2012 Faculty Development Grant Recipients

June 18, 2012

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2012 Faculty Development Grants.  These grants are generously funded by Connie Bergfors to give faculty the opportunity to explore their artistic interests and pursue interesting projects during the summer months. 

The Faculty Development Committee met in June and there was unanimous agreement over the exciting range of the proposals. This summer, the Committee is proud to award the 2012 Faculty Grants:

Faculty Member



Kathryn Cornelius

Arts & Humanities

Attend the Tate Modern course, “Autumn School”

Georgia Deal

Fine Art

Attend the Dard Hunter Paper Conference

Frank DiPerna


Exhibition of new work at Civilian Art Projects

Carmel Greer

Interior Design

Pop Up Gallery/Store featuring Corcoran Faculty and Students

Craig Keller

Arts & Humanities

Research for full-length biography of Mitch Snyder

Marla McLean


Attend National Art Educators Association Study Trip to India

David Page

Fine Art

Funding for “Camp X”, an interactive performance/instillation piece

Claudia Smigrod


Research for Contemporary Life, A Photographic Study of Endangered Existence

Lynn Sures

Fine Art

Attend International IAPMA/FDH Papermaking Conference and participation in three exhibitions

Bernard Welt

 Arts & Humanities

Attend the 26th Annual Conference on Liberal Arts and Education of Artists