University of Mississippi

Seth Thibodaux

Instructor & Sculpture Technician in Art
Sculpture

MFA, University of Mississippi
BFA, Nicholls State University
email: smthibod@olemiss.edu

To view Seth’s work, please visit the Department of Art & Art History’s Flickr page.

Robert Malone

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Art
Drawing, Figure Drawing

MFA, Memphis College of Art
BFA, The University of Mississippi
email: rmalone@olemiss.edu 
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Serving on The University of Mississippi faculty since 1997 as an Adjunct Assistant Professor, Robert Malone has taught beginning through advanced painting and drawing. Previous teaching experience includes three years as an adjunct at Middle Tennessee State University, teacher seminars, and Art League Workshops. Mr. Malone is a working artist who depends on his painting to provide the majority of his income. He brings life lessons to the classroom, with a strong traditional foundation and an open contemporary viewpoint.

His landscape paintings in oil capture the sublimity of nature; each canvas reveals the inherent spiritual reality of the beautiful world in which we exist. He has exhibited at the Nicole-Perry Gallery, Memphis,TN.; Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans LA; Yeiser Museum, Paducah, KY; Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS; Brooks Museum, Memphis, TN; Allen Price Gallery, University of Wisconsin; University of Melbourne, Australia. His work is in the corporate collections of AT&T, Ochsner Clinic, and the National Bank of Commerce. He has work in many private collections throughout the United States including New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; Washington, DC;  Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; Atlanta, GA; New Orleans, LA; Winter Park, FL; and Jackson, MS.

“I view my position as a teacher in the role of a guide that knows the journey of the creative process, and who helps each student find his or her path in that journey. Civilization is based on the culture of art in one form or another, and each human being has a contribution to make to that culture.”

Lance Herrington

Adjunct Instructor & Instructor and
Coordinator of Instructional
Support for the ESL Program
Art History

MA, University of Mississippi
BA, University of Texas
email: lherring@olemiss.edu

 

 

Lance Herrington was the Art Department’s Visual Resources Curator and Instructor of Art History, before he became an Adjunct Instructor of Art History when he joined the faculty of the Intensive English Program at UM in January 2007.  He earned his B.A. in Art History from the University of Texas, a M.A. in Art History and a second M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) from the University of Mississippi.  He previously lived in Osaka, Japan, where he taught English, and traveled extensively throughout Japan. Since returning to Oxford, he has led groups of Ole Miss students to Japan for Art on Location courses.  In the Art Department, he regularly taught Introduction to Western Art and the online versions of History of Art I and History of Art II, and co-taught Art on Location: New York during Intersessions.  Since 2007, he has taught a section of Introduction to Non-Western Art, and Egyptian Art and Architecture, and offered a travel version of History of Art II.  Currently, he developed and teaches the Independent Study version of History of Art I.  After a faculty-exchange in Ecuador during Summer 2010, his most recent interests include the colonial Quito School and the 20th-century painter Oswaldo Guayasamín.