University of Mississippi

Eunika Rogers

Adjunct Instructor
Graphic Design

MFA, University of Memphis
BFA, Delta State University

Eunika Rogers is an artist; painter, photographer and graphic designer originally from Slovakia. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Ceramics in 1994 from Delta State University where she received full athletic scholarship in tennis and cross country running. In 1997 she graduated with her Masters of Fine Arts in Ceramics from University of Memphis. Currently Rogers is an artist running a gallery and her studio in Telluride, Colorado; traveling and collecting her clay (painting medium) and teaching online Vector Imaging class at U of M.

Roger’s clay paintings are rooted in nature and the female body. She searches for ways to explore how each changes with time, often focusing on a spiritual and physical connection with the land. She uses nature as her inspiration for the painting process she developed. As a hiker and ultra-distance trail runner she have the means to find secluded areas with clay deposits and collect umber, sienna, and ochre clays from across America’s countryside and Europe. These clays provide the staining pigments that make up her art imagery. 

She rewards herself with a glass of good wine that lately has been turning into her painting medium as well and the exploration starts again. When not hiking or throwing clay on canvas she is exploring and researching wine terroir in Colorado, California, Italy, and her native homeland of Slovakia.

Rogers’ work has has been shown in national and international exhibits, on Music Album covers, Olive Oil and Wine labels. Her work is in private national and international collections and she is represented by Micheal McCormick gallery in Taos New Mexico.