Faculty & Staff - Art & Design

The Art & Design faculty and staff are here to help the Suffolk University community as a whole—students should contact their professors and administrators to address all questions and concerns.

The department is located on the 10th floor of the Sawyer building. The office is open Mondays - Fridays 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Contact us at the following number: 617-573-8785

Full-Time Faculty

Fine Arts & Foundation Studies

Randal Thurston
Professor & Interim Chair, Program Director - Foundation Studies & Fine Arts

Ilona Anderson
Associate Professor

Linda Brown

Audrey Goldstein

Susan Nichter

Steve Novick

Interior Architecture & Design

Sandro Carella
Assistant Professor 

Anna Gitelman
Associate Professor

Nancy Hackett
Associate Professor

Sean Solley
Associate Professor, Program Director-Interior Design, Interior Architecture

Graphic Design

Laura Golly
Professor, Undergraduate Program Director - Graphic Design

Keith Kitz
Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Director - Graphic Design

Kristen Mallia
Assistant Professor

Emeritus Professors

Harry Bartnick
Professor Emeritus

Mark Brus
Associate Professor Emeritus

Karen Clarke
Associate Professor Emeritus

Lydia Martin
Professor Emeritus

Part-Time Faculty

Part-time faculty may be reached at the main department phone number unless otherwise noted (617-973-5307).

The part-time faculty office is located in the Sawyer Building at 8 Ashburton Place, Room A26.

Interior Architecture & Design 

Brian Baer
BS, The Catholic University of America 

Elizabeth Ghiseline
MArch, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
BFA, University of Massachusetts Amherst 

Michelle Rothman
BS, Arizona State University

Ashleigh Sanicola
BS, Philadelphia University

Sean Stewart
MArch, San Francisco Institute of Architecture
BA, Boston Architectural Center 

Graphic Design

Peter Bianco
Senior Lecturer
MFA, Boston University
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art 

Tara Pastina
MAGD, Suffolk University
BA, State University of New York

Kayla Schwartz
Senior Lecturer
MFA, Lesley University

Sarah Shufelt
BFA, Corcoran College of Art
Diploma, The Art Institute

Fine Arts & Foundation Studies

Meagan Hepp
BFA, Suffolk University

Anne Lilly
BA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Dale Stephanos

Department Staff

Deborah Davidson
Gallery Director
Office: Sawyer Building, Room 626A 

Virginia Lane
Director of Continuing Education & Preparatory Programs
Office: Sawyer Building, Room 1025

Grace Winburne
Art & Design Maker Space Manager
Office: Sawyer Building, Room B31C

Administrative Services Team

The administrative services team supports the following departments:

  • Art & Design
  • Communication, Journalism, & Media
  • Theatre

General inquiries may be sent to us via email.

Anita Sen
Administrative Services Manager
Sawyer Building, 10th Floor

Michael Hadley
Administrative Coordinator
Sawyer Building, 12th Floor

Elaine Jue
Administrative Coordinator
Sawyer Building, 10th Floor