Faculty

At Indiana Wesleyan University, our Painting program is designed to offer a Christ-centered approach to improving your craft as an artist. Our faculty members bring to the classroom comprehensive experience in and knowledge of the skills, methods, and practice of this medium. Your learning experience here will take you far beyond basic design theory as you are encouraged and challenged to discover how your painting aligns with your life calling.

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Rodney Crossman; MFA Prof. Art | Artist in Residence rod.crossman@indwes.edu Department - Art Division - Art

Biography

Rod Crossman was born in South Dakota, raised in upstate New York and now lives in Indiana. He makes his living creating paintings, as a professor and Artist in Residence at Indiana Wesleyan University. His work has been exhibited worldwide including at the Smithsonian, Chicago Art Institute, Woodson Art Museum, Ward Museum, High Museum and many nationally known galleries.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1976, Indiana Wesleyan University

Interests

  • The blurring of the lines between art and life
  • Art that is ephemeral and without object
  • Artists: David Ireland, Gordon Matta-Clark, Tehching Hsieh, and Chris Burden

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