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About the Visual Arts Department

Directors

Mark Street, Director, Lincoln Center, mstreet@fordham.edu

David Storey, Co-Director, Rose Hill, storey@fordham.edu

Offices

Lincoln Center Lowenstein 423
212-636-6303

Rose Hill Keating B7
718-817-0797

Studios

Lincoln Center Lowenstein SL 24

Rose Hill Painting and Drawing, Keating B08

MAC Lab, Keating B09

Department Contacts

Secretary: Anne M. Clark, aclark49@fordham.edu

Computer/Video Technician: Anibal Pella-Woo, pella@fordham.edu

Galleries Director: Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock, apicellahit@fordham.edu

Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock

Stephan Hitchcock - SM

Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock was born in New York City and received his B.A. from Hampshire College and M.F.A from Rhode Island School of Design. He divides his time between teaching in New York, Rome, and Tokyo.

He has lectured about his work at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Arts Initiative Tokyo, and Harvard University and was a resident artist in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s WorldViews studio residency program at the World Trade Center. Exhibitions of his projects have taken place in Austria, The Kingdom of Bahrain, China, France, Germany, Japan, Jordan, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, Syria and the United States.

He has taught at 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. Currently he teaches in the Department of Visual Art at Fordham University in New York City in the photography concentration and is director of galleries for the Department of Theatre and Visual Arts.

Ross McLaren

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: Wave, Weather Building, Crash ‘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

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.
2015
paper collage
8 1/4 x 6 inches

Mark Street

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.

Lima Limpia Still

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.