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Polly Broman-Wright

PT Lecturer

Polly Broman-Wright (graphic design, Studio at Tufts) earned a Fifth-Year Certificate ('62) and Diploma ('61) from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her recent work includes a book jacket and illustrations ('00), a hand-bound, hand-written collaborative book project ('00), the Invitational Calligraphy exhibit at Symphony Hall, Boston ('99), a group calligraphy exhibit with the Masscribes, Brookline, MA ('99), and community art exhibit at Morse Institute Library, Natick, MA ('99).

Lizi Brown

PT Lecturer

Lizi Brown teaches and paints in the Boston area. She studied at the SMFA, receiving a Diploma in Studio Art, a Fifth Year Certificate, and a Traveling Scholarship. Her classes support strong skill development and individual expression. "Immersion in water, air, life, paint got me back to people in water. I'm exploring breath and skin, visual reverberations of physical experience. Technically this is about physics, too. It's wet in wet with a palette knife. The qualities of a particular knife load keep me in the moment."

Bill Burke

PT Professor of the Practice

Recipient of several NEA awards to individual artists, as well as a John Simon Guggenheim grant, Bill spent much of his early career making photographic portraits in the United States.

Mark Cooper

PT Professor of the Practice

I have been a permanent faculty member of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts since 1978. I received a BS from Indiana University in 1972 and an MFA from the Tufts/School of the Museum of Fine Arts Program in 1980. In addition to teaching at the SMFA, I teach and have taught at numerous institutions including Boston College, Harvard University, Rhode Island School of Design, and internationally in Switzerland and Costa Rica.

Jennaca Davies

PT Lecturer

In September 2007, Jennaca launched her own design company, Jennaca Davies Studio. She received her master's degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007 and since graduation has continued her exploration with new technologies such as laser cutting, waterjet cutting and cad cam. She also employs traditional metalsmithing techniques such as enameling and fabrication. Jennaca's work had been exhibited at the "Talente 2007" exhibition as part of the International Handwerksmesse in Munich, Germany.

Nan Freeman

Professor of the Practice

Drawing and Post-Baccalaureate Seminar. Ph.D. in History, Theory, and Criticism of Art and Architecture, MIT ('79); Fine Arts Graduate Studies at Harvard University ('75); School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ('71); M.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia ('69); B.A., Smith College, Northhampton, MA ('66). Taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brandeis University, Wellesley College, Harvard, and the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Marmara in Istanbul.

Dore Gardner

PT Lecturer

Dore Gardner (photography, Studio at Tufts) received a BFA from Ohio State University ('69), Fine Arts Graduate Studies from Massachusetts College of Art ('78), and MEd from Lesley College ('79). Exhibitions include Loyola University, Chicago, IL; Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA; and Museum Voor Volkenkunde, Rotterdam, Holland. Gardner has received awards from Morganstern Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, among others.

Emily Gephart

PT Lecturer

Emily Gephart is a historian of American art and psychology. She has a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the History, Theory and Criticism program, and holds a MA in Art History from Tufts University and a BA in Art History and Studio Art from Oberlin College. Her teaching focus is on the rich intellectual context for all forms of American art and visual culture; she teaches courses on landscape, the transatlantic influence of the Symbolist movement, the dynamic origins of modernism, and art historical interpretive methodologies.