Art Faculty 2022-07-01T07:32:39+00:00

Contact Us

For more information about any of our degree programs, please contact the School of Creative and Performing Arts, Room 110, New Fine Arts Building, Phone: 318-357-4522, email: capa@nsula.edu.

Faculty

Corbin CovherAssociate Professor & Facilities Manager
MFA, University of New Orleans
Graduate Faculty
Art Camp Coordinator
Sculpture
Commercial Illustration

Office 1115D, Building 25 A
318-357-4454
covherc@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
Corbin Covher Art

Matt DeFordProfessor
MFA, Kansas State University
Graduate Faculty
Sculpture
Ceramics
Illustration

Office 236, Building 25A
318-357-5476
defordm@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
https://vimeo.com/mattdeford

Mirla Gonzalez EnriquezAssociate Professor
MFA, University of Texas Pan-American Industrial Design Degree
Instituto Superior de Diseño Industrial
Cuba Graduate Faculty Design
Graphic Communication

Office 213, Building 25 A
318-357-4475
martinezm@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
www.behance.net/md-creativegroup/

Leslie Gregory GruesbeckAssociate Professor, Department Head, Gallery Coordinator
MA, Northwestern State University
Foundation Courses
Fiber Arts Limited
Graduate Faculty

Office 205B, Building 25A
318-357-6560
gruesbeckl@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
www.behance.net/LeslieGruesbeck

L. Collier Hyams Professor, Graduate Coordinator
MFA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
New Media
Graduate Faculty

Office 234, Building 25A
318-357-5436
hyamsc@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
www.profhyams.weebly.com

Phyllis Lear*Associate Professor
MFA, Louisiana Tech
Art History
Fiber Arts
Poverty Point Research
Graduate Faculty

Office 211, Building 25A
318-357-4065
learp@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
www.illearstrations.com

Edgar Cano Lopez*Assistant Professor
MA, Northwestern State University
Degree in Visual Arts at Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Veracruz, MX
Painting
Drawing
Printmaking

Office 104, Building 50
318-357-4065
lopeze@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
www.edgarcanostudio.com

Michael YankowskiProfessor of Art
MFA Graphic Communications, Louisiana Tech University
MS Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin
Graduate Faculty

Office 107, Building 25A
318-357-4484
yankowskim@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
www.MichaelYankowski.com

James Zamora*Assistant Professor
MFA, Texas Woman’s University

Office 105C, Building 50
318-357-6125
zamoraj@nsula.edu
Faculty Profile
www.jameszamora.com

*denotes first generation college graduate

Bill Gingles- educatory, painter

Rachel Waskom- designer

Art Emeritus

Rivers Murphy
Billy Joe Bryant