in photography. Pérez has held solo exhibitions at MoMA PS1, New York and 47 Canal, New...

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Stephen Prina

Stephen Prina

Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies

on leave 2018-19

Prina: MFA, California Institute of the Arts; BFA, Northern Illinois University.... Read more about Stephen Prina

Carpenter Center 302b
prina [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 384-8359
Richard Renaldi

Richard Renaldi

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2018

Richard Renaldi was born in Chicago in 1968. He received a BFA in photography from New York University in 1990. He is represented by Benrubi Gallery in New York and Robert Morat Galerie in Berlin. ... Read more about Richard Renaldi