Art Faculty & Staff

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Cassandra Brown
Administrative Assistant

Cassandra (Cassy) Brown is the administrative assistant to the departments of art and mathematics & computer sciences. She is an Ashland-area native with a bachelor's degree in agricultural communications and master's of science in horticulture and crop sciences from The Ohio State Univeristy. Cassy lives in the Miffin area with her husband and two middle school children. Cassy's favorite activity is spending... Read More

Charles Caldemeyer

236, Center for the Arts
Charles Caldemeyer, professor of art, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1990. He received a B.A. in painting from the University of South Florida in 1986 and an MFA. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1990. His teaching assignments include all levels of painting, as well as color theory and drawing. Caldemeyer's studio work has evolved in two major directions since graduate school. The Grids series... Read More

Keith Dull

343A, Center for the Arts
Keith Dull, associate professor of art, is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He received a BFA in printmaking and painting from Indiana University, Herron School of Art in 1992 and a MFA in printmaking from the University of South Dakota in 1995.  He worked as adjunct faculty and print shop technician for Herron School of Art from 1998 to 1999, and, in 1999, accepted a teaching position at Ashland University,... Read More

Daniel McDonald
237, Center for the Arts
Originally from Boise, Idaho, Dan McDonald received both his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and his Bachelor of Arts in French literature from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, and his Masters of Fine Arts degree from Clemson University in South Carolina. He has exhibited his works regionally and nationally with work represented in public and private collections in Utah, Idaho, South Dakota, South... Read More

Cynthia Petry
Director, Coburn Art Gallery
Gallery, Center for the Arts
Cynthia C. Petry is director of the Coburn Gallery at Ashland University as well as an adjunct professor. She received her bachelor’s degree in studio art from Morehead State University and a Master of Fine Arts with a emphasize in printmaking from Ohio University. Cynthia Petry has taught classes for Ashland University the last 17 years in the art foundations area as well as teaching digital art, art theory and... Read More

Priscilla Roggenkamp
Assistant Professor
346A , Center for the Arts
Born in Bangor, Maine, Priscilla has lived in Maine, Ohio, Virginia and Arkansas. She has resided in Alliance, Ohio since 1990, teaching and making art. Priscilla has taught at The College of Wooster, Mount Union College, Canton Country Day School, Blue Ridge Community College, James Madison University and the University of Arkansas. She has conducted art education workshops in Florida, Ohio and Maine and has co-... Read More
Dr. Wendy Schaller
Associate Professor
233 , Center for the Arts
Dr. Wendy Schaller, associate professor of art, has been a member of the Ashland University faculty since 2002. A specialist in Baroque art, she received both her Ph.D. and her art history from the Ohio State University. She also received a B.A. in art history from The University of Tennessee. Dr. Schaller's major area of interest is seventeenth-century Dutch art, and her research is focused primarily on... Read More

Jessica Wascak
Associate Professor
341 , Center for the Arts
Jessica grew up in Cleveland, OH. She lived there until moving to Bowling Green, Ohio in 1996 to attend Bowling Green State University. There she received a BFA in photography with a minor in digital art. In 2001, Jessica was accepted into the graduate program in digital art at Bowling Green State University. While in graduate school she spent a summer abroad in Florence, Italy through the SACI program during which... Read More