Drawing & Painting

 Visualization and technique
 Concept and design
 Style, form, and structure

We believe that no matter what their area of emphasis, every emerging artist needs a strong foundation in Drawing & Painting. Building upon that foundation, students are encouraged to experiment with style, form, and structure. Our Drawing & Painting program equips students with:

  • Historical knowledge
  • Understanding of materials
  • Critical vocabulary


Chris Sauter - Director of Foundations and Special Courses; Interim Department Chair and Professor
Chris holds a B.A. from the University of the Incarnate Word and an M.F.A. from The University of Texas at San Antonio. He has exhibited across the United States, Mexico, and Europe. His works have been featured at The Kohler Art Center; the Musee d’Art Moderne Saint-Etienne, France; The Drawing Center, NY; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Dallas Museum of Art; and PS1, New York. Chris was recently a Blue Star Contemporary Resident at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, Germany.

Gregory Alan Johnson - Studio Manager and Professor (Drawing, Painting and Printmaking)
Greg holds an MFA in Printmaking and Drawing from Texas Tech University -Corpus Christi and a BFA with a concentration in Printmaking from Texas A&M University. His delicately rendered drawings were recently in a solo exhibition at Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX.

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Chris Sauter - Interim Department Chair

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