Louise Hamlin

Professor of Studio Art

Louise Hamlin (BFA University of Pennsylvania, New York Studio School in Paris and New York, Skowhegan School for Sculpture and Painting). Her paintings, drawings, and prints are shown nationally in group and solo exhibitions, and she is affiliated with the Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia.

Awards include: 2009 Gold Medal, CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) Circle of Excellence Awards (for film ÒInk Across TimeÓ, co-produced with Michael Sacca), Sony Research Fellowship, Vermont Council on the Arts Fellowship, Mellon Foundation Research Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, The Ingram Merrill Foundation, Residencies at the Djerassi Foundation in CA, the Hartford Art School, and the International School of Art in Italy.

She has published art reviews, provided cover art for many books and literary magazines, and collaborated with Coffee House Press to produce a limited edition boxed set of hand-printed poems by 15 poets, each accompanied by an etching of hers. Her work is included in many public and private collections, including the Walker Arts Center, the Metropolitan Transit Authority, the University of Iowa, Bryn Mawr College, Swarthmore College, Otterbein College, Dartmouth College, and the Wellington Management Co. She has also taught at Union College, Vassar College, the State University of New York at Purchase, Queens College of the City University of New York, American University and The International School of Art in Italy, The Chautauqua Institute, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA.

Former department Chair, she is the George Frederick Jewett Professor of Studio Art, Area Head of Printmaking, and faculty advisor to the Book Arts Workshop. She has taught painting, drawing, printmaking, freshman and senior seminars, and basic design.