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Skidmore College
Art Department

Joanne Vella, Associate Professor

VellaJoanne Vella, Associate Professor of Art, teaches all levels of drawing and painting. She has been represented by the McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, GA from 1982- 2000 and has exhibited nationally, receiving many awards. Her works are held in numerous public and private collections throughout the U.S., including the Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University; the Des Moines Art Center; Del Mar College Gallery; and the Huntsville Museum of Art. She received her BFA in Art Education, a BFA in Painting, and her MFA from the University of Illinois. She has given numerous drawing demonstrations and lectured widely on her own work and that of others, including a gallery talk at the Whitney Museum on Joan Mitchell. She has also juried/curated a variety of exhibitions and her work has been reviewed in the Atlanta Journal, the New Art Examiner, the Des Moines Register and Iowa Architect, among other publications.


Joanne Vella
Saisselin 300
(518) 580-5036

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