Art + Design Faculty

Joni Oye-Benintende
Name
Joni Oye-Benintende
Title
Associate Professor of Art + Design

B.F.A., 1972, Washington University
M.F.A., 1985, Tama Fine Art University, Japan

Phone
(570) 422-3216
Campus Address
Fine & Performing Arts Center 233

Welcome to the Art + Design Department where you will find concentrations in graphic design, product design, fine and new media art and art history. We are expansive and interdisciplinary in all we do!

Herbert Weigand
Name
Herbert Weigand
Title
Professor of Art + Design

B.A., 1973, Southampton College
M.F.A., 1979, Syracuse University
Ph.D., 1984, Penn State University

Phone
(570) 422-3611
Campus Address
Fine & Performing Arts Center
Darlene Farris-LaBar
Name
Darlene Farris-LaBar
Title
Professor of Art + Design, Department Chair

B.F.A., 1996, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.F.A., 1998, Purchase College, SUNY
A.A.S., 2001, New York College of Technology

Phone
(570) 422-3813
Campus Address
Fine & Performing Arts Center
Melissa Geiger
Name
Melissa Geiger
Title
Associate Professor of Art + Design

B.A., 1995, Manhattanville College
M.A., 1998, Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., 2005, Pennsylvania State University

Phone
(570) 422-3801
Campus Address
Fine & Performing Arts Center
David Mazure
Name
David Mazure
Title
Assistant Professor of Art + Design

B.F.A., 1998, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
M.F.A., 2009, East Tennessee State University

Phone
(570) 422-3612
Campus Address
Fine & Performing Arts Center 227

David Mazure combines creative digital media with an analog foundation in two-dimensional graphic design and fine art classes. Currently, his creative activity is focused on Design for Good: art and design projects that involve the whole community.

Xue Dong
Name
Xue Dong
Title
Assistant Professor

B.E., 2013, Tongji University
M.I.D., 2016, Auburn University

Phone
(570) 422-3628
Campus Address
Fine & Performing Arts Center 229

Prof. Dong obtained her MS Degree in Industrial design field in Auburn University. As the full-time faculty in Art+Design department, her teaching responsibility include 3D Design and Product Design field.

Contact Us

For more information about the Art + Design department, please contact Debra Wassel at (570) 422-3694 or dwassel@esu.edu

Contact Information

Campus Address
Fine & Performing Art Center
Phone:
(570) 422-3695
Fax:
(570) 422-3008 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair Gallery Director
Name
Darlene Farris-Labar
Phone:
(570) 422-3813