Contact Info

Campus Mail
Drawer 185

Phone
765-983-1878

E-mail
vanbma@earlham.edu

Office
Runyan Center

Website
Website Link

Mark Van Buskirk

Professor of Art


Programs/Departments

  • Art
  • Film Studies

Degrees

  • M.F.A., Boston University
  • B.A., Swarthmore College


Selected Courses

Mark primarily teaches studio courses in painting and drawing. These courses have several emphases; technical proficiency, academic and historical awareness, and conceptual development. Mark's students are not clones or copies of one another. Students are encouraged to find their own paths.

Biography

Mark VanBuskirk teaches painting and drawing, and his courses emphasize technical proficiency, academic and historical awareness, and conceptual development. Mark’s students are not clones of one another, because he encourages them to find their own artistic paths. In his own work, Mark primarily uses oil paint, a variety of drawing media,and sculpture to explore the intersection of "Popular", "Vernacular", and "Elite" culture. His works show regularly at regional galleries and juried shows.

Professional Memberships

College Art Association

South Eastern College Art Conference

United States Triathlon

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