Art and Design Events

Tintype Collodion Workshop

November 14 - November 16, 2017

An artist talk and reception will take place at the CAD building on October 24, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (EST).

Keliy Anderson-Staley will give a short gallery talk and sign copies of her new book, On Wet Bough, published by Waltz Books on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 11:00 to 12:00pm. 

On november 15-16,  9:00 to 4:00 a workshop will be held. Open to those who see a more in-depth understanding of the wet-plate collodion tyintype process. Plese call or email to reserve a space as seating is limited. 

Keliy Anderson-Staley is a Texas-based artist. She is nationally known for her portrait work in the 19th century wet-plate collodion tintype process. of which she has worked with for over 14 years. She currently lives in Houston, TX. 

All are welcome the workshop is free and open to the public. You can come one day or both.

Parking is free at any lot surrounding the Shircliff Humanities Building.

Contact Arthur Fields to reserve a spot or if you have any questions. or 812-888-4316


Art and Design Department

Welcome to the Art and Design Department! 

Associates degrees in Art, Graphic Design, Art Education, Pre-Art Therapy and Photography are offered through the College of Humanities. Our nationally accredited programs are designed for preparation and transfer into a bachelors degree program of your choice within the state of Indiana and throughout the United States.


The mission of the Art and Design Department transfer programs is to provide students with a strong foundation through creative exploration in traditional and contemporary visual media. Studio and lecture courses broaden and enrich students' understanding of and experience in visual art, design, art history and related research areas. Course offering also include lecture and studio classes with meet general education requirements for non-majors.

Art and Design majors develop creativity, critical thinking, presentation skills and a potfolio of work for academic transfer which also serves as a foundation for later professional practice.


Vincennes University is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) which confers the highest standard of excellence on all Art and Design programs offered at VU.

Contact Us

Art and Design Department, College of Humanities
Shircliff Humanities Building
1002 North First Street
VIncennes, IN 47591


Spring 2018 Art and Design Scholarship Grants Application Coming Soon!


Faculty and Staff Profiles


Stephen Black

Professor of Art

MFA, MA, Printmaking, The University of Iowa
BFA, Printmaking, Colorado State University

Teaches Drawing I and II, Painting, Printmaking

812.888.6819 or


Arthur Fields

Assistant Professor of Art

MFA, Photography, Texas Woman's University
BFA, Digital Imaging, Washington University in St. Louis

Teaches Photography I and II, Art Appreciation, and is Director of the Shircliff Gallery

812.888.4316 or


Stephanie Gallic


MFA, Ceramics, Indiana University - Bloomington
BFA, Ceramics

Teaches Ceramics

812.888.4494 or


William Meyer

Adjunct Faculty

MS, Indiana State University 
BS, Indiana State University
AS, Vincennes University

Teaches Art for Elementary Education, Design in Materials

812.888.5115 or


Pravin Sevak

Associate Professor of Art

Diploma in Graphic Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India
BFA, Graphic Design, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India

Teaches 2D Design, Computer Art and Design, Graphic Design, Portfolio

812.888.4379 or


Brittany Sievers

Adjunct Faculty

MFA, Ceramics, Louisiana State University
BFA, Ceramics, Depauw University

Teaches 3D Design


Sarah Turney

Adjunct Faculty

MH, Art and Visual Media, Tiffin University
BA, Art History, Minor in Central Eurasion Studies, Indiana University - Bloomington
AS, Studio Art, Vincennes University

Teaches Art History I and II, Art Appreciation, Art for Elementary Teachers, Drawing I 

812.888.4135 or



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