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Our faculty present at national and international venues, they are curators and jurors of exhibitions, journal and portfolio reviewers, and recipients of national and international awards. Art and design faculty exhibit in solo, juried or group exhibitions, create public works of art, produce architectural plans, design book covers, author books, chapters, and articles and participate in residencies.

 

Anna Chupa

Professor of Design | AAD Department Chair

M.F.A., University of Delaware

Anna Chupa teaches Digital Photography, Textile Design and Motion Graphics.  View full profile.

(610)758-3718 | Room 259, Bldg C | anc304@lehigh.edu

 

William Crow

Director of LUAG | Professor of Practice 

Ph.D., Columbia University

Prior to his appointment at Lehigh, William Crow was the inaugural Educator in Charge of Teaching and Learning at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York.  View full profile

Room 263, Bldg C | (610)758-4862

wbc218@lehigh.edu | luag.org

Amy Forsyth

Associate Professor of Design

M.ARCH, Princeton University

Amy Forsyth is a furniture designer/maker who was trained as an architect at Penn State and Princeton Universities.  She teaches three-dimensional design and furniture design at Lehigh.  View full profile.

Room 251, Bldg C | (610)758-5762

amf3@lehigh.edu | amyforsyth.com

 

Lucy C. Gans

Professor and Louis and Jane P. Weinstock Chair

M.F.A., Pratt Institute

Lucy Gans, Professor of art is the first holder of the Louis & Jane Weinstock ’36 Chair of Art and Architecture at Lehigh University. She teaches sculpture and drawing and is also an affiliated faculty member in the Women Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.  View full profile

Room 250, Bldg C | (610)758-5619

lcg0@lehigh.edu | lgans.cas2.lehigh.edu

 

Eugene Han

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Ph.D., Yale University

Eugene Han is an Assistant Professor at Lehigh University AAD. His design and research are driven by problems of form in architecture, through the integration of aesthetics with computation. He received his Ph.D from Yale University, where he served as lecturer at Yale University School of Architecture. He obtained his M.Arch. from the Architectural Association in London, where he occupied various roles including Diploma Unit Master and Director of Media Studies.  View full profile.

(610)758-3651 | Room 255, Bldg C | euh219@lehigh.edu

Wesley Heiss

Associate Professor, Product Design | AAD Assistant Chair

M.ARCH, Rice University

Wes Heiss is a designer and visual artist whose work explores humanity’s relationship with technology. He is an associate professor where he heads the product design concentration. View full profile.

Room 249, Bldg C | (610)758-5682 | 

weh206@lehigh.edu | wesheiss.com

 

Marilyn Jones

Associate Professor of Design

M.F.A., Marywood University

Marilyn Jones oversees the Graphic Design concentration, including FUSION, Lehigh's student design agency .  She earned her MFA from Marywood University and her BFA from Syracuse University in Visual Communications. View full profile.

Room 248, Bldg C | (610)758-5641

maj207@lehigh.edu | fusion.lehigh.edu

 

Susan Kart

Assistant Professor of Art History and Africana Studies

Ph.D., Columbia University

Professor Kart joined AAD and the Africana Studies program at Lehigh University in 2013. Prior to this, she was Assistant Professor awarded Tenure at Sarah Lawrence College.  View full profile.  

sek213@lehigh.edu | www.aas.cas2.lehigh.edu

Room 254, Bldg C | 610-758-1425

 

Peter Lusch

Professor of Practice

M.F.A, Michigan State University

Peter Lusch earned an MFA in graphic design at Michigan State University, and a bachelor’s in graphic design at Eastern Michigan University. View full profile

Room 252, Bldg C | pel217@lehigh.edu

 

Deirdre Murphy

Visiting Assistant Professor, Painting and Printmaking

M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania

Deirdre Murphy earned her MFA degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her BFA degree from the Kansas City Art Institute.  She has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art.  View full profile.

Room 261, Bldg C | (610)758-3619

dem319@lehigh.edu | www.deirdremurphyart.com

 

Nik Nikolov

Associate Professor of Architecture

M.ARCH, Rice University

Nik Nikolov holds a professional Master of Architecture degree from Rice University (2002) and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Bennington College (1997).  He is the Associate Professor for architectural design and technology. View full profile

Room 256, Bldg C | (610)758-4576 | nin209@lehigh.edu

 

Nicholas Sawicki

Associate Professor of Art History

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Nicholas Sawicki is an art historian teaching the history of modern art, and his principal area of research is early 20th century European modernism.  He is a specialist in modern Czech art and has written extensively on the subject, as well as on the history of exhibitions, periodicals, patronage, and transnational artistic exchange.   View full profile. 

Room 253, Bldg C | (610)758-6187 | nis408@lehigh.edu

 

Jason Travers

Professor of Practice

M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania

Jason Travers is the instructor for courses such as Two-Dimensional Design, Drawing, Painting, Color Theory , Digital Foundations and Graphic Design. View full profile.

Room 258, Bldg C | (610)758-6176

jat9@lehigh.edu | www.jtravers.com

Christine Ussler

Professor of Practice

M.ARCH, Columbia University

Christine Ussler teaches Digital Drawing and Architectural Design studios.  View full profile.   

Room 262, Bldg C | (610)758-3611 | cu02@lehigh.edu

 

Anthony Viscardi

Professor

M.ARCH., Georgia Institute of Technology

Professor Viscardi began work at Lehigh University’s College of Arts and Sciences Department of Art and Architecture in 1992 and was awarded Full Professor in 2007. Viscardi earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Masters of Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology.  View full profile.

Room 257, Bldg C | (610)758-6078

av03@lehigh.edu | aviscardi.cas2.lehigh.edu

 

STAFF

Pam Mongi

Department Coordinator | pgm0@lehigh.edu

Christine T. Kreschollek

Technology & Communications Coordinator | ctk213@lehigh.edu