About the Visual Arts Department


Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock, Program Head, Lincoln Center, [email protected]

David Storey, Co-Director, Rose Hill, [email protected]


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Rose Hill Painting and Drawing, Keating B08

MAC Lab, Keating B09

Department Contacts

Executive Secretary: Anne M. Clark, [email protected]

Digital Media Specialist: Anibal Pella-Woo, [email protected]

Gallery Programmer: Vincent Stracquadanio, [email protected]

  • Stephan Hitchcock - SM

    Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock was born in New York City, received a B.A. from Hampshire College, and an M.F.A from Rhode Island School of Design. He has taught at Fordham University since 1997 and is the Head of the Visual Arts Department. His focus at Fordham is on photography, the senior seminar in visual arts, and travel courses to Rome and Tokyo.

    Stephan has lectured about his work at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Harvard University, and Arts Initiative Tokyo, amongst other institutions. He was a resident artist in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s WorldViews studio residency program at the World Trade Center. Select exhibitions have occurred in Austria, China, France, Germany, Japan, Jordan, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States.

    Additional teaching appointments include the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the School of Visual Arts, Pratt Institute, and Parsons The New School For Design.

  • Professor McLaren graduated with honors from Canada’s Ontario College of Art (OCA). McLaren has taught film and video courses at Cooper Union, Pratt Institute and at Fordham University. He has lectured extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has conducted courses on film and video in Italy with Fordham University and Pratt Institute.

    For over 30 years, Mr. McLaren has worked as a filmmaker, scholar, teacher, curator, critic, and community organizer. He founded and was first director of the Funnel Film Centre in Toronto, an institution devoted to the production, exhibition, and distribution of film. Images Festival, in Toronto, has recently published “An Interview with Ross McLaren” in conjunction with their 25th anniversary.

    His films include: WaveWeather BuildingCrash ‘n’ Burn: the "self-destructive document of Toronto’s eponymous punk club," Dance of the Sacred Foundation Application (feat. Jack Smith), Muted Horn, Squeaky Stool, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival award-winning sensation Summer Camp.

    A recipient of such prestigious grants as Canada and Ontario Arts Council awards, McLaren has shown his works worldwide. His films screened at MoMA, Anthology Film Archives, the Menil Collection, the National Film Theatre in London, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Biennale du Paris, Documenta VI, Jyväskylä University in Finland, Exis Experimental Film & Video Festival in Seoul, South Korea, and Experimenta Film in Bangalore, India. His work, which was presented in such esteemed venues as the Edinburgh, Toronto, and Oberhausen Film Festivals, is found in several permanent collections, including that of the American Federation of Arts, New York; the Arts Council of Great Britain; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Ottawa’s National Film Archives; and the National Gallery of Canada.

  • Casey Ruble

    Casey Ruble teaches painting and drawing at Fordham College, Lincoln Center. In her studio practice, she works primarily in paper collage, depicting sites that have a loaded history but appear unremarkable today. She is represented by Foley Gallery in New York and has received fellowships from the Smithsonian Museum, the New Jersey Council on the Arts, and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

    Paper Collage by Casey Ruble

    Music. Even laughter. And always the gunfire.
    paper collage
    8 1/4 x 6 inches

  • Mark Street

    Mark Street has been making films, videos and installations for 30 years. His work has moved from tactile, abstract explorations of 16mm film to essays on the urban experience to improvised feature length narratives. He has shown at places like the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Fundacion de Arte Contemporaneo in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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    He graduated from Bard College (B.A, 1986) and the San Francisco Art Institute (MFA 1992). He has shown work at Anthology Film Archives (1993, 2006, 2009), Millennium (1990,1996), and the San Francisco Cinematheque (1986, 1992, 2009). His work has appeared at the Tribeca (5 times), Sundance, Rotterdam, New York, London, San Francisco, New York Underground, Sarajevo, Viennale, Ourense (Spain), Mill Valley, South by Southwest, and other film festivals.